Staff

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Zoo Administration:  502-459-2181

DIRECTOR JOHN T. WALCZAK
Assistant Director – Operations, Finance & Personnel Stephanie Moore
Assistant Director – Conservation, Education & Collections Steve Taylor
Development
Development Director Kelly Grether
Development Coordinator Lori Hagest
Development Assistant Leslie Wilson
Marketing and Communications
Marketing and PR Director Maureen Horrigan
Communications Manager Robert Kemnitz
Partnerships Manager Terri Lenahan-Downs
Media Relations Manager Kyle Shepherd
Membership Manager Adam Shaft
Education
Education Curator Kim Allgeier
Assistant Curator of Conservation Education Matthew Lahm
Animal & Veterinary Staff
Senior Veterinarian Zoli Gyimesi, DVM
Veterinary Associate Julie Ter Beest, DVM
Hospital Supervisor Jamie Huber
Curator of Mammals and Animal Training Supervisor Jane Anne Franklin
Birds Curator Gary Michael
Ectotherms Curator Bill McMahan
Assistant Curator (Giraffe Area & The Valley) Michael Jones
Assistant Curator (Commissary & Gorilla Forest) Jill Katka
Registrar Elaine Huddleston
Operations, Finance & Personnel
Guest Experience Manager Marty Pray
Guest Services Supervisors Dan Cole and Nelson Gilmore
Guest Services Coordinator Keith Dunn
Rides & Attractions Supervisor Jonathan Nevitt
Special Events Coordinator Stephanie Maloney
Zoo Facilities Manager Sean Woods
Construction & Exhibit Graphics Coordinator Charlie Edwards
Zoo Maintenance Supervisor Racheal Butrum
Horticulture Supervisor William Nay
Cashier Supervisor Jennifer Mike
System Analyst Troy Torstrick
Human Resource Administrator Cathy Bowling
Volunteer Coordinator Diane Taylor