Kevin Mills has served as President and CEO of South Carolina Aquarium, an organization committed to ocean and wildlife conservation, for ten years. Prior to the South Carolina Aquarium, he was Vice President, Marketing and External Affairs for the Saint Louis Zoo, where he spent ten years developing the zoo’s brand and generating support.
Mr. Mills spent much of his career in the private sector. He was a marketing and sales executive for Cunard Line Ltd. for ten years, based primarily in New York City, and also worked in the publishing and advertising sectors. He spent two years with the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Mr. Mills was born and raised in Kansas, and he graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Kansas. He served on the board of the accrediting Association of Zoos and Aquariums and was chair of the Aquarium Affairs committee from 2011-2014.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Face-to-Face: Falling in Love with Wildlife
A response to “How can zoos and aquariums foster cultures of care and conservation?”
- The South Carolina Aquarium
Learn more about the work of the South Carolina Aquarium.