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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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Rebecca Reid
Education Director


Lisa Wynne
Development Director

Ms. Wynne has served as the Assistant Director and then Development Director at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary since 2018 and is responsible for developing and executing fundraising initiatives and programs to help achieve our organization's overall mission and goals. She has over 20 years experience with mission-driven, non-profit organizations. Ms. Wynne earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Houston.

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Coral Levy
Animal Care Director


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.


Christen Mason
Operations 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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Carolina Young
Marketing & Events Director


Christen Mason first became involved with Busch Wildlife Sanctuary as a volunteer in 2004. In 2005 she was hired as an education staff member and since then she has served in several capacities including animal care, education director and hospital assistant. Christen’s background is in invasive species biology and she has spent more than a decade working on Everglades restoration and monitoring projects. Prior to recently returning to Busch Wildlife as the Operations Director, she spent her time as a senior scientist with the South Florida Water Management District supervising restoration projects, analyzing data and conducting plant monitoring across more than 1.5 million acres of the Everglades system.


Liz Flagg
Volunteer Coordinator


Cody Dickinson
Digital Marketing & Events Assistant

Holli Pinon
Gift Shop Manager

Christel Fiddyment
Assistant Medical Director

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