The Upland Tropical Rain Forest exhibit is temporarily closed through Fall 2022.

Leadership

The National Aquarium’s Leadership Team brings exceptional success and expertise within their respective fields to their passion for our mission of inspiring conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures.

John Racanelli President and Chief Executive Officer

John leads a diverse and talented team of employees and volunteers in pursuing the Aquarium's mission.

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Margot Amelia Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Margot is responsible for the development and execution of the Aquarium's marketing plan which serves to advance financial and strategic obj...

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Stephanie Allard Senior Vice President and Chief Animal Welfare Officer

She is responsible for overseeing animal care and welfare throughout the Aquarium and Animal Care and Rescue Center.

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Jennifer Driban Senior Vice President and Chief Mission Officer

Jennifer leads the National Aquarium's effort to grow conservation awareness while building meaningful relationships with community, governm...

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Scott Douglas Melton Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

Scott is responsible for all philanthropic functions, including capital and annual operating fundraising.

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Ginna Newton Senior Vice President and Chief Operating & Financial Officer

Ginna oversees the National Aquarium's finance-related activities, including business planning, budgeting and forecasting.

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