Tori Fugate

Chief Communications Officer

KC Pet Project

Tori Fugate, chief communications officer of the KC Pet Project, joined the Kansas City, Missouri, organization in March of 2012, shortly after it took over the Kansas City animal shelter in January 2012. Tori’s role has enabled her to build the organization’s brand and promote its mission from inception to what it is today. She oversees all marketing, events, web management, social media, retail sales, education initiatives and media relations, and she recently served on the design and construction committee of the KC Campus for Animal Care, Kansas City’s new animal shelter. She enjoys the opportunity to promote KC Pet Project and its pets through social media and in print, radio and television appearances on a local and national level, including People Magazine, The Dodo, the Huffington Post, CBS News, USA Today, Queer Eye and The Rachael Ray Show.