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Canine Companions for Independence Names New CEO

Paige Mazzoni will be joining the organization Sept. 4, 2018

This morning, Canine Companions for Independence announced the appointment of its new CEO, Paige Mazzoni. She will be joining the Canine Companions organization on Sept. 4, 2018.

Mazzoni brings more than 25 years of professional experience, concentrated in marketing, corporate strategy and management, including directing product and company positioning at several technology companies. Most recently, she served as chief marketing officer at VIP Petcare. Mazzoni has also served on several non-profit fundraising boards, including the Buck Cardinal Board at Stanford University, her alma mater. A Sonoma County, California native, Mazzoni and her husband have four children, two dogs and two cats. 

The national board of directors and the search committee were impressed with her extensive background and experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, including her work in the animal care field. They are confident that Mazzoni will continue to position Canine Companions as the leader in the assistance dog world.

In its announcement, the organization also thanked Kay Marquet, the interim CEO, for assisting Canine Companions the last nine months through its leadership transition. Canine Companions Team Training is currently in progress at all six of its training centers. 

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