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

Amanda Bell

Director of Parks

Tori Betsill

Director of Development

Caroline Creel

Director of Operations & Scout Liaison

Angela Goddard

Director of Happiness (HR)


Director of Nature Center & Public Art

Jesse Woodsmith

Director of Conservation & Stewardship

Danika Kochanowski

Assistant Director of Development

Brian McKnight

Senior Conservation Biologist

Charlee Glenn

Environmental Education Programs Manager

Robert Jones

Lead Park Technician

Nathan Cibula

Park Technician

Aelise Gagliano

Stewardship Associate

Natasha Redondo

Animal Care & Volunteer Coordinator

Ashley Reeves

Marketing & PR Specialist

Josie Saunders

Event Coordinator

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
Director of Dev. Georgia Audubon

Jim Washburn
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
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

Stewardship Manager

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