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.

Neil Gill Holding Puppy

Dogtopia Team

Nikayla Cragin with Puppy

Nikayla Cragin

Business Planning Manager

Kathy Halter with Dog

Kathy Halter

Vice President – New Center Development

Shelley Parnell and Golden Retriever

Shelley Parnell

Vice President – Marketing

Lorraine Rhoads with Dog

Lorraine Rhoads

Environmental Biologist

Alex Samios Holding Puppy

Alex Samios

Vice President – Franchise Development

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.