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



Aaron Massecar, PhD – 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 – Senior Vice President of Governance & Administration

Kimberly Chatfield – Director of Human Resources

Gabe Montes – Director of Business Intelligence

Daniel Prucnal – Controller

Wilson Johnston – Senior Accounting Analyst

Barbara Inskip – Assistant Controller

John Inskip – Staff Accountant

Albert Sanchez – Revenue Manager

Ryan Geary – Project Manager for Live Events

Jonathan Pauquette – Senior Director of Technology

Drew Little – Business Systems Specialist

Nicole Lee – Event Systems Manager

Sara Padrutt – Data Analyst

Molly Hamill – Director of Exhibit Sales & Operations

Kelley Jo Mynatt – Manager of Exhibit Sales & Operations

Sean O’Neill – Manager of Exhibit Sales & Operations

Morgan Matheny – Exhibit Sales & Operations Coordinator

Sheri Bracewell, CCEP – Director of Event Operations

Shellie Sullivan, CCEP – Customer Service Manager

Madison Matheny – Customer Service Administrator

Dan Reed– Senior Vice President of Special Events

Emily DeMarco – Senior Manager of Special Events Marketing

Cian Byrne – Senior Strategic Account Manager of Special Events

Peter Illich – Senior Account Executive of Special Events

Erica Picarelli – Content Manager of Special Events

Hannah Foster – Marketing Manager of Special Events


Summer Graziano – Vice President of Marketing

Danna Griffin – Senior Director of Communication & Advocacy

Susan Christmas – Marketing Project Manager

Ryan McKay – Digital Marketing Manager

Erin McLachlan – Paid Media Manager, Digital and Social

Kelsey Lantry – Digital Marketing Director

Heather Stephens – Email Marketing & Advertising Coordinator

Madeleine MulfordEmail Marketing Coordinator

Stephanie Rodriguez – Social Media & Content Manager

Michelle Taylor – Graphic Designer

Patricia Wuest – Marketing Copywriter

Public Relations

Robin Pence – Senior Vice President of Public Relations

Virtual XP

Erin Weber, VEMM – Senior Vice President of VirtualXP

Lacey Smith – Director of VirtualXP

Cassandra Fleming, DVM – VetFolio Staff Veterinarian

Julianne Robinson – VirtualXP Senior Manager of Corporate Sponsorships & Content

Oscar Trujillo – VirtualXP Business Development Specialist

Michael Scott – VirtualXP Digital Content Manager

Chanelle Huff – Senior Manager of Certifications & Large Programs

Tara Kittle – VirtualXP Curriculum Designer

Tiffany Sarka – VetFolio Systems Specialist

Samantha Sacasa, CVT – VetFolio Program Specialist

Vivian Richardson – Senior Manager of Visual & Podcast Media

Ben Schmidt – Post Production Editor

Frances Forster – Production Editor

Ernesto Matos – Post Production Editor


Dana Varble, DVM, CAE – Chief Veterinary Officer

Sonia Hernandez, DVM, DACVZM, PhD – VMX Program Coordinator

Susan Wilkerson – Vice President of Program Operations

Jessica Davis – Program Manager

Mary Hannah Sperry – Hands-on Workshop Manager

Crystal Sutherland – Program Operations Manager

Megan Mahan – Programs Assistant

April Childress – Hands-on Workshop Assistant

Media & Sales

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

Allyson Archambault – Senior Vice President of Sales

Doreen Carpenter – Group Publisher

Kilty Bryson – NAVC Media Senior Account Executive

Chelsea Elbert – Senior Account Executive of NAVC Media

Paige Ellington – Account Executive of NAVC Media

Angelina Varagona – NAVC Media Campaign Manager

Michelle Doster – Media Operations Manager

Elizabeth Fleener – NAVC Media Creative Director

Andy Zunz, MA – Vice President of Media Strategy

Ken Niedziela – Editor of Today’s Veterinary Business

Marissa Delamarter – Assistant Editor

Kevin Schultz – Executive Editor

Whitney Brockman – Vice President of Sponsorship Sales

Jamie Laws – Senior Strategic Account Manager of Sponsorships

Julie Kittredge – Strategic Account Manager of Sponsorships

Maddie Pursell – Sponsorship Campaign Manager