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Meet our Team



We at Red Mangrove strive to bring the best possible members to our growing team. All members of our staff possess a first-class and well-rounded college education, a strong work ethic, a passion for travel, an awareness of the importance of caring about the fragile ecosystem of our country, and a firm belief in giving back to local communities.

Management

Hernan Rodas

Hernan Rodas

Founder and Owner

His vision was to offer the opportunity to discover the Galapagos in a deeper way, being the pioneer in developing real “Lodge to Lodge” alternatives.His priorities are a combination of great respect for green practices and a strong dedication to reach social goals. He is from Cuenca and speaks fluent English.

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Elizabeth Mori

Gapalagos Lodges Manager

Elizabeth MoriElizabeth was born in Cuenca. She holds degrees, She has journeyed tirelessly to the Galapagos Islands, every time been inspired of the comprehensibly large and wonderful habitat that amazes her with new surprises around every corner.
Her passion for exploring led her to join the Red Mangrove team to pursue exciting work and more travel opportunities.
Elizabeth is passionate about researching, designing and managing epic adventures to share with adventurous people around the world.

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Sales Department

Fernanda Manosalvas

Fernanda Manosalvas

Sales Coordinator

She was born in Quito but is based in Cuenca at Red Mangrove’s offices. She holds Engineering in Tourism. She is passionate about outdoor experiences and provides superb care in planning trips for her customers. She speaks English. She knows how to please and how to plan a memorable trip.

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Marcia Rodas

Marcia Rodas

Sales Coordinator

Marcia is our sales and quality supervisor, who throughout her numerous travels to Galapagos and other exotic regions of Ecuador, has acquired a wide comprehensive destination overview.
In addition a personal inspiration for nature shared with a strong commitment to green and sustainable tourism effort has made of Marcia a key member of our staff.
She enjoys spending time with her family, planning new exciting adventures, and sharing the destination she treasures with her clients and business partners.

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Naomi West

Naomi West

North America Sales

Naomi West grew up traveling and playing in the outdoors. After graduating from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, she moved to Hollywood where she worked as an actor for seven years. While there, she also fell in love with Ashtanga yoga.
She has joined Red Mangrove to lead our North American sales office. She was recently in Ecuador and on a Galapagos Island tour and is eager and ready to help you plan your vacation to this amazing part of the world.

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Finance Department

Clara Jimenez

Clara Jimenez

General Accountant

She works for Red Mangrove since 2008. She wasborn in Cuenca, loves to apply her accounting skills to innovate and apply financial knowledge to the needs of the company, her hobby is to go to the beach with his family

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Aventura Lodge Team

María Fernanda Zambrano

María Fernanda Zambrano

Guest Service

Was born in Guayaquil. She holds a degree in Advertising Creative. Lives in Galapagos since she was 11 years old. Worked over 8 years in Guest Service and Hostelry since 2009. Speaks English, loves nature and the tranquility of Galapagos.

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Luis Navarro

Luis Navarro

Head of Technical Department

He shoulders responsibility for all the maintenance of our property and equipment. His dedication keeps everything in order to provide safe and enjoyable experiences for our guests. He has been with Red Mangrove since 2008.

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Isabela Lodge Team

Marielena Espinoza

Marielena Espinoza

Housekeeper

She loves to practice her English and get to know the guests.

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Jose Moran

Jose Moran

Head of Technical Department

He was born in Guayaquil and also he is the person in charge of receiving and going with our guest during their tours on the Island

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