Since nearly drowning in Newport Beach California at age 8, Aaron Behle has been in love with the Ocean. He is a passionate surfer and enjoys all things water. Aaron is a magna graduate from UCLA's school of Business & Economics and is a licensed CPA from Deloitte. In the last twenty years he has served in a global leadership capacity with recognized lifestyle brands: Oakley, Reef, Dragon and Skullcandy. He has served as the US Treasurer of the humanitarian organization SurfAid International since 2006. Aaron is the CEO of SALT. Optics. and lives in Newport Beach California with his wife Heather and their two children, Blake and Sam. Aaron currently serves as Surfrider's Vice Chair.