Rodney McDowall, has been a resident of the Cayman Islands since 1982. He is married to Penny with two children, Jamie and Jessica. Rod has been actively involved in the Scuba Diving and Watersports sector since his arrival. After holding positions with Bob Soto's Diving and Surfside Watersports he joined Red Sail Sports in 1987, becoming the Operations Manager in 1989, a position he holds today. He has helped position Red Sail Sports, Grand Cayman as one of the world's premier and successful diving and water-sports companies. He has served as President of the Cayman Islands Watersports Operators Association, was one of the founding leaders in the formation of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association served as its President and sat on its Board for many years and a founding Board member of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame.