Meet our care team

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

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 VP of Finance at VetCare and leads the accounting 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

VP Finance
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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 and Culture
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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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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

Corporate Counsel
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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

Corporate Controller
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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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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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Danielle leads our Marketing team and brings years of dynamic brand and marketing experience to VetCare. In previous roles, she led marketing for Canadian destinations, events and hotels. Her best buddy is a fun-loving Miniature Schnauzer.

Danielle Rizzuti

Marketing Manager

Business Development

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As the Manager of Business Development, Kelly takes the lead role in engaging with veterinary practice owners to help customize a transition plan that satisfies their goals. 

Kelly Allen

Business Development Manager
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As VetCare’s Business Development Representative, Ryan’s primary responsibility is outreach to the veterinary community. Whether professional or personal, Ryan loves building and nurturing meaningful and long-lasting relationships.

Ryan Welsh

Business Development Manager

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

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner
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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

Program Manager, People & Culture
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Alex supports the People & Culture team, working closely with both the practice and corporate teams. He dreams of one day spending his time with a Basset Hound named Lafayette.

Alex Payandeh

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Operations

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Jolene is a human resources and operational leader that builds empowerment through training, support and trust. She drives business success through the performance of leaders and team members, by delivering a high standard of care and service.

Jolene Baron

Regional Manager, Central Canada
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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 ON
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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
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Dragana supports clinics in BC 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, and two cats, Oskar and Zeus.

Dragana Hajdukovic

Regional Operations Manager, BC
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Ahmed assists the VetCare team with a variety of projects drawing from his background in IT, procurement, and project management. Some day he’ll be responsible enough to have a pet but for now he’s working hard on keeping his plants alive.

Ahmed Khan

IT Consultant
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Hello and welcome to VetCare Canada where Clients, pets, clients & teams come first! Pi, my 8-month Portuguese Water Dog is the joy in my life and keeps me connected to what’s important — health, family and supporting my teams every day!

Louisa Cantelon

Regional Manager, Ontario East
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Sherri Kerr

Regional Manager, Greater Toronto

Finance

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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
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As the assistant controller, Shalvah supports the Controller in ensuring the accounting,  purchase price adjustments, financial reporting and tax filings run smoothly and efficiently. 

Shalvah Awah

Assistant Controller
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Being part of the Vetcare family since late 2019, I am responsible for accounts payable, payroll and cash accounts management. My hobbies are hiking, swimming and cooking.

Thao Pham

Staff Accountant
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As a Staff Accountant, Gary performs the bulk of our daily accounting functions. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with Accounting Concentration from SFU. In his spare time, Gary enjoys singing and playing the guitar. 

Gary Sohng

Staff Accountant
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As a bookkeeper, Momoko helps processing all accounts payable and booking bank transactions. She holds a Certificate in Accounting from Ashton College. She loves her dog named Pacha, a jack russell terrier with a lot of energy.

Momoko Nishimura

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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Meredith, Corporate Development Analyst at VetCare, is responsible for performing financial analysis and evaluating acquisition opportunities. She has completed internships in banking, and she holds a BCom in Finance and Accounting at UBC.

Meredith Lyu

Corporate Development Analyst
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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

Corporate Development Analyst

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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As the Marketing Communications Specialist, Simone works closely with practices to elevate their digital presence with a focus on social media and customer engagement. You’ll find her sidekick/shadow, Louie, at her feet most of the time.

Simone Blois

Marketing Communications Specialist
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What’s up, dogs! I’m Hanlon Wu, the Junior Graphic and Web 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

Graphic & Web 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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