Tom has been with Potter Park Zoo as the Park Manager/Horticulturist since 2008. He plans, coordinates and manages all landscape, facilities and grounds maintenance activities in the zoo and park and also assists with exhibit design. Tom has 31 years of experience working in zoos in the above disciplines at both Potter Park Zoo and the Detroit Zoological Society. Tom is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry specializing in urban forestry and landscape design. Tom holds memberships in the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, Association of Zoo Horticulture, and the Society of American Foresters.
How can you pick just one? They are all incredible creatures.
Favorite thing about the zoo
The awe you can sense in patrons and employees both, when they see animals that they may never see in the animals natural habitat on this planet.