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See our VIS 2022 speakers below.

Doug Aspros, DVM

Veterinary Practice Partners | Chief Veterinary Officer & Chairman
Veterinary Innovation Council | President

Douglas G. Aspros, DVM is the Chief Veterinary Officer for Veterinary Practice Partners, where they work to enhance the value of veterinary ownership to the profession and the public.

As a companion animal veterinarian, Dr. Aspros has been an owner of two AAHA-accredited practices and the managing partner of an ER in New York. Dr. Aspros served as the 2012-13 President of AVMA and is a Past-President of the NYSVMS. He has worked on behalf of the profession in diverse leadership roles in education, public health, nutrition, licensure and credentialing and risk management.

He has been a determined voice for diversity and in promoting women into leadership roles in veterinary medicine including practice ownership, and is a founding board member of the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Diversity Initiative (WVLDI).

Jules Benson, BVSc, MRCVS, AVP

Nationwide Pet Insurance | Chief Veterinary Officer

Dr. Jules Benson is an experienced executive in the animal health field. Before coming to Nationwide’s pet health insurance unit, he was on the start-up team of a pet health company, and then assisted other veterinary and medical companies as an executive specializing in healthcare marketing and strategy.

A licensed veterinarian, Dr. Benson is a graduate of the University of Liverpool’s school of veterinary medicine. He has been active in conservation efforts in Africa, and he worked in clinical practice before moving into the pet health industry as a leader.

He can speak with insight and experience on animal health industry trends, start-ups, innovation and strategic planning and, of course, on veterinary medicine.

Tim Bettington

Zoetis | Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience

Tim Bettington is executive vice president and president, U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience. Mr. Bettington leads our U.S. commercial operations supporting our livestock and companion animal portfolios. Additionally, he leads our Global Customer Experience function, where he leverages his extensive experience in the worldwide animal health industry.

Prior to joining Zoetis in 2020, Mr. Bettington enjoyed a successful, diverse and global career in the animal health industry for more than 20 years, working in both the livestock and companion animal sectors. He joined Zoetis from Boehringer Ingelheim where he served as North American Region Head of Commercial Operations for its animal health business. In that role, Mr. Bettington had oversight for the Pet Veterinary, Pet OTC, Cattle, Swine, Equine and Poultry businesses. During his tenure at Boehringer Ingelheim and previously at Novartis Animal Health, Mr. Bettington worked in the U.S., Europe and Australia and developed a deep expertise in sales excellence, marketing, strategy and business integration.

Mr. Bettington holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Western Sydney University and a master’s degree in Marketing Management from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney.

Taylor Cavanah

PetDesk | CEO

Taylor Cavanah, co-founder, and CEO of PetDesk began his technical career at Zyvex Corporation where he helped grow, spin-off, and later sell the company. Between Rice physics undergrad and UT-Dallas grad school, he worked for Sony America in a think tank tasked with forecasting products 10 years down the road. PetDesk was conceived around the mission to engage pet parents in their pet’s health by creating deeper relationships with pet care providers. The company has developed a communication platform for the veterinarian community that allows pet care provides to build a deeper relationship with their clients. Taylor is passionate about pet health and extending the lives of pets, improving the lives of pet care providers, and building a culture driven company.

Eli B. Cohen, DVM, DACVR

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Eli B. Cohen is an Associate Clinical Professor of Diagnostic Imaging at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. He is also co-owner and consulting radiologist of Dragonfly Imaging, a teleradiology company. Prior to his time at NC State he was a senior lecturer in diagnostic imaging at Massey University in New Zealand, and did his residency training at the University of Georgia. Dr. Cohen interprets all diagnostic imaging modalities, but has special interest in the imaging of zoo/exotic animal species and cross-sectional imaging (CT/MRI). He is also particularly interested in how our human biology affects the way we learn and predisposes us to medical errors, and the methods we can employ to reduce those errors to better help our patients. More recently he has developed an interest in artificial intelligence and machine learning, with special attention to the ethical considerations. He serves on the ACVR/ECVDI Artificial Intelligence Education and Development Committee.

Doug Drew

Mars Veterinary Health | President

Doug Drew is the President of Mars Veterinary Health North America, and is responsible for the Banfield, BluePearl and VCA animal hosital groups. Until recently, Doug was the President of Animal Hospitals & Petcare Services for VCA, the largest owner and operator of stand-alone animal hospitals in the United States and Canada. Before joining VCA in 2009, Doug was the CEO and Co-Founder of ThinkPets, Inc., and previous to that he worked as an investment banker for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and as a consultant for Accenture, a global management consulting company. He graduated with a B.S. in finance from Boston College and received an MBA from Harvard University. Doug lives in Santa Monica with his wife Rebecca, his daughter Madeleine, his son Ryan and their dog Sebastian, a cavapoo (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Poodle mix).

