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 Outreach Director


Maggie Regan

Programs and Events Director


Administrative Support Staff


Keli Kirwin

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


Ellen Weatherholt

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


Stephanie Fitch

Plant Records Manager

Necretia Alexander
Dale Frates
Aimee Gramblin
Paul Gray




Visitor Services Staff

Megan Carter

Anita Merrell

Rebecca Nagy

Jessica Shaw

Nikki Wilson