Spencer Williams is the President and Owner of West Paw Design (www.westpawdesign.com). A 5th generation, Montanan, Spencer grew up on a ranch in Columbus, MT. His love for his home state led Williams back to MT after receiving a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College. With a strong desire to “make stuff,” Williams acquired West Paw Design. Since 1996, Williams has grown the Bozeman, MT-based business into a world-class manufacturer of eco-friendly pet toys and beds for dogs and cats. West Paw Design is a founding member of the Pet Sustainability Coalition which strives to be the leading organization for sustainable advancement in the pet industry. In 2013, West Paw Design became the first pet product manufacturer to become a certified B Corp and in 2015, West Paw Design became Montana’s first Benefit Corporation. In 2016, West Paw Design was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Small Companies.