Kasey Maier, President & CEO (bio)


Brett Shepherd, Chief Development Officer (bio)


Eulalie M. Fee, Director of Human Resources


Amy DeFigueiredo, Accounting Manager


Jen O’Connell, Special Events Manager


Duncan Cherry, Office Manager


Molly Young, Membership and Volunteer Manager


Dan Cash, Facilities Coordinator


Emily O’Dell, Development Coordinator


Drew Combs, Grounds Specialist

Jamie Burghardt, Chief Horticulture and Education Officer (bio)


Davena Vowels, Chief Operating Officer (bio)


Lesley Kinney, Director of Marketing & Communications (bio)


Andrew Hagerty, Horticulture Manager (bio)


Wanda Peck, Youth Education Manager


Kat Rivers, Adult Education Specialist


Chelsea Hicks, Horticulture Specialist – Avish


Hunter Dixon, Database Manager


Fallon Llewellyn, Special Events Coordinator

Contract Staff

Amber Halloran, Financial Consultant

Mary Miller, Grant Writer

Officers of the Board

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

Nejma Piagentini, Vice-Chair (bio)
Environmental Scientist

David Grey, Secretary (bio)
Senior Data Scientist of Global Production, Brown-Forman

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

Board of Directors

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

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

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

William A. Brown (bio)
Retired, Healthcare Executive/Principal, MB Brown Strategy Group

Greg Buccola (bio)
Managing Principal, KPFF Consulting Engineers

Karen Dahlem (bio)
President, Dahlem Consulting

Nancy Davis
Retired, Former CFO Stockyards Bank

Kevin Fennell (bio)
Architect, Calhoun Construction

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

Margaret (Peggy) Grant (bio)
Retired, Stites and Harbison

Dominic Gratto (bio)
Senior Director of Construction, CVS Health





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

Bob Hill
Retired, Owner, Hidden Hill Nursery

Kathy Oyler
Community Leader and Volunteer

Merry-Kay Poe
President, Unbridled Films LLC

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

Valerie J. Smith (bio)
Tourism Consultant, Photographer

Brian Voelker (bio)
Director, Care Marketing, Humana

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

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

Nicole Yates (bio)
Associate Vice President of Community Engagement Passport Health




At this time, we currently have no open positions available, please check back in the future.


At this time, we currently have no open positions available, please check back in the future.