Marquis Pickett / Resort Manager

Mr. Pickett took the standard career path to the head position as SPR’s Resort Manager with 5 years in the Air Force & 26 years as a Secret Service Special Agent. Fortunately; determination, perseverance & professionalism will translate well in providing leadership at Sawgrass Pet Resort. From protecting the President to your pet, Marquis has it covered & will ensure that the highest standards will be met to provide our pet parents with true peace of mind.

He looks forward to using his skills and training, well hopefully not ‘all’ his training, to help SPR reach it’s ‘paw’ tential as your first choice for daycare & boarding in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Gena Loveless / Resort Receptionist

Growing up on her family farm in Missouri is what ignited Gena’s true love of all God’s creatures from dogs, cats, sheep, cows, chickens and birds to wild foxes and coyotes. After graduating from the University of Florida, she met her husband & has enjoyed a career in education for 15 years. 

24 years, 3 children & 4 dogs later she still has that huge heart & deep passion for animals and is excited to become the first face you will see at Sawgrass Pet Resort. Welcome Gena!!

Stay tuned for more SPR Team additions!