Meet Our Team
, the parent company of Resilience for Birds, is based in St. Louis, Missouri and Townshend, Vermont.
Douglas Pernikoff, DVM, MBA
Dr. Doug is responsible for overall Business Strategy, Business Development and Operating Officer.
Dr. Doug has over 36 years experience as a clinical veterinarian and business owner/manager. He has trained and served in small animal medicine;
exotic/zoo and global conservation veterinarian on behalf of both domestic and non-domestic/zoo and endangered species worldwide.
Dr. Doug has developed multiple small business ventures in and out of the animal field.
Ellen Dierenfeld, Ph.D.
Vice President, Secretary, CTO (Chief Treasury Officer) and Director of Science and Nutrition
Ellen is responsible for Product Development, Quality Assessment/Quality Control, and scientific content. She brings over 30 years'
experience in animal nutrition, working
with a wide variety of species on six continents, and has published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, book chapters, and a textbook. Previously, she
collaborated in the finalization of various Farmers' Helper products, and has assisted in development of multiple products used in pet and zoo animal diets,
manufactured by several leading companies.
Vice President, CMO (Corporate Marketing Officer) and Creative Director
Kermit is responsible for Product Development, Communications and Marketing; building on his many years' experience with different avian species,
health management needs, and previous success with poultry dietary supplements.
Information Technology Manager and Graphic Designer
Karen designed both of our websites, and our Facebook page, and is responsible for their ongoing management, social media and graphic updates. She is a lifelong
lover of animals, artist, and cofounder of the PetoftheDay.com family of websites.
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