Tasha Eurich

Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author. Her life’s work is to help people become the best of who they are and what they do. With a reputation as a candid yet compassionate voice in the selfimprovement space, Tasha pairs her scientific grounding in human behavior with a pragmatic approach to personal development. Recognized as the world’s leading self-awareness coach, organizational culture expert, and communication expert, Tasha is the principal of The Eurich Group, a boutique firm that helps companies—from start-ups to the Fortune 100—succeed by improving the effectiveness of their leaders and teams. Tasha has worked directly with tens of thousands of leaders, and spoken live to hundreds of thousands more, on every continent but Antarctica—with clients including Google, Salesforce, Royal Bank of Canada, Nestlé, Johnson & Johnson, the NBA, Walmart, Whataburger, and the White House Leadership Development Program. Her first book, Bankable Leadership, debuted at #8 on The New York Times bestseller list. Her latest book, Insight, explores the connection between self-awareness and success. Hailed as a “bold, exhilarating take on self-improvement” by Success Magazine and a “fascinating read” by The Guardian, Insight was selected by Brené Brown as one of her Leadership/Business books, and famed Wharton professor Adam Grant calls it one of the three books he recommends most often. Tasha has contributed to Harvard Business Review, TED.com, CNBC, The Guardian, and Entrepreneur, and her work has been featured in outlets like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, Forbes, NBC, CNN, BBC, and NPR, as well as peer-reviewed journals. Her TEDx talks have been viewed more than nine million times. As a sought-after and engaging keynote speaker, Tasha partners with her clients to deliver:

  • A highly interactive experience that cements learning and maximizes behavior change.
  • A tightly customized event that addresses the specific pain points of their organization and/or industry.
  • Several actionable tools participants can apply immediately.
  • Insight from cutting-edge science translated into bite-sized, easy to digest nuggets.
  • Additional take-home toolkits and resources to transform learning into sustainable change.

Andrew Mccabe, DVM, MPH, JD

American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges | CEO

Dr. Andrew T. Maccabe brings a broad range of experience—the military, law, public health, veterinary medicine—to his current leadership position as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), located in Washington, D.C. He was appointed in 2012. Prior to his appointment at the AAVMC, he served as a liaison at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), coordinating policies and programs between the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Maccabe received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from The Ohio State University in 1981 and 1985, respectively. He began his professional career in Jefferson, Ohio, working in a mixed animal practice with primary emphasis on dairy herd health.

Dr. Maccabe was commissioned as a public health officer in the U.S. Air Force in 1988 and retired in 2017 following 24 years of active military and reserve officer service. His military career included domestic and international assignments in public health, preventive medicine, epidemiology, communicable disease control, risk assessment and health promotion. While serving in the Air Force, Dr. Maccabe completed his Master of Public Health degree at Harvard University in 1995.

This is Dr. Maccabe’s second appointment at the AAVMC; his first, as associate executive director, followed his completion in 2002 of his Juris Doctor degree from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona.

He holds memberships in many professional organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Bar Association, the American Veterinary Medical Law Association, and the District of Columbia Veterinary Medical Association. He is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and a licensed patent attorney.

Sarah Machell, BSc, DVM

Vetster | Medical Director

Sarah is a ’97 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College. Following graduation she established and operated a small animal practice in Oakville Ontario from 2000-2018. She has been practicing telemedicine since 2018, joined Vetster as their Medical director in 2020 and in 2021 established Westover Virtual Veterinary Care Services (a CVO accredited facility). Sarah is enthusiastic about the progressive career avenues that virtual care practitioners are able explore in an industry not generally known to have flexibility in working location. Sarah is equally as passionate about the ability of virtual care to improve access to veterinary medical care for millions of pets and pet parents who lack the ability to connect through traditional channels

Rustin Moore, DVM, Phd, Diplomate ACVS

Ohio State University

Dr. Rustin M. Moore, the Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine, became the 11th dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine on Sept. 1, 2015.

A two-time graduate of the college, Dr. Moore has served Ohio State as chair of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, executive director of the Veterinary Medical Center, associate dean for Clinical and Outreach Programs, and associate executive dean.

