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Chad Brown and Robyn Markland have been business partners since 1993. Their skills and personalities complement each other well and together they make a formidable team. They met in college at the University of Colorado where Chad was playing football and Robyn worked in a CD store. Eventually, Robyn began managing Chad’s growing business, Pro Exotics Reptiles, while Chad traveled during his college and professional football years. Together, they built it up into one of the premier reptile facilities in the US. 

In 2009, they launched ShipYourReptiles, opening a world of convenient and affordable shipping for reptile breeders, large and small, across the country.

Since the devastating 2011 fire that destroyed the Pro Exotics facility, Robyn and Chad have stepped away from live breeding and set their focus on the service and information sides of the reptile world. Today, they have three companies: All Pro Shipping (the parent company of ShipYourReptiles & ShipYourAquatics), The Reptile Report, and THG Heat.





Chad and his wife, Kristin, have two golden doodles named Charlie Brown and Snoopy Brown—each in competition for the World’s Best Dog title. Chad also keeps a leachianus gecko at home that he’s had for over 15 years. In the office at work, he’s got four green tree pythons helping to test out new caging for THG Heat. 

During the Football season, Chad is a broadcaster for both college and NFL football. Most weekends will find him in a suit and tie, looking at a camera or talking into a microphone about football. With so many hats to wear, Chad doesn’t have much time for hobbies, but when he can, he will enjoy body surfing while near the ocean, and mountain biking while in the mountains. And he’s always on the lookout for his next great meal. 




A pair of shelter dogs were lucky enough to be adopted by Robyn and his wife, Nicci. Robyn also recently came to own the legendary beaded lizard, Fernando, from Bob Applegate. Fernando is over 50 years of age and is 44” in length—the oldest and largest beaded lizard in the world.  Fernando now lives at the ShipYourReptiles offices. 

Robyn also enjoys CrossFit, Brazilian jiu jitsu, mountain biking and searching for world-class sushi during his frequent travels for business and pleasure. 

As of July, 2019, Robyn is no longer a part of the All Pro Shipping team.



After helping to build The Reptile Report and crewing its helm as Editor in Chief for its first three years, Judy shifted gears and hats, moving over into the world of shipping to manage the thousands of accounts at ShipYourReptiles and ShipYourAquatics. 

Judy has retired as one of the owner/administrators of after more than ten years, but is still passionate about educating animal lovers on the proper care of reptiles as pets.  After 28 years of service, Judy's Air Force office husband finally retired and moved the family to San Antonio, Texas to settle down, hopefully for good.

If you have any questions regarding your SYR/SYA account or shipping rates, Judy will take care of you! She's also your Point-of-Contact for all inquiries on sponsorships, advertising, and all projects related to All Pro Shipping.



Actively field herping since he was 8, and having kept and bred many species since the mid 80s, Jorden is passionate about working with reptiles, especially in the field. His photography has been published in several books and after 15 years of a sales management career, he shifted focus to web & application development as well as marketing & graphic design which he had been doing on the side since the birth of the Web in the mid-90s. Now he can combine his experience in development with his passion for everything reptile. There are big things brewing and Jorden is thrilled to be a part of it.



Janelle grew up on horse farm in ND and moved to FL where she earned a Masters degree in Accountancy.  She’s been in the finance/accounting profession for 20+ years.    

Passionate about: son, 2 dogs, bacon and spreadsheets

Terrified of: reptiles, rats and sugar



AJ is a French transplant and has called Colorado home for the past 27 years. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and family, reading books, making art, and going on hikes. AJ has two snakes: a banana spider ball python named Hei Hei, and a California King snake named Domino, both of whom were shipped through SYR. She also she shares her office with Fernando, a massive Mexican beaded lizard.



Brad is a Colorado native that currently resides in Englewood, Colorado. He graduated in November 2018 from Colorado State with a bachelor's degree in Marketing and Strategic Communications. He holds a passion for reptiles and amphibians that started at a young age through outings with his father. Someday he hopes to find himself in warmer weather - maybe Florida, Arizona, or West Texas where he can not only miss the worst of the weather, but there's also lots of herps and flora to find and photograph. In his free time he enjoys spending time with loved ones and outside during nice weather.



Steve is a Colorado native with ties to Southern California and the Seattle area. He loves spending time in the mountains, hiking, 4 wheeling, fishing, and camping with his wife and their 2 mutts (shelter rescue dogs!)



Jackie was born and raised in Georgia but you would never know that because she has zero accent.  She loves to "do life" with her S.O., including hiking, camping, watching shows or just hanging out. She has a son that turns 5 on Halloween. She loves painting, books, philosophy, music, learning, nature, wildlife, and the great outdoors. She spent three months in Ireland when she was 18 and moved about 18 times by the time she was in her mid 20's! She's excited to see what the universe has in store for her at All Pro Shipping!

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