Cassie was born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts, and has been passionate about the ocean as long as she can remember. She has worked for the New England Aquarium and the Living Classrooms Foundation as an educator, and also worked as a coral researcher on the coast of Kenya. Cassie started at Mote as a reef restoration intern at The Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration in the Florida Keys, and now works full time at the Eco-Discovery Center in Key West. She enjoys getting to both care for the live exhibits and interact with the public.
B.A. in Environmental Science: Marine Science from Colby College