Meet Your Guide

Alec Arons

Classes Led by Alec

Getting to Know Your Guide

We asked our Guides some fun questions to help you get to know them a bit better.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

My greatest achievement is to be married for 33 years, raising two beautiful children, while juggling a busy career. Balancing these roles has made me much more appreciative of where I am and where I want to go next.

What is your favorite job?

My favorite jobs were those where I could be creative or could be leading teams and coaching and mentoring the people around me.

What is your most treasured possession?

My most treasured possessions are my father's watch and rings. Whenever, I look at pictures of him and I see the same items on my wrist and fingers I feel a tangible connection that I will someday pass on to my son.

What is your favorite journey?

My favorite journey was not any one single trip or adventure but rather the journey I traveled to define my next. Creating a life where I can combine my passions for learning, coaching and photography in order to explore new places and opportunities for growth.

What is your greatest fear?

My greatest fear is not maximizing my time and talents in a manner that short changes myself or my family.

Which talent would you most like to have?

I would like to be better with my hands. To build things with wood or at a minimum actually be able to draw a straight line, let alone cut in one.

Where would you like to live?

Close enough to see family and convienent enough that I can get to an airport and go anywhere that interests me.

What do you most value in your friends?

Trust and mutual respect.

Who is your favorite hero of fiction?

Indiana Jones

Who are your heroes in real life?

At this stage my life it is first responders.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

I would smile more.

What is your motto?

A quote from George Harrison -- "With every mistake we should surely be learning".

What are you looking forward to?

The freedom to control how and where I spend my time.

What have you always wanted to try?

Driving a motorcycle.

What do you do for fun? (or to relax)

Develop my eye as a photographer.

What is your favorite dessert?

Chocolate Cream Pie