Greg Charbeneau is the Vice President and General Manager at OdySea Aquarium, where he oversees operations at OdySea in the Desert in Scottsdale, Arizona. Greg was responsible for the establishment of the Southwest’s largest public aquarium and participates in the development and management of other projects within the overarching company. He worked his way through the ranks on the animal side of the profession while learning the business aspects which led him to his current position. Greg has worked at multiple nationally acclaimed aquariums, theme parks, and resorts throughout his 32 year career. He has managed both established, complex operations and large start-up operations. Mr. Charbeneau is an active participant in various conservation and education initiatives and has served as an AZA accreditation inspector since 2011.