Staff

Leadership Team

Robert Overton, Jr.
Executive Director
BA History, MA History

Mr. Overton has over 20 years of public history experience, specializing in historic site and museum management. He has worked for the University of West Florida Historic Trust since 2002. You may contact Mr. Overton at 850-595-5985 x106, or email roverton@uwf.edu.

Amy Eve
Business Coordinator
BA History-Anthropology, MA History

Ms. Eve is the Business Coordinator. She manages the agency's financial operations and is responsible for the general business and fiscal activities of the organization, including purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and other related administrative services. She can be reached at 850-595-5985 x101, or aeve@uwf.edu.

Ross Pristera 
Historic Preservationist
MA Historic Preservation Planning

Mr. Pristera is responsible for preserving the agency's historic buildings and landscapes. Ross also supervises and reviews special building projects and ongoing maintenance. If you have any questions for Mr. Pristera, you may contact Mr. Pristera at 850-595-5985 x115, or rpristera@uwf.edu

Adrianne Walker, RPA
Arcadia Mill Site Manager, Staff Archaeologist
BS Geo-Archaeology, MA Historical Archaeology

Mrs. Walker manages daily operations and facilities at Arcadia Mill and schedules all school and private tours. Adrianne also serves as the Staff Archaeologist for the UWF Historic Trust. For further information on Arcadia Mill or to schedule a tour, you may reach Mrs. Walker at 850-626-3084 x101, or asams@uwf.edu

Collections Staff

Jessie Cragg
Curator of Exhibits
MA Public History

Ms. Cragg is responsible for developing exhibits, including research, planning, and content creation. You may contact Ms. Cragg at 850-595-5840 or jcragg@uwf.edu.

Lori McDuffie
Coordinator/Collections Manager
BA Anthropology, MA Museum Studies

Mrs. McDuffie is responsible for the preservation, maintenance, and monitoring of the loaned and permanent artifact collections. You may contact Mrs. McDuffie at 850-595-5840 or lmcduffie@uwf.edu.

Richard Rodriguez
Exhibition Designer
BFA Studio Art

Mr. Rodriguez is responsible for helping with the fabrication, installation and maintenance of exhibits. You may contact him at 850-595-5840, or rrodriguez1@uwf.edu.

Visitor Experience Staff

Anna Lochas 
Event Coordinator
BS Hospitality, Recreation, and Resort Management, MSA Public Administration

Ms. Lochas is responsible for venue rentals such as weddings, receptions, parties, and corporate events. You may contact Ms. Lochas at 850-595-5985 x107, or historicevents@uwf.edu.

Wendi C. Davis
Visitor Experience Manager
BA Art History, MA Public History

Mrs. Davis oversees visitor experiences including our membership and volunteer programs as well as managing our museum stores. You may contact Mrs. Davis at 850-595-5985 x111, or wdavis4@uwf.edu.

Education Staff

Sheyna Marcey 
Director of Education
BA Telecommunication and Film

Ms. Marcey is the director of the education staff and manages public programming. She is a Certified Guide with the National Association of Interpretation. You may contact her at 850-595-5985 x105, or smarcey1@uwf.edu.

Phillip Mayhair
Museum Educator, Living History Coordinator
BA Anthropology

Mr. Mayhair coordinates all living history programming for Historic Pensacola. You may contact him at 850-595-5985 x108, or pmayhair1@uwf.edu.

Maintenance Staff

Rick Sivley
Maintenance Supervisor

850-595-5994

Sylvia Beck
Housekeeper 

Kenyan Murrell
Maintenance Technician 

Elliott Wright
Maintenance Technician