Ella was raised in Savage, MN. She joined ActionQuest in as a shipmate in 2015 and returned for 3 more summers. During the school year, she attends Bentley University in Boston where she is working towards a Bachelor of Science in Finance. Growing up, she spent her summers on a remote island in Canada, which sparked her love of the water and sailing. When she is not scuba diving, she enjoys skiing, swimming, and watching sports. Ella is a PADI Divemaster and Wilderness First Responder.