Our Staff

Ann-Marie Harrington Amanda Hemond Betty Sloane Marco Andrade
Ann-Marie Harrington
President & Founder
Amanda Hemond
Sales & Marketing Associate
and New Business
Betty Sloane
Bookkeeper / HR Administrator
Marco Andrade
Senior Software Engineer
Sara Betnel Sheryl Carter Jason Davenport Justin Davenport
Sara Betnel
Director of Strategic Communications Services
Sheryl Carter
Vice President of Digital Strategy
Jason Davenport
Director of Software Engineering
Justin Davenport
Director of Systems Engineering
Jim Diotte Elisa Hebert Megan Knobbe Megan Knobbe
Jim Diotte
Designer
Elisa Hebert
Vice President of Business Development & Account Management
Joe Hegfield
Office Administrator
Megan Knobbe
Project Manager
Jenny Medeiros Nick Merrill Matt Ransford Marybeth Reilly-McGreen
Jenny Medeiros
Senior Web Developer
Nick Merrill
Senior Designer
Matt Ransford
Senior Technical Project Manager

Marybeth Reilly-McGreen
Senior Content Strategist

Hillary Reser Stephanie Souza

Hillary Reser
Project Manager

Stephanie Souza
Web Producer /
Web Developer

   
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Benny Burberry Caleb Coconut
Species
Mix
Species
Labrador/Pitbull/Crazy Mix
Species
Chubby Baby
Species
Pekingese
Cookie Dash Duke Frodo
Species
Cat
Species
Kitty
Species
Catahoula Leopard Dog Mix
Species
Boston Terrier
Galen Geneva Google Jack
Species
Life of the Party
Species
Ray of Sunshine
Species
Feline
Species
Felis catus gigantis.
Jason Jake Jonah June
Species
Little Boy
Species
Pitbull/Boxer/
We'renotreallysure Mix
Species
Shiba Inu
Species
Troublemaker
Kaylee Nathan Nibbles & Pig Olivia
Species
Sometimes a Sweet
Little Girl
Species
Eating & Sleeping Professional
Species
Guinea Pigs
Species
Baby Girl
Owen Peanut Pedro Puppups
Species
Airedale Terrier & Welsh Terrier Mix
Species
Crazy Calico
Species
Chihuahua
Species
Water Puppies
Riley Rocco Ruthie Skylar
Species
Chihuahua
Species
Puggle
Species
Ruffosaurus
Species
Smallish Human
Theo Timothy    
Species
Greyhound
Species
Feline
   
Cookie
Cookie
Cookie  

Species

Cat

Boss of

Nick

Age at time of photo

14

Favorite activity

Lounging on the couch.

Favorite food

She just likes food, period.

Cutest attribute

Runs around like an excited kitten at meal time.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

She gives the occasional right hook when she doesn't want to be bothered.

Googles
Googles
Googles  

Species

Feline

Boss of

Maya

Age at time of photo

Three?

Favorite activity

Being underwhelmed and unsatisfied with whatever life has to offer; stalking small rodents.

Favorite food

Dry cat food, but only when you place individual pieces one at a time next to his food bowl.

Cutest attribute

Climbing/sleeping in every container possible (boxes, baskets, suitcases, you name it).

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Shedding (I know he does it on purpose); Sitting on sleeping owners’ chests and purring loudly at 5AM.

Fun fact

Recognizes the sound of his owners’ cars from all the way up the street.

Burberry
Burberry
Labrador/Pitbull/Crazy mix

Species

Labrador/Pitbull/Crazy mix

Boss of

Joe

Age at time of photo

8 years

Favorite activity

Chewing on bones and chasing squirrels

Favorite food

Cheese. And Bread. Even better – Cheesy Bread!

Cutest attribute

His goofy smile and tail wag when playing with his toys

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Jumping on the couch

Fun Fact

Burberry was the last one rescued from a box of puppies left in Forsyth Park in Savannah, GA.

Olivia
Olivia
Olivia  

Species

Toddler

Boss of

Stephanie

Age at time of photo

15 Months

Favorite activity

Collecting sticks and rocks outside.

Favorite food

Avocado and black olives.

Cutest attribute

Beautiful blue eyes.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned.

Spitting (doing raspberries) everywhere.

Fun fact

She loves music so much, she stops whatever she is doing to listen to music if she hears any kind of music playing.

Owen
Owen
Owen  

Species

Airedale Terrier & Welsh Terrier Mix

Boss of

Nick

Age at time of photo

4 months

Favorite activity

He enjoys playing with stuffed animals – but only ones that are bigger than him.

Favorite food

Anything with bacon or peanut butter

Cutest attribute

His excited, wiggly body when we come home from work.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Playtime ends at 9:00pm.

