Our Staff

Solea Kabakov, Executive Director
Solea Kabakov, Executive Director

In her youth, Solea worked under the former Curator, Lisa Barksdale, which inspired a deep interest in fossils and paleoclimates.  She has now returned as the Executive Director, which she happily refers to as her dream job. 

Travis Wellman, Operations Manager
Travis Wellman, Operations Manager

Travis started at Stonerose in 2008 as a Seasonal Aide, and is now the “go-to” guy at Stonerose. A dedicated gamer and fossil geek, Travis has earned the respect of our scientific partners and returning visitors alike.

Andy Brockett, Aide
Andy Brockett, Aide

Andy came to Stonerose as a volunteer. After spending a few years as a seasonal aide, he is now a full time staff member where he cheerfully helps our visitors learn about fossils!