Meet The CRC Staff

Administrative Staff

Jim Warren

Jim Warren
Big Bird (Executive Director)
Email
(704) 875-6521 x112

Michele Miller Houck

Michele Miller Houck
Chief Wonder Maker (Customer Engagement Director)
Email
(704) 875-6521 x128
Media Inquiries: (704) 252-0967

Kris Cole

Kris Cole
Wonder Funder (Advancement Director)
Email
(704) 875-6521 x204

Kieley Wilson

Kieley Wilson
Counter of Beans (Finance Manager)
Email
(704) 875-6521 x210

Audrey Blackburn

Audrey Blackburn
People Person (Community Engagement and Volunteer Manager)
Email
(704) 875-6521 x209

Ernie Clewis

Ernie Clewis
Jack of All Trades (Maintenance Coordinator)
Email

Program, Education & Resident Bird Care Staff

Kristin Dean, CPBT-KA

Kristin Dean, CPBT-KA
Bird Curator
Email
(704) 875-6521 x110

Colleen Roddick, CPBT-KA

Colleen Roddick, CPBT-KA
Training Manager
Email
(704) 875-6521 x106

MiKayla Baiera

MiKayla Baiera
Husbandry Assistant
Email
(704) 875-6521 x106

Kate Shaner

Kate Shaner
Education and Program Manager
Email
(704) 875-6521 x210

McKenna Schaffer

McKenna Schaffer
Wildlife Educator
Email
(704) 875-6521 x210

Raptor Medical Center Staff

Please call the Raptor Medical Center directly for injured and orphaned raptors – (704) 875-6521 x111.

Dave Scott, DVM

Dave Scott, DVM
Bird Doc (Veterinarian)
Email
(704) 875-6521 x105

Mathias Engelmann

Mathias Engelmann
Senior Rehabilitation Coordinator
Email
(704) 875-6521 x108

Carly Ouzts

Carly Ouzts
Rehabilitation Manager
Email
(704) 875-6521 x213

Renee Brewton

Renee Brewton
Raptor Tech
Email

Sunny Cooper

Sunny Cooper
Raptor Tech
Email
(704) 875-6521 x111

Kelsey Loccisano

Kelsey Loccisano
Raptor Tech
Email

Visitor Center Staff

To speak with someone in our Visitor Center, please call (704) 875-6521 x107.

Laura Kennedy

Laura Kennedy
Visitor Services Manager
Email
(704) 875-6521 x107

Neve Cromer

Neve Cromer
Visitor Services Associate
Email
(704) 875-6521 x107

Melissa Manganaro

Melissa Manganaro
Visitor Services Associate
Email
(704) 875-6521 x107