Meet our care centre team

VetCare was founded with a vision of pairing professional management and
talented medical teams to deliver high quality veterinary care across Canada

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VetCare’s culture is based on compassion, empathy, and helping others. Our team is made up of individuals who embody these values in the work they do every day. Our Practice Care Centre provides support and enablement to our practices across Canada, to better serve our clients and patients, and to take care of our talented
medical teams.

Management Team

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Andrew is devoted to helping practice owners realize their transition goals, cultivating a dedicated team, and ensuring our hospitals deliver quality patient and client care. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

Andrew Black

Founder & CEO
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Adam is the CFO at VetCare and leads the finance and corporate development teams. Prior to VetCare, Adam worked for 15 years in professional services advising a broad variety of clients on valuation and financial matters.

Adam Foley

CFO
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Lori Anne has 20+ years of progressive experience in People and Culture roles, with significant experience in high growth businesses. A proud Mom to 5 children and 2 cats, she loves spending time with her family and pets in her spare time!

Lori Anne Paananen

VP, People & Culture
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Julien leads our corporate finance team and works closely with practice owners to ensure a smooth transition. Julien holds a Master’s in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor’s degree in Management from HEC Montreal.

Julien Gilbert

VP, Finance
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Dragana leads the regional managers across Canada with on-going direction and coaching to ensure our veterinary teams are focused on delivering excellent patient and client care. She shares her life with Lilly, a tiny Terrier X, Oskar the cat.

Dragana Hajdukovic

Director, Operations
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With 20+ years of experience as a collaborative leader, Sherri is committed to building relationships based on trust and developing cultures that put the clients and patients at the center of everything that we do.

Sherri Kerr

Director, Transitions
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Albert brings over 30 years of experience in the veterinary field to this role. He seeks to continually excel in medicine, surgery and communications. He enjoys running, biking, music and camping with his wife and their Sheltie.

Dr. Albert Wimmers

National Medical Director
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Gaetano Guzzo is the Director of Business Development at VetCare. Supporting veterinary practice owners has been his focus since joining the veterinary industry. His feisty “taco” terrier, Olive, keeps him on his toes. 

Guy Guzzo

Director, Business Development
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Kristy brings to the table ~20 years of multi-industry, multi-region HR experience, a Masters & an Education Degree. In her spare time you can find her exploring beaches, tidepools and bike trails.

Kristy McClocklin

Director, People & Culture
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Brian Smith is our IT Manager responsible for both Corporate and Practice environments. He has almost 30 years experience in a number of industries and has a strong commitment to customer support and making IT work for our employees.

Brian Smith

IT Manager
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Kevin, with the help of his dachshund, Louie, runs the Legal function at VetCare. Kevin’s background is in corporate/ commercial law, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions. He loves helping to guide clinic acquisitions.   

Kevin Hill

General Counsel

As leader of the marketing department, Caitlin supports practices with their marketing and leads VetCare’s brand. When she’s not crafting stories or critiquing cat memes she’s hiking with her eldest ‘el doggo’ Diego and youngest human child

Caitlin Percival

Director, Marketing

Business Development

As Business Development Manager, Jennifer is a trusted advisor to practice owners looking for transition options to reach their future goals. She has been dedicated to the veterinary profession for 25 years and shares her life with 11 pets!

Jennifer Schlote

Manager, Business Development


People & Culture

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Laura heads up our Talent Acquisition team and brings years of executive search consulting experience to VetCare. In previous roles, she recruited executives across various industries. Her family includes a Whoodle puppy and a Calico cat.

Laura Brannan

Manager, Talent Acquisition
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Sarah enables the national Operations and Corporate teams by designing and delivering people programs that elevate the team member experience, with a focus on Learning & Development, Organizational Development, and Team Member Engagement.

Sarah Brandon

Manager, Learning & Organizational Development

As an architect of dreams, Brian works closely with candidates to help build their careers through our network of practices across Canada. His goal is to align personal and professional development, with a focus on work-life balance.

Brian Dawson

Manager, Talent Acquisition
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Heidi loves meeting new people and making connections.As an RVT, she brings 25+ years of veterinary industry experience to the people and culture team, helping RVTs pursue their career aspirations. Heidi lives in Calgary with her family, including a 17-year-old cat named Timmy.

Heidi Craig, RVT

RVT Talent Acquisition Partner

Jordan aims to be a pillar of support to the People & Culture and Practice Care Centre Team, focusing on the growth of each individual function and VetCare as a whole. Interested in joining our team? Jordan looks forward to helping you.

