Brad was born and raised in Kentucky, but has spent more of his life in South Carolina. Before joining the park in 2007, he held jobs in Tennessee, Hawaii, New York and Vermont. He enjoys birding, traveling, birding, running and birding. He spent 10 years at the park as the education coordinator and is excited to continue his love of connecting people to the cultural and natural beauty of Berkeley County as park director.
Growing up in Vermont, Adam has always loved the outdoors, which led to his decision to pursue his degree in wildlife biology from the University of Maine at Machias. After graduating in 2012, Adam was hired by the South Carolina Waterfowl Association as a waterfowl technician/camp counselor. It was then that he fell in love with the Lowcountry and his wife, Sarah Marie. Adam, previously an SCDNR conservation officer, realized his true passion was in education. So in 2017, he joined the park team where he enjoys passing on historical and environmental education to the next generation.
Cindy was born and raised in Berkeley County. Before coming to the park in 2007, she was a school volunteer for 10 years and a stay-at-home mom to two beautiful daughters and her husband of 30 years. She enjoys horseback riding, walking, birding, camping and spending time on the family farm. She considers her position as park specialist as her "dream job." Cindy hosts our popular Time for Tots program for preschoolers, the Fishing Rodeo and several seasonal wreath classes.
Mandy was born and raised in Berkeley County where she spent her youth exploring nature. Before becoming a park specialist in September 2015, she held positions in customer service and as a summer camp director. Her favorite thing about the park is sharing it with new and interesting people. Alongside her menagerie of pets - four dogs and two bearded dragons - she manages a small chicken farm with her family and is happy to provide fresh eggs to her co-workers. She makes time for family and friends, and she enjoys weekend adventures like hiking, exploring and birding.
Tony was born in the Bronx, but was raised in Cross, S.C. He has been with Old Santee Canal Park since 1991, after the park reopened from Hurricane Hugo. During his free time, Tony enjoys fishing, hunting and spending time with family. He also enjoys using his expertise and experience to provide a beautiful and safe setting for our visitors.
Jeffrey was born and raised in Moncks Corner, S.C. He began his park career by working summers here in 2014 and was then hired full-time 2019. Jeffrey enjoys every sport from hunting, baseball, kickball and fishing. He is currently attending Trident Technical College for horticulutre.
Christine was born and raised in Mount Pleasant and moved to Moncks Corner in 2015. She and her husband have six children and an ever-growing number of grandchildren. As a homeschool mom, she enjoys the rich history of our park. Her hobbies include hiking, nature, lake life, and Clemson football.