ModaPet is the exciting, new player in the pet industry. The products designed by ModaPet take into account the ergonomic use of the product and add a little "Moda". (Italian for fashion.) ModaPet is a specialty pet product company with products designed by Studio Girino.
The design elements also take on a unique look and feel that differentiates ModaPet from traditional pet products in today's marketplace. The products are designed to integrate form and function, all at affordable pricing.
ModaPet is a new company that was started by its parent company, NorthStar Investors, Inc. NorthStar built Veterinary Ventures, Inc.(VVI) into a highly successful business in the Pet Products Industry. VVI manufactures drinking fountains for cats and dogs (Its website is vetventures.com).
ModaPet is a US based company with Italian influenced design.
The knowledge, experience, and expertise that backs the ModaPet team, helps us understand the marketplace and the need to introduce new products. We carefully assess the product channels and then meet with the design team to create the perfect blend. Our products represent a new approach to many products that have been in the market before, but lacked the subtle adjustments that make the products significantly better. We are proud to share our product line with you.
ModaPet is driven by attention to the important details that include "form with function", and strive to provide great value with high quality materials and proven product cost controls. This unique philosophy truly differentiates ModaPet within the pet industry.
Our designs are fun, different and add a "fashion" look for your pet and your environment. The design team carefully assesses each project and is personally involved from the inception through manufacturing and finally to the customer. All products are manufactured using certified food grade and BPA free plastics to protect the health of our animal "customers".
We know that your pets are part of your family. We strive to blend your pets' furnishings into your lifestyle, so we design products that no longer need to be hidden from friends and family. Actually, we hope you share the look and feel of ModaPet with all.
President - Chris Howard
After completing a Bachelor in Economics at Stanford University, an MBA at Santa Clara University and two and a half years as an Air Force Officer, at the age of twenty-five Chris started his extensive career in the business world at Ernst & Young. From there, he went on to make his mark over the next fifteen years in companies such as, Jensen Tools & Alloys, Inc., Pioneer Industries, Inc., Health Tech Management, Inc. and Grant Thornton, CPAs. Chris started his own consulting firm, which was the beginning of other start-up ventures that led him to his current position as the CEO of NorthStar Investors, Inc. He has also been a faculty member at the University of Nevada Reno, University of Phoenix and Sierra Nevada College.
Secretary / Treasurer - Stuart Feigin
In 1978 at the age of 31, Stuart became the fifth employee of Oracle Corporation. His position as one of the original design programmers for the company was just one of several major positions in the technology field that contributed to his unending interest and career in technology and electronics. Prior to working for Oracle, Stuart also served as a programmer for companies such as Trilogy Systems, Amdahl Corporation, USC Information Sciences Institute, and UCLA. Stuart's broad knowledge of technology assists the company in its major decisions for the future.
Managing Director - Harvey Miller
Harvey is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley. Harvey has over 25 years of marketing, advertising, and sales experience from varied organizations from large Fortune 500 companies to small emerging organizations. Each company presents a unique opportunity to differentiate its products and/or services offering, in a way that separates that company from its competitors. Harvey assists organizations in defining themselves through greater understanding of their offerings, their customers, and their competition. Strategic and tactical steps are mapped to allow for an organized approach in impacting the marketplace.
ModaPet is a specialty pet product company with products designed by Studio Girino. The products designed by Studio Girino take into account the look of the product and add a little "moda". (Italian for fashion.) Studio Girino pays special attention to the important details that include "form with function", and strive to provide great value with high quality materials. Our designs are fun, different and add a "fashion" look for your pet and your environment. The design team carefully assesses each project and is personally involved from the inception.
Studio Girino has been involved with several creative and unique design products within the pet industry. With over 45 years of combined experience, Studio Girino has designed all of the new product line to include bowls, collars, and toys The studio is involved with design, material selection, and manufacturing oversight. The team at Studio Girino has been involved with projects for Nike, Oakley, Datrek Golf, and TREK to name a few. Their current focus is exclusively pet products.