Meet the MVP Leadership Team

MVP Leadership Team

Our mission is to be the employer of choice and we focus our energy and resources on finding ways to enrich the lives and careers of our team members.

Medical Leadership


Dr. Dan Markwalder

Chief Veterinary Officer

Dan Phillips

Dr. Dan Phillips

Director of University Engagement


Dr. Lindsey Hedges

Director of Veterinary Mentorship


Dr. Cris Blevins

Director of Clinical Mentorship

Barbara Craig

Dr. Barbara Craig

Director of Veterinary Externships

Adam Conroy

Dr. Adam Conroy

Vice President, Veterinary Recruiting & Development


Dr. Brian Hamm, DACVIM

Vice President of Medical Excellence

Operational Leadership

Courtney Kennedy

Courtney Kennedy

Chief Operating Officer

Kaylee Long

Dr. Kaylee Long

Regional Vice President, Great Lakes

Emily Kalenius

Dr. Emily Kalenius

Regional Vice President, West

Brian Stewart

Dr. Brian Stewart

Regional Vice President, East

Larry Hawk

Dr. Larry Hawk

Regional Vice President, Central

Jay Peters

Dr. Jay Peters

Regional Vice President, Midwest

Lisa Love

Lisa Love

Executive Vice President – Integrations & Implementation


Ted Eades

Ted Eades

Chief People Officer

Betsy Charles

Dr. Betsy Charles

Vice President, Learning & Leadership Development

Jerry Busselman

Dr. Jerry Busselman

Executive Director, Mission Leadership Groups


Karlene Belyea

Vice President of Wellness

Jennifer Smiles

Jennifer Smiles

Vice President, Talent & Performance Management


Mike Aubrey

Michael Aubrey

Chief Executive Officer

Matt Davis

Matt Davis

Chief Financial Officer


Cale Werder

Chief Strategy Officer

Jen Rokke

Dr. Jen Rokke

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Charles Thomas

Charles Thomas

General Counsel


Evan Stephens

Executive Vice President, Business Development


Kevin Patterson

Vice President of Technology and Facility Operations