Our Team

Thanks to our team, the Southern Conservation Trust is one of the fastest-growing Land Trusts on the East Coast. Our innovative team works hard to steward over 65,000 acres, manage and develop public nature areas, and to provide environmental education.

Meet the leadership and team that keeps the Southern Conservation Trust moving forward.

Katie Pace Quattlebaum

CEO & Executive Director

Nick
Kilburg

Senior Director of Parks & Education

Caroline
Creel

Director of Operations

Angela Goddard

Director of Happiness (HR)

Liz
Hall-Dukin

Director of Nature Center & Public Art

Jesse Woodsmith

Director of Conservation & Stewardship

Amanda
Bell

Assistant Director of Parks

Brian McKnight

Senior Conservation Biologist

Clayton Reeves

Senior Stewardship Coordinator

Danika Kochanowski

Project Manager

Ashley Reeves

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Tori
Betsill

Fundraising Manager

Charlee Glenn

Environmental Education Coordinator

Aelise Gagliano

Stewardship Associate

Josie Saunders

Event Coordinator

Robert Jones

Park Technician

Granville Winkjer

Park Technician

Board of Directors

Stephanie Wagner
Board Chair
Planner Three River Regional Com.

Randy Cardoza
Secretary Principal
Cardoza Consulting

Brian Cardoza
Board Member
VP of Real Estate, Rooker

Dan Cupertino
Board Member
National Sales Dir. Frontier Asset Man.

Sameer Patharkar
Board Member
Partner, Lowe Engineering

James Yates
Board Member
Senior Man. Const., Comcast


Michelle Hamner
Vice-Chair
Director of Dev. Georgia Audubon

Jim Washburn
Past-Chair
Director of Dev. Cadence Group

Brian Chustz
Board Member
Partner, Derbend Asset Management

Dan Davis
Board Member
President, Int. Science & Engineering

Jerry Peterson
Founding Board Member
Arch. & Land Planner, Peterson Plan

Brian Cooper
Treasurer
Owner, Redtail Consulting

Katie Pace Quattlebaum
Executive Director
Southern Conservation Trust

Rich Cocos
Board Member
Retired, Regional VP Steelcase

Meredith Martin
Board Member
Southern Crescent Man. Group

Scott Smith
Board Member
Chef/Owner The Curious Pig & Kitchen

Current Openings

Animal Care & Volunteer Coordinator

Applications Close September 25, 2022

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