Darryl Rawlings, CEO

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The Trupanion team is headed up by Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Darryl Rawlings. Darryl is an animal lover who brought transparency and value to medical insurance for cats and dogs, driven by the mission “to help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care.” His appreciation of the special relationship between pets, pet owners, and veterinarians led him to invent a new kind of medical insurance for cats and dogs. The Trupanion policy was designed in partnership with veterinarians to ensure that pet owners and veterinarians can make the best decisions about a pet’s health, so they can focus on the pet's recovery, not the pet owner’s finances.

In the Trupanion offices, Darryl is a progressive leader focused on transparency and employee fulfillment. He’s a very involved CEO who keeps a pulse on his employees, continually addressing challenges and driving change. In fact, his desk sits in the middle of one of the front lines of the business, the Contact Center, to ensure he stays grounded and in tune with employee and pet owner interests. Staying true to the passion that built Trupanion, Darryl encourages every employee to bring their pets to work and employs a Pet Director and professional dog walking service to ensure the pets are well taken care of while at the office. Subsequently, after experiencing the high cost of quality childcare in the US compared to Canada, he made a vow to employees to build a free onsite childcare center — a promise he kept in January 2015 when the doors opened.

As Trupanion’s CEO for more than 15 years, Darryl is the longest-sitting CEO of a medical insurance company for pets in North America. Darryl strives to maintain a healthy work-life balance between building the world’s best provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs and spending time with his family. He married the love of his life, Caroline, in 2003 and they enjoy adventures with their two young sons, Sam and Bennett, their English Bulldog Tristen, cat Hallie, and parakeet Q. When Darryl is not in the office advocating for veterinarians, pet owners, and pets, he likes to spend as much time in the water with his family as he can — they can often be found enjoying the sunshine from their boat. Darryl is also passionate about surfing and, true to his Canadian roots, hockey.

Asher Bearman, Chief Administrative Officer

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Asher Bearman joined Trupanion as General Counsel in 2013, after having been Trupanion’s primary outside legal counsel since 2008.

Prior to joining Trupanion, Asher was an attorney with DLA Piper, the then-largest law firm in the world. Asher has a B.A. from the University of Washington, a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law. Asher brings more than 10 years of prior legal experience to Trupanion.

Asher lives in West Seattle with his wife, son, and two Rhodesian Ridgebacks.

Chantal Catteeuw , VP of Veterinary Systems & Strategy

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Chantal joined Trupanion in August 2014. As Vice President of Veterinary Systems & Strategy, she oversees Trupanion's veterinary-facing technology solutions. Chantal started her journey in veterinary medicine in 1993, eventually spending 10 years in practice as a veterinary technician and practice manager. A geek at heart, she transitioned into veterinary technology where she has spent the remainder of her career. Her experience includes an extensive background in Practice Management Systems and technology integration, client communication and education systems, and practice workflow optimization.

Chantal is an adrenaline junkie with a list of hobbies ranging from competitive show jumping to skydiving, scuba diving, and overall adventure seeking. She loves to travel and is committed to doing a bucket list vacation every year.

She shares her life with those affectionately known as the Cat2 Zoo: Azul, an absolutely perfect Rottweiler/Husky mix; and Echo, a German Warmblood who is her show jumping "partner in crime."

Ian Henry, Head of Territory Partners

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Ian Henry is the VP of Regional Directors for Trupanion. He spends his days recruiting, training, and supporting regional directors nationally. However, his Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Brody, wants nothing more than to make a break for it and run laps around the office with Ian futilely chasing behind.

Ian Moffat, Chief Operating Officer

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How long have you worked at Trupanion?
Since October 2012, moving here from the UK where I spent 15 years working for a competitor.

What’s your role at the company?

Chief Operating Officer

Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and what are their names?

Border Collie named Dusty.

Do you bring your pets to work?
Unfortunately not, he is with family back in England – I miss him every day and get super excited every time I return back to England to visit him, family and friends.

Do you have a favorite story you want to share about your pet(s)?
As a puppy, Dusty would regularly fall asleep after his dinner with his head in the empty food bowl.

My favorite thing to do is:

Tough call as I like doing lots of things, Cycling or Snowboarding holidays with my friends/family would probably have to fight it out for my favorite.

