Darryl Rawlings, CEO

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Darryl Rawlings is an animal lover and serial entrepreneur. As Trupanion's CEO and founder, he brought transparency and value to the pet insurance business. His appreciation of the special relationship between pets, pet owners and veterinarians led him to invent a new kind of pet insurance. Trupanion insurance is designed to ensure that pet owners and veterinarians can make the best decisions about a pet's health. It does not punish pet owners for making claims. It is the only pet insurance that has no limits.

Trupanion is an industry leader in terms of its product, but also in terms of its organization. In order to provide high quality customer service, Darryl developed the concept of Territory Partners, who work closely with veterinarians and are vested in the long-term success of Trupanion. Everything about the company is designed to create long-term alignment between all stakeholders.

Darryl was born in Vancouver, Canada, and studied business at BCIT. Before his launch as an entrepreneur, he worked as Director of Sales and Marketing at Telos Engineering, where he was responsible for cellular network sales in North and South America and Africa. Before that, he sold encryption technology to the cellular and military markets at Cycomm International.

In 1994 he founded his first business, the Canadian Cigar Company. As an international importer of over 1,000 varieties of quality cigars, the Canadian Cigar Company served international cigar club proprietors, four-star hotels and bars, exclusive golf resorts, and retail stores. Darryl successfully grew the company and sold it in 1999. He used the proceeds from the sale to found Trupanion (as Vetinsurance, in Canada) in 1999.

Between 1999 and 2005 Darryl refined his pet insurance product and business model in Canada. In 2004 the company became the first profitable North American pet health insurance provider, and a year later had grown by 4% per month for the previous twenty-four months, with the highest rates of retention and consumer satisfaction in the industry.

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.

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?

COO.

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.

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!

Rich Roskell, Head of Veterinary Partnerships & Canada

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Richard joined the Trupanion family in January 2014; his role is to develop Trupanion's corporate partner network as the VP of Group Operations. Prior to joining Trupanion, Richard was in charge of business development for ANTECH Diagnostics. Richard will utilize this experience to help develop the corporate channel for Trupanion. Richard is passionate about helping veterinary professionals develop solutions to address the rapidly changing market dynamics within veterinary medicine.

Richard grew up on Long Island, but for the last 14 years has lived in the Philadelphia area. Richard is in the process of moving his wife Crystal and the love of their life Precious (Chihuahua) to Seattle.

Steve Weinrauch, BVMS, MRCVS, Chief Product Officer

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Steve Weinrauch, BVMS, MRCVS, joined Trupanion after nine years of continuous full time practice in December of 2013 as Director of Veterinary Direct Pay, then promoted to Chief Veterinary Officer in April 2015. 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 VP, Controller, 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 in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota.

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