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

Practice Care Centre Logo

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


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

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


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
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

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

VP, Operations

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

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

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

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, VT

Manager, Business Development

People & Culture


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

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, RVT

DVM Talent Acquisition Partner



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

RVT Development & Programs Manager

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, Eastern Ontario

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

Medical Directors

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


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


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


Corporate Development


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


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



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

Digital Marketing & Design Manager

Mikaela is a marketing and communications professional with a passion for creating relatable content that resonates with target audiences. She graduated with a Business Degree from the University of Calgary and has a kitty named Puddin’ with a mustache.

Mikaela Ewaskiw

Marketing Specialist

With a degree in Communication and International Studies from the University of Minnesota Duluth, and a background in digital marketing, Dani is joining the VetCare team as a MArketing Coordinator. She loves going on walks and hiking with her best friend, Bean, a 6-year-old foster failure.

Dani Gamba

Marketing Coordinator

Bailee graduated from the Veterinary Technician program as well as the Companion Animal Physical Rehabilitation program. An amazing Veterinary Technician and VetCare’s Social Media Designer. Bailee has two dogs, Tucker and Odin, who keep her on her toes.

Bailee Karley, VT

Social Media Designer

Daniel, a vet assistant with 5 years’ experience, now graduating from a Texas vet tech program. He’s VetCare’s Social Media Content Writer, crafting engaging posts with Bailee. Outside work, he cherishes time with his cats, Diamond and Lincoln.

Daniel Abbott, VT

Social Media Content Writer

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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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