Zoo Foundation Board

Zoo Foundation Board Meetings – New Schedule

Foundation  Board meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the even months at 6:00 p.m.   All meetings are held in the Gheens Room unless notified otherwise.

Current Active Members

Kathryn “Kathy” Arterberry, Attorney

Cleo Battle, Executive Vice President, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Wendy Dant Chesser, Economic Developer, One Southern Indiana

Mike Dunleavy Jr., Vice President, Director of Global Communication, Brown-Forman Corporation

Mark L. Brown, President & CEO, Buffalo Trace Distillery

Wendy Dant Chesser, President and CEO, One Southern Indiana

Mike Dunleavy, Jr. VP, Director Global Compensation, Brown-Forman Corp.

R. Wayne Estopinal, Owner, TEG Architects

Larry Florman, M.D., Physician, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville

Sandra Frazier, CEO and Managing Member, Tandem Public Relations LLC

Shelisa Gautreaux, Senior Director YUM! Talent Team, YUM! Brands Inc

Tom Halbleib, Attorney, Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Heidi Hulon, DVM, Senior Veterinary Technical Consultant, Elanco Animal Health

Deborah KingSenior Vice President, King Southern Bank

Mark Loyd, Attorney, Bingham Greenebaum, Doll LLP

Neil MacDonald, CEO/President, Independent II, LLC

Edgardo Mansilla, Executive Director, Americana Community Center, Inc. and
Professor, University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work

Darryl K. Metzger, Executive Vice-President, Private Client Group, Hilliard Lyons

Becky PhillipsPartner, Not-for-Profit Services Director, MCM. LLP

Steven Phillips, Director, Compliance & Ethics, LG&E and KU Energy LLC.

Stephanie Shea, Vice President of Airline Security, UPS Airlines

Bob Smith, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Papa John’s

Sheryl Snyder, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

William Summers, Retired Deputy Mayor, Metro Louisville  

Jessica Thompson, Owner, White Clay

Pattie Dale Tye, Enterprise Vice President, Humana

Manning Warren, II, Professor of Law, University of Louisville

Jan West, Attorney, Goldberg Simpson, LLC

Mark F. WheelerPresident, Central Bank of Jefferson County

Ex-Officio Members

Maury J. Buchart, Buchart & Associates

John Parker Lyons, President, Louisville Zoo Youth Board

Patrick Mulvihill, Councilman (District 10), Louisville Metro Council

Yvette Gentry, Chief of Community Building, Louisville Metro Government

Doug Shaw, Past Chairman

Nancy Barrett Loucks, President, Friends of the Louisville Zoo Board

John Walczak, Director, Louisville Zoological Garden