Profile: Staff

Lenny Wilson

Director of Development
The Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE 19806

Telephone: (302) 658-6262 ext. 108
Email: lwilson [at] thedch [dot] org

Lenny began his career at DCH as Landscape and Facilities Manager before transitioning to Associate Director of Development to work specifically on major gifts as it related to Capital Campaign and storytelling of the organization, mission, tours, facility, and renovation plans. As Director of Development, he focuses on  fundraising, directing the Rare Plant Auction, overseeing special lectures and winter lecture series, organizing Learning from Great Gardens workshops, and leading international and local garden excursions. Lenny is President of the Friends of Goodstay Gardens board and holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Delaware.  A Botanical Shoemaker by training, Lenny uses traditional methods and materials to unify leather, leaves, and other materials to craft unique life-size shoes. His one-of-a-kind shoes made from plant material are displayed in local art galleries and exhibits.