Meet Our Staff

F. Todd Lasseigne, Ph.D.

President and CEO
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Jane Dunbar, CFRE

Senior Director of Development

Lori Hutson

Communications and Programs Director



Administrative Support Staff


Erma Roquemore

Member Services Coordinator

Marcia Reid

Executive Assistant


Lauren Mings

Marketing and Communications Assistant


Horticulture Staff 


Jenn Smith

Curator, A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces


Jenny Mangan

Curator of Children's Discovery Garden


Lori Fry

Curator of Lakeside Promenade and Entry Gardens

Cynthia Robinson 

Nursery Horticulturist

Dustin Stoll 

Horticulturist, A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces

Robert Perry


Nathan Burks


Stephanie Fitch

Plant Records Manager

Dale Frates
Paul Gray




Visitor Services Staff

Megan Carter

Gabby Gaither

Keli Kirwin

Anita Merrell

Jessica Shaw

Nikki Wilson