Our Corporate Team
Denise Wolin-Gore is the CEO & President of Royal Pets Market & Resort. Denise led the team throughout the designing and implementation of the first Royal Pets Market Store. 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 her furry kids, Harley and Lila, two beautiful SharPei’s.
Joseph Gore is the Director of New Store Development. Joseph has vast experience in managing large retail stores, both within and outside the pet industry. Prior to Royal Pets Market & Resort, he spent 10 years with PetSmart. In addition, he managed stores throughout his career for Office Depot, SAM, and Michael’s. Joseph is also the pet parent to, Harley and Lila, two beautiful SharPei’s.
Liza Mackey is our Marketing & Creative Director
Prior to joining the Royal Pets team, Liza spent 5 years working in the field 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.
For marketing inquiries, please contact Liza Mackey via email here.
Sonia Hernandez, Sr. Director of IS and Finance
Sonia Hernandez is the Sr. Director of IS and Finance at Royal Pets Market &
Resort. Prior to Royal Pets Market & Resort, Sonia spent more than 23 years
in retail and retail consulting, working with retailers including Disney
Stores, PetSmart and Smart and Final, she served in a variety of roles
including operations, category management, merchandise planning, retail
systems, process improvement and project management. Sonia is a pet parent
to two chocolate labs, Lucy and BJ.
Brent Fishel, Sr. Director of Store & Vet Operations
Brent Fishel is the Sr. Director of Store and Vet Operations. Prior to
Royal Pets Market and Resort, Brent spent over 20 years in retail, working
with Payless Cashways, Office Depot and PetSmart. During these years, he
has held various field positions including store, district and regional
operational leadership positions. He has also worked on payroll strategy,
process improvement and change management as a Director within the corporate
office structure. Brent is a proud pet parent to two chocolate labs, Lucy
Stacey Wieder, Director of Team Resources & Vet Operations
Stacey Wieder, CVPM, PHR is Director of Team Resources and Vet Operations at Royal Pets Market & Resort. She has over 23 years of veterinary practice management experience in mixed and companion animal hospitals offering general wellness, emergency and specialty care. She was a board member and Area Director for the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, and a public speaker for management, leadership and human resource topics. Stacey has served her hospitals with compassion and respect for team member career development, employee engagement and relations, business operations and exceptional client service. She is currently a pet parent to a rescued beagle hound mix, Margaret Louise (aka Maggie) and a feisty rabbit named Archie.