He has taught at all levels of the undergraduate, professional and graduate curricula, both at Ohio State and at Louisiana State University (LSU), where he served on the LSU faculty from 1994 to 2006. He has served as an advisor, co-advisor or committee member for 21 doctoral or master’s students, as well as the clinical advisor for more than 25 interns and residents.

His clinical interests include equine lameness, surgery and colic and its associated complications, and his research has led to his being a principal or co-investigator on approximately 120 funded grants.

In addition, he has authored or co-authored more than 15 book chapters, and his work has been published in over 120 peer- or editor-reviewed manuscripts and 175 scientific abstracts. His service on editor reviewed boards includes the journal Veterinary Surgery, and he has served as a manuscript reviewer for several additional prestigious journals. He has been a frequently invited speaker at national and international equine veterinary clinical, research and educational symposia. Today, he speaks regularly about the Human-Animal Bond and the Power of a Pet (zooeyia), the importance of Diversity and Inclusion, and the topic of One Health. In addition to extensive and substantial service to his department, college and the university, Dr. Moore has contributed wide-ranging service and outreach efforts to his discipline, to the community and beyond. For example, while at LSU, he assumed emergency leadership of a large-scale rescue effort of nearly 500 horses and other animals during the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. A national leader, he has served as president of the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians, on the board of directors of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, on the board of regents of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, and as an equine health advisory board member for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, among others. He currently serves as the dean representative on The Ohio State University Foundation Board, member of the Board of Trustees for the Ohio Wildlife Center, member of the Board of Directors for the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, and an appointed member of the Ohio State Racing Commission Medication Committee. In addition, among his numerous awards, he received the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Distinguished Faculty, and the LSU University’s Distinguished Scholar Award. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot in 2013 and was inducted into the West Virginia University’s Academy of Distinguished Alumni in 2015. He received the Jack Judy Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians in 2017.

A native of Spencer, WV, he earned a BS degree, summa cum laude, from the West Virginia University; a DVM, summa cum laude, and a PhD from The Ohio State University. In addition, he is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Eleanor Green, DVM, DACVIM, DABVP

College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University | Professor Emerita & Dean Emerita
The Animal Policy Group | Senior Advisor & Consultant

Dr. Eleanor M. Green held the Carl B. King deanship of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP).

She received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Animal Science from the University of Florida and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Auburn University. She established a veterinary practice in Mississippi as partner/owner. She became a founding faculty member of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University.

Her academic appointments have included: equine faculty member at Middlebush Equine Center at the University of Missouri; head of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and director of the large animal hospital at the University of Tennessee; chair of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and the Chief of Staff of the large animal hospital at the University of Florida

She previously served as president of four national organizations: the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP), the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) and, most recently, the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).
Her awards include: 2004 Award of Distinction from the University of Florida College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2011 Wilford S. Bailey Distinguished Alumni Award from Auburn University, 2012 Women‘s Progress Award for Administration, induction into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame in 2013, and 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award for Administration at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Green has a special interest in the future of veterinary medicine and the innovations that will help ensure a thriving profession.

Mike Nuzzo

Petco | COO and President of Petco Services

As Chief Operating Officer, Mike leads four major elements of Petco’s business: supply chain, real estate and construction, and the company’s in-store pet services and veterinary business. As part of Petco’s commitment to supporting the complete health and wellness of pets, Mike has been instrumental in the development of Petco’s in-store veterinary strategy and expansion, as well as the transformation of the company’s pet services offerings – with strategic investments to improve the omni-channel experience. Mike joined Petco in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer & President of Services & International. In this role, he oversaw the company’s budget, forecast, business development and expense-management functions. In addition, he led Petco’s growing joint venture business in Mexico, and helped bring the brand and products to pet parents in Canada through a retail partnership with Canadian Tire Inc. Prior to joining Petco, Mike served as Chief Administrative Officer at 4moms, a leading high-tech baby gear brand. Previously, Mike was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for General Nutrition Centers (GNC). He also served in various financial and operational leadership roles at Abercrombie & Fitch, including Senior Vice President of Finance. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Kenyon College and a master’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago. He is based at Petco’s National Support Center in San Diego.

Tina Provost

Covetrus| Head of Continuous Improvement, North America

Tina Provost is the Head of Continuous Improvement for North America at Covetrus, and animal health technology and distribution company. Through her career as a collegiate athlete and now LSSBB, she has specialized in failing fast while improving with a focus on the people. She has a passion for positive psychology and recognition as well as giving back. She is the President of the Cheer and Brutus Alumni Board, general board member for Varsity O, and sits on the board for the Scarlet and Gray Advantage led by Ohio State’s President Johnson and First Lady.

