Homeward Pet Welcomes New Executive Director
Homeward Pet Adoption Center’s Board of Directors is pleased to name Gary Rubin as the shelter’s new Executive Director.
Rubin possesses more than 30 years in fund development and marketing among the corporate and nonprofit sectors, and is thrilled to align his passion for animal-welfare with Homeward Pet’s mission. Rubin has extensive experience serving many of Seattle’s most esteemed nonprofits including; KEXP Public Radio, The Seattle Symphony and KCTS Public Television.
“I am honored to serve Homeward Pet Adoption Center and am committed to improving and saving the lives of homeless animals,” Rubin says.
The Board has the utmost confidence that Rubin will apply his nonprofit fundraising expertise, marketing skillsets and strong leadership qualities to foster the continued growth and success of Homeward Pet Adoption Center.
Rubin holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Georgia as well as a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Oregon. He currently resides in Kirkland with his three rescue dogs Rosie, Freddie and Newie, and his feline companion, Gray Cat. Rubin will succeed outgoing Director, Terri Inglis, who served the organization for nearly ten years.
About Homeward Pet: Homeward Pet Adoption Center is one of the leading, nonprofit, no-kill animal shelters in Washington State. Its mission is to give homeless animals a second chance through rescue, shelter and adoption programs. Homeward Pet has matched over 28,000 animals with loving families since being founded in 1990. With more than 350 volunteers, every cat and dog that comes to Homeward Pet receives an abundance of love, attention and care. For some animals that is more than they have ever known. Learn more at homewardpet.org.