About the Center for Great Apes

Meet Our Staff!

Office Staff

 Patti Ragan
Founding Director

 Diane Beatty
Operations
Manager

Casey Taylor, J.D.  
Development
Manager

 

 

 Pat Crowley
 Bookkeeper

 Sandy Barnes
Facilities Coordinator

Caregiver Team

Michael Cullen
Middleburg, Florida 

Beth Hensley
Casper, Wyoming 

Chelsey Hiller
Hillsboro, Illinois 

 

 

 

Chris Godfrey
Sebring, Florida 

Jackie Mobley
Davenport, Iowa 

Kamini Singh
Pleasant Grove, Utah 

 

 

 

Carissa Alvarez 
El Cajon, California 

Laura Denum
Quincy, Illinois 

Wesley Garrett
Lakeland, Florida 

 

 

 

Rebecca Smudzinski  
Kaneohe, Hawaii 

Katie Anest
Apollo Beach, Florida   

Shannon Snead
Winter Springs, Florida 

Sherri Doherty
Buffalo, New York

Susan Allen
Miami, Florida

Eden Keener
Savannah, Georgia 

 Hensley Bedoya
Costa Rica

 

Maintenance Team

 

 

 

 

        Thom "Hippy" Kainz      
 Aniwa, Wisconsin 

Tony Snead
     Tampa, Florida      

Teddy Ray
    Ft. Pierce, Florida      

  Jaimie Torres
    Nuevo Leon, Mexico