There's one thing this podcast is all about. Amazing people doing amazing things in the Veterinary space. This is a long format podcast thats all about digging into the stories and what makes them unique and amazing! T
Dr. Richmond is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine (UFCVM) and is the medical director at Country Oaks Animal Hospital in New Port Richey, Florida. He currently serves as the chair of both the Florida Veterinary Medical Association’s Outreach and Professional Wellness & Wellbeing Committees. He is a member of the UFCVM wellbeing curriculum committee and lectures on wellbeing topics. Dr. Richmond is one of 3 co-founders of the Veterinary Wellbeing Collective and the founder of Flourishing Phoenix, a positive veterinary wellbeing consulting practice. He has also served on the board of directors of the Florida Medical Professionals Group, an organization that supports medical professionals in recovery in the state.
Dr. Christina V. Tran is a first generation Filipino-American raised outside of Chicago, Illinois. After completing her undergraduate degree at University of California, Davis, Dr. Tran received her veterinary degree from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has spent the majority of her professional career in small animal private practice -- as a full-time associate, relief veterinarian, and house call practice owner. In addition, Dr. Tran has worked in shelter medicine and in academia. She served as veterinary technology faculty at Portland Community College and as veterinary technology program director at Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Currently, Dr. Tran is on faculty at University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine as associate professor and Clinical Relations Lead Veterinarian.
Nicole Clausen, CSSGB, CCFP, CVBL has over 13 years of experience in the veterinary industry with over 10 years in small animal practice. She worked her way up from receptionist to Operations Manager in various clinics and understands the intricacies and internal workings of a successful practice. A common theme she noticed in hospitals across the country was a lack of inventory management, clarity, and control, whereas her focus was to create a viable, profitable system where there was only a void before. Her firm, Veterinary Care Logistics, was born out of the demand by several industry leaders to utilize her inventory system as a model throughout the country. She specializes in helping veterinary teams create a streamlined and efficient inventory management system.
Sarah's start in the veterinary industry came in 2011, when she was hired as the marketing copywriter for the American Animal Hospital Association. In her nearly 5 years there, she fell in love with the profession and learned how to "speak veterinary" fluently. By 2016, the need for standout veterinary writing became obvious to Sarah, so she started her company, Rumpus Writing and Editing. From blogs and social media posts to editorials and advertising copy—whether pet owner- or industry-facing—if it could be written or edited in the veterinary space, Sarah would do it. Today, Rumpus is a team of outstanding writers and editors who know veterinary medicine, know grammar, push limits, and deliver exactly what their clients want.
Alyssa is the CVO of Empowering Veterinary Teams. With over 16 years in the veterinary field and a lifetime of thinking outside of the box, Alyssa is the go-to-gal for developing content & ensuring skills are taught and messages heard. When she's not creating, teaching or saving furry lives, she's hanging out with her family - amazing hubby, 2 small yet spectacular humans & training her blind Cane Corso pup. Try and keep up with her, she's always on the go!
Colin Carr is the founder and CEO of CARR, the nation’s leading provider of commercial real estate services for healthcare tenants and buyers. Every year, thousands of healthcare practices trust CARR to help them achieve the most favorable terms on their lease and purchase negotiations.
Colin has been involved in commercial real estate since 2000 and personally completed over 1,000 transactions. Colin educates thousands of healthcare professionals, administrators, business owners and students on an annual basis through national meetings, conventions, study clubs, associations, universities, and webinars.
CARR’s mission is to help practice owners “Maximize Your Profitability Through Real Estate®”
A link to our website would be much appreciated: https://carr.us/
Jamie has worked in the veterinary industry since 2005. Worked in several clinics as an assistant/technician, client service representative, and manager for single doctor practices, multi-doctor practices, corporate practices, privately owned practices, and an emergency clinic. Received her CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) certification in August of 2017. Jamie created Veterinary Practice Consulting, LLC in February 2020. I am doing consulting for various areas of the veterinary industry including speaking engagements. I am also a member of VetPartners where I can be found for consulting or speaking engagements.
