About our Executive director:

 Photo of Lee & Family

Lee Richter, is the founder and Executive Director of The Pet & Wildlife Fund. For more than 30 years, she has built successful, dynamic, community driven businesses. Her unique vision and system generates massive results. Her highly successful companies produce millions of dollars, hundreds of jobs, educate thousand, and support strong communities.

Lee is CEO of the award-winning Montclair Veterinary Hospital in addition to Holistic Veterinary Care, with a mission to improve health care for pets through natural medicine. Lee helped her husband, “America’s Favorite Veterinarian” Dr. Gary Richter, achieve his dream of becoming a small animal veterinarian and they own two veterinary hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In 1984, Lee launched Richter Communications because she is passionate about designing and launching marketing campaigns and products that represent her mission and her values. Her business acumen and talent has generated national and international results with clients such as Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Robertson Stephens, Autodesk, Stanford Research Institute, Edmunds.com, The Pet Concierge and Del Webb among others.

Lee would tell you that her life would not be complete without her family, friends, dogs, cats and community. She is a loving and devoted mother to her 11-year- old daughter, Abbey. Lee teaches Abbey how to be empowered every day, and with Lee’s help, Abbey became a best-selling author at the age of 9. Lee and her family love to travel and explore the world together.