Full-Time/Year Round Team Members
We are FIND Outdoors, and that’s exactly what we help people do.
Interim President and CEO
A people person with a love for retail and the great outdoors who found her dream job when she came to work for FIND Outdoors more than eight years ago. Beth enjoys spending time camping and boating at the lake, antiquing and binge watching True Crime television.
Chief Financial Officer
Crystal has worked in the nonprofit field for over 30 years (12 of those years with FIND), doing what she loves to do. She loves her family and vacationing, when there is time, and looks forward to one day traveling the states in an RV.
Chief Development Officer
A native of western North Carolina, Lee grew up enjoying the Great Smoky Mountains and for the past 25 years she has been a community and nonprofit professional working in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Lee found her passion at FIND by bringing together her love for outdoor spaces, youth and travel. She is a lifelong Girl Scout, avid traveler (both domestic and internationally) and a proud owner of a motor coach that carries her spouse, children and grandchildren throughout the US.
VP DEI and Community Outreach
Cata was born and raised in Colombia, relocated to the United States in 2006 and has been in the WNC area since 2016. Cata has a degree in International Relations and Diplomacy and has been an educator for over 20 years in many different settings but mostly learning outdoors alongside young children through wonder, excitement, and adventure. Cata is passionate about our public lands, the power of representation and community, and helping people feel good, invited, and comfortable outside. When she’s not at work, she’s somewhere in Pisgah riding bikes, swimming in the river, and adventuring with her partner and dogs.
RETAIL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Born and raised in New Zealand, Richard grew up exploring the outdoors by kayak, foot and bike. He continues his outdoor adventures alongside his wife and son.
Retail Operations Assistant
Brooke has been with the FIND Outdoors sales team the last four years and has loved the opportunity to work for her first nonprofit. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being outside in the warm weather and walking her pooch.
Angie loves spending time with her family of two daughters, sweet grandson and two dogs. She is very passionate about her job, living each day to the fullest and enjoying life.
Cheerleader for public lands, making good music with, and for, his friends and clean water; Lover of the Pisgah, birds, salamanders, creeks (and the trout that live in them) and Alabama football. Endeavoring to be a good dad and husband, and worthy team member of the crew at FIND Outdoors.
FACILITIES & OPERATIONS manager
Cory is an NC native that enjoys any opportunity outside and has worked in such spots as Yellowstone, Olympic National Parks and the Uncompahgre. He spends his time playing in the dirt or playing his six string.
MANAGER – Cradle of forestry
Christy, originally from the Adirondacks in upstate New York, fell in love with western NC and moved here in ’98. She worked as a backcountry ranger, managing trails and overseeing several large outdoor programs. Christy encourages responsible recreational opportunities for anyone looking to utilize our amazing forests.
NC EDUCATION manager
Has been working in the environmental education field for the last 13 years, and for nonprofits for the last 8 years. Stephanie loves studying wildlife, exploring nature, playing with dogs, especially pugs and crafting of all sorts.
Pisgah Visitor Center –
When Matt is not trail running or mountain biking, you can FIND him continuing his nearly 25-year career in the outdoor industry. He’s grateful for his two awesome daughters and his motley group of friends.
Regional Facilities & Operations Director
Growing up bass fishing Alabama’s lakes and rivers, Dan’s dedication to recreation on public lands runs deep. Over the last 6 years, he has worked closely with USFS to operate campgrounds and recreation areas. When not at work, Dan enjoys riding his bike, bass fishing, and making music with friends.
Facilities & Operations Director
BRITTNEY & JOEY SANTIAGO
mANAGERS – gLADIE vISITOR cENTER
Before discovering their passions with FIND, Brittney and Joey were full-time travelers, roaming the country in their vintage camper van and exploring our public lands in-depth. In their free time they love traveling to new places, enjoying live music or exploring trails with their dog, Rigby.
Manager – Anna Ruby Falls Recreation ARea gEORGIA
Assistant Manager – Anna Ruby falls
STore Manager – Anna Ruby falls
Manager – Brasstown Bald
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Our story is rooted in education about the FOREST.
Our passion is to help people become INSPIRED.
Our goal is to help people connect with NATURE.
Our drive is to help people learn through DISCOVERY.