Bobbi is Founder, Founder, Director and Vice President of Lions Tigers & Bears. Bobbi has been working with and advocating for captive big cats, bears and other exotic animals since the early 1990s She began her personal involvement with these efforts, after witnessing the abuses and neglect inflicted on captive exotics victimized by the exotic animal trade. Bobbi made a decision that something must be done, and since then she has made it her personal mission to work to end the abuses that stem from this heinous industry, one animal at a time. Bobbi plays an active role in managing all aspects of Lions Tigers & Bears’ daily operations, from daily feedings to office management. She is a prolific fundraiser and tireless advocate for abused and displaced wildlife. Bobbi has worked across the country to coordinate the rescue and relocation of hundreds of big cats, bears and exotic animals – providing them an opportunity to live out their lives at reputable sanctuaries, including Lions Tigers & Bears. Bobbi has testified before Congress, help instill legislation that would regulate the trade of these animals. She is also very active in local planning groups, Soroptimist and Rotary Clubs. Both she and Lions Tigers & Bears have won multiple awards and recognition for leadership and public service from the Alpine Chamber of Commerce, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors and the California State Assembly. Read Bobbi’s Read Bobbi’s Curriculum Vitae.