Aquarium

Evan Barniskis

Evan Barniskis

Assistant Vice President for The Aquarium

As the Assistant Vice President of the Aquarium, Evan oversees all aspects of the daily operations of the Aquarium at Mote Marine Laboratory.  Evan began his career at Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 2004 as a Life Support Operator. He joined Mote Marine Laboratory in 2006 as an Offsite Aquarist and was promptly promoted to Offsite Exhibits Supervisor. Evan was subsequently promoted to Senior Aquarist, Departmental Manager of Fish and Invertebrates, and then to his current position as AVP of the Aquarium. 

Evan received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Richmond and a Master in Business Administration from the University of South Florida.