Alana is essential to everything and everyone at Ten Directions. She’s the linchpin person every agile startup needs—coordinating, managing and ensuring operations behind the scenes run smoothly and efficiently, with a smile. Prior to joining Ten Directions, Alana honed her gift for getting things done as a youth educator where she taught, led and facilitated therapeutic outdoor recreation and wilderness experiences for youth and disabled adults. Over the past decade she has worked at independent schools and in the outdoor industry; leading 8-week immersion courses with at-risk youth; teaching sustainable agriculture in Tanzania, and guiding outdoor expeditions in the mountains of Utah. Alana lives in Salt Lake City and can’t live without her mountain bike.