Away from his responsibilities owning and operating Hamilton Construction, Inc., Illinois resident Marc Morale is an accomplished scuba diving instructor. As a child, he was fascinated by Jacques Cousteau documentaries, which sparked in him an interest in exploring underwater depths. Marc Morale went on to obtain certification as an open-water diver from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) in 1995. After gaining certification, he made his first diving trip to Cozumel, Mexico, and has since returned 12 times.
Later, Marc Morale became a divemaster, a role that involves organizing and leading recreational diving expeditions. Following this, Marc became a certified instructor for PADI and Instructor Trainer for SDI (Scuba Diving International) & TDI (Technical Diving International).
Marc Morale’s interest in diving extends to his work as an underwater videographer. He has presented on the topic to other diving professionals at several trade shows, including those presented by the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA). In addition, he penned a manual on underwater photography and videography for Bonica Precision, Inc., a manufacturer of underwater camera systems.