Who We Are

Matt May

Matt May
Owner, Founder, CEO

What I do at 4Points: CEO; Director of Operations; Lead Guide; EMS Instructor; Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddle-boarding, Outrigger Canoeing

Favorite Activities: Back-country Travel; Outrigger Canoeing; International Expeditions

Favorite Adventure Locations: Scotland; Alaska; Canada; New Zealand

Education/Certifications: BA University of Michigan; Post-Graduate Course in Outdoor Education University of Edinburgh; Professional Firefighter; National Registry Paramedic; State of California EMT-Paramedic; WEMT


Mark Tucker

Mark Tucker
Guide

What I do at 4Points: Backpacking Guide, Hiking Guide

Education/Certifications: Wilderness First Responder, CPR, Northwest Avalanche Institute Avalanche Level II, Leave No Trace Trainer

Favorite Activities: Born and raised in Southern California, Mark’s passion was not only the beach but the nearby mountains. Becoming a member of Snowbird’s mountain operations for eight seasons was the perfect venue to transition to guiding for RMI Expeditions. Mark was a member of the 1990 Peace Climb, becoming the 306th ascent to summit Mount Everest and the 1st Southern Californian.

Mark has been guiding for over 30 years. He has guided over 250 expeditions both at home and abroad. After his summit of Carstensz Pyramid, he joined the Seven Summit Club.

Favorite Adventure Locations: 15 expeditions on Mt. Everest (29,035’): Five-time Expedition Leader, Member, Tri-nation Peace Climb (summit 1990), 106 summits of Mount Rainier, Washington (14,410’), 43 expeditions on Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (19,340’), 15 expeditions on Aconcagua, Argentina (22,841’)


Lisa Anderson

Lisa Anderson
Backpacking Guide/ROPES Course Facilitator/Mountain Bike Guide, Kayak guide, Snorkeling Guide

What I do at 4Points: Backpacking guide at Grand Canyon National Park; Mountain Bike trip guide; ROPES Course Facilitator; Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Assistant Instructor.

Education/Certifications: Education of hard knocks!
WFR, WFA, CPR, Naui Dive Instructor, Channel Islands National Park educator and guide, Outdoor Educator with Island Packers …and Santa Barbara Adventure Company

Favorite Activities: Swim, bike, run. Avid triathlete and endurance runner, kayaking, backpacking, camping, traveling

Favorite Adventure locations: Grand Canyon, Channel Islands National Park, Santa Monica Mountains, Sierras


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Alishua Johnson
HR & Finance Manager

What I do at 4Points:  
I am the HR & Finance Manager which means I oversee all Personnel and Finance operations. Including financial planning, budgeting, reporting, creating estimates, invoicing, financial bookkeeping, payroll, billing, staffing, and all other hr/financial duties.

Education/Certifications: Currently attending CSCUCI pursuing my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Associate degree in Business Administration and Digital film making from the Santa Rosa Junior college.

Favorite Activities: Backpacking and snowboarding hold a very special place in my heart. Although, I enjoy almost every outdoor activity and like to spend as much time as I can hiking, cycling, camping, at the beach, or any place outside!

Favorite Adventure locations: Yosemite, the High Sierra, Tahoe, and the beach!


Amy Davis

Amy Davis
Field Logistics Coordinator, Guide, Wilderness Medicine Assistant Instructor

What I do at 4Points: Logistics Coordinator, Trip Leader & Planner, CPR and First Aid Instructor; Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Assistant Instructor.

Education/Certifications: National Park Service certified backcountry guide; Wilderness First Responder; American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Instructor; Coastal Kayak Guide; Yoga Instructor; Nutrition and Weight Management Consultant

Favorite Activities: Kayaking; Surfing; Hiking; Birding; Biking

Favorite Adventure locations: Channel Islands; Belize, Panama, Pacific Northwest


Amy May

Amy May
Wellness Director/Lead Guide

What I do at 4Points:Backpacking guide at Grand Canyon National Park; Mountain Bike trip guide; CPR and First Aid Instructor; Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Assistant Instructor.

Education/Certifications: National Park Service certified backcountry guide; Wilderness First Responder; American Heart Association CPR, and First Aid Instructor

Favorite Activities: Trail Running, Backpacking, Paddle-boarding, Skiing

Favorite Adventure Locations: Mammoth, California, Maui, Hawaii and South Island, New Zealand


Joseph Brandt

Joseph Brandt
Guide
, Instructor

What I do at 4Points: Climbing, Backpacking, Snorkeling Guide WFA instructor trainee

Education/Certifications: B.Sc. in Biology and Environmental Science. Wilderness First Aid

Favorite Activities: Surfing, Snowboarding, Climbing, Mountaineering, Backpacking, Hunting, Fishing, Spearfishing, Snorkeling, Muay Thai, Being a Dad!

