Remy Bibaud and Olive in the veterinary hospital in 2012
Eleven years after she founded Intelafunds, a consulting company that helped schools secure federal funding for technology needs, Remy Bibaud ’94 sold her majority stake and embarked on a new venture.
Last year, she and business partner Lori Davidson started Cherished Ones, a company that designs memorial products for people and pets. Their first product, Pet Perennials, combines a small amount of cremated pet ashes with a soil mix and flower seeds to create seed wafers for memorial plantings. The company also recently released a make-it-yourself Pet Perennials kit.
Remy’s inspiration for the business was her Lab, Olive, who died of kidney failure in 2012. For seven years, Olive was Remy’s companion at work as well as home.
Remy said starting the business required learning more about two industries, funeral services and pet products. “It has certainly been a huge and rewarding learning experience so far,” she said.
Learn more about the company’s products on the
Pet Perennials website.