I am currently Curator of Exterior Horticulture at the NC Zoo. I am currently a state employee working for the Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources at the zoo. I've been employed at the zoo for 17 years. I manage over 300 acres of natural plant communities, gardens, collections, habitats, butterfly gardens, browse gardens. I oversee the zoo's compost program, turf management program (consisting of 200 acres of on-site turf and 50 acres of turf located at 7 offsite nature preserves owned by the zoo. I currently have 2 direct reports: a North America exterior grounds supervisor and an Africa exterior grounds supervisor. My staff consists of 20 employees. After spending 17 years with the zoo, I am looking for a change.
Skilled Landscaper, Farmer, Horticulturist and Land Manager. Experienced in Agricultural
and Landscaping sales, B2b and Retail Wireless sales, Accounting, Estimating, Payroll and
training relating to work ethics, Practical skills and sales techniques. (Computer literate.)