The Majestic Paws Team
Nick, the Field Manager for Majestic Paws, has been with the company since 2013. Nick knows all of the company’s routes, and is in charge of training new walkers, filling in when walkers are out, and also handling some of the new client meet-and-greets. A self-taught musician who has been playing for 20 years, his love of nature is only exceeded by his love of the creatures in it. Nick currently plays in the band Brontosaurus, who just had a WBEZ interview and performance at their Navy Pier studio.
Spencer was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Chicago in 2008, which he proudly calls home. Spencer has been around dogs and various other animals all his life. and he has taken his lifelong passion for pets with him wherever he goes. When Spencer isn't walking his cute canines, you can find him playing with one of his bands or he might just pop up anywhere in town while exploring the city.
Jenny was born and raised in Illinois. She is currently studying at the Vagabonf School of Arts. Jenny loves animals and owns a chubby British Shorthair cat names Otis. Jenny enjoys traveling around the world and experiencing different cultures.
Brittney was born and raised in Ohio. In the fall of 2017 Brittney moved to Chicago to be close to friends. Brittney has a dog named Rocky, a Poodle Chihuaha mix. When Brittney is not walking dogs she enjoys kayaking, hiking, writing, watching comedy films and listening to music.
Nicki grew up in California before moving to Illinois in 2010 to study film at Columbia College. Animals are a passion of hers and she has spent her entire life surrounded by them, from growing up with a German Shepherd to the 2 cats and one turtle she owns now. Her favorite animals are dogs, and unfortunately the building she lives in does not allow dogs, so working with Majestic Paws is a great way for her to keep interacting with her canine friends. When she is not walking, Nicki is a dancer and dance instructor, and also loves painting.
Michael moved to Chicago after finishing his degree at Ohio University and has lived here ever since. During college he was a conference champion wrestler and has been involved with the sport ever since; he currently coaches and is also working on a line of wrestling gear for women. Michael is also passionate about arts and writing, and is working on several projects in these fields during his spare time. He grew up with a black lab named Phazer and currently has a rescue cat at home, so working with Majestic Paws is a great opportunity for him to pursue his love of animals.
Erik was born and raised in Chicago, and has been around animals all his life. His weakness is for dogs, but has a love for all animals. His friends and family jokingly call him the "dog whisperer", as most dogs are drawn to him and listen when he speaks. He is a graduate from Columbia College Chicago and has owned/operated several businesses in both the marketing and the music industries, which is where his passions lie outside of animals.
Celeste is a Chicagoan, pet parent, and true animal lover. She has a passion for animals, and looks forward to each day of work. When asked what she liked most about working for Majestic Paws, her answer was that she can't believe she gets paid to give love and take care of adorable “fur kids”. .
Lauren is from Chicago. She has had dogs growing up her entire life. Lauren went to Columbia College and studied Journalism and Literature. She has 2 cats named Corn Dog and Vada. In her free time she enjoys writing and collecting art. At the moment Lauren is training to become a police officer.
Andrew is from Chicago but has lived in various cities across the country while pursuing his passion for music before settling back in Chicago in 2016. Having been an animal lover his whole life, Andrew loves having the opportunity to work with pets every day with Majestic Paws, and the freedom that the job allows him to also continue his musical career. Andrew currently plays the French Horn for an orchestra in Chicago and is following other opportunities for his music career as they arise.
Roberto was born and raised in Chicago and has lived all over the city. His two biggest passion is art and animals, so working with Majestic Paws is perfect for him as it allows him to work with animals on a daily basis while giving him time to pursue his passion in art. When he's not walking dogs, Roberto is busy helping a start-up art company that specializes in modern murals.
Nick grew up in Illinois and moved to Chicago 7 years ago. Two of his biggest passions are dogs and music. When he is not walking pups he is busy practicing in a new funk-rock band where he does originals and covers. In addition to that he teaches guitar on the side.
David was born in New Jersey and went to Ohio State. He moved to Chicago 4 years ago. In his own time he enjoys drawing, graphic design, photography, going to concerts, and playing golf. David owns a clothing company that consumes most of his time. Being a part-time dog walker gives him a break to get out from behind his desk and to give his attention to something he really enjoys, being around animals. Being a dog walker allows him to see the same dogs on a regular basis and also meeting new dogs which are both really excited!
Adriana was born in Mexico and moved to Chicago in 2016 with her husband. Adriana love pets, she grew up surrounded by dogs and cats; currently her best friend is Roni, a little fluffy Pomeranian who has been with her for two years. Adriana enjoys playing ball with him and teaching him new tricks. In addition to that, she enjoysphotography, cooking, swimming and tap dancing.
Ashley was born and raised in Nebraska and moved to Chicago in 2016 to try something new. She has always loved the outdoors, and as an animal lover walking dogs is the perfect job for her. Other than interacting with animals on a daily basis, her favorite part of the job is being able to explore the city while she works. When she's not working, Ashley loves travelling to as many different places as possible!
Matthew was born and raised in Milwaukee where he studied Theater. In the fall of 2017 he moved to the Chicago to pursue his passions of film and comedy. When he is not out making people laugh you can find him dog walking. Matthew has a cockatoo named Ruffy who he loves dearly. Matthew enjoys playing sports, playing music and hopes to one one day have a sailboat.
Andrew was born and raised in Chicago, and just got back from a stint doing organic farming in Oregon. He moved back because he missed the city, but also to pursue a career in film. He has loved dogs and animals his entire life, and currently has an Akita at home. When he's not working, Andrew enjoys all the arts, as well as cycling and music.
Jenny has been walking dogs for about 5 years. Jenny joined the Majestic Paws' team in November 2017. She lives in Wicker Park with her boyfriend Michael and their two furry sons, Phife (husky mis) and Nintendo (york chocolate kitty). Animals are her life whether it be with work or her own, and she wouldn't have it any other way! When she is not with an animal she enjoys baking, gardening, and being crafty!
Patrick is graduate from DePaul School of Music and enjoys making music with ensembles in the city when he is not dog-walking. He is an avid art-lover, pet sitter and plant care-taker. Patrick loves singing to the plants and pets he cares for (if they'll stand for it). Sometimes they'll join in with a howl accompaniment!
Leslie is a Chicago native and urban art enthusiast. She loves the outdoors and is a furry friend fanatic! Her favorite thing to do in her own down time are cooking, baking around our beautiful city with her friends. Leslie cannot wait to meet and care for your pets! :)
Adam was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He is currently a student at Loyola University majoring in Operations Management and minoring in Information Systems. Adam has a pup of his own, Jax a 7 month old Corgi. In addition to having Jax, he has a family golden retrieved named Honey; Honey is 12 years old. He loves dogs and always has since he was a little boy. Adam is happy to be working with Majestic Paws to deliver the best care for your animals!
Emily was born in Atlanta, raised in New York, and moved to Chicago in 2010 to pursue a career in the arts. Emily has been an animal lover her entire life and currently has a Greyhound name Zippy along with 3 cats. When she's not walking dogs, Emily loves making art and music. She also studied and is interested in clinical herbalism.
Wilfredo was born and raised in Chicago and currently lives with his wife and two crazy dogs; a Dachshund/Chihuahua mix and a mixed breed rescue. He loves spending his days hanging out with dogs which makes him a perfect fit for Majestic Paws. When he isn't walking dogs, Wilfredo like painting, video games, biking around the city, and spending time with his wife.
Lewis was born and raised in Pilsen and still lives there to this day. He's been a pet lover his whole life but doesn't have one at the moment due to lease restrictions, so working for Majestic Paws allows him the animal interaction that he loves. Growing up his family owned a Pitbill, a Golden Retriever, and a Pitbull. When he's not walking dogs, Lewis enjoys making music and collecting records and books..
Patrick was born and raised in California. He decided to move to Chicago three years ago to pursue his dream of one day becoming a veterinarian. When Patrick is not walking dogs he enjoys going to Church. Patrick enjoys traveling and loves helping people and animals. He plans on going on a missions trip to Africa within the next year.
Maria was born and raised in Chicago. She is a die-hard Cubs fan and enjoys watching baseball. Growing up Maria played all types of sports. You can run into her from time to time out in the field playing softball with her friends. Maria is currently majoring in early childhood education and is hoping to make a change in majors to pursue her dream career which is to one day become a veterinarian.
Leslie was born and raised in Chicago. He loves riding his bike around the city. When he is not spending time with animals he enjoys working on guitars and enjoys wood working. Leslie is currently in school and is pursuing a degree in Business.
Jaye was born and raised in the Twin Cities. Jaye moved to Chicago to attend Columbia College where she majors in Creative Writing. Jaye's goal is to become a published poet one day. In Jaye's free time she enjoys practicing ballet, traveling, cooking, writing and visiting the Art Institute of Chicago.