Mirelle Inglefield is the art director for PHOENIX magazine with nearly 20 years experience working in media, melding her deep-rooted love of art and various platforms in publishing. It is through this role Mirelle met La Gattara founder Melissa Pruitt-Chastain, when, in 2014, the lounge won PHOENIX magazine’s Best of the Valley Best Pet Boutique and she has been enchanted by the concept ever since. 

Being a life-long kitty momma and former animal care technician at the Arizona Humane Society, Mirelle is passionate about animal welfare and the therapeutic bonds between animals and their people and is enthusiastic about lending her media and event planning expertise to help La Gattara expand its mission and to continue to help save and care for kitties and the people who love them.