~ BOAT CREW ~
Marketing Manager & Senior Crew Member
Kate went on her first boat ride at 1 week old, and grew up watching her dad manage and build tour boats on Lake Coeur d’Alene, in Idaho. After graduating from University of Idaho in 2014, she followed her family’s new business to Phoenix, where she took on the role of General Manager. She now co-manages the business alongside her brother, Matt. Kate’s father, mother, sister-in-law and grandmother are also involved with the company. She enjoys traveling, eating out, and hiking with her husband Robert in her free time.
Operations Manager & Captain
Matt went on his first boat ride as a baby, and grew up watching his dad manage and build tour boats on Lake Coeur d’Alene, in Idaho. After graduating from University of Idaho in 2015, and working for a year in Spokane, WA, Matt made the move to Phoenix. He now co-manages the business alongside his sister, Kate. Matt's wife, father, mother and grandmother are also involved with the company. If you're lucky you may see his co-captain, baby Noah, helping him steer the boat. He enjoys frisbee golf, going to the gym, tennis & swimming.
Office Manager & Senior Crew Member
Victoria is an Arizona native, born and raised in Phoenix. She attended the University of Arizona where she graduated with degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry. She is also Captain Matt's wife (they were married on 'The Phoenix' cruise boat in 2020) and baby Noah's Mom. She enjoys crafting and shopping in her free time.
Senior Crew Member
Diane spends the winter and spring living in sunny Arizona and returns to North Idaho for the summer and fall. She loves meeting the locals, as well as visitors from around the world while working on The Phoenix. When she's not working on the boat, she enjoys spending time with her husband (Fred), kids (Kate, Matt and Jake) and daughter-in-laws (Victoria and Anisa). She also loves family vacations.
Senior Crew Member
Ally was born in Ohio, but has spent most of her life in Arizona. She attended the University of Northern Colorado where she was a member of the softball team and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics. Ally and her husband, Caleb, enjoy sports, hiking, camping, and pretty much anything outdoors.
Doug, a native of Massachusetts, moved to the valley in 2014, after retiring from 24 years of service in the U.S. Navy. He is an avid reader and loves spending time with his wife, Crystal, two children, Caitlin and Ryan, and pups Tulip and Bailey.