Nathan
Nathan
Nathan

Species

Eating & Sleeping Professional

Boss of

Jason

Age at time of photo

1 month

Favorite food

We will know that soon enough

Cutest attribute

Little noises he makes while eating and sleeping

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Wanting to be held 24/7

Geneva
Geneva
Geneva  

Species

Born Leader

Boss of

Sara

Age at time of photo

2 years

Favorite activity

Telling you what’s on her mind and getting you to do what she wants, singing, dancing, taking care of others, drawing, talking on her “phone”, meeting dogs, and going for a walk.

Favorite food

Bread

Cutest attribute

When any music plays, Geneva starts dancing.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Stomping her foot when she’s mad.

Fun fact

She’ll wave and yell “Bye” at the top of her lungs as you leave until you are a speck on the horizon.

Pig
Pig
Nibbles & Pig  

Species

Guinea Pigs

Boss of

Stephanie

Age at time of photo

7-9 months

Favorite activity

Popcorning, which is when guinea pigs jump around their cage in a similar way popcorn pops.

Favorite food

Lettuce and Carrots

Cutest attribute

Squeaking for their food.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Squeaking at the sound of plastic or paper bag noises.

Fun fact

They will hide when I approach their cages unless it is feeding time. They are serious about their vegetables.

Maggie
Maggie
Maggie

Species

Husky

Boss of

Hillary

Age at time of photo

5.5 years

Favorite activity

Sleeping.

Favorite food

Anything stolen

Cutest attribute

Laziness in all things but that which involves food

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Devouring the food on June's high chair.

June
June
June

Species

Troublemaker

Boss of

Hillary

Age at time of photo

19 months

Favorite activity

Terrorizing Jonah.

Favorite food

Mac and cheese

Cutest attribute

Chipped-tooth grin

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Yanking the dog's tail while laughing maniacally.

Jonah
Jonah
Jonah

Species

Shiba Inu

Boss of

Hillary

Age at time of photo

4.5 years

Favorite activity

Rolling around in grass.

Favorite food

Hard plastic

Cutest attribute

A winning smile

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Entangling his humans on walks.

Coconut
Coconut
Coconut

Species

Pekingese

Boss of

Marco

Age at time of photo

2 years 

Favorite activity

It's a toss-up between chasing her tail and begging for treats.

Favorite food

Anything that smells remotely like a treat qualifies

Cutest attribute

Her lively personality

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Her lively personality at 7a.m. Enough said.

PupPups
PupPups
PupPups

Species

Water Puppies

Bosses of

Jenny

Age at time of photo

3 years

Favorite activity

Getting attention

Favorite food

Whatever is in front of them

Cutest attribute

Getting really excited whenever someone enters the room

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Begging for food even when they’ve just been fed

Skylar
Skylar
Skylar  

Species

Tiny human

Boss of

Elisa

Age at time of photo

16 days

Favorite activity

Frantically waving her arms and legs around

Favorite food

milk

Cutest attribute

She's very chatty.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Spitting out pacifier and then being mad at it for not being in her mouth. This is followed by the aforementioned frantic arm and leg waving.

Fun fact

She's a tummy-time champ.

Jake
Jake
Jake  

Species

Pitbull/boxer/we're-not-really-sure mix

Boss of

Elisa

Age at time of photo

2 years, 6 months

Favorite activity

Jumping on unsuspecting visitors

Favorite food

Anything he's not supposed to be eating - usually left out on the counter by mistake

Cutest attribute

Waiting at the door when someone leaves, just in case they want to come back and play with him.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Trying to catch bunnies

Fun fact

Jake will sit with his nose less than one inch from the fireplace. He doesn't grow a winter coat – in fact has almost no hair on his belly – as a result of his fireplace obsession.

Timothy
Timothy
Timothy  

Species

Feline.

Boss of

Ann-Marie

Age at time of photo

11

Favorite activity

Resenting his parents for putting him on a diet. Close second: herding humans toward his food bowl, especially while they are walking down the stairs.

Favorite food

Ruthie the Dog’s food

Cutest attribute

His completely unfazed attitude as Ruthie chases him for eating her food

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Herding

Theo
Theo
Theo  

Species

Greyhound

Title

Top Dog

I was the boss of

Ann-Marie

Age at time of photo

11

Comments

Theo was a much-loved, retired, racing greyhound. He passed away on March 2, 2010. Theo was Embolden's first dog and best friend.

ruthie
ruthie
Duke  

Species

Ruffosaurus

Boss of

Ann-Marie

Age at time of photo

9 years

Favorite activity

Taking walks and chewing sticks in the yard

Favorite food

Treats from the nice man at the gas station

Cutest attribute

Too many to mention. Just look at that face!

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

None. Ruthie's mom thinks she's perfect.

Comments

Everyone thinks Ruthie is a puppy.

Rocco
Rocco
Rocco   

Species

Puggle

Boss of

Justin

Age at time of photo

20 months

Favorite activity

Sleeping

Favorite food

Justin's shoes

Cutest attribute

Wrinkly little face

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Too many to list. Let’s start with chewing everything.

