Jeff SmithCris Merz, National Sales Manager, is pleased to announce that Jeff Smith is the new Southwest Regional Manager for Arizona, Nevada, and Southern California territories. 

Jeff Smith, had a 12 year career in the Military, serving in the United States Navy.  He received a Kuwait Liberation service medal while serving in the First Gulf War after which, he completed engineering studies, he worked in the Manufacturing Industry.

After a very successful 14-year career in corporate America, Jeff and his wife, Heather, decided to start their own business.  Jeff learned to SCUBA Dive while in the service, however, he started retraining five years ago and found that he loved it so much that I continued until he became Certified Open Water Instructor and a DAN First Aid Instructor.  
Smith says that working with SDI/TDI ERDI, he is eager to start working with Emergency Dive Teams, SCUBA Shops and Instructors to build a solid relationship.
“I am looking forward to providing thorough training from SDI/TDI and ERDI and using the skills I’ve acquired from 12 years in the Navy, extensive training in business and sales to help our professional members, instructors, facilities and Public Safety Teams be the best in their Field.”
Smith’s goal is to establish SDI/TDI /ERDI as the number one Diving Certification Agency in the SW, by serving the local diving community as a professional resource for all aspects of diving from sport diving to technical diving techniques.  He is also a strong technical resource to the Public Safety Diving community in the area with advanced training in water rescue, operations knowledge, and special Ops experience.  


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