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Remaining true to our founder’s vision

Our leadership team represents a wide range of expertise in a variety of disciplines critical to running our business – all fully aligned on the issues that truly matter, in support of our commitment to servant leadership. True visionaries with a heart for animals and the local doctors who care for them, they are committed to growth, while remaining respectful of what each business owner has built.

Our leadership team

Dr. Stan Creighton

Founder

After serving as a practice owner for 19 years, and a practicing clinician for 24 ...

Greg Hartmann

CEO

Our mission at National Veterinary Associates (NVA) is to improve the ...

Brian Kelly

President and COO

Members of the operations team are driven by a common belief: The profession ...

Steve Ager

Chief Development Officer

The business development team helps grow our community by forming new ...

Mark Dolfato

Global Chief Development and Strategy Officer

For 25 years, NVA has built a thriving community of veterinary hospitals ...

Lemar Hight

Group President, NVA Compassion-First and NVA Equine

At NVA Compassion-First, our operations leaders are driven by a common goal: to...

Laura Koester

Chief Marketing Officer

Our pet care teams know their clients best. It’s why our approach to marketing ...

Joe Leggio

Chief Information Officer

The experts on my team are as passionate about technology as they are about the ...

Tami Majer

Chief People Officer

At NVA, our success is a direct reflection of our ability to attract and empower ...

Sohail Malad

Group President, General Practice

The operational experts who serve our General Practice hospitals lead with ...

Sam Meites

Chief Product Officer

Every day our hospitals and pet resorts place the care of pets and their clients ...

Peter McPhee

Chief Financial Officer

The people on NVA’s finance team are not only good with numbers, they are ...

Turpin Mott

Chief Community Officer

Our community’s caregivers have tremendous gifts and talents. But it’s ...

Eric Smith

General Counsel

The law is complex and intimidating. My team makes it clear and manageable. ...

Anne Stanchfield

Group President, Pet Resorts

The business experts on my team joined NVA because of a love for animals ...

Dr. Stan Creighton

Founder

After serving as a practice owner for 19 years, and a practicing clinician for 24 ...

Greg Hartmann

CEO

Our mission at National Veterinary Associates (NVA) is to improve the ...

Brian Kelly

President and COO

Members of the operations team are driven by a common belief: The profession ...

Steve Ager

Chief Development Officer

The business development team helps grow our community by forming new ...

Mark Dolfato

Global Chief Development and Strategy Officer

For 25 years, NVA has built a thriving community of veterinary hospitals ...

Lemar Hight

Group President, NVA Compassion-First and NVA Equine

At NVA Compassion-First, our operations leaders are driven by a common goal: to...

Laura Koester

Chief Marketing Officer

Our pet care teams know their clients best. It’s why our approach to marketing ...

Joe Leggio

Chief Information Officer

The experts on my team are as passionate about technology as they are about the ...

Tami Majer

Chief People Officer

At NVA, our success is a direct reflection of our ability to attract and empower ...

Sohail Malad

Group President, General Practice

The operational experts who serve our General Practice hospitals lead with ...

Sam Meites

Chief Product Officer

Every day our hospitals and pet resorts place the care of pets and their clients ...

Peter McPhee

Chief Financial Officer

The people on NVA’s finance team are not only good with numbers, they are ...

Turpin Mott

Chief Community Officer

Our community’s caregivers have tremendous gifts and talents. But it’s ...

Eric Smith

General Counsel

The law is complex and intimidating. My team makes it clear and manageable. ...

Anne Stanchfield

Group President, Pet Resorts

The business experts on my team joined NVA because of a love for animals ...