Team Members

Our team of outdoor leaders and learners are here to help YOU find outdoors.


Stacey Wiedrich
Beth Hooper
Chief Operating Officer
Crystal Reese
Chief Finance Officer
Lee Henderson-Hill
Chief Mission Officer


Dan Woodall
VP Operations
Chloe Shuford
Finance Manager
Samantha Tutton
Operations Assistant


Thomas Barry
Retail Operations Director
Brooke McGuire
Retail Operations Manager
Kevin Milford
Inventory Control Associate


Matt Christian
Education Director
Josh Rood
NC Education Manager
Cata Norena
Club de Exploradores

Natural Inquirer

Jessica Nickelsen
Director, Natural Inquirer
Bradi McDonald
Education Assistant, Natural Inquirer
Nissa McKinney
Science Writer, Natural Inquirer

North Carolina

Visitor Centers

Clinton Wickers
Co-Manager, Cradle of Forestry
Jeff Graham
Co-Manager, Cradle of Forestry


Kevin & Candie Smith
Site Managers, Black Mountain
Mike & Melissa Robinson
Site Managers, Van Hook Glade


Visitor Centers

Tommy Turk
Facilities & Operations Director, Georgia
Parker Hollifield
Manager, Anna Ruby Falls Recreation Area
Matt Summers
Assistant Manager, Anna Ruby Falls Recreation Area
Tracie Allison
Store Manager, Anna Ruby Falls Recreation Area
Dru Cosner
Manager, Brasstown Bald Recreation Area
Joy Dennis
Store Manager, Brasstown Bald Recreation Area


Jennifer & RD Woodards
Managers, Morganton Point
Jim & Dianne Hall
Managers, Lake Rabun Beach
Geoff & Stephanie Meyer
Managers, Lake Winfield Scott