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



Sandy Carter



Michael O'Brien

Best Pet Rx

Rebecca Kelly

BlueFin Agency

Christopher Legg, MBA

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

First Citizens Bank

Samir "Sam" Patel

Heart + Paw

Charlene Wandzilak


Sarah Rudolph


In Memoriam Pet Services

Larry Brissing

Keiter Advisors

Connie Lesko

Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP)

Kyle Wittenborn

MWI Animal Health

Susan Ellefson

Ken Smith


NEIE Medical Waste Services, LLC

Marla Allara

Nutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences, Inc.

Carter McKissick

Leina Greenwalt

On Hold Marketing | Paws on Hold

Rich Moncure

Patterson Veterinary

Tim Bell

Penn Veterinary Supply

Mandy Cable

Reliable Payments

Zack Snead

Reliable Pharmaceutical Returns, LLC

Jason Hime

S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co

Chris Zarpas

Southern Veterinary Partners

Nathan Knight


Michelle Butler


Trupanion Pet Insurance

Ted Carney

Veterinary Innovative Partners

Stephanie DuVall

Practice Succession Planning and Acquisitions

Nick Lodestro

Virbac Animal Health

Eric Trynovich

Wedgewood Pharmacy

Brian Raugh



John York

Julia Whitcomb

3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D
Henrico, Virginia 23233
Phone: (804) 346-2611
Fax: (804) 346-2655
Robin Schmitz:
Talya George:
ictoria Staples:
Samantha Teunis:

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