If I could go anywhere in the world it would be:
Whistler on an epic bluebird day with all my skiing/snowboarding buddies.

What I like about working at Trupanion:
Everyone loves pets and really cares about playing their part to help pet owners and their pets.

Margi Tooth, Chief Marketing Officer

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Margi Tooth joined Trupanion in October 2013 from the UK to lead the Digital Marketing focus. With over 7 years’ experience in the pet insurance industry, Margi has worked extensively in the digital space to increase the value of the web to both pet owners and those who work with pets. Her focus with Trupanion is around harnessing the myriad of digital tools available to support Trupanion as a leading pet insurance provider. Most recently, Margi was promoted to Chief Marketing Officer on Trupanion's leadership team.

With experience in research, asset management marketing and many years spent with the World’s largest pet insurance provider, Margi brings with her a wealth of knowledge which will help Trupanion grow as the best in class.

Margi moved to Seattle with her husband, two young sons and Bernard The Cat. Having grown up on a farm and spent hours dreaming of becoming a vet, she channels her animal loving nature in other ways. Her deep rooted love of pets means she can’t help evangelize about the importance of pet insurance to pretty much anyone she meets!

Steve Weinrauch, BVMS, MRCVS, Chief Product Officer

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Dr. Steve Weinrauch, BVMS, MRCVS, joined Trupanion after nine years of continuous full time practice in 2013 as Director of Veterinary Direct Pay, then promoted to Chief Veterinary Officer in 2015 and expanded his role to Chief Product Officer in 2016. Steve was born and raised in Boston, trained and met his wife in Scotland, and prides himself on bringing a bit of east coast to Seattle. His wife is also a practicing veterinarian in the Seattle area. Together they share their home with a small herd of dogs and two young and very tolerant sons.

Dr. Steve also has a passion for rescuing animals and is Co-Founder and Medical Director of 2nd Chance Rescue 501(c)(3). Previously he served as Director of De Novo Development at National Veterinary Associates and Partner Veterinarian and Chief of Staff at a large Washington hospital. He has published his research in numerous peer reviewed journals and is licensed to practice in both the USA and the European Union.

Tim Graff, President of APIC

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How long have you worked at Trupanion?

A little over a year in this role, but I was on the board from 2007 to 2011 prior to that.

What's your role at the company?

President of APIC with responsibility for our expansion Internationally and via MGA distribution channel

Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and what are their names?

I have a 6 year old Australian Shepherd named Jake

Do you bring your pets to work?

Sure why not? It is great having your dog with you every day

Do you have a favorite story you want to share about your pet(s)?

Jake is a trail hiking champion he can go forever with his tongue hanging out and a smile all over his face for hours at a time. He likes to pretend he is tough and macho but he never goes too far ahead of me

My favorite thing to do is:

Go hiking with Jake, play golf (unfortunately without Jake) and do Yoga (fortunately without Jake as he can't resist licking you when you start to sweat!)

If I could go anywhere in the world it would be:

Phuket, Thailand - Can't wait to get back there

What I like about working at Trupanion:

I love the dynamic nature of our company - everything is moving at 150 mph, I like the wide diversity of characters we have and the fact that everyone is encouraged to be themselves. I also like the common bond we all share - we are all pet lovers.

T.J. Houk, Chief Data Officer

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After two years working in financial planning & analysis and Milliman’s healthcare practice, TJ joined Trupanion while studying accounting, finance and math. Since joining full time, he’s worked in several roles at Trupanion in operations and regulatory & pricing. He’s now leading business intelligence, which satisfies his intellectual curiosity as he mines Trupanion’s data for information to assist the company’s operations and provide value to our customers. TJ has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Accounting from Gonzaga University and is near an ASA.

Tricia Plouf, Chief Financial Officer

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Tricia Plouf joined Trupanion in 2012. As the Chief Financial Officer, Tricia oversees the finance and accounting operations at the company, including all external reporting.

Prior to joining Trupanion, Tricia was the SEC Reporting and Compliance Manager at Concur Technologies, a provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Prior to that, Tricia was an Audit Manager at KPMG, a public accounting firm, focusing on public companies. Tricia has a B.A. in Business Administration, Accounting from Seattle University and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota.

Tricia enjoys spending time with her husband and fur child, a Yorkie named Griffin.