With a degree in Psychology, and a background in managing companion animal practices, as well as an award-winning AAHA-accredited emergency and specialty practice, Brandon brings a great deal of hands-on experience to the VetSupport team. Other facts about Brandon include:
He earned his certification as a compassion fatigue professional (CCFP) in 2016.
Brandon and his wife, Michelle live in the Cincinnati area with their 3 dogs and 4 cats.
When he’s not working, you can find him pursuing his other passions of snorkeling and scuba diving
Mira Johnson is a partner at the JF Bell Group. Helping veterinary practices thrive through a better understanding of your financial goals. To find out more about Mira and the JF Bell Group go to https://jfbellgroup.com/
Dr. H Howells is the founder of Agents of Change Coaching, end of life veterinarian and staff member at the Colorado veterinary medical association. H has one of those amazing stories that I could listen to for hours on end. To find out more about Dr. H and the work she is doing check out agentsofchangecoaching.com
Host and Producer Jenifer Chatfield at "Is this a thing? Veterinary Translations for Pet Owners!" on Youtube. DVM 360, Fetch & Viticus group speaker. Host and Co-Producer of the VetCandy Podcast and former Veterinary Practice owner.
Isaiah's mission: • Change the dynamics of advice and how it is given to dentists and veterinarians. • Focus on the most significant assets dentists and veterinarians have, which is their skillset and businesses. • Identify and grow net worth for clients to help them accomplish their goals in life.
• Support the community of Fee-Only and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ advisors who are changing the industry of financial advice.
Veterinarian Financial Advisors Network: www.veterinarianfinancialadvisornetwork.com
Dr. Jan Bellows has devoted his veterinary career to help animals and veterinarians through dental education. Dr. Bellows received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University and after completing a small animal internship at The Animal Medical Center in New York City, worked as a small animal practitioner at Hometown Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic in Weston, Florida. In his pursuit of his goal to make greater contributions to his patients and the veterinary profession, Dr. Bellows became board certified by the board of veterinary practitioners, the academy of veterinary dentistry, and became a diplomat of the college of veterinary dentistry in 1990.
Dr. Kumm is the founder and CEO of Guava Ai. He developed the first veterinary specific algorithm-based recruitment platform for the profession. GuavaVet’s disruptive technology enables matched veterinary employers and job seekers to connect on demand and without the need for intermediaries. Dr. Kumm as director of veterinary surgeries within the Companion Care / Vets4Pets group in the United kingdom as well as member and also chairperson of the group’s veterinary representative body, the Joint Venture Council, for 6 years. Dr. Kumm is affiliated with the Centre for Autism Research in Africa (CARA) in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of the University of Cape Town, as neuroscience researcher and technology advisor.
Dr. Christman is an MBA graduate with public speaking appearances regarding customer service, team building, leadership and organizational culture. Board member & treasurer to the NJVMA. Adjunct professor of human anatomy & physiology and veterinary assistant program. Social media influencer. Host of the Adam Christman Show! He also hosts the Vet Blast Podcast. Instagram @Adam_Christman
In this episode we sit down with PetDesk's CEO Taylor Cavanah. I'm always fascinated with the why people get into Veterinary Medicine. We talk about how he grew from a failed app company to one of the industries top Communication and Reminder Services for the Veterinary Industry.
Josh and Craig are two of the greatest people that I know in the Veterinary Industry. There are a lot of firsts on this episode. The first 3 person podcast, the 1st episode to go over the 1hr limit. Hold on they're getting longer! Hahaha. I wanted to welcome you into our monthly 'man date' as we call it. Where we get together and talk about the challenges facing our respective businesses.
Some of the best practices I have worked with have amazing practice managers. Maria is one such PM. In this episode we talk about how she was able to work her way up from receptionist to practice manager. Then to being the catalyst for her practice to have one of their busiest months on record during one of the most uncertain of economic times. They say to surround yourself with smart people. Maria is one of those people that I want to surround myself with.