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HARLINGEN, Texas (December 30, 2013) – The International Cat Association (TICA) has announced Roeann Fulkerson as new Director of Marketing and B2B Sales. Fulkerson is well known in the cat world for productivity, commitment and serious passion as a seasoned entrepreneur with extensive practical experience leading the development and expansion of commercial enterprises. In November 2013, Roeann Fulkerson accepted the exciting position with TICA. This position allows the opportunity to grow the not-for-profit organizations’ brand and further help all cats worldwide.

During the past 10 years, Roeann has successfully delivered on major projects for Cat Fanciers’ Association, Inc. including some focused on worldwide market growth, global business strategy, business planning, commercial negotiations, raising capital, and strategic marketing. With a commitment to progress, Roeann is able to apply her well-developed management skills to help achieve defined business objectives.

Her success is based on a strong, disciplined sales approach with a high degree of emphasis on building strategic market relationships. She has also been involved with show/event production, funding, contract review, and execution for some of the largest and most prestigious cat shows/events in the U.S. including partnering with AKC (The American Kennel Club®) for Meet The Breeds.

“The sky is the limit with Roeann’s knowledge, experience, skills and love for cats. We are very excited she is joining the TICA team!” expresses President of TICA, Vickie Fisher.

Roeann co-bred and exhibited under the cattery name Compass Rose since 2001. Her cattery has produced numerous award winning Grand Champions and Grand Premiers, Distinguish Merit (top producers), several National and Regional winning Oriental Shorthairs in CFA. Roeann is proud she has mentored new breeders in the Oriental breed and pleased these individuals have carried on her philosophy of health first, temperament, then beauty to produce the whole winning package. Roeann has a strong passion for ALL cats – pedigreed, random-bred domestics and feral with a focused purpose to elevate the value of all cats.

About Roeann Fulkerson
Roeann was born and raised in Southern California. She then raised her family in Northern California before she moved to Key West, Fla. and now resides in North Central, Fla. Roeann successfully bred and exhibited Dobermans and miniature Poodles for over 35 years winning many coveted titles and awards. Having always had a Siamese since her father brought home the families’ first pet when she was five, a feline in her life has always been a loved companion and valued family member.

About The International Cat Association
Organized during 1979, The International Cat Association (TICA) is the world’s largest genetic registry of pedigreed cats, largest registry of household pet cats and kittens, and one of the world’s largest sanctioning bodies for cat shows. TICA currently recognizes more than 55 breeds of cats. No matter where you are, you’re in TICA’s world. A world of fabulous felines…fun…and friendships. To learn more about TICA visit

Twitter: @TICAcats

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