Tony Morain is the vice president of communications at Direct Relief. Morain joined Direct Relief 2009 and rejoined Direct Relief in 2014 after a three-year intermission at OgilvyEarth. Before that, Morain served aboard research ships as a merchant marine officer with the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Morain earned his M.A. in Global Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his B.S. in Marine Transportation from the California Maritime Academy.