Neil Shaw, DVM, DACVIM

SignalPet | Chief Medical Officer & Cofounder

Neil Shaw’s life has always been intertwined with Veterinary Medicine. Born in South Africa; he and his two brothers essentially grew up in their father’s small animal practice in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, remaining in Gainesville for internship and residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine, and is a Diplomate of the ACVIM. He founded the nation’s largest group of specialty hospitals, BluePearl Veterinary Partners; and then served as the first Chief Medical Officer for the Mars, Inc Veterinary health Group. Neil subsequently founded SignalPET in 2018; an independent company dedicated to bringing the benefit of advanced Artificial Intelligence assisted diagnostics to veterinary practitioners in any location. The technology enabled: advancement of care, ability to set new standards of care, immediacy of information to practitioners, ease of implementation, and low cost is “proving to be exciting for veterinary medicine beyond the wildest of imaginations”.

Margaret Slater, DVM, PhD

ASPCA | Vice President Research & Strategy

Dr. Slater obtained her DVM and PhD from Cornell University. Dr. Slater was a Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University from 1990 until 2008 when she joined the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. She continues as an Adjunct Professor at TAMU and Fellow at the Center for Animals and Public Policy at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

Dr. Slater currently leads the interdisciplinary research team at the ASPCA. Present projects focus on creating and publishing evidence to support increasing access to veterinary care. Dr. Slater is also internationally recognized for her work on the problems and solutions for free-roaming cats and dogs. She is a member of the International Scientific Advisory Council of the Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs.

Dr. Slater has more than 135 peer-reviewed publications and 2 books—many since joining the ASPCA. For example, three landmark publications on documenting the high survival rates for cats and dogs following pyometra surgery in a non- specialized setting will be available in June of 2022. She has authored a chapter on the behavioral ecology of free-roaming cats for Animal Behavior for Shelter Medicine and Staff (2015) and the updated chapter will be published in the new edition in 2022. She is also the author of a chapter on sterilization programs for dogs and cats in High-Quality, High-Volume Spay and Neuter and other Shelter Surgeries.

Andrew Smith

ADSO | Executive Director

Andrew Smith currently serves as the executive director of the ADSO. He previously served as executive vice president of government relations and external affairs for Parallel (formerly Surterra Wellness) where he managed the state and federal government relations teams, served as the company’s chief advocate and spokesperson to policymakers and regulators, and led the company’s advocacy and communications goals in the public affairs space.

Prior to joining the private sector, Andrew spent a decade working in government, campaigns, and public policy. In particular, Andrew worked as finance director and senior advisor for Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe where he oversaw the strategy, development, and implementation of a record-breaking $44 million fundraising operation.

Andrew is originally from Chicago and is a graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in government and history. He currently lives in Greenwich, Connecticut with his wife Laura and their two children, Holden and Caroline.

Joe Spector

Dutch Pet | Founder & CEO

Joe Spector has been a startup entrepreneur for over 15 years. Prior to Dutch, he was a co-founder of Hims (NYSE: HIMS), one of the fastest growing direct-to-consumer brands in history, which went public in January 2021. As a co-founder, Spector was instrumental in its success of helping millions of people; in fact, he built Hims national telemedicine and doctor network, set up the initial pharmacy supply chain, and launched wholesale partnerships. He holds a BS from the Haas School of Business at University of California at Berkeley, and an MBA from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, three children and a corgi named Edgar.

Apryl Steele, DVM, CAWA

Dumb Friends League | President and CEO

Dr. Apryl Steele is the President and CEO of the Dumb Friends League which is an animal welfare organization that serves over 20,000 homeless animals and provides subsidized veterinary care for over 30,000 owned animals annually in Colorado. She is also one of the authors of the Socially Conscious Sheltering movement.

Prior to joining the League in 2014, Dr. Steele owned a small animal Cat Friendly AAHA practice in Denver for 18 years. She is currently the chair-elect for the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement and is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA). Apryl served six years as a delegate for the American Veterinary Medical Association, and has served as President of the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society, the Animal Assistance Foundation and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Apryl is also a veteran of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps.

Nick Tasler

Nick Tasler is an internationally acclaimed thought leader, organizational psychologist and the #1 best-selling author of four counter-intuitive books on the art and science of making decisions and leading change. He is also an expert writer for the Harvard Business Review and his work has been covered by The New York Times, Bloomberg Business Week, The Atlantic, Inc., U.S. News & World Report, The Financial Times, Fox Business, and Forbes; as well as NPR, the BBC, NBC, ABC, and CBS.

