The VVMA Industry Council seeks to establish and enhance open communication between members of the association and industry representatives. The primary purpose is to help achieve the stated goals of the VVMA and to benefit both the state association and the industry that supports it.


  • Improve awareness between VVMA members and Industry of mutual benefits.
  • Communicate support that Industry can give to the VVMA in achievement of their goals.
  • Create a platform for Industry to offer constructive comments to the VVMA on their programs and activities.
  • To increase participation in and support for the VVMA meetings by increasing attendance and increasing the value available for veterinarians and Industry.

Download an Industry Council application here

Industry Council members below are not considered an endorsement by the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association.

Absolute Anesthesia

Absolute Anethesia

Mitchell Madison

All Four Paws Vet Relief

Dr. Susan Kirk



Michael O'Brien

Best Pet Rx

Rebecca Kelly

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica

Gray Hodges

Cash Discount

Michelle Blair 

Dechra Veterinary Products

Marsh Davis

Elanco Animal Health

Elanco, a Division of Lilly
Katie Griffin

Kimberly Gilbert

Epicur Pharma

Sam Newton

Granger Pharmacy

Philip Wong


Shannon Byrd

In Memoriam Pet Services

Larry Brissing

Keiter Advisors

Matt Austin 

Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP)

Kyle Wittenborn

MWI Animal Health

Susan Ellefson

Ken Smith

Nutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences, Inc.

Carter McKissick
Hannah Stickley

Patterson Veterinary 

Tim Bell

Reliable Payments 

Zack Snead

Chris Roberts

Reliable Pharmaceutical Returns, LLC

Contact Mesha Mebane at 443-454-4676 or

Jason Hime at

Southern Veterinary Partners

Nathan Knight

Towne Bank

Michelle Butler


Trupanion Pet Insurance

Ted Carney

Practice Succession Planning and Acquisitions

Nick Lodestro

Virbac Animal Health

Eric Trynovich 

Wedgewood Pharmacy

Brian Raugh



John York

Erin Silcott

3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D
Henrico, Virginia 23233
Phone: (804) 346-2611
Fax: (804) 346-2655
Robin Schmitz:
Talya George:
Caroline Bryan:

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