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Scuba School

and Dive Center

Proud DEMA Member for Over 11 Years! 
Michael Olson
3329 East Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

About You and Scuba School and Dive Center...

My name:
Michael Olson

My job function in the company:

Years in business:
20 years

About Scuba School and Dive Center:
Full Service PADI 5 Star Dive Center. We provide instruction, service, sales, and rental. Air and Nitrox fills and rental. We provide smaller classes more often for those that come here for short periods of time and want service that fit their needs.

Goal(s) for 2013:
To improve our service and reputation as the place for the busy traveler and professionals visiting this area.

Greatest achievement in 2012:
Renovation of the store and improved inventory.

About You, "The Professional"...

What I find most rewarding about my job:
After all these years I still enjoy seeing a student "get It". The joy and enthusiasm they bring to the sport is awesome.

What I am most proud of (professionally):
After 50 years of diving, the wonder is still enjoy each time I dive.

Greatest piece of business advice I ever received:
If you do not continually improve and try to make things better, you will be left in the dust.

Where I see myself and/or business in 5 years:
I do not make a big shop, but rather I want a fun shop for both the employees and customers.

About You, "The Person"... 

Favorite place to dive:
Was the Phillipine in the early 60's

Favorite quote:
Expect nothing from life and you will never be disappointed and sometime pleasantly surprised.

Something people would be surprised to learn about me:
Ex military and commercial diver before I was forced to be recreational certified. I also have a Electrical Engineering degree and worked for a major Computer manufacturer.


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