Ari was born and raised in San Francisco, California. Like most who are reading this, Ari has a special relationship with the ocean. As a boy the sound of waves called to him and the ocean became a place of refuge. It is a place he feels most alive and at peace. Ari has two young girls who love the ocean too. He teaches them to respect and treasure the ocean and it’s beaches. Ari sees joining the Surfrider Board as his duty to his girls and the ocean they love.
After 3 years of working for Levi's as a brand consultant Ari has started writing about his days as a school counselor in Brooklyn, NY. He dreams it will one day be on the silver screen but for now the stories Iive on a pad of paper in his home in Mill Valley, California.