Kasey Maier, President & CEO (bio)


Lori Kay Scott, Director of Development


Jeff Fortwengler, Director of Finance


Amy DeFigueiredo, Accounting Manager


Jen O’Connell, Special Events Manager


Duncan Cherry, Marketing and Media Manager


Molly Young, Volunteer and Memberships Manager


Dan Cash, Facilities Coordinator


Emily O’Dell, Development Specialist


Drew Combs, Grounds Specialist


Jamie Burghardt, Chief Horticulture and Education Officer (bio)


Davena Vowels, Chief Operating Officer (bio)


Megan Cooper Bibelhauser, Director of Marketing & Communications


Andrew Hagerty, Horticulture Manager (bio)


Wanda Peck, Youth Education Manager


Kat Rivers, Adult Education Specialist


Chelsea Hicks, Horticulture Specialist – Avish


Hunter Dixon, Development Operations Manager


Fallon Llewellyn, Special Events Coordinator


Logan Lewis, Property Maintenance Manager


Rosie Devine, Administrative Manager

Contract Staff

Amber Halloran, Financial Consultant


Yuriko Yamamoto, Japanese Cultural Specialist
Sponsored by Japan / America Society of Kentucky

Mary Miller, Grant Writer

Officers of the Board

Margaret Bell, Chair (bio)
Retired, Former Managing Director, Fort Washington Investment Advisors

Nancy Davis, Vice-Chair
Retired, Former CFO Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company

David Grey, Secretary (bio)
United Healthcare

Susan Howard, Treasurer (bio)
Assistant Director of Tax Services, Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC

Board of Directors

Greg Braun (bio)
Owner & Founder, Maid in Louisville

Gordon Brown (bio)
Retired, Former President & CEO, Home of the Innocents

Greg Buccola (bio)
Managing Principal, KPFF Consulting Engineers

David Carpenter (bio)
President/CEO, Japan / American Society of Kentucky

Karen Dahlem (bio)
President, Dahlem Consulting

Kevin Fennell (bio)
Architect, Calhoun Construction

Matthew Boone Gardiner (bio)
Owner & President, Boone Gardiner Landscape and Farm

David Graeser (bio)
Retired, President, Bohnert Equipment Co., Inc.

Will Greene (bio)
Owner, Vanguard Cleaning Systems of Louisville

Kathy Oyler
Community Leader and Volunteer





Merry-Kay Poe
President, Unbridled Films LLC

Ben Ruley (bio)
Vice-President of Financial Planning Analysis, Tri-Arrows Aluminum

Jon Salomon, Chair Emeritus (bio)
Partner, Tachau Meek PLC

Chase Sanders (bio)
Senior Investor Relations Analyst, Brown-Forman

Frances M. Scholtz
Community Volunteer

Ben Simmons (bio)
Associate & Client Liaison, Schmidt Associates

Clay Stinnett (bio)
CFO, EVP, Stockyards Bank

Gerry-Lynn Wichmann, MD (bio)
Medical Director of Substance Use, Louisville Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Robert McDowell (Mac) Willett
Owner, R. M. Willett Properties and Willett Lumber Co.




WBG is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Director of Human Resources to join our team.

To apply, please review the job description below and send an email to
with cover letter, resume, and references.



WBG is currently hiring for TWO Seasonal Youth Programs Instructors.
These seasonal positions run for ten weeks between late May and late July, at 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. For more information, please see the linked job description. Deadline to apply is April 14th.

Please review the job description below and send an email to
with cover letter, resume, and references to apply.



WBG is seeking a Marketing & Communications Intern for the summer season.
View the job description and application instructions below.

Deadline to apply is April 7th.