Nick’s original insights and dynamic style have benefited the world’s most respected organizations ranging from General Electric, Microsoft, JP Morgan, Novo Nordisk, Wells Fargo, the Royal Bank of Canada, and UnitedHealth Group to the Wharton School, Yale University, and many more.Nomadic by nature, Nick and his wife and their four kids live in…lots of places. Sometimes Minnesota. Sometimes Florida. Currently Puerto Rico.

Georgia Wraight

Covetrus | Executive Vice President and President, Global Technology Solutions

Georgina “Georgia” Wraight leads the global technology solutions team at Covetrus. Her role encompasses driving the global technology strategy for both our customers, animal health providers, as well as their pet owners. Her teams are maniacally focused on developing and enabling solutions to enhance the vet to pet relationship. Prior to her current position, Georgia served as president and COO for Vets First Choice, which merged with Henry Schein Animal Health in 2019 to create Covetrus. Georgia has more than 20 years’ experience in operations and finance at multi-national companies including The Rockport Group, Ernst & Young, Walt Disney and the BBC. Georgia’s superpowers are managing complexity, growing through innovation and leading high performing teams.

Lauren Olavessen, DVM

PetIQ | Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Olavessen brings 20 years of experience in the veterinary profession, both as a practicing veterinarian and a leader within the industry. Most recently, she served as senior medical director of IDEXX’s Companion Animal Medical Organization where she led a team of veterinarians and professionals in medical affairs, medical outreach and medical research support. She began her career as a practicing veterinarian focused on small animal medicine in 2002 until transitioning to industry in 2007. Dr. Olavessen holds a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, serves on the board of directors for the Veterinary Leadership Institute (VLI) and has been recognized with several educational and professional awards.

Jennifer Welser, DVM, DACVO

Mars Veterinary Health | Chief Medical & Quality Officer

Dr. Jennifer Welser serves as Chief Medical Officer and Quality Officer for Mars Veterinary Health, which encompasses Banfield, VCA and BluePearl in the U.S., as well as AniCura and Linnaeus in Europe. In her role, Dr. Welser leads the Medical Affairs function across the organization and works in close partnership with the chief medical officers of each practice to grow access to high-quality, innovative veterinary care and support Mars Petcare’s purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Dr. Welser, who most recently served as the CMO for BluePearl Veterinary Partners, has led a successful career as a veterinary specialty practitioner, practice owner and medical leader. She has been with BluePearl since 2006 and helped establish the organization’s clinician-driven culture and develop the medical leadership team and operations, as well as evolve and grow the residency and internship program at BluePearl.

Dr. Welser received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University. She then became a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist in 1999 after completing a rotating internship at Auburn University and an ophthalmology residency at Animal Eye Associates in Illinois. Before joining BluePearl, Dr. Welser practiced as an ophthalmologist at Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston and owned a successful practice in California.

Marcie Whichard

NAVC | Vice President of Professional & Community Relations

Marcie Whichard has been in retail corporate management for over 30 years. She was most recently the Vice President, Industry and Public Affairs for Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. A seasoned professional with broad U.S. and global experience, including internal & external corporate communications, community outreach, crisis management, message development, brand management, advocacy, ally development, and budget accountability. Specializing in the areas of industry and public affairs, branding, government affairs and issues management.

Previously Marcie was the Vice President for Animal Care, Education and Compliance. In this capacity she provided the overall leadership and strategy for all animal care issues and concerns, developed and executed strategies to improve and maintain consistency in the care, health and sale of animals and implemented standards for the company in conjunction with animal welfare standards and regulatory requirements. She facilitated the Independent Animal Care Advisory Council made up of world renowned experts in animal health, welfare and ethics. Marcie also led Petco’s Think Adoption First initiative to find loving homes for adoptable animals.

Prior to leading the animal care initiatives at Petco, Marcie was the Vice President of Operations for the West Coast with P&L responsibility for $870M in annual sales revenue from 300 retail units. In this role she co-developed company business imperatives to align with company strategy. She also planned and executed new store openings and remodels, including analysis of new markets, selection of real estate, and forecasting sales and budgets.

Marcie sits on the Board of Directors for the Petco Foundation and Pet Partners. In her spare time Marcie enjoys sailing, traveling and gardening with her husband, Allen.