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Employee Profile : Sabrinia Wedderdurn

Sabrinia’s eight-year-old son thinks she owns the aquarium, and everybody works for her.  Of course, she’s not the owner, but she has been associated with the Monterey Bay Aquarium for many years.  Her involvement with the Aquarium started when she was eight years old.  However, her love of things aquatic may have started developing when she was five and selling penny candy at The Depot, a store in her grandparents’ Massachusetts town.  Her favorite candy was Swedish ...

Employee Profile: Tammy Klipfel

There are at least SIX things you may not know about Tammy Klipfel, the Catering Manager at Reid Park Zoo.  Did you know she’s . . .

Retired Military

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace, and Tammy served her country as an avionics mechanic on A-10s.  She enlisted soon after graduating from high school in North Carolina.  She shared that many people probably don’t ...

Inspirational Employee Stories | Rece Davis

THE POWER OF “OPPORTUNITY & WILL” WITH RECE DAVIS, A MEMBER OF THE SSA TEAM AT THE PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM

“It’s funny how the little things in life can play out in such a big way.  An interview can turn out to be a career.  A handshake can become a life long partnership.  A few words can inspire someone to accomplish the unthinkable.  To be honest, I’m the product of such opportunities – SSA was my ...

Employee Profile: Jordan Miller

 

Jordan Miller is a friendly guy! He’s even green friendly.

He helped the Cincinnati Zoo’s Base Camp Café become the greenest zoo restaurant in the entire U.S. as certified by the Green Restaurant Association. He’s so green that he’ll dumpster dive, which involves going through the zoo’s dumpsters and picking out items that can be recycled. As a result of these efforts and other activities, Jordan was named the Green Employee of the Year by SSA for 2013.