Bob Wenner

Director of Real Estate / Greenway Project Manager


Bob Wenner was raised on Long Island, NY and grew up riding his bicycle on the nearby neighborhood trails. After a successful career in the retail and commercial real estate business, Bob’s career in conservation began when he was hired on a part-time basis in 2011 to lead the Wolf River Greenway trail project a $50 million public/private partnership (with the City of Memphis, TN) to construct a 24-mile greenway trail along the Wolf River. In 2013, he became the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Lands. Bob received the small nonprofit CFO of the year award in 2016 from the Memphis Business Journal.

Recently, he led the Conservancy’s efforts to become an accredited land trust which was awarded in August, 2015. He has also completed numerous conservation projects in conjunction with the TN Wildlife Resource Agency and the TN Department of Environment and Conservation.

Bob holds a Texas CPA license and a Tennessee real estate license. He serves on the board of the Memphis chapter of Lambda Alpha International. He received an MBA in accounting from Louisiana Tech University and a BS in Management from Harding University.