Matthew Bershadker is president and CEO of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the first animal welfare organization in America and a national leader in the rescue and protection of at-risk animals.
A lifelong animal lover, Mr. Bershadker joined the ASPCA in 2001, serving most recently as Senior Vice President of the ASPCA Anti-Cruelty Group (ACG)
Before joining the ASPCA, Mr. Bershadker worked for organizations including Share Our Strength (SOS) and the Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN).
When Brooklyn residents Nichole and her boyfriend visited the ASPCA Adoption Center last summer to adopt a cat, they were amazed by the diversity of felines they saw. They ultimately picked the perfect pet for them…