Debbie enjoys all things management and has spoken nationally at Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, Florida Veterinary Medical Association, Wild West Veterinary Conference and Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conferences. In addition, she speaks to several manager groups around the country each year and has been an instructor for Patterson Management University since 2008.
She is an active hospital administrator for a veterinarian with 4 practices in Florida. She entered the profession at the front desk of a one doctor practice in Denver in 1989 and has worked with 10 hospitals with 4-45 employees in 3 states, often as multiple practice settings.
In addition to this experience, her training includes AAHA’s VMDS, VMI and continues to attend multiple veterinary conferences each year to stay current in veterinary management. While her hospitals grew, she received her Certified Veterinary Hospital Manager designation in 2005. She is also certified in Human Resources as a Senior Professional in Human Resource (SPHR) and uses these certifications to help manage her own teams. Debbie served 6 years on the Veterinary Hospital Manager Association’s Board of Directors and is the Co-Chair for the CVPM Board of Directors.
Realizing she has been privileged with a wealth of exposure to management experience and education, Debbie has a strong desire to share with others.