Our Executive Team

Pipeline Pet Products’ management team brings 40+ years of combined management experience in high level pet product sales and the financial industry. This combination of pet industry experience and financial discipline puts us in a unique position and through our extensive industry relationships we will bring innovative, quality and healthful products at a fair price to pet parents who are looking for truly good products for their best friends.

KEVIN TREUER

CO-FOUNDER - PRESIDENT

A 20 year pet industry sales director with experience in multiple categories across all channels of trade. Kevin managed the industry leading pet businesses for both Del Monte Pet and Mars Pet during his 10 years respectively at each company as well as many projects on both the US and Canadian businesses. He served as key account manager on all major retail accounts from PetSmart to Wal-Mart. Since leaving Del Monte in 2011, Kevin has created, developed and successfully launched pet food and pet treat brands into the Canadian and US pet marketplaces.

Kevin Treuer - Pipeline Pet Products - CO-FOUNDER - PRESIDENT
Brad Hatt - Pipeline Pet Products - CEO

BRAD HATT

CEO

Brad is a 35 year consumer package goods industry veteran with 22 years of that experience in the pet products category at Del Monte Foods and Mars Pet. As Canadian Director of the Del Monte Foods Pet portfolio, he approved all business and marketing plans and directed all commercial activities. Responsible for a $100 million Canadian pet food business, he has proven leadership management experience in all aspects of managing a CPG business; including but not limited to; Sales, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Government Relations and Legal Affairs.

MIKE DAVIS

PRESIDENT - US SALES

Mr. Davis began his career in the securities industry in 1979, with E.F. Hutton as a retail stockbroker. A successful start in his first three years, the firm quickly moved him into management first in Visalia, CA a small satellite office and then to Los Angeles in 1983 to run the downtown Los Angeles office. In 1988 upon the sale of E.F. Hutton to Shearson, Mr. Davis moved to Paine Webber. He would spend the next 18 years in management roles. During his tenure as Division Manager, Mr. Davis was ultimately responsible for 2,800 Financial Advisors and over 6,000 employees in 17 states with revenue in excess of 1 billion dollars. Formerly a Managing Director for UBS Financial Services, Mr. Davis has spent the last several years investing for his personal account, and is now bringing all of his success in sales & business growth to the Pipeline Pet Products team.

Mike Davis - Pipeline Pet Products - PRESIDENT - US SALES
Dr. Gary Pusillo - Pipeline Pet Products

DR. GARY PUSILLO

MS, PHD, PAS, ACAN, Diplomat, Board Certified Animal Nutritionist

Dr. Gary’s expertise has influenced millions of horses throughout the world, including more than 10 Kentucky Derby winners , and many NFR champions, world class hitches, and Olympic competitors. Dr. Gary’s products are currently distributed in more than 50 countries.

Dr. Pusillo’s advanced degrees are all from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Dr. Pusillo is a registered Feed Microscopist, a certified Professional Animal Scientist and a board certified member of the American College of Animal Nutrition. Dr. Pusillo has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Husbandry from the Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. His Masters Degree is in Animal Production and his Ph.D is in Animal Nutrition. Dr. Pusillo practices Large Animal Veterinary Medicine and nutritional consultant in Brazil and Argentina. Dr. Pusillo’s work is currently focused on Advanced Phytochemistry, Nutraceutical Development and Complementary Medicine. His ongoing research addresses the most prevalent needs of today’s livestock, companion, and exotic species. Dr. Pusillo is founder and CEO of the Oasis Research Centre, a nutrition research facility focused on the product development of specialty nutraceutical products for dogs, cats, horses, livestock, and exotic animals. Dr. Pusillo is widely recognized throughout the feed and nutrition industry for his expertise in direct-fed microbials and nutraceuticals. Dr. Pusillo is one of the leading private practice forensic investigators in the animal and feed industry and is regularly called upon to testify as an expert trial witness throughout the United States. Dr. Pusillo speaks and teaches worldwide and has been featured in various radio shows and TV programs as well as countless magazine articles, and is currently writing a series of books on animal nutrition.

TRISTAN CAVATO

CO-FOUNDER - OPERATIONS DIRECTOR & LOGISTICS

Tristan’s first success was the creation and development of a video resume company in 1990. Since then he has held executive positions and facilitated investments for various companies, as well as founded two media distribution companies. Most recently, Tristan became a founding partner of Pipeline Pet Products. The Company holds a world wide exclusive patented technology for its healthy pet products.

Tristan Cavato - Pipeline Pet Products - CO-FOUNDER - OPERATIONS DIRECTOR & LOGISTICS
Jamey Volk - Pipeline Pet Products - CO-FOUNDER - STRATEGIC ADVISOR

James Volk

CO-FOUNDER - STRATEGIC ADVISOR

James Volk has over 20 years experience as an entrepreneur in areas ranging from retail and technology to the entertainment sector. In 2010, As a Board Member, Mr. Volk entered the Pet arena and with his background and expertise in building startups and raising capital, assisted with the development of a nutraceutical line for pets and later Co-founded Green Bark Gummies in 2012.

ROBERT SHEEDY

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Robert Sheedy Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, California State University-Los Angeles, graduate of the Pacific School of Banking at the University of Washington, experienced leader in international banking, corporate lending and wealth management. Most recently Managing Director Senior Vice President at MUFG Union Bank-California, Private Banking Division. His Regions consistently achieved sales and key performance metrics. He has his FINRA Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses and Life-Health Insurance, California Department of Insurance.

Robert Sheedy - Pipeline Pet Products - DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Patricia Vasquez - Pipeline Pet Products - NUTRITION - SALES & MARKETING SUPPORT - R&D

PATRICIA VASQUEZ

NUTRITION - SALES & MARKETING SUPPORT - R&D

Patricia Vasquez graduated from Pepperdine University with a BSc in Nutritional Science. She has worked in the healthcare and animal care fields for over 20 years in administration and management. Patricia was a co-founder of 3 Green Dogs Vitamins overseeing the research and development of the line.