Sabina Carr: Chief Executive Officer
SAN ANTONIO, TX – The San Antonio Botanical Garden has announced Sabina Carr as its Chief Executive Officer. For the past 16 years, Carr served as Vice President of Marketing at the Atlanta Botanical Garden where she led the strategic vision, brand identity, and diversification of revenue streams for one of the nation’s leading public gardens. During her tenure, she managed teams that tripled annual visitation, membership, and the operational budget. Prior to joining the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Sabina held marketing and advertising positions with American Express, Conde Nast Publishing, and Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising.
From 2014-2016, Carr served as President of the Board of the American Public Garden Association, the preeminent professional organization for botanical gardens and arboreta. As only the fourth female President of the Board, she brings innovative ideas generated among this network of 600 member gardens and 6,000 individual members.
Opened in 1980, the mission of the San Antonio Botanical Garden is to inspire people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives. Featuring 38 acres of nature spaces, the Garden connects visitors to horticultural displays, Texas native plant areas, a culinary garden, an outdoor CHEF Teaching Kitchen, and a Family Adventure Garden. The Garden is home to the award-winning Lucille Halsell Conservatory, which has welcomed millions of visitors to explore unique plants and ecosystems from around the world.