MEET OUR STAFF

 

Taran Malia Evans

Lead Admissions Assistant

Patsy Benavidez

Patsy Benavidez

Guest Experience Assistant

Sarah Doering

Sarah Doering

Development Associate

Mike Abkowitz

Mike Abkowitz

Director of Finance & Operations

Hans Landel

Hans Landel

Invasive Species Program Coordinator

Danielle Pieranunzi

Danielle Pieranunzi

Director of Sustainability Initiatives

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Director of Guest Experience

Robin Murphy

Robin Murphy

Director of Development

Minnette Marr

Minnette Marr

Plant Conservationist

Michelle Bright

Michelle Bright

Environmental Designer

John Hart Asher

John Hart Asher

Environmental Designer

Tanya Zastrow

Tanya Zastrow

Director of Programs

Andrea DeLong-Amaya

Andrea DeLong-Amaya

Director of Horticulture

Michelle Bertelsen

Michelle Bertelsen

Ecologist and Land Steward

Adam Barbe

Adam Barbe

Landscape Architect

Karen Clary

Karen Clary

Director of Plant Conservation

Lee Clippard

Lee Clippard

Director of Communications

Patrick Newman

Patrick Newman

Executive Director

Matt O’Toole

Matt O’Toole

Director of Ecological Research & Design

Julie Marcus

Julie Marcus

Senior Horticulturist

Drew Glass

Accounting Assistant

Dick Davis

Dick Davis

Land Steward

K. Angel Horne

K. Angel Horne

PR & Marketing Coordinator

Liz Brewer

Liz Brewer

Horticulturist

Carrie McDonald

Carrie McDonald

Manager of Volunteer Services

Monica Egan

Monica Egan

Facility Rental Manager

Jonathon Merz

Jonathon Merz

Landscape Technician

Nick Richman

Nick Richman

Landscape Technician and Licensed Irrigator

Amy McCullough

Amy McCullough

Managing Editor

Joe Marcus

Joe Marcus

NPIN Program Coordinator

Joseph Hammer

Joseph Hammer

Director of Product Marketing and Licensing

Joanna Wojtkowiak

Joanna Wojtkowiak

Senior Graphic Designer

Ruth Martinez

Assistant Retail Manager

Frances Cushing

Frances Cushing

Volunteer Assistant

Lori Bockstanz

Lori Bockstanz

Director of Membership and Admissions

Susan Prosperie

Susan Prosperie

Propagation Specialist

Sean Watson

Sean Watson

Nursery Manager

Julie Graham

Julie Graham

Education Coordinator

Leslie D. Zachary

Leslie D. Zachary

Development Specialist

Anjoli Fry

Education Coordinator

Kathy Hernandez

Executive Assistant

Samantha Elkinton

Samantha Elkinton

Gardens Manager

Andrew McNeil-Marshall

Andrew McNeil-Marshall

Arborist

Ryan Mecredy

Ryan Mecredy

Propagation Specialist

Kathy Borowski

Accounting Manager

Karen Beaty

Karen Beaty

Horticulturist

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