Meet Our Staff

F. Todd Lasseigne, Ph.D.

President & CEO 

Janet McGehee

Jane Dunbar, CFRE
Senior Director of Development

Lori Hutson
Director of Communications & Outreach

Maggie Regan
Director of Programs & Events

Madison Barnes
Marketing & Communications Assistant

Anita Merrell
Administrative Assistant

Okcate Smith
Event Manager

Emily Ramsey 
Membership Associate


Horticulture Staff

Cynthia Robinson
Nursery Manager 

Dustin Stoll
Horticulture Director

Ellen Weatherholt
Curator, Children's Discovery Garden

Corrie Taylor
Senior Horticulturist, A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces

Evie Baltzer

Shawn Collins 
Handyman/Grounds Assistant

Lori Fry
Horticulturist/Plant Recorder

Robert Perry

Aimee Gramblin



Visitor Services Staff

Megan Carter

Rebecca Nagy

Rita Neely

Mary Whitney

Nikki Wilson