Shelley Parnell Vice President – Marketing

As Vice President of Marketing, Shelley Parnell manages Dogtopia’s external agencies and sets the strategic direction of the Company’s marketing and communications. Shelley began her career with 10 years in the agency world, servicing a broad range of clients including Starbucks, Quiznos, Safeway, Mercedes-Benz, Sheraton and America West Airlines. She has since owned her own PR & marketing consulting company, served as vice president of marketing at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) and managed marketing and investor relations in the biotechnology space. She lives in Phoenix with her husband Andy, two kids and Murphy the Golden Retriever.

Shelley Parnell and Golden Retriever

Dogtopia Team

Jeff Smith with Dog

Jeff Smith

Operations Director

Alex Samios Holding Puppy

Alex Samios

Vice President – Franchise Development

Kathy Halter with Dog

Kathy Halter

Vice President – New Center Development

Kim Broome with Golden Retriever

Kim Broome

New Store Opening Manager

Jeri Kendle with Dog

Jeri Kendle

Foundation Manager

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.