Jordan Lum-Tong

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Marcy, a passionate advocate for positive growth and culture, draws on her deep personal understanding of the veterinary field. She recognizes the crucial role “the right fit” plays in veterinarians’ success and happiness. Let her guide you to your perfect match.

Marcy Edwards-Heffren

DVM Talent Acquisition Partner


Operations

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Marisa is an experienced and engaged Regional Manager who works side by side with our Veterinarians and clinical staff to deliver excellent patient care and lead our teams to success. Marisa has two camera-shy bulldogs, Gus & Bruno. 

Marisa Mammoliti

Regional Manager, Southern Ontario

With 10+ years of experience as an RVT, Sasha brings a different view to the operations team and enjoys inspiring teams to excel in patient care. In her spare time, she can be found on the St. Lawrence River with her husband and their Newfie.

Sasha Latimer, RVT

Regional Manager, Eastern Ontario
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With years of business leadership experience, Sheri is passionate about inspiring practice teams to overachieve while creating a great sense of camaraderie. Her ‘partner in crime’, Dexter, is a vastly curious and highly diverting Portie.

Sheri Cayouette

Regional Manager, Ottawa

With 15+ years in the veterinary industry, Sarah describes herself as a “Jill of all trades.” She is passionate about high-quality patient care, positive work culture and learning how to better support our hospitals. In her downtime, she can be found reading and hanging out in her backyard with her cat ‘Neko’.

Sarah Bird

Regional Manager, British Columbia
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Sheryl provides a full range of support services to the transition team. She is hands-on in operations, helping to identify system and process enhancements to boost the transition experience and measurable effectiveness. In her downtime, her two dogs keep her busy with lots of walks and playtime.

Sheryl Aspilla

Transitions Specialist, Operations

Dr. Krista Nelson graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2000. Since that time, she has practiced general and emergency medicine in the Greater Toronto Area. In 2022 she became a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in the specialty area of canine and feline practice.

Dr. Krista Nelson

Regional Medical Director – Eastern Canada

A 2013 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College, Craig has worked in various roles to promote wellness and disease prevention in pets. When he’s not caring for animals, he loves to spend time in the great outdoors!

Dr. Craig Etherington

Regional Medical Director – Western Canada


Finance

The Transitions Specialist provides administrative support, and collaborates with owners, managers and the Finance team. Diana believes that effective communication holds the key to a successful and smooth transition process at VetCare.

Diana Bolivar

Transitions Specialist

Joining the VetCare team in late 2019, Thao is responsible for conducting profit and loss analyses and forecasts. She works closely with the leadership team across functions to support VetCare’s financial and strategic plan.

Thao Pham

Financial Planning Analyst

As a bookkeeper, Adela performs the bulk of our daily bookkeeping transactions, including processing all accounts payable, payment for suppliers, and maintaining the general ledger. ​Adela takes great pride in the quality of her work.

Adela Yu

Bookkeeper

As a bookkeeper, Aleen is responsible for processing all accounts payable, maintaining the general ledger and assisting with payroll entries. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys reading in her spare time.

Aleen Aliling

Bookkeeper


Corporate Development

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Jonathan has been with VetCare for a few years now after a brief stint in asset management. As a nationally-ranked competitive powerlifter, his love for his French bulldog, Brutus, is rivalled only by his dislike of cardiovascular exercise.

Jonathan Cruz

Manager, Corporate Development
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Nancy works with owners during the valuation and sale process, and helps craft the ideal transition experience. She brings experience from accounting, investment banking, and was an intern with VetCare before joining full-time.

Nancy Lu

Manager, Corporate Development


IT

Humayun is a seasoned IT Specialist with 10+ years of experience in the Healthcare, IT, Retail, and service industries. His expertise plays a vital role in the maintenance and enhancement of IT systems and processes at VetCare.

Humayun Kobir

IT Technical Specialist


Marketing

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Del leads the website design strategy for VetCare’s house of brands and works closely with the team to plan and design a variety of engaging visuals across VetCare’s communication channels. Her pal is a 12-year-old tabby cat named Sally.

Delaram (Del) Fathi

Senior Web & Graphic Designer
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What’s up, dogs! I’m Hanlon Wu, the Multimedia Designer for Vet Care Canada. I’m hoping to use my design talents to help Animal Hospitals everywhere thrive – so that every pet gets the care they need!

Hanlon Wu

Multimedia Designer

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When you join VetCare, you join a team of highly skilled professionals who are dedicated to you and your practice.
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