Force Blue, Inc
One Team. One Fight.
Force Blue, Inc
as of March 2023
as of March 13, 2023
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
Mr. Jim Ritterhoff
Working as a professional writer for the past 30 years, Jim has penned and directed award-winning advertising campaigns, screenplays, teleplays and documentaries. As Founder/Creative Director of NYC-based Chowder, Inc., Jim wrote and produced the theatrically-released feature film, Cayman Went and the children's book, Tuke the Specialist Turtle. An avid SCUBA diver and lifelong marine conservationist, Jim previously served on the Board of Directors of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) on Little Cayman.
Before Co-Founding Force Blue, Keith was General Manager of Sunset House in the Cayman Islands for over 20 years. He is an accomplished diver, strategist, hotelier, marketer & marine environmentalist. Offering a rare blend of creative and operational strengths, he is a former board member of the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA), the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) and the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame. Keith was one of the first to install coral farms in the Cayman Islands and co-founder of the island’s NGO “Save Cayman”. He has been a guest speaker at numerous DEMA events and was named “Diver of the Year” in 2015 by Beneath the Sea for his role in promoting SCUBA recreation, training, safety and advocate for the seas. In 2016, he was runner up for the Cayman Islands Governor Tourism Industry Conservation Award for his dedication and outstanding service for his commitment to the environment and was honored with the Cayman Islands Tourism Association
Number of employees
Source: IRS Form 990
Force Blue, IncOfficers, directors, trustees, and key employees
SOURCE: IRS Form 990
There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.
Force Blue, IncBoard of directors
as of 01/24/2023
Board of directors data
Mr. Dan Orr
Dan Orr Consulting
Term: 2021 - 2024
Retired United States Navy Captain
Mullikin Law Firm Former U.S. Army officer and International Legal Officer attached to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command
CEO of Ocean STL Consulting. Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (ret)
Former Vice-President of Global Operations Pepsico
Private Wealth Manager with Merrill Private Wealth Management
CEO Force Blue
Lead instructor and the safety dive officer for Diving With a Purpose
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No
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The organization's co-leader identifies as:
Race & ethnicity