Katie, CEO (LVT, CVPM)
Katie Newbold began her career in veterinary medicine in 1993 and gained experience working as a veterinary technician, team leader and supervisor in general practice as well as emergency, internal medicine and cardiology. In 2001 Katie began her current occupation with CVCA – Cardiac Care for Pets as a licensed veterinary technician. Over time she became involved in every aspect of the management process and was promoted to practice manager in July of 2005. Katie earned her credentials as Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) via the VHMA in October of 2008. She currently serves as CVCA’s Chief Executive Officer, developing initiatives in strategy, growth and culture for our practice. Her passion is creating an exceptional work environment where high quality care and service can be delivered. Katie also enjoys speaking to local and national management groups regarding veterinary leadership and management topics. Her favorite activity is spending time with her husband, three daughters and yellow lab.
Mila, LVT, Human Resources Manager
Mila’s career in the veterinary field began in 1998. She started working as an assistant for a veterinary referral practice in Dover, NH and eventually earned her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2000. After graduating, she relocated to Northern Virginia where she became a licensed veterinary technician and worked for a primary care veterinary practice in Fairfax for 6 years. Mila always wanted to return to veterinary specialty medicine and was excited to join CVCA – Cardiac Care for Pets in 2006. Mila enjoys free time with her husband, daughter and three dogs-Hermes, a Yorkshire terrier; Ion and Jelly Bean, both Chihuahuas.
Shannon, Operations Manager
Shannon has always had a love and interest for animals. She graduated with a B.S. degree in Wildlife Science from Virginia Tech in 2006. Shortly after graduating Shannon began her career with CVCA – Cardiac Care for Pets as a veterinary nurse. In March of 2009 she was promoted to Team Leader of the Leesburg office. She quickly became interested in the business management aspect of veterinary medicine. In April of 2010 Shannon was promoted to Operations Manager. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends, family, her rat terrier mix, Riley.
Ori, LVT, Regional Manager
Ori started working in the veterinary field in 2007 before joining CVCA in 2014 as Team Leader of our Richmond lcoation. Ori was promoted in 2015 and now serves as CVCA’s Regional Manager. She has worked in general practice and specialty medicine in the past and also did spay and neuter emergency relief work. Ori graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and from Blue Ridge Community College with an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology. She enjoys the educational side of veterinary medicine and has written articles for various veterinary journals/magazines (NAVTA, Firstline, Today’s Pet Practice). Ori has volunteered in the past with the Children’s Hospital, Cat’s Cradle Rescue and Madelyn’s Friends. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Justin, son Sal and 2 Siamese cats ‘Clementine’ and Gandhi. Her hobbies include reading crime novels and collecting records.
Denise, Marketing Manager
Denise began her career with CVCA – Cardiac Care for Pets in March 2013. She has always had a love of animals and currently volunteers with her daughter at a local animal shelter. In her spare time, she likes spending time with family and friends, supporting her children in their activities and spending time outdoors hiking, biking and gardening.
Jonathan, Marketing Associate
Michael, Executive Assistant
Shawn, Financial Manager
Shawn came to CVCA – Cardiac Care for Pets in June of 2011 after managing her family’s construction business for more than 18 years. Shawn has a deep love for animals and spends her spare time painting pet portraits and working in animal rescue. She enjoys hiking, painting, and spending time with her family and three Bull Terrier rescues: Pete, Leo and Gizzymoto; her Staffordshire Terrier rescue Gracie Belle and her kitty Buddha.