Everglades Wonder Gardens selects new executive director
The Everglades Wonder Gardens announces the hiring of David Rahahę•tih Webb (pictured above) as the non-profit organization’s new executive director. Webb will be responsible for overseeing the Garden’s operations, philanthropy, and overall management.
Webb will start Sept. 14 at the Gardens.
Webb brings nearly 20 years of experience and leadership in nature centers, zoological parks and aquariums, botanical gardens and museums. Most recently, he was director of education at the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale.
Webb is a true local, an 8th-generation Floridian, originally from Sanibel Island. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University. Webb is a recipient of the Gulfshore Business 40 under 40 award and has received numerous awards for his programs.
Additionally, David Rahahę•tih is Haudenosaunee; Tuscarora and Meherrin Indian, keeping his culture central in his life as a respected traditional artist, Tuscarora language speaker and enrolled member of his community. His art has been displayed at museums across the southeastern U.S.