Lisa is a seasoned business manager with over 15 years of experience running organizations and businesses. She has worked with blue chip companies such as Procter & Gamble and General Mills and on businesses ranging from $350 MM to $2.5 BN. Lisa has an MBA from the University of Chicago where she was voted “one of the 25 most influential MBA students,” and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Lisa has always been heavily involved in the community – as a volunteer for SPCA and the United Way, and was recipient of one of the two ArtsWave awards given by the Procter & Gamble CEO. She enjoys a plant–based diet and lives in Kansas with her husband, two boys, and many dogs.
Jennifer Laue is Co-Founder and Vice Chair of Stray Dog Capital, Director of Stray Dog Institute, a board member at Companion Protect, a member of the National Council at The Humane Society of the United States and on the boards of The Humane Society Legislative Fund of the Midwest, the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA), All About Autism, and a Director of GlassWall Syndicate. She is also co-founder of three private foundations - The Quinn Foundation Stray Dog Institute, and Ringo's Fund - that focus on charitable giving and programs for animal, environmental, and human welfare causes.
Chuck Laue is Co-Founder & Chair of Stray Dog Capital, Chair of the Board at Companion Protect, Director of GlassWall Syndicate, a Vice Chair at Asurion, member of the board at Gathered Foods Corporation, and a board observer at Miyoko’s Kitchen. Chuck is also a member of the board at The Humane Society of the United States and chairs the boards of Great Plains SPCA, the Humane Society Legislative Fund of the Midwest, and the Humane Society Legislative Fund. He is also co-founder of three private foundations - The Quinn Foundation, Stray Dog Institute, and Ringo’s Fund - that focus on charitable giving and programs for animal, environmental, and human welfare causes. Chuck received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Eastern Illinois University.
With a unique fusion of corporate and non-profit experience, Macy brings robust financial and auditing savvy alongside her passion for animal welfare. Upon graduating from Northwest Missouri State with dual degrees in both public and private accounting, Macy began work at United Missouri Bank Financial Corporation as an auditor, where she was responsible for evaluating financial controls and processes. As a vegan her entire adult life, and with a love for all creatures both two-and-four-legged, Macy decided to apply her proficiencies in the non-profit sector with Kansas City Pet Project, the Midwest’s largest open admission no-kill shelter. There, she built a corporate relationship with Petco and led retail profit increases to over 400%. Macy continues her community engagement with events like Veganism 101 and the Kansas City New Shelter Campaign. She has three beautiful fur babies at home, but has helped place literally thousands more.
Johnny is an accomplished investment and strategy professional with 15 years of experience across management consulting, venture capital and private equity. He brings a strong track record of sourcing, evaluation, and execution of a wide range of investment and growth opportunities. Prior to Stray Dog Capital, Johnny was with Deloitte Investments, a corporate venturing arm of Deloitte, where he helped drive growth of Deloitte’s $20B US business through venture capital investing, M&A, strategic alliances, and organic growth initiatives, particularly around emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, IoT, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. Johnny graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from MidAmerica Nazarene University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.