(May 17, 2021) Santa Barbara, California – The Santa Barbara Zoo is pleased to announce Kevin Nuss as the new Director of Marketing. Although new to the zoo world, Nuss has a rich decade of experience in the sports marketing and entertainment industry.
In his previous role as Director of Marketing and Event Sales at Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment, operating in more than 75 countries, he was responsible for planning and implementing campaigns. robust marketing and communications systems for events in major arenas and stadiums across the western United States and Canada.
Nuss is also involved in the local communities he serves. During his last stint in Arizona, he served on the Philanthropy Committee of Phoenix Suns Charities and graduated from the prestigious Valley Leadership program in 2018. He was also an adjunct faculty member at Grand Canyon University, where he taught marketing and advertising courses at Colangelo College of Business and helped develop the sports and entertainment management program curriculum.
Nuss received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Puget Sound, where he majored in musical affairs and German language and culture. He completed his MBA at Arizona State University in 2018 with a focus on Marketing and International Business. In line with his international orientation, he also completed several study abroad programs at the University of Friborg in Friborg, Germany and Toulouse Business School in Toulouse, France and Barcelona, Spain. free, he enjoys playing music, attending events and attending events. explore new places with his wife Megan.
About the Santa Barbara Zoo
The Santa Barbara Zoo is open daily from 9:00 am for members and 9:30 am for general admission until 5:00 pm (extended seasonal hours on certain days); general admission is $ 19.95 for adults, $ 14.95 for children 2 to 12, and free for children under 2. Parking is $ 11. The Santa Barbara Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). AZA Zoos are dedicated to providing excellent animal care, a great visitor experience, and a better future for all living things. With over 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and is the public’s link to help animals in their natural habitats. Visit www.sbzoo.org.