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Employee Spotlight: Jason Smutz, Registry Fulfillment Coordinator

Employee Spotlight: Jason

Name:

Jason Smutz

Job title:

Registry Fulfillment Coordinator

Current pets:

Loki, my affectionate, orange tabby cat.

How long have you worked at Michelson Found Animals?

A little over two years.

What do you do at Michelson Found Animals?

I process and ship orders for microchips and scanners. I also handle billing and assist with A/R tasks. I work with logistics and inventory management, as well as data reporting support and customer assistance, among other responsibilities.

What is your average workday like?

The majority of my day involves processing and shipping orders for our products and providing customer support. I also assist our Registry Team with any tasks they need help with.

Did you grow up with animals?

Yes! I had several cats and dogs as pets while growing up. We always had a few running around.

What is your professional background?

I have had experience with shipping and fulfillment in the textbook industry. I also held a position caring for horses in a large equestrian program at a private grade school.

What attracted you to this position?

I have always had a soft spot for pets in my heart and my previous experience in fulfillment made this position a great match.

What do you wish other people knew about Michelson Found Animals?

Our registry is 100% free! Anyone can register any microchip from any company on www.found.org, and their pet will be protected for life.

What are some of your strongest beliefs about animal welfare?

There can be quite of bit of miscommunication about animal welfare, particularly surrounding microchips. Strong leaders providing good communication and accurate information can change the landscape of animal welfare and point us towards a better future for pets and pet owners alike.

What would you tell someone who is thinking about getting involved in animal welfare?

Every little bit helps! No task is too small and your local rescue or shelter is a great place to start.

What else can you tell me about animal welfare?

If you’re looking for a pet, adoption as well as spaying or neutering, are two great first steps for providing a safe warm home for a loving animal.

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