New leader at botanical garden

Jay FitzEast Knox

Knoxville Botanical Garden’s new executive director, Sharon Moore, and board chair, Matt Keaney, led a fun Green Tie Gala celebration in October 2023. The Blue Streak has story.

Moore replaces Jim Richards, who retired after eight years at the helm. Moore previously worked for the East Tennessee Foundation (2 years) and Zoo Knoxville (11 years). Her specialty is development.


Merrill Ammons and botanical garden board members Joan Ashe and Maureen Dunn McBride


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