LOS ANGELES, CA (August 26, 2023) – Zoom Room, the venture-backed, industry-leading indoor dog training gym, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Herb Heiserman as Vice President of Design and Construction. This significant addition to the leadership team was first reported by MarketWatch on July 12, 2023, and comes as Zoom Room continues its rapid expansion, including the recent signing of its largest multi-unit deal to date.

Herb Heiserman brings over 30 years of invaluable experience in retail and hospitality design and construction. Known for his work with iconic brands like Starbucks, Whole Foods, Panera, and Banfield, Heiserman is a visionary in crafting consumer-centric, experiential retail spaces. His expertise will be instrumental in refining the architectural design of future Zoom Room locations.

“Herb’s appointment marks a pivotal moment in Zoom Room’s journey,” said Mark Van Wye, CEO of Zoom Room. “Our customers expect an exceptional experience when they walk into any of our locations. Herb’s unparalleled background in hospitality and retail design will ensure that every Zoom Room facility is not just functional but also a place that sparks joy for both dogs and their owners.”

Heiserman aims to simplify the franchise development process for new and existing franchisees. His focus will be on cost efficiencies, innovative design solutions, and streamlined construction timelines, making the journey from franchisee to business owner as seamless as possible.

“As Zoom Room continues to grow, my role is to ensure that our franchisees have the best possible support in design and construction,” said Herb Heiserman. “I’m excited to join this passionate team and look forward to contributing to Zoom Room’s ongoing success.”

This strategic hire further solidifies Zoom Room’s position as a top investment opportunity in the booming pet industry, backed by a business model that has garnered more 5-star ratings than any other dog training business in America.

For more information on Zoom Room, visit https://zoomroom.com/. For those interested in learning about franchise opportunities: https://zoomroom.com/franchise/. 



Established in 2007, Zoom Room® is a venture-backed and revolutionary indoor dog training gym, recently recognized as one of the Top 40 fastest-growing consumer service brands in the United States per the Inc 5000 list. Zoom Room’s mission is to deepen the bond and communication between dogs and their human companions through its focus on socialization, positive reinforcement, human education, and interactive learning. Accolades include rankings on Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500 list and their esteemed list of Top Franchises for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. They are also the authors of the best-selling dog training book, Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps and Ultimate Puppy Training for Kids. Committed to social responsibility, Zoom Room celebrates responsible pet owners and actively collaborates with animal rescue and welfare organizations at both local and national levels. Discover more about how Zoom Room is redefining the pet industry at https://zoomroom.com/.