Nashville Zoo Has New Development and Facilities Directors
By Jim Bartoo
Nashville, TN - Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce the hiring of Doris Shacklett as the Zoo’s development director and Jim Kubacki as director of facilities.
Doris Shacklett was most recently with Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee and offers more than 16 years of experience in development and fundraising, including individual, corporate and foundation giving. Her primary responsibility at the Zoo will be the development of sponsorships, corporate and community support for Nashville Zoo’s long-term plan to build a nationally recognized zoological facility. She will work closely with staff in the areas of fundraising, marketing, public relations, membership and special events to accomplish the Zoo’s goals.
Jim Kubacki comes to Nashville Zoo with more than 30 years of experience in Zoo facilities management, most recently as director of facilities at Akron Zoological Park in Akron, Ohio. Kubacki will be responsible for Nashville Zoo park operations, including property management, management of safety programs and the supervision and management of all maintenance staff.
Nashville Zoo is accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. The Zoo is a non-profit organization located at 3777 Nolensville Road and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The mission of the Nashville Zoo is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation, and leadership. For more information about Nashville Zoo, please call 833-1534 or visit our website at www.nashvillezoo.org .
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