Dogtopia Team

As Dogtopians, we’re a unique breed! We love and care for your pup like our own furry family, and we’re your village of knowledge for raising a happy, healthy dog. Our pledge to you is that your pup will always be in great hands with us.

Leadership Team

Neil Gill

Neil Gill

CEO/President

Shelley Parnell

Chief Experience Officer

Michael Malone

Vice President of IT

Alex Samios Holding Puppy

Alex Samios

Chief Growth Officer

Theresa Gulbranson

Vice President of Supply Chain & Procurement

Jack Jones

Vice President of Corporate Development

Jeff Farnell with Dog

Jeff Farnell

Senior Director of Operations

Christine Misker

Senior Sales Director

Nikayla Moeller

Business Planning Manager

Franchise Development, Real Estate, Construction & Design

Alex Samios Holding Puppy

Alex Samios

Chief Growth Officer

Jamiee Wade

Director of Franchise Development

Tracy Cross

Director of New Franchisee Support

Nick Tran with Dog

Nick Tran

Director of Growth & Acceleration

Adam Lowe

Real Estate Logistics Director

Kim Cramton

Senior Director of Construction

Lisa Goubeaux

Director of Design

Shruti Kamat

Design Coordinator

Rob McNeil

Construction Project Manager

Kelli Cruttenden

Construction Project Manager

Ben Koetter

Real Estate Analyst

Marketing

Shelley Parnell

Chief Experience Officer

Toni Teplitsky

Director of Marketing

Chris Crosby

Creative Director

Liz Meyers

Dogtopia Foundation Executive Director

Cassidy Sanchez

Senior Marketing Manager

Kayla Koch

Marketing Manager

Jessica Crosby

Design Lead

Marisa Bigler

Senior Graphic Designer

Sydni Alaniz

Graphic Designer

Molly Messman

Marketing Specialist

Carolyn Rorer

Marketing Specialist

Technology

Michael Malone

Vice President of IT

Jim McBrayer with Dog

Jim McBrayer

Director of Technology

Jeff Scherer

IT Director of PMO & Relationship

Spencer Knight

Front-End Developer

Randy Mitchell

Support IT Analyst

Sales

Christine Misker

Senior Sales Director

James Solley

Customer Acquisition & Engagement Director

Michael Hirsch

Contact Center Success Manager

Operations & Training

Jeff Farnell with Dog

Jeff Farnell

Senior Director of Operations

Lorraine Rhoads

Environmental Biologist

Brett Letourneau

Operations Training Manager

Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin

Director of Multi-Unit Operations

Jessica Lazarz

Director of New Store Operations

Jeff Smith with Dog

Jeff Smith

Director of Existing Store Operations

Tom Emanuel

Operating Partner

Elizabeth Dimit

Franchise Trainer

Mak Cruz

Franchisee Trainer

Amanda Ozark

Instructional Designer

Tracy Gordon

NSO Manager

Jenn Steward

NSO Manager

Andrea Byrne

Operations Manager

Chad Tamashiro

Operations Manager

Allison Emanus

Operations Manager

Sandra DeLisle

PPRM Director

Holly Phillips

NSO Manager

Finance

Tim Planalp

Accounting Manager

Kevin Gulbranson

Financial Controller

Christin Johnson

Senior Accountant

John Aragon

Finance Manager

Peter Love

AP Accountant

Marilou Carraher

AP Specialist

Lake Porter

Revenue Accountant

Supply Chain & Procurement

Theresa Gulbranson

Vice President of Supply Chain & Procurement

Ansley Nguyen

Director of Logistics

Robert Lund

Logistics Operations Manager

Corporate Development

Jack Jones

Vice President of Corporate Development

Liz Root

Jr. FP&A Analyst

Foundation Logo

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 Initiatives for Adults with Autism.