Aug 02, 2022 7:15 AM
Heidi Ganahl
Education in Colorado

Topic: Heidi Ganahl serves as a University of Colorado Regent and will be speaking about education in Colorado.

BioHeidi’s best known as the founder of Camp Bow Wow, where she turned a lifelong passion for dogs into the largest pet care franchise in the world. Under Heidi’s leadership, the $150 million brand hit the Inc. 500/5000 list five years in a row and has grown to hundreds of franchises across the U.S. and Canada. Heidi also founded its sister charity, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, which rehomed over 10,000 pups and helped franchisees raise over a million dollars for animal health causes during her tenure. In addition, she is a statewide elected official, serving on the University of Colorado Board of Regents, overseeing a $5 billion budget and over 30,000 employees. She has chaired the finance committee, the audit committee, the search committee for the new President of CU and led major initiatives around free speech, diversity and addressing the cost of college.
She has a passion for keeping the American dream alive for future generations. Heidi is an author, inspirational speaker, community leader and philanthropist, having served on numerous boards around pets, entrepreneurship, women’s leadership and education.