ANDERSON - A Hoosier has been recognized on New Jersey-based Pet Age magazine’s 2019 Women of Influence list. Cindy Dunston Quirk, chief executive officer of Scout & Zoe’s pet product company, says using resources responsibly and supporting her community have made her stand out.

 Pet Age magazine will make a public announcement at the Global Pet Expo, one of two major pet industry trade shows.

 “It's very gratifying to have the industry recognition, because it's a lot of hard work and a lot of long hours to develop products that are innovative. “ Quirk said in a news release.

Quirk hopes to lead by example with this award and l help to raise the profile and recognition of the possibilities for entrepreneurs in the state.