Head of Maintenance

Victor Smith

As Tanya Smith’s son, Victor Smith experienced a unique upbringing, learning how to care for big cats and appreciating the work necessary to give them the proper habitats and enrichment needed to make their lives in captivity the best possible.

As Victor grew up helping his family with the day-to-day operations of the Refuge, and in 2009 joined the team as a fulltime maintenance staff worker.  He took over all maintenance supervision at TCWR in 2014, overseeing a staff of three maintenance personnel.