MEET OUR STAFF

 

Mike Abkowitz

Mike Abkowitz

Director of Finance & Operations

John Hart Asher

John Hart Asher

Environmental Designer

Adam Barbe

Adam Barbe

Landscape Architect

Karen Beaty

Karen Beaty

Horticulturist

Patsy Benavidez

Patsy Benavidez

Guest Experience Assistant

Michelle Bertelsen

Michelle Bertelsen

Ecologist and Land Steward

Lori Bockstanz

Lori Bockstanz

Director of Membership and Admissions

Kathy Borowski

Kathy Borowski

Accounting Manager

Liz Brewer

Liz Brewer

Horticulturist

Michelle Bright

Michelle Bright

Environmental Designer

Karen Clary

Karen Clary

Director of Plant Conservation

Lee Clippard

Lee Clippard

Director of Communications

Frances Cushing

Frances Cushing

Volunteer Assistant

Dick Davis

Dick Davis

Land Steward

Andrea DeLong-Amaya

Andrea DeLong-Amaya

Director of Horticulture

Sarah Doering

Sarah Doering

Development Associate

Monica Egan

Monica Egan

Facility Rental Manager

Samantha Elkinton

Samantha Elkinton

Gardens Manager

Anjoli Fry

Anjoli Fry

Education Coordinator

Drew Glass

Drew Glass

Accounting Assistant

Julie Graham

Julie Graham

Education Coordinator

Kathy Hernandez

Kathy Hernandez

Executive Assistant

K. Angel Horne

K. Angel Horne

PR, Media & Marketing Coordinator

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Director of Guest Experience

Hans Landel

Hans Landel

Invasive Species Program Coordinator

Joe Marcus

Joe Marcus

NPIN Program Coordinator

Julie Marcus

Julie Marcus

Senior Horticulturist

Minnette Marr

Minnette Marr

Plant Conservationist

Ruth Martinez

Ruth Martinez

Assistant Retail Manager

Amy McCullough

Amy McCullough

Managing Editor

Carrie McDonald

Carrie McDonald

Manager of Volunteer Services

Andrew McNeil-Marshall

Andrew McNeil-Marshall

Arborist

Ryan Mecredy

Ryan Mecredy

Propagation Specialist

Jonathon Merz

Jonathon Merz

Landscape Technician

Robin Murphy

Robin Murphy

Director of Development

Patrick Newman

Patrick Newman

Executive Director

Matt O’Toole

Matt O’Toole

Director of Ecological Research & Design

Susan Prosperie

Susan Prosperie

Propagation Specialist

Nick Richman

Nick Richman

Landscape Technician and Licensed Irrigator

Nancy Shilling

Nancy Shilling

Senior Retail Manager

Denise G. Steusloff

Event Coordinator

Sean Watson

Sean Watson

Nursery Manager

Joanna Wojtkowiak

Joanna Wojtkowiak

Senior Graphic Designer

Leslie D. Zachary

Leslie D. Zachary

Development Specialist

Tanya Zastrow

Tanya Zastrow

Director of Programs

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The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is one of North America's
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