Larimer Humane Society announced that Nicholas Gilman, an experienced leader in animal welfare, starts today as the organization’s new CEO.

Mr. Gilman has spent his entire career working to reduce companion animal homelessness, enhance the human-animal bond, and develop programs that benefit people and animals throughout the communities in which he has served.

Mr. Gilman has extensive experience in animal shelter leadership serving most recently as the founder and CEO of Humane Logic, a consulting firm specializing in non-profit management for animal welfare organizations. Prior to starting Humane Logic, Mr. Gilman served in various leadership positions for Canadian SPCA in Montreal, Animal Rescue League of Boston, Animal Care and Equipment in Denver, American Humane Society in Denver, Humane Society of the United States in Washington, D.C., and Halifax Humane Society in Daytona Beach.

“Nicholas’ extensive experience and expertise leading animal shelters will be a tremendous asset for Larimer Humane Society,” said Keith Meyer, Board chairperson for Larimer Humane Society. Mr. Gilman studied Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Gilman said, “I am honored to join this talented and passionate group of professionals and to apply my skills to an organization well-positioned to champion the needs of animals in northern Colorado.”

“Our sincere thanks to Kara Pappas for her work as interim CEO during this search,” Meyer stated. “It has been a pleasure to serve the organization in this temporary role,” Pappas said. “I appreciate the unwavering support of our teams and donors during this transition, and look forward to focusing my energy once again as director of development and community relations.”