Neil Gill CEO/President

Neil Gill is CEO and President of Dogtopia Enterprises. Neil has spent more than 35 years in franchising with international brands such as KFC, Pizza Hut, Brinker International and more than 11 years at Gloria Jean’s Coffees International as CEO, opening more than 1,000 stores across 39 countries.

He has experience in taking franchise brands through IPOs and worked in a variety of sectors from on-line education, weight loss, bakery and Asian tea.

Neil has a love of franchising and the entrepreneurial spirit it enables in everyone involved.

Board of Directors

Joe Gantz

Board Member

David K. Lenhardt

Board Member

Deanna Delyea

Board Member

Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas


Riaz Mamdani

Vice Chairman

The Dogtopia Foundation enables dogs to positively change the world. To accomplish this, we currently are funding programs focused around three worthy causes: Service Dogs for Veterans, Youth Literacy Programs and Employment Initiative for Adults with Autism.