Angela Marcus is a life-long, committed animal advocate. She conceived Get Your Pet in direct response to her experience first-hand with the challenges inherent in the animal sheltering system. Her background includes involvement in virtually every aspect of animal welfare. Angela has worked as a veterinary technician, a Forensic Case Coordinator for Pennsylvania’s largest Humane Law Enforcement team, a contributing presenter on the television channel Animal Planet, and as the Operations Director for the Pennsylvania SPCA.
“My true passion for helping animals centers on making sure each one
has a home where they are loved and cherished.” says Angela
Angela holds a B.S. in Animal Biotechnology from Delaware Valley University and was born and raised in Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania. She now lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania with her husband John, stepdaughter Ruby, son Leo and their rescue pets: five dogs, one cat and six chickens.
Recent Articles by Angela Marcus
Fixing a Bad Dynamic
Pet Adoption for the Real World Means Thinking Differently
The day that co-founder Angela Marcus laid out her paradigm-changing idea for re-homing pets to Jeff Tucker, he offered to be her partner. He guided the creation of the business plan and the assembly of our team. Jeff is the behind-the-scenes numbers guy, and is the businessman who runs day-to-day operations. He has owned, run or consulted for a number of companies, with a background in radio, television, advertising, and O.E.M. manufacturing. A graduate of Wesleyan University, Jeff was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. He and his wife, Miriam, now make their home in historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania with a rescued dog and cat.
Chief Tech Officer
Brian Eriksen is an entrepreneurial senior technologist and application architect. He has a B.S. and M.S. in computer science and engineering from Tufts University, as well as over two decades of experience leading software development teams from ideation through deployment, support and maintenance. Brian’s former clients include small startups and large multinational firms including Marriott International and Thomson Reuters. In addition to his strong background in large-scale web application development, Brian is also well-versed in user interface and user experience design, as well as information architecture. He currently lives in the Washington, DC area.
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