February 19, 2014

CONTACT: Kyle Shepherd
Louisville Zoo

(Media Cell for press inquiries only: 502-744-5639)




Louisville Zoo Announces Staff Changes

The Louisville Zoo recently promoted Rich Williams to director of Maintenance and welcomed Eugene Carner as the manager of Membership Services.  

Williams was promoted from supervisor of Maintenance to director. He has been with the Zoo a little over a year. Prior to joining the Zoo, he worked for Louisville Metro Parks as construction project manager. Williams has a B.S. from the University of Louisville.

Eugene Carner recently joined the Louisville Zoo as the manager of Membership Services. The Louisville Zoo has more than 30,000 members. Carner served as the community involvement and media director at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church for the past seven years overseeing donor relations, communications and public relations. 

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About Louisville Zoo, The Louisville Zoo, a non-profit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

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