Kim Lechner CPA, CA, BA, founder and creator of PETBUCKs

Kim fulfilled a lifelong dream of combining her business acumen and passion for animal welfare to make a difference. With the same determination, perseverance and vision that have characterized her 25-year professional career, she brought to life her idea of leveraging social networking channels and the existing animal welfare infrastructure to generate desperately needed support for the animal rescue community.

Kim’s extensive experience in finance leadership roles for Fortune 500 companies prepared her for this opportunity – she is a proven strategist effective at building relationships, solving problems, and driving change. Her business savvy is complemented by integrity and compassion, attributes essential to the success of the PETBUCKs mission.

A generous supporter of animal welfare groups throughout her life, Kim currently owns four rescue dogs who were a big part of the inspiration behind PETBUCKs. Each opportunity to save a life has been profoundly moving and, together, these experiences have led her to make PETBUCKs a reality. For Kim, this venture not only represents a labor of love and creative outlet; it is also symbolizes a journey, and she is energized to continue evolving the business model and growing PETBUCKs’ reach and impact.

A native of Toronto, Kim holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Waterloo, along with US and Canadian Professional CPA designations. She now resides in Hingham, MA, where she enjoys providing a safe and loving home to Lucas, Zorro, Gabby and Archie.

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This is a great concept to allow everyone to be able to make a difference in saving the life of an animal.

Pam Hehn Shroeder
Frisco, Texas