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Michelle O'Hollaren Named Winner of 40 Under 40 By Pet Age Magazine

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Pet Age Honors Forty Under 40

Michelle O’Hollaren of Sophisticated Pup, in Chicago, IL; has been named a winner in the 2015 Pet Age Forty Under 40 awards program. The awards program is produced by Pet Age, a national publication covering all things in the pet industry, providing the latest industry news and more.

The Forty Under 40 awards program honors men and women under the age of 40 who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, to professional excellence and to the community. To qualify, a nominee had to meet selection criteria that included working in the pet industry and possessing significant authority for decision making within a company or organization.

Winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges including: Dana Humphrey, Owner & Lead Publicist, Whitegate PR Inc.; Kerry Sutherland, Principal, K. Sutherland PR; and LindaCope, Global Marketing Manager, Marshall Companion Pets.

The Forty Under 40 award winners were profiled in the awards publication inserted in the December issue of Pet Age.

For more information about the Pet Age Forty Under 40 awards program and to see a complete list of honorees, please visit www.petage.com.

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