Champions of Pet Owner Happiness

Eric Coulson, BComm, CIP – Top Dog

Meet Eric Coulson, a lifelong pet lover with a passion for business development, mentoring, building strategic relationships and providing outrageous customer service.

Dr. Chip Coombs, BSc, DVM - Chief Veterinary Officer

Dr. Coombs has practised veterinary medicine since 1976, initially in the United Kingdom, then in Western Canada and, finally, in Toronto, where he owned a multi-veterinarian practice for 33 years.

Michael Vorbeck, Champion of Sales
Michael Vorbeck - Champion of Sales

Mike has been in the pet insurance industry since 2011 after he developed a passion for animal welfare while living in south Texas. After seeing animal neglect first hand, he started bringing stray animals home and finding them forever homes.

Dr. Debbie Stoewen, DVM, MSW, RSW, PhD - CEO (Care & Empathy Officer)

As the Care & Empathy Officer, Dr. Debbie combines a sensitive understanding of the human-animal bond with a therapeutic approach to help people heal from the loss of a pet, believing that life's greatest challenges can be opportunities for personal growth.

Kim Schroeder - Champion, Product and Business Management

Kim has had a long career with the pet health community, starting as an Animal Health Technologist in a veterinary practice. After moving into a Territory Manager role for a pet insurance company, her career took a new direction, learning about product management, claims management and systems management at a major Canadian pet health insurer.

Karolyne Trottier, AHT - Ambassador, Quebec & Ottawa Region

Karolyne has been in the animal health field for over 15 years. Bringing home strays as a child, it wasn’t long before she started volunteering her time at local shelters before pursuing a career as an Animal Health Technician...

Teresa Vyse - Ambassador, Western Ontario

Teresa has been dedicated to the animal health field for her entire career, and through this dedication has developed a strong relationship with the veterinary community.

Stefani Kingsbury - Ambassador, Eastern Ontario
Stefani Kingsbury - Ambassador, Eastern Ontario

Stefani grew up in a small town north of Toronto and her love for animals was noticed from an early age.

Michelle Jauniaux - Ambassador, Greater Toronto Area

Michelle began her career in insurance focusing on the less exciting sector of auto insurance. With her passion for the industry and all things pet related – Michelle began her journey in pet health insurance when Pets Plus Us opened in 2013.

Georgina Bradley - Ambassador, British Columbia
Georgina Bradley - Ambassador, British Columbia

Georgina’s love for animals has been life long and professionally started while still in school working as a veterinary assistant at the age of 14. After working in the veterinary field as a technician for over 15 years, in 1995 she began looking for a way to work with pets and their owners outside of a veterinary office.

Jamie McLellan - Ambassador, Atlantic Canada

Jamie’s soft spot for all creatures large and small was nurtured at an early age during his rural upbringing, working on his grandparent’s century hobby farm.

Liz Blake - Ambassador, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba & the Territories

Liz’s love for animals started right from birth and was nurtured by her animal loving parents who supported her large menagerie of pets while growing up...