Pet Partners Annie Magnant

C. Annie Peters and her canine companion Kylie

A visionary leader, strategic thinker and exceptional communicator, C. Annie Peters brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the Pet Partners team.  She came to Pet Partners from Special Olympics International where she served as Vice President of Personal Giving and Special Events. During her tenure she had a broad and positive impact by introducing innovative fundraising strategies and engaging staff globally.

Additionally, Annie has served as Executive Director for the Science Museum of Virginia Foundation and had significant leadership roles at the Arthritis Foundation, Virginia Chapter and the Leukemia Society of America.

“After a comprehensive search we found a great match and the right person for the job” says Pet Partners Immediate Past Board Chair, Mary Craig.  “The breadth and depth of her experience and her strong leadership abilities are just what we need to accelerate the excellence of our programming and achieve our growth goals for touching more lives with best-in-class pet interactions to improve health and well-being.”

Annie says, “It’s an honor to be joining such a wonderful community and cause, and I look forward to working collaboratively with so many passionate individuals. From my first experience visiting a local hospital with a Pet Partners team, to the great-hearted – yet practical – vision of what we can accomplish going forward, Pet Partners has proven inspiring.  I’m thrilled that we can shape the future together!”


To arrange an interview with Annie please contact the press office on (425) 679-5514 or email