Our Management Team

President / CEO

Michael M. Arms

Vice President of Operations / CFO

Rita V. Truderung

Vice President of Development

Renée Resko

Vice President of Finance

Renee Simmons



April Betz, Controller
Michael Seiler, Purchasing/Receiving Manager
Jennie Reed, Accounting Manager


Kendall Schulz, Adoption Services Director
Dr. Alexis Siler, Medical Director
LaBeth Thompson, Pet Acquisition Manager
Brigette Beach, Animal Health Manager

Jessica Engel, Adoption Client Services Manager

Ben Campos, Animal Services Manager

Club Pet

Kristen Watts, Club Pet Manager
Emily Medina, Assistant Manager


Jessica Gercke, Director
Austin Hale, Manager

Michael Makie, Manager

Companion Animal Hospital

Dr. Angela Gaeto, Chief of Staff
Chelsea Camacho, Manager


Kristine Fisette, Development Manager
Brise Birdsong, Graphic Design Manager
Eva Lagudi-Devereux, Special Events Manager


Haylee Blake, Associate Director

Omari Mooring, Manager

Kelly Ryback, Animal Care Assistant Manager

Equine and Outreach Services

Christen Hanley, Director

Human Resources

Wendy Papera, Director
Tony Dominguez, Manager


Vahn Ketelsen, Manager
Joe Hernandez, Assistant Manager

Management Information Systems

Lon Jones, Programming Manager
Jackie Kelleher, Technology Manager


   Kevin Mallery, Operations and Special Projects Director

Orphaned Objects Resale Shop

Mike Salas, Director 
Terri Medina, Assistant Manager

Pet Encounter Therapy

Robin Cohen, Specialist

Social Media

Alexa Munoz-Cortez, Manager

Therapeutic Riding

Courtney Mellor, Manager

Volunteer Services

Megan McCarty, Manager

Due to Hurricane Hilary, all  departments will be closing at 3pm today.  Stay safe!