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NICOLAS R. PERKIN

Nicolas is the Chairman and the CEO of Perkin Industries, LLC.

Nicolas has actively been involved in philanthropy the majority of his life.  Some of his current and past roles have been with The New York Weill Cornell Council (NYWCC), The Louisiana Technology Council, The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, and The New Orleans Business Alliance Leadership Council. He has also served on the New Orleans Advisory Board of the Posse Foundation and the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

 
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NICO CHEREQUE

Nico has been part of the pet industry for the past 10 years. In 2008, he founded petMD.com, the largest pet site in the world today. Part of Pet360, petMD was sold to Petsmart in 2014, which he left in early 2016. 

In mid-2017, Nico became the VP of Media Innovation for Petco. He oversees all content, social media and consumer PR for the company. 

 
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DAVID ABBOTT

David is the Founder and CEO of 'I Love My Dog So Much LLC'. ILMDSM LLC manages the very popular 'I Love My Dog' properties with over 6 million followers on Facebook and Instagram combined. He has been in the pet publishing space for 10+ years.

To say that David loves dogs would be an understatement. When not working, he's usually listening to eighties/nineties music and spending time outdoors with his family which includes two dogs, Max (Pug) and Wendy (Dachshund).