Meet The Team

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Amy Kight,

Executive Director

Ms. Kight serves at the Executive Director of Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, an organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of Florida’s wildlife and natural resources.  Ms. Kight has been employed with Busch Wildlife Sanctuary for 18 years and has over 25 years of experience working with animals and wildlife.  Ms. Kight has served as the Sanctuary’s Education Director for five years before being promoted to Animal Care Director and then Executive Director in 2017.  Prior to coming to the Sanctuary, Ms. Kight served as Palm Beach County’s Wildlife Officer and holds multiple certifications including Florida Animal Control Officer, Chemical Capture, and is an internationally certified Wildlife Rehabilitator. Ms. Kight has degrees in both Psychology and Veterinary Technology. 

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Lisa Wynne,

Assistant Director

Ms. Wynne has served as the Assistant Director at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary since November, 2018 overseeing fundraising and business operations.  She has over 15 years experience with mission-driven, non-profit organizations.  Ms. Wynne earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Houston.  

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Denise Johnson,

Finance Director

Ms. Johnson has served as the Finance Director at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary overseeing fiscal operations since April of 2019. She has over 10 years of experience specializing in nonprofit accounting and finance. Her career started as a tax associate with a CPA firm in Princeton NJ, later worked in corporate accounting, but found her passion working with nonprofits. Ms. Johnson holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Stockton University. Certifications: CNAP- Certified Nonprofit Professional –Advanced.

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Rebecca Reid
Education Director

Ms. Reid has a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences from Florida Atlantic University, a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems, and is a Florida Master Naturalist. She has been involved with the Sanctuary for many years and has been the Education Director at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary since 2016.

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Alyssa Bean
Animal Care Director

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Carolina Young
Marketing & Events Director

Volunteer Coordinator