September 16, 2014


Pet Age has honored 40 of the most accomplished young leaders in the Pet Manufacturing or Servicing Industry.

Award recipients have been selected for their commitment to business growth, professional excellence and community service.

The winners were selected by an independent panel of judges.

Here is the list of winners:

Daryl Abrams, CEO and founder, Party Animal Inc.

Stephanie Arnold, senior vice president of sales,  Nature’s Variety

Steve Barber, national sales manager,  Cloud Star Corporation

Stephanie Boone, founder and CEO, Wondercide Natural Products

Jason Casto, director Kaytee Hard Goods and Pets International, Central Garden & Pet

Marc Cathcart, president, Pure Treats Inc. and Marteco Sales & Marketing Group

Frank Cerullo, CEO and founder, GameWear Inc.

William Chen, founder and marketing director, P.L.A.Y. Pet Lifestyle and You

Kristy Clark, founder and creative director, Legitimutt

Ty Cohen, director of technology and design, Dr. Harvey’s

David Collado, president, Happy Howie’s, Inc.

Colleen Demling, CEO and founder, Pawtopia

Matthew Dweck, president, BH Pet Gear LLC

Avrum Elmakis, CEO, Barkworthies

Jessica Farina-Morris, director of marketing, Phillips Pet Food & Supplies

Andrea Fischetti, managing director, ReelPaws

Nuri Fisher, owner, CEO and president, Piscine Energetics Inc.

Jeff Flora, founder, CEO and president, Monarch Pet Products

Rebecca Gadd, president, Gold Paw Series

Tracey Gold, president and founder, Chicago Canine Concierge

Dana Humphrey, owner and president, Whitegate PR

Rocky Kanaka, president and founder, DOG for DOG

Micah Kohles, director of veterinary services and outreach, Oxbow Animal Health

Stephanie Krol, public relations director, Matrix Partners

David Krysak, president, H4Legs

Dakarai Larriett, general manager, Gerrard Larriett Aromatherapy Pet Care

Trevor  MacLean, national director of sales and support, Seachem Labs

Rachel Phelps, creative director and social media manager, Preston Media Group / Prestonspeaks.com

Tracey Quillin, category manger – Treats SBU, PetSafe

Kelly Raiser, owner, Max and Ruffy’s

Benjamin Riggan, managing partner, Paw Pods

Yaniv Rosenberg, president, International Pet Group

Alisa Seiber-Johnson, president and CEO, Dogs on Deployment 

Andy Smit, CEO, Furlocity

Kerry Sutherland, owner, K. Sutherland PR

Oscar Tenorio, product line manager, Purelife4pets

Erin Terjesen, principal, Propel Communications

Cristen Underwood, director of marketing, Quaker Pet Group LLC

Elena Volnova, co-founder and CEO, Dog Fashion LLC

Bryan Woodfill, vice president of sales, Petmate

Congratulations to all winners!





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