Odie's Leadership Team


Founder & Chief Executive Odie
Chairman of the Board

As Founder & CEO, Odie is responsible for overseeing all of Odie & Board's business operations. Odie personally designs, builds, and inspects every item produced at the Odie & Board workshop to ensure they meet his exceptionally high quality standards.

Odie is a graduate of the Twin Cities Obedience Training Club and holds a degree in Puppy Basic Training – Level 1 (certification conferred in 2010).

When not running his business, participating in various CEO roundtables, or writing autobiographies, you’ll find Odie taking walks, playing fetch, and exploring local food establishments. He is particularly fond of the excellent craft rawhide and jerky treat scene in Minneapolis.



EVP & Chief Financial Officer

In his role as CFO, Dooley is responsible for Odie & Board's Strategic Financial Planning, Accounting, and Human Resources.

Prior to joining Odie & Board in 2017, Dooley interned briefly with Spot's Last Stop Canine Rescue. Dooley began his professional career in 2006 as a Puppy. He rose the ranks quickly and was promoted to Dog in 2008.

Outside of work, Dooley enjoys eating Odie's food, stealing Odie's sleeping spots, and taking advantage of early bird senior discounts at Denny's.

Board of Directors

Odie's Board of Directors is comprised of elected individuals who assist Odie in creating business objectives, setting strategic vision, and advising on the hiring and firing of Odie's human employees. 

Odie, Chairman of the Board

Where do you live?
Golden Valley, MN

What are your qualifications to serve on the Board?
I am probably not qualified to serve on the Board.

Share a unique fact about yourself
I once ate an entire package of King's Hawaiian Bread without inhaling.

Samson, Vice Chair

Where do you live?
Little Canada MN

What are your qualifications to serve on the Board?
I have had several contract engagements with Fortune 50 companies.

Share a unique fact about yourself
I live in a mansion overlooking Lake Gervais.


Louis, Treasurer

Where do you live?
Issaquah, WA

What are your qualifications to serve on the Board?
I am faster than Usain Bolt.

Share a unique fact about yourself
I am one of Odie's oldest friends and my dad is a former PGA-Tour golfer.

Toby, Secretary
Los Angeles, CA

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Eddie, EVP - Security & Asset Protection
New Hope, MN



Huckleberry, Social Media Advisor
St. Paul, MN

Gloria the Doxie, SHH Rep
Minneapolis, MN