Meet a Business is a new series featuring the person behind some of your favorite locally-owned businesses.
What is your name?
What's your hometown?
Richmond now, originally from Cleveland, Ohio
What is your business name?
Fido Park Avenue Dog Boutique
How many years have you owned/managed your business? *
What did you want to be as a child?
What is the most popular item you sell?
Dog cookies and treats
What local business can you not live without?
What tool, object, or ritual could you not live without in your workday?
How did you come up with the name for your business?
Big city chic with southern friendliness
How did you get the idea for your business?
Founded with my wife, Chris.
What does the world need more of?
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
Provide a living wage for all hard-working people.
What's your favorite thing to do in Richmond when you're not in your business?
Eat at an authentic, locally-owned restaurant.
Who do you look up to and why?
My father. Deceased but never wavered from doing the right thing.
What do you love most about Richmond?
What's the best thing about being a local business owner?
Proud to give something back to the community.