Meet the Zoo Director, Patrick T. Mangus, Executive Director, National Aviary
Name: Patrick T. Mangus
Actual title: Executive Director
Name of your zoo: National Aviary
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
URL for your facility: www.aviary.org
Number of species at your facility: 200
Your favorite critter at the facility: African Penguins
Total number of animals or fish at your facility: 600
Number of visitors annually: 153,000
Number of employees: 45
Number of volunteers: 20
Annual budget: $4 million
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Experience prior to this position: Marketing Consultant
Favorite part of your job: Developing new and better ways to connect our collection with our visitors
One dream wish for your facility: Sufficient dollars to upgrade aging exhibit spaces
Family: Wife Julie: son Brendan; daughters Lauren and Jill, and one granddaughter, Cadence
Pets at home: Pokey, a Jack Russell terrier, and Marley, a mixed-breed.
When you retire, you plan to: Play even more golf and tennis than I do now.
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