Cassandra joined the Research Triangle Foundation in the summer of 2023 as the Programs Manager for Frontier RTP and Boxyard RTP. In this role, she is focused on thinking strategically about the programming, events, and community of these two brands. Cassandra is passionate about ensuring the Downtown of RTP is where everyone can work, play, and relax.
Prior to her current role, she served as a supervisor and historian for two local historic sites wearing many hats, from programming and events to historical interpretation and preservation. Cassandra has a Master of Arts in Public History from Middle Tennessee State University and Bachelors of Arts in History from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Outside of work, Cassandra likes to say her favorite hobby is collecting hobbies and pastimes. By that, she means she loves learning new things, understanding how they work, and always trying her hand at something else. She loves gardening, quilting, teaching her dog tricks, cooking, and, and, and the list could go on forever.