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Forty Under 40


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Pet Age will honor 40 of the most accomplished young leaders in the Pet Manufacturing or Servicing Industry. Award recipients will be selected and recognized for their commitment to business growth, professional excellence and community service.

The 40 award recipients will be recognized and profiled in the December issue of Pet Age.

Eligibility Requirements:
- Must be 39 years old or younger on November 30, 2014.
- Must be an owner, partner, president, CEO, CFO, COO, board chair, or other senior-level executive or manager in a for-profit or nonprofit company manufacturing or servicing
the pet retailer industry. (Pet retailers are not eligible.)
- May be self-nominated or nominated by another person.
- Cannot be a member of the judging panel, or a member of any judge’s immediate family.
- Only one individual may be nominated per company.

The 2014 Forty Under 40 (*In Alphabetical Order):

Daryl Abrams; Party Animal, Inc.

Stephanie Arnold; Nature’s Variety

Steve Barber; Cloud Star Corporation

Stephanie Boone; Wondercide Natural Products

Jason Casto; Central Garden & Pet

Marc Cathcart; Pure Treats Inc & Marteco Sales & Marketing Group

Frank Cerullo; GameWear Inc.

William Chen; P.L.A.Y. Pet Lifestyle and You

Kristy Clark; Legitimutt

Ty Cohen; Dr. Harvey’s

David Collado; Happy Howie’s, Inc.

Colleen Demling; Pawtopia

Matthew Dweck; BH Pet Gear LLC

Avrum Elmakis; Barkworthies

Jessica Farina-Morris; Phillips Pet Food & Supplies

Andrea Fischetti; ReelPaws

Nuri Fisher; Piscine Energetics Inc.

Jeff Flora; Monarch Pet Products

Rebecca Gadd; Gold Paw Series

Tracey Gold; Chicago Canine Concierge

Dana Humphrey; Whitegate PR

Alisa Johnson; Dogs on Deployment

Rocky Kanaka; DOG for DOG

Micah Kohles; Oxbow Animal Health

Stephanie Krol; Matrix Partners

David Krysak; H4Legs

Gerrard Larriett; Gerrard Larriett Aromatherapy Pet Care

Trevor MacLean; Seachem Labs

Rachel Phelps; Preston Media Group/

Tracey Quillin; PetSafe

Kelly Raiser; Max & Ruffy’s LLC

Benjamin Riggan; Paw Pods

Yaniv Rosenberg; International Pet Group

Andy Smit; Furlocity

Kerry Sutherland; K. Sutherland PR

Oscar Tenorio; Vetimed Inc.

Erin Terjesen; Propel Communications

Cristen Underwood; Quaker Pet Group, LLC.

Elena Volnova; Dog Fashion LLC

Bryan Woodfill; Petmate

Please contact Erika at or (732) 246-5713 with any questions or concerns.

Sponsorships Available! Contact Becky Graziano at (732) 246-5706 or

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