Meet the Team

Ben Lair

Co-Owner and Founder

Ben is the co-owner and founder of Paragon Dive Group which specializes in open circuit technical and CCR dive training and custom travel options offering full rebreather support!

Ben is a professional videographer and photographer with a focus on deep, cold, and technical underwater photography. Ben’s passions are varied, and he truly enjoys all types of diving, but he has made a niche for himself in videography and photography of the deeper wrecks and macro critters around the world and diving in extreme environments. In addition to his 15 years of experience as a paramedic, Ben is an Open Circuit Trimix instructor, CCR Mixed Gas instructor, Technical Wreck instructor, Technical Diving Instructor Trainer, and Cave Diving Instructor.

James Riley

Steven Backerman

Rick Rose

Natalie Riley

Francesco Cameli

Erika Lair

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