Administration

Business and Financial Services

Campus Police

Development

  • Director of Development Jodi John Pippin — 828-665-2492 x. 221
  • Major Gifts OfficerWinnie Hough — 828-665-2492 x. 210
  • Corporate and Foundation Relations ManagerErin Adams — 828-665-2492 x. 225
  • Donor Relations ManagerValerie Wiseman — 828-665-2492 x. 300
  • Membership ManagerJamie Santamour — 828-665-2492 x. 319
  • Membership Services & Technology CoordinatorAngela Brown — 828-665-2492 x. 321
  • Membership CoordinatorTara Grunwald — 828-665-2492 x. 322

Education

Facility Management and Planning

  • Facilities Maintenance Manager — Brad Shore — 828-665-2492 x. 488

Guest Experience & Services

  • Guest Experience Manager — John Tissue — 828-665-2492 x. 235
    • Group Tours, Plant Shows, Meetings and Facility Rentals
  • Exhibit CuratorAshlee Lanier — 828-665-2492 x. 220
  • Wedding Events Coordinator Jessie Grose — 828-665-2492 x. 255
  • Retail Manager / Buyer Kacey Cramer — 828-665-2492 x. 306

Horticulture and Landscape Exhibits

  • Director of Horticulture — Mac Franklin — 828-665-2492 x. 490
  • Bonsai CuratorArthur Joura — 828-665-2492 x. 561
  • Production Greenhouse ManagerBeth Ross — 828-665-2492 x. 562
  • National Native Azalea Collection Curator Carson Ellis — 828-412-8556 x. 403

Human Resources

  • DirectorAmy Owenby — 828-665-2492 x. 213
  • Volunteer CoordinatorKelly Smith — 828-665-2492 x. 333

Marketing & Public Relations