Kaitlyn began her career in the animal care field in 2018 after graduating from Florida Southern College with a degree in marine biology. Right out of college, she started working at SeaWorld Orlando as an animal educator and also started volunteering at the Marine Science Center in their sea turtle hospital. Since then she's completed two internships, one at ZooTampa and one at Miami Seaquarium, both focusing on the care of manatees and sea turtles. She joined Mote's Mammals & Reptiles department in 2021.
B.S. in Marine Biology, Florida Southern College