Favorite Adventure locations: Baja California Mexico, Eastern Sierras, Big Sur, Sespe Wilderness, Oregon Coast, Oregon Cascades, Peru, Patagonia


Casey Andrews

Casey Andrews
Guide

What I do at 4Points: Backcountry Guide

Education/Certifications: B.S. in Environmental Science from Cal State Monterrey Bay, with minor in Outdoor Recreation.Wilderness First Responder.

Favorite Activities: Surfing, Rock Climbing, Peak Bagging, Playing music, Wildlife Conservation, Exploring wild places.

Favorite Adventure locations: Sierra Nevada, Deserts of the Southwest, California’s coastal Ranges, Patagonia, Indonesia.


Anita Samaha

Anita Samaha
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Guide

Education/Certifications:
Masters of Chinese Medicine, Ropes Course Facilitator Certification, Council Practice Facilitator, WFR

Favorite Activities:
Some of my favorite activities include: hiking, biking, yoga, sculpting, and dancing.

Favorite Adventure Locations:
Kauai, New Zealand, Big Sur, Catalina Island, South West


Dan Raducanu

Dan Raducanu
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Back Country Guide, Teach outdoor emergency medicine and leadership

Education/Certifications:
BA in Philosophy , US Marines veteran,Retired Park Ranger, EMTUSLA Ocean Lifeguard Instructor, Surfing

Favorite Activities:
Surfing, spear fishing, hiking, bushcraft

Favorite Adventure Locations:
Ventura region


Meghan May

Meghan May
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Mountain Bike Trip Guide

Education/Certifications:
Wilderness First Responder and American Heart Association CPR

Favorite Activities:
Backpacking, Hiking, biking, swimming, Paddle-boarding, Skiing

Favorite Adventure Locations:
I have a long list of places to travel to but so far my favorite places are the Grand Canyon, Mt. Whitney, and the Smoky Mountains


Hannah Eaton

Hannah Eaton
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Hiking and Overnight Camping Guide with a National and State Parks background in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Education/Certifications:
Associates in Geography, Holistic Studies, and Art History from Ventura College.

Favorite Activities:
I enjoy camping, hiking to get the best views, meditating in a beautiful quiet place, yoga on the beach, Star-gazing, and gardening.

Favorite Adventure Locations:
Black Sand Beaches of the Oregon Coasts, Northern California Redwoods, Yosemite National Park, Rock Formations in Joshua Tree, and of course Point Mugu State beaches and Campgrounds.


Tyler Campbell

Tyler Campbell
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Outdoor Guide

Education/Certifications:
Associates in Theology from CCBC Lima, PE-Currently attending CSUCI on the 9/11 GI Bill for a major in Studio Art with a minor in Environmental Science

Favorite Activities:
Bouldering, going to the beach, filming and making short movies.

Favorite Adventure Locations:
Lizard’s Mouth, Chumash Trail, Pine Mountain, Piedra Blanco, Sulphur Mountain, Mondos beach….California in general is a great adventure location.


Julia Dominguez

Julia Dominguez
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Guide bicycle, hiking and backpacking activities and trips, surf instruction and assist on other adventures.

Education/Certifications:
WFA/CPR, Associates in Natural Sciences, LMT

Favorite Activities:
Surfing, swimming, running, hiking, backpacking and being outdoors!

Favorite Adventure Locations:
Eastern Sierras, Grand Canyon, and our local Ojai and Sespe wilderness.


Flow Hansmeier

Kim (Flow) Hansmeier
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Naturalist/Outdoor Educator

Education/Certifications: BA from Santa Clara UniversityMultiple Subject Teaching Credential from Cal State Channel Islands

Favorite Activities: I love being in the water! Snorkeling, diving, boogie boarding, surfing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting are all fun, fun! I so enjoy exploring our local, gorgeous hiking spots and just getting anywhere outside in general.

Favorite Adventure Locations: Emerald Bay on Catallina is an all time favorite adventure spot of mine.


Lyz Gregory

Lyz Gregory
Guide

What I do at 4Points:
Climber/Belayer Assist

Education/Certifications: A.S. in Animal Behavior and management, 8 Years training USAR Canines.

Favorite Activities: Hiking, Climbing, Outrigger Canoeing, Horseback Riding, Backpacking.

Favorite Adventure Locations: Joshua Tree, The Ventura Coastline, Eastern Sierras, Yellowstone, Nepal



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