Brian joined the Conservancy in 2023 and is responsible for oversight of the horticulture team and operations. With over three decades working in horticulture, Gibbons was most recently Director of Horticulture at the Connecticut College Arboretum in New London, CT, and the Director of Gardens and Glasshouse at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Prior to those roles, Gibbons was the Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer of Berkshire Organics Market and Delivery in Dalton, MA. Gibbons is a plant expert with deep horticultural knowledge and extensive experience in landscape design, operations and maintenance, project and partnership management, staff training, and budgeting. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture Science from the University of Georgia.