Board & Staff

Board & Staff

Administrative Team

President/CEO

Shelly A. Moore, CAWA

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Chief Operating Officer

Ellen Taylor, CDEP, CAWA, Fear Free Shelters Graduate

704-377-0534, ext. 231

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Donna Canzano Stucker, CFRE

704-377-0534, ext. 229

Chief Administrative Officer

Aiko Okamoto, CNAP, SPHR

704-377-0534, ext. 221

Marketing & Media Requests

Marketing & Communications Manager

Megan Doherty

704-494-7708

Fundraising

Philanthropy Manager

Olivia Hubert

704-494-7712

Event Manager

Ryan VanderKlok

704-494-7711

Operations

Customer Service Representatives

704-377-0534, ext. 226, 227 and 228

Adoption Center Manager

Calli Rutzinski

704-377-0534, ext. 225

Volunteer Programs Manager

Danielle Thibodeau

704-494-7706

Behavior Programs Coordinator

Kayla Wade

704-377-0534 x223

Foster Coordinator

April Rogers

704-377-0534, ext. 227

Community Outreach & Education

Director of Education

Emily Strongin

704-494-7702

Youth Programs Manager

Shelley Lyttle

704-377-0534, ext. 258

Community Outreach Manager

K.C. Thompson

704-377-0534, ext. 116

Clinic Services

Client Service Desk

704-333-4130

Director of Clinic Services

Kevin Lorms

704-494-7707

Clinic Services Practice Manager

Haley Stanton

704-377-0534, ext. 264

HSC Veterinarians

Shelter Veterinarian

Diana Ferradas, DVM

HQHV & Wellness Veterinarian

Kimberly Ackerman, DVM

HQHV & Wellness Veterinarian

Samantha Fulton, DVM

HQHV & Wellness Veterinarian

Heather Linen, DVM

Board of Directors

Chair

Paul Koehnke

Allen Tate

Vice Chair

Kurt Bouley

Messer Construction

Treasurer

Greg Bittner

Grant Thornton, LLP

Secretary

Tara Keener

Foundation for the Carolinas

Amy Blumenthal

Community Volunteer

Maria Brennan

Albemarle

John Chevrette

Chevrette & Associates

Princess Cullum

Dixon Hughes Goodman

Alli Davidson

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Felipe Edmiston

Felipe Edminston Interiors

Kevin Griffin

Novant Health

David Harry III

Crimson Capital Partners

Jim Hickmon

NC Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law

Ron Lamberth

Cherry Bekaert, LLP

Drew Quartapella

Private Investor/Strategist

Janice Quintana

Citibot

Marnie Schneider

Author

Robin Salzman

Lake Norman & Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Winnye Wilks

G4S Secure Solutions