Matt Trokan, Executive Director

Matt grew up in Delhi along a tributary of Wulff Run Creek and spent many hours in his youth hiking and exploring the hillsides and waterways around Bender Mountain. Matt received his Bachelor of Arts from Xavier University and a Masters of Environmental Study from The Evergreen State College. His graduate research studied the relationships between climate, plants, and people. In addition to Western Wildlife Corridor, Matt has over 20 years of leadership experience with the Cincinnati Parks, U.S. Forest Service, Ohio Sierra Club, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, and other local non-profits. You can reach Matt by emailing

Marie Finn, Event and Marketing Specalist

Marie Finn was born and raised in Ohio, graduating from Seton High School before beginning her career in publishing here in Cincinnati. Her career in publishing continued for many years in California, where she discovered a love of nature, especially native wildflowers.

Upon returning to Cincinnati, she began taking courses in art and graphic design at Mount St. Joseph University. It was through the Mount that she learned of Western Wildlife Corridor, and began volunteering in 2016, helping to remove invasive species and working on the newsletter. Now she works closely with the Executive Director, President, Members of the Board, and committees to implement the organization’s initiatives. You can reach Marie by emailing

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