Alie grew up in Cleveland, OH, and joined AQ as a shipmate in the summer of 2015. She returned as staff in 2019 as a member of the Media Team! She recently graduated from Ohio University with degrees in both photojournalism and marine biology. She dives into both of her interests here. Alie is an Advanced Open Water Diver with around 70 dives, one of those being in the Adriatic Sea!