Denise Wolin is the CEO & President of Royal Pets Market & Resort, and has led the team throughout the designing and implementation of all Royal Pets Market locations. Prior to Royal Pets Market & Resort, Denise served PetSmart for 15 years and during her last years was appointed and served as the Vice President of Store Operations and Services for all US stores. Prior to PetSmart, Denise operated an independent chain for 10 years. Denise is a pet parent to 4 beautiful SharPei "fur-kids:" Lila, Ema, Charlotte and Hensley.
Dr. Bryan McGoldrick, DVM
Chief Veterinary Officer
Dr. Bryan McGoldrick is Royal Pet’s Chief Veterinary Officer. A graduate of the University of Illinois 1998, he started his career as a large and small animal veterinarian in Wisconsin where he practiced for 5 years before calling Florida his home. Since 2003, he has owned and operated an AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accredited veterinary practice in Palm Harbor, Florida. He is a member of the AVMA, FVMA, and AAHA, and enjoys reaching out at local community by volunteering his time at the local schools and community events. Dr. Bryan and his lovely wife, Kris, have three great kids, a Chocolate Lab named, “Chevy," and three awesome, but mischievous cats named, "Alex, Pumpkin, and Oliver."
Store Development Team
Senior Operations Manager
Vanessa Rodriguez is our Sr. Operations Manager. She ensures that our teams are equipped with the tools to provide every customer with a royal experience. She was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and has had the privilege of learning every aspect of the company first hand. She is a mom to her handsome son, and 3 beautiful four-legged babies: Milo, a Bassetdoodle, Minnie, a Miniature Shar-Pei, and Wasabi, a Yorkshire Terrier.
After completing Bachelors degrees from University Of Florida in Information Systems and Business Management, Jason has moved to the Tampa Bay area to be part of Royal Pets! As an Operations Manager, Jason provides support to the Store Teams in many ways including Recruiting/Hiring needs, Training, and Associate growth and development. Jason also is responsible for Royal Pets Social Media, Public Relations and Information Systems including the Point Of Sale/Registers and All other Computers and Systems. Jason has a toy poodle named “Poo”, a guinea pig, a rat, two Gouldian Finches, a Veiled Chameleon, a bunch of fish, and a hermit crab or two!
Store Operations Team
Director of Merchandise
Kathy comes to our Royal family with over a decade of experience in the pet industry. Sales, manufacturing and merchandising were key roles in her previous job as National Territory Manager and bring valuable insight to her new role as Director of Merchandise. Kathy studied psychology and sociology— eventually changing paths to business. With her passion, strong work ethic and vast product knowledge she will no doubt add her Royal touch to our corporate Team! She is currently seeking a new four legged family member to call her own.
Salon Operations Manager
Amy Bolin graduated from the Paragon School of Grooming and received her Masters in Grooming certification under the direction of Melissa Verplank, author of the “Notes From the Grooming Table." Amy makes it her priority to ensure Holistic care, quality service, and masterful grooming techniques throughout Royal Pets' Salon's. She is a loving mother of 3 fur babies: Sophie, Hector, and Quincy as well as a mother to a 5 year old son, "Kyle."
Finance & Administration Team
Director of Finance & Human Resources
Graduating from University of South Florida with a Master’s of Accountancy degree, Brooke Morley has 15 years of experience in the financial accounting field. As the Director of Finance & Human Resources, her role is quintessential to the company's strategic team and financial planning. Her family includes a golden doodle named, “Charlie,” a daughter, Emma and a son, Jaxson.
Patricia Vazquez graduated from University of Ecuador with a Masters in Business and has been living in the states for the past 26 years. Largely involved in Human Resources, she also assists in financial planning and accounting documentation. Patricia is a loving mother of Draco, a Schnauzer, as well as a mother of two daughters named, “Stephanie” and “Michelle.”
Marketing & Design Team
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Liza graduated from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale at the top of her class with an award winning portfolio. Prior to joining the Royal Pets team, Liza spent 5 years working in the field in advertising as an Art Director and Graphic Designer. She has played a main role in the design of our store graphics and marketing, and will continue to build upon the Royal Pets Market & Resort brand as we grow. Liza, along with her husband, Chuck, are proud parents to a “two-legged baby” named “Luke,” and a furry, “four-legged baby” Pug named, “Fenway ‘Muffin Man’ Mackey.”