Veronica joined the Mote team in January of 2018. She grew up in Sarasota and is passionate about local wildlife and conservation. On Mote's development team, she applies her extensive writing background to crafting foundation proposals and reports that help grow philanthropic support for marine research and education. Outside of Mote, she is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Language and Literature at State College of Florida.
A.A. in English, State College of Florida
B.A. English- Creative Writing/Anthropology, University of South Florida
M.F.A. Creative Writing-Poetry, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Certified in Literacy and ESOL
As part of our continued commitment to the safety of our guests, Mote Aquarium Staff and Volunteers, and out of an abundance of caution, Mote Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public, effective March 16, until further notice. Regular updates of Mote Aquarium operations status will be available at either 941-388-4441 or online: mote.org/COVID19