Tom Patoff was the International & Client Services Manager for OARS. Tom’s outdoor adventure background began at an early age. He and his father participated in several father-son organizations which introduced him to the outdoors. Tom coached a youth ice hockey team and spent years as a ski instructor and river guide. More recently, Tom’s years as the General Manager of Rivers Fiji, in The Fiji Islands, has brought him face to face with the needs of communities. He organized and managed health care clinics and water purification projects in Fijian villages. Closer to home, Tom contributes his time to the development of a local park and supports environmental organizations.