Cindy Quirk: Scout & Zoe’s Fur-Ever Success

In this episode of Championship Leadership, we’re excited to welcome Cindy Dunston Quirk, the founder of Scout and Zoe’s, a leading pet wellness company.

She shares her journey from the early days of developing unique dog treats to becoming a global player in the pet industry. Uncover the challenges she faced, the critical decisions that shaped her success, and the core values that drive her company’s mission.

Tune in now for a dose of inspiration and actionable insights that will leave you motivated to embrace championship leadership in your own journey. Don’t miss out on this captivating episode – your path to success starts here!!

In This Episode:

[3:36] What is Championship Leadership mean to Cindy Quirk?

[4:40] Who is Cindy Quirk, and what brought her to where she is today?

[11:37] Leaders that influenced her.

[20:17] What are the challenges on her journey that really help her to grow and get better?

[25:57] Turning Point of her life.

[28:02] Episode Takeaways.

About the Guest

Cindy Dunston Quirk is the Founder and Chief Dog Lover at Scout & Zoe’s Premium Pet Products. Scout & Zoe’s crafts premium chews, treats and food using only USA sourced, human-grade raw ingredients and novel, alternative proteins that include the invasive Asian Carp and sustainable Black Soldier Fly Larvae. What began as an idea to solve allergy issues for her pups, Scout and Zoe, has expanded into a company with a global footprint with products for canines, felines, equine, avian and small animals. Her mission, and that of the company, is to provide treats, food and chews utilizing unique, novel proteins that are nutritious and safe so pets can enjoy the longest,
healthiest lives possible with the families who love them.
A dog lover from an early age, Cindy currently shares her home in the heartland of Indiana with Ziva, her seven-year old German Shepherd, Lucy and Jake, eleven month old
German Shorthair Pointers and her hubby, Steve. Zoe, the inspiration for Scout & Zoe’s, passed away in 2014 and Scout, passed away in 2021 but their legacies endure making pups and pets around the world happy one treat at a time.

Important Quotes:

“Championship leadership is Ethical, Moral, Beyond reproach.”

“Championship leadership would be people who have a vision and are able to express that vision in a very logical way in which people can help them along the way.”

“You have to be comfortable with the knowledge that you have, and let intuition come into it just a little bit and not beat yourself up.”

“You can always back up a little bit and move forward.”

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