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 of Stray Dog Capital and Quinn Capital, an insurance investment fund. Jennifer is currently on the board of two companies, Companion Protect and Rawxies. She is also a co-founder of two private foundations, The Quinn Foundation and Ringo’s Fund, that focus on grants for animal and human welfare causes. Jennifer is on the non-profit boards of the Great Plains SPCA, the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) and All About Autism, and served on the board of the Kansas City CARE Clinic for several years. Before focusing on community and capital ventures, Jennifer worked for several major law firms around the country. She loves to foster and provide advanced medical assistance to companion animals.
In addition to being Co-Founder and Chairman of Stray Dog Capital, Chuck serves as Vice Chairman of Asurion and is the Managing Partner of Quinn Capital, a private investment firm focused on insurance assets. He also sits on the board of IRL Holdings in Mexico City (www.irl.com.mx), and both Rawxies (www.rawxies.com) and Companion Protect (www.companionprotect.com).
Chuck is an active supporter of animal welfare in Kansas City including his board role at Great Plains SPCA (www.greatplainsspca.org). He is also a co-founder and board director of The Quinn Foundation and Ringo's Fund which are private foundations focused on charitable giving for animal welfare causes. In 2013, Chuck’s role in animal welfare expanded in scope to the national level when he was named a member of the board for the Humane Society of the United States (www.humanesociety.org).
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.