Steffanie, born an animal lover, has dedicated her career around animals since 2012 when she left her corporate job to open the city’s first indoor dog park, and only structured and enriched dog day camp. As a small business owner, she worked with animal rescue nonprofit organizations to plan, direct or coordinate activities designed to create loyalty and advocacy for their organization, or raise issue awareness as part of their program(s)/mission. Before working in pet services, Steffanie’s professional background thrived in marketing and communications. She has spent nearly 20 years in various marketing roles for both corporate and small businesses, as an employee or independent consultant. Steffanie graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelors in Business Administration and marketing major. She received her MBA from the University of Massachusetts. Currently, she resides in Westerville and is a proud dog mom to an adorable 12 year old rescue named Jake and 1 year old rescue named Annie.