We’re led by a team of passionate, dedicated individuals who are committed to the NAVC mission.

Each of our staff members is committed to creating unparalleled opportunities for the veterinary community that foster lifelong learning, encourage growth and promote well-being to advance animal care worldwide.


Eugene O’Neill – Chief Executive Officer



Marcie Whichard – Senior Vice President of New Product and Business Development

Aaron Massecar – Executive Director of Veterinary Innovation Council

Finance, IT & Operations

Meghan R. Golden, MBA, CAE – Chief of Staff

Dieter M. Haager, MBA – Chief Administration Officer

Joe Sorrentino, MBA, CMP – Senior Vice President of Live Events

Suzanne Savage, CMP, CAE – Vice President of Governance & Administration

Kimberly Chatfield – Director of Human Resources

Jonathan Pauquette – Senior Director, Technology

Nicole Lee – Event Systems Manager

Molly Hamill – Director, Exhibit Sales & Operations

Kelley Jo Mynatt – Manager, Exhibit Sales & Operations

Sean O’Neill – Manager, Exhibit Sales & Operations

Sheri Matheny, CCEP – Director of Event Operations

Daniel Prucnal – Controller

Barbara Inskip – Assistant Controller

Drew Little – Business Systems Specialist

Albert Sanchez – Revenue Manager

Shellie Sullivan, CCEP – Customer Service Manager

Chris Henesy – IT Operations Specialist

Dan Reed– Sr Vice President of Special Events

Emily DeMarco – Sr Manager, Special Events Marketing

Gabe Montes – Director of Business Intelligence

Peter Ilich – Sr Account Executive

Madison Matheny – Customer Service Administrator

John Inskip – Staff Accountant

Aaron Massecar – Executive Director, Veterinary Innovation Council

Sara Padrutt – Data Analyst

Peter Illich – Senior Account Executive, Special Events

Erica Picarelli – Content Manager, Special Events

Hannah Foster – Marketing Manager, Special Events


Summer Graziano – Vice President of Marketing

Danna Miller – Senior Director of Communication

Ryan McKay – Digital Marketing Manager

Erin McLachlan – Paid Media Manager, Digital and Social

Kelsey Lantry – Digital Marketing Director

Heather Haack – Email Marketing & Advertising Coordinator

Michelle Taylor – Graphic Designer

Madeleine Mulford – Email Marketing Coordinator

Susan Christmas – Marketing Project Manager

Patricia Wuest – Marketing Copywriter

Public Relations

Robin Pence – Vice President of Public Relations

Virtual XP

Erin Weber, VEMM – Senior Vice President of VirtualXP

Lacey Smith – Director, VirtualXP

Sean O’Neill – Exhibit Sales & Operations Manager

Vivian Richardson – Manager of Visual & Podcast Media

Julianne Robinson – VirtualXP Project Manager

Michael Scott – VirtualXP Digital Content Manager

Chanelle Huff – Senior Manager, Certifications & Large Programs

Jenna Parrish – VetFolio Instructional Designer

Tiffany Sarka – VetFolio Systems Specialist

Samantha Sacasa, CVT – VetFolio Program Specialist

Ben Schmidt – Post Production Editor

Frances Forster – Production Editor

Tara Kittle – Curriculum Designer

Ernesto Matos – Post Production Editor

Professional Relations

Marcie Whichard – Senior Vice President, New Product and Business Development


Dana Varble, DVM, CAE – Chief Veterinary Officer

Susan Woodard – Vice President of Program Operations

Jessica Davis – Program Manager

Mary Hannah Sperry – Hands-on Workshop Manager

Crystal Sutherland – Program Operations Manager

April Childress – Hands-on Workshop Assistant

Media & Sales

Laura C.S. Walker, CAE – Chief Media & Sales Officer

Whitney Brockman – Vice President of Sponsorship Sales

Allyson Archambault – Sr Vice President of Sales

Doreen Carpenter – Group Publisher

Jamie Laws – Senior Strategic Account Manager, Sponsorships

Julie Kittredge – Strategic Account Manager, Sponsorships

Elizabeth Fleener – Creative Director, NAVC Media

Chelsea Elbert – Senior Account Executive, NAVC Media

Paige Ellington – Account Executive, NAVC Media

Andy Zunz – Vice President of Media Strategy

Ken Niedziela – Editor, Today’s Veterinary Business

Michelle Doster – Media Operations Manager

Marissa Delamarter – Assistant Editor

Angelina Varagona – NAVC Media Campaign Manager

Maddie Pursell – Sponsorship Campaign Manager

Kilty Bryson – Senior Account Executive, NAVC Media

Kevin Schultz – Executive Editor