Meet some of our professionals that make Dynasty Marine the company that it is today!
Forrest Young Director Emeritus
Forrest Young founded Dynasty Marine in 1984. Even though he is officially retired, he continues to share his experience with future generations.
Ben is a representative for Marine Life Commercial Fishery on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. He is also the VP of the Florida Marine Life Association.
Bucky WileVP of Dive Operations
Bucky manages the dive crew and organizes collections every week. He started at Dynasty in September 2001 as a box boy before joining the dive crew in 2005 as a junior diver.
Frank Young VP of Sales
Frank was born and raised in the Keys and the ocean has always been a huge part of his life. His father, Forrest, introduced him to seamanship, diving, and fishing at an early age.
Juan BernalLab Manager
Juan joined the Dynasty team in January 2009. As Lab Manager, he maintains best practices in animal husbandry that result in the consistent output of high-quality stocks.
Sandy VogelOffice Manager
Dynasty welcomed Sandy on board in March 2014 to take over the accounting and day to day operations of the front office. She is in charge of accounts payable/receivable and oversees daily office operations.
Pam was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, and recently “retired” to Marathon. She is our Customer Service and Logistics Coordinator.
Kyle is originally from Indiana, where he studied mechanical engineering. His previous work was with hot rods and muscle cars. He joined Dynasty in December 2015 as a fish collector/diver and helps with special projects around Dynasty.
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Eric began working with Dynasty in June 2014 as a Transport Specialist and a Diver. His daily tasks vary from diving / collecting to transporting fish all over the country, as well as general labor around Dynasty.
Travis graduated from the University of Florida with a BS degree in Wildlife Ecology & Conservation. As a Florida native, he enjoys being on and in the water. Travis has taught SCUBA and is an avid cave diver.
He joined the Dynasty sales team in October 2017, working with both Domestic and International customers.
Originally from Massachusetts, Mike attended the University of New Hampshire where he received a BS degree in Marine and Freshwater Biology. He has loved fishing since he was a toddler and hopes to one day have his 100-ton license. He is passionate about conservation and all wildlife.
Monica CruzAquarist I
Monica earned a marine biology and ecology degree as well as a degree in psychology in Pennsylvania. After completing an internship at Pennsylvania Aquarium, Monica accepted an Aquarist position at Dynasty Marine. As an aquarist, she helps to maintain life support systems and performs husbandry duties for our marine life.
In her free time, Monica enjoys diving and being outdoors.
Shay KasheyAquarist II
Shay is originally from Edinboro, PA and joined the Dynasty team in March 2019.
She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Thiel College and her master’s degree in Marine Biology at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia.