John and Rhondi Webster along with Emily Adams are the partners of Dogtown Resort in San Marcos, CA. They have a strong passion for animals and are involved in local animal rescues, Shelter to Soldier, Paws with a Cause and the Ridgebacks and Friends Rescue. After searching for a business that was focused around the love and care of animals, especially dogs, they took their core values of community and service to build Dogtown Resort.
Two seasoned business veterans, John and Rhondi have more than 25 years of experience in the retail, corporate franchise and government industries. They have a vast amount of management experience with several well-known brands including Jamba Juice, Starbucks and Jenny Craig.
Rhondi has held executive corporate positions at Nestlé Nutrition, Jamba Juice and Unilever in key management, research and development, product development and marketing roles. She has Master’s degrees in Food Science and Human Nutrition, along with an Executive MBA from the University of California at Irvine. She has successfully developed and launched over 200 products in the food, pet and biotech industries including various dog and animal products, as well as being involved in a successful animal nutritional supplements start-up company. At Dogtown Resort, she is responsible for marketing and new business development.
John has a finance degree and Master’s in Organizational Leadership and is a retired Navy Information Systems Master Chief with over 20 years of service. He is responsible for store operations and employee leadership training. John is also overseeing real estate site selection for the future Dogtown Resort locations he and Rhondi plan to open in the San Diego area.
As Director of Operations, Emily loves her job at Dogtown Resort. She is responsible for safety, quality and consistencies of our operational standards, SOP’s and our training programs. Emily oversees the exceptional care of our furry clients and ensures 100% satisfaction from their pet parents. She enjoys the rewards of happy pups and happy team members. She has gained experience working with dogs as a Veterinary Technician and now loves learning more and more about dog behavior. In her off time, Emily loves to travel, rock climb, scuba dive, and spend time with family and friends.
Let’s meet the rest of the Dogtown team . . .