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BRAD MIRMAN

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER (DIVEMASTER)

Founder and President of Dive Warriors,  Brad Mirman is veteran screenwriter and director who has over 18 films produced.   He has been diving since 1973 and is a PADI / HSA certified Divemaster.  Working less and diving more these days Brad wanted to make the sport he loves available to those men and women who have given so much in the defense of our country by offering them the chance to dive in warm- water locations and share the experience with other disabled veterans.

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KYLE SCHNEIDER

VICE PRESIDENT (INSTRUCTOR)

Kyle Schneider is a disabled veteran who served in the Navy from 1998 – 2006. He is a SSI instructor and also spent time as a Certified Commercial Diver. All of this combined with a passion to help his fellow disabled veterans discover the underwater world makes him uniquely qualified to serve as a Dive Warriors Board member. Kyle currently lives in Upland “where’s he’s an active member of the community.”
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SEAN HOPSON

VICE PRESIDENT (INSTRUCTOR)

Sean Hopson is a disabled combat veteran who served in the United States Marine Corps from 1998-2004. He is a SSI instructor and holds multiple instructor certifications: Drysuit, Night & Limited Visibility, Perfect Buoyancy, Dive Guide, Diver Stress & Rescue, Enriched Nitrox, and Open Water. He is certified through Handicapped SCUBA Association as an HSA instructor. With these acquired skill sets and his love and passion for his fellow brother and sister in arms makes him uniquely qualified to serve as a Dive Warriors Board member.

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BUD BRASIER

VICE PRESIDENT (INSTRUCTOR)

Bud Brasier is an entrepreneur and business professional having created and developed 13 companies in markets both locally and globally. He has been diving since 1982 and is currently a PADI Master Instructor.  Along with his wife, Mir, Bud owns Reef Pirates Hawaii, LLC on the island of Oahu in Hawaii and runs multiple daily dive charters and dive training.  As a US Air Force Vietnam era veteran, Bud is an avid supporter of our military and those that have helped protect the freedoms we all hold so dear.  Dive Warriors is an excellent opportunity to give back to a few of those that have given so much for this country.

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BOB MIRMAN

VICE PRESIDENT

Bob Mirman spent 4 years in the USMC.  After leaving the service he married and had three children (Brad is his oldest son).  Soon after he opened his first tire store and then opened 90 more over the next 16 years.  He sold out in 1969 and retired for a year then opened West Coast Tire and for the last 45 years has become the largest family owned & operated one stop automotive center in West Los Angeles.  He brings a keen business sense  and a lifetime of knowledge to Dive Warriors and as a veteran Bob is always looking for a way to help other service members.

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STACY COLTON

SECRETARY

Stacy Colton brings a background of business and property management behind her. She has raised three kids and once they were grown she started looking for an organization that helps people with disabilities. Stacy has always been grateful for our veterans and is excited for the opportunity to support them in this way.

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KLARY PUCCI

LEGAL COUNSEL

Klary Pucci is a Member of The California State Bar since 1999 and has been a practicing litigator and transactional attorney for over 16 years. Klary has represented both owners/operators and investors in the sale and purchase of various assets and has represented and continues to represent clients in the acquisition and disposition of QSR operations.