Heidi Ganahl is one of the country’s most extraordinary, respected and in demand women entrepreneurs. She regularly lends advice to everyone from top executives to the local professional with a dream and an idea. And she does it with style and sophistication. Heidi has triumphed over staggering adversity. Beginning with the loss of her husband at the age of 27, to losing a million-dollar insurance settlement, Heidi’s entrepreneurial spirit and extraordinary leadership skills have helped her pick herself up and emerge as a Top Dog of Camp Bow Wow, the $100 million leader in the pet and franchise industry.
Heidi’s informative, inspirational and entertaining presentations are jam packed with memorable content and lavishly peppered with invaluable tips, tricks and wisdom gained along the way. Heidi has turned her lifelong passion for dogs into a multi-million dollar business and she has created a related charitable foundation to support her furry friends.
Camp Bow Wow was named to the Inc 500/5000 fastest growing company list five years in a row, placed on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 105 Fastest-Growing Franchises in North America and is one of the fastest growing women led franchise businesses in the country! She was named one of Fortune magazine’s 10 Most Promising Entrepreneurs last year, and Parade magazine recently called her one of the top women entrepreneurs in the country. Heidi has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, on America Online, Business Week Online, CNN Money and in Parenting, Entrepreneur, More Magazine, Success and Franchise Times. Heidi has inspired millions with her story on CNBC’s The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch. Check out a feature on Camp Bow Wow by American Express Open Forum.
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Heidi’s energetic and inspiring talks are lessons learned from the years building Camp Bow Wow, from the first camp which opened in Denver in 2000 to a $100 million business with more than 200 franchisees in 40 states and Canada, to the value of giving back to the inspiration for the passion, the dogs, through The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation. Your audiences will love hearing the war stories from this 16 years of struggle and hard work to attain her status as the leader of the pack in the pet industry.
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