 
Riley
Riley
Riley   

Species

Chihuahua

Boss of

Jason

Age at time of photo

7 years

Favorite activity

Barking at everything

Favorite food

Beef-flavored Scooby Snacks

Cutest attribute

Floppy ears

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Barking at everything and everybody

 
Pedro
Pedro
Pedro   

Species

Chihuahua

Boss of

Jason

Age at time of photo

6 years

Favorite activity

Eating

Favorite food

Pizza-flavored Scooby Snacks

Cutest attribute

Copies and follows his brother Riley everywhere

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Eating too many treats

 
Peanut
Peanut
Peanut  

Species

Kitty

Boss of

Amanda

Age at time of photo

3

Favorite activity

Sprinting

Favorite food

Treats

Cutest attribute

Kneading and sucking on a blanket that she thinks is her mama cat.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Sleeping in front of the cable box so no one can change the channel.

Fun fact

She never makes a sound.

Max
Max
Sara   

species:

Feline, with human tendencies.

i am the boss of:

Sara.

age at time of photo:

12 human years.

favorite activity:

Chillin’ in the backyard with the neighborhood cats, eating grass, and catching birds.

favorite food:

What are you eating? Can I have some? (Usually not)

cutest attribute:

Grabbing your hand with his paw and putting it in its proper place (on his face for petting).

habit hopefully to be unlearned:

Throwing up grass (see Favorite Activity).

comments:

Max speaks with a Spanish accent and is known around the house as a suave, lover-cat. He will slink up to you and have you under his spell faster than you can say “Casanova.”

 
Kaylee
Kaylee
Kaylee   

Species

Sometimes a Sweet Little Girl, other times, an Unknown Creature

Boss of

Jason

Age at time of photo

4 years, 10 months

Favorite activity

Staying up late and watching iCarly

Favorite food

Tuna and lettuce

Cutest attribute

Big blue eyes

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Bossing around her little brother

 
Jason
Jason
Jason   

Species

Little Boy

Boss of

Jason

Age at time of photo

3 years, 4 months

Favorite activity

Playing Spider-Man video games

Favorite food

Cookies

Cutest attribute

Big blue eyes

Habit hopefully to be unlearned:

Wanting everything his older sister has, causing major chaos

 
Jack
Jack
Jack   

Species

Felis catus gigantis

Boss of

Sheryl

Age at time of photo

7 years

Favorite activity

Refereeing dog skirmishes

Favorite food

Floral arrangements

Cutest attribute

Insisting on sitting between humans and their reading materials. He's very anti-literacy, as books take time and attention away from His Jackness.

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Headbutting at 6 a.m.

 
Galen
Galen
Galen  

Species

Human Racecar

Boss of

Sara

Age at time of photo

5 years

Favorite activity

Being first at everything and in front of everyone (especially his sister), puzzles, digging, building, reading, running, baseball, and soccer.

Favorite food

Mac ‘n Cheese

Cutest attribute

His newly developed funny voices

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Needing to be first at everything and in front of everyone (especially his sister).

Fun fact

He will make sure you know how old he is and that he’s on a soccer team when he meets you.

Frodo
Frodo
Frodo   

Species

Boston Terrier

Boss of

Stephanie

Age at time of photo

8 years 

Favorite activity

Sunbathing and attacking any blankets within reach

Favorite food

Everything except dog food

Cutest attribute

Expressive face

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Dragging blankets from bedrooms and bringing them into the livingroom so he can destroy them

Duke
Duke
Duke  

Species

Catahoula Leopard Dog Mix

Boss of

Ann-Marie

Age at time of photo

2 years, 6 months

Favorite activity

We are just getting to know Duke but his favorite thing appears to be sticking very close to his new mommies.

Favorite food

Timothy's cat food. Not allowed.

Cutest attribute

Resting in the oddest, non-doggy places, like the car trunk and the cat's perch on the hope chest

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Being terribly afraid of strangers

Comments

Duke was adopted from Texas in June '10. He is a beautiful, sweet and goofy dog.

Dash
Dash
Dash  

Species

Kitty

Boss of

Amanda

Age at time of photo

5

Favorite activity

Sneaking outside

Favorite food

Cat Chow

Cutest attribute

Her fluffy face

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Destroying all of the furniture with her massive paws

Fun fact

Dash got her name because when bringing her home for the first time she got loose in the car, crawled up through the brake pedal opening and got stuck in the dashboard.

Caleb
Caleb
Caleb  

Species

Chubby Baby

Boss of

Marco

Age at time of photo

5 months

Favorite activity

Smiling, giggling, rolling over, bath time

Favorite food

Enfamil, bananas

Cutest attribute

Dreamy eyes, loveable laugh, never-ending smile

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Pulling the dog's ears and tail

Benny
Benny
Benny   

Species

Mix

Boss of

Jason

Age at time of photo

1 year, 5 months

Favorite activity

Being with a human at all times

Favorite food

Not a picky eater at all

Cutest attribute

His desire to have his head on the pillow with you at night

Habit hopefully to be unlearned

Barking at first encounters with new people