Paulette Dodson

Paulette Dodson, Board Member

Paulette has served on BARK's Board of Directors since March 2023. Paulette is a highly experienced legal, strategic, and operational executive who most recently served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Alight, Inc. (NYSE: ALIT), a global human capital and business solutions provider. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of PetSmart, Inc., where she guided the board and company through major corporate transactions and change. Paulette also led PetSmart Charities, North America’s largest animal welfare organization at the time, through a full strategic review and organizational transformation. Previously, Paulette was General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Counsel for North America at CPG company Sara Lee Corporation, and Assistant General Counsel of publishing at the Tribune Company.

Paulette currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Mather, Portillo’s Inc. (NASDAQ: PTLO), and the United Way of Metro Chicago. She holds a BA from City College of New York and JD from Cornell Law School.