Lauren Amy is a Bay Area native who joined the Lindsay Wildlife team in 2012 after earning a Bachelors of Science degree from Humboldt State University in Conservation Biology, with a focus in Wildlife. Throughout her career at Lindsay, Lauren has held various positions within the organization including intern animal keeper, husbandry volunteer, animal keeper, wildlife educator, lead animal keeper, and volunteer coordinator. She accepted the Animal Encounters Manager position in 2022.
Lauren has gained experience in animal husbandry working and volunteering in a variety of local animal facilities including the Oakland Zoo, Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, Wildlife Care Association, and Doodleton Ranch. She is a member of the national and local chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers, as well as the Association of Zoo & Aquariums, and has presented at the National AAZK Conference in Denver, CO, as well as at the local AAZK mini symposiums numerous times.
Lauren’s goal of working with animals originally brought her to Lindsay Wildlife and her love for Lindsay’s volunteers, visitors, and animal ambassadors have led her to be a part of the Lindsay family for many years. Lauren looks forward to continuing her career as a part of Lindsay’s leadership team and assisting with the growth of Lindsay Wildlife’s future within the Bay Area.