Garrett Smallwood was appointed chief executive officer of Wag! in 2019. He was simultaneously named a member of the company’s board of directors. Prior to becoming CEO, Smallwood was Wag!’s vice president of product, partnerships, and corporate development.
Before joining Wag! nearly three years ago, Smallwood was the co-founder and CEO of Finrise and Vetary.com, which provided point-of-sale financing options for health care treatments not normally covered by insurance, including veterinary services. Previously he was the VP of operations at Pillow, now part of Expedia, which provided a suite of management services to help residents of multifamily buildings earn money through the short-term rental economy. Smallwood is an alumnus and EIR at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm.