MEET THE TEAM
Born and raised on the NorthWest Side of Chicago, Nicky is a life long animal lover, who grew up attending shelter events with her local Girl Scout Troop. As a graduate of the Loyola University School of Business, she proudly utilizes her degree and previous experiences to the fullest to grow her business. Prior to working within her degree, she worked as a vet tech assistant. She is a retired PAWs Chicago Volunteer and a fur mom to two dogs and a cat ~ all PAWs Alums.
From her love of animals and her zeal for small business, the Bark by the Park brand was created in 2015.
Libby, Assistant Manager
Libby joined the team in 2018. She quickly proved herself and became an invaluable member of the team. Growing up in Michigan, she has owned many dogs, big and small. Upon becoming a Chicagoan, she became a cat mom to two boys, Cecil and Milo.
She is currently working on going back to school to become a zoologist.
Jessi, Retail + Pet Care Specialist
After growing up in the greater Chicagoland area, Jessi moved to the city to study Public Relations and American Sign Language at DePaul University. Jessi found her love of pet care at home, growing up with several dogs and a frisky feline. Since relocating she's been pet sitting for friends and family.
Kelsey, Pet Care Specialist
Originally from the greater Boston area, Kelsey has now settled in Chicago after attending Columbia College Chicago. Kelsey currently assistant manages The Colette Collection, a women's clothing and accessory boutique right down the street from Bark by the Park. Though she doesn't have any animals herself, she grew up with them and has been the go to pet sitter for her friends and family. She has loved walking the Bark by the Park pooches and cannot wait to meet more!