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 providing world-class continuing professional development for the global veterinary healthcare community.


Eugene O’Neill, CPA, CIA – Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Finance, IT & Operations

Kimberly Chatfield – Director of Human Resources

David Erne – Controller

Louise Falcone – Event Systems Manager

Alan Geering, MAcc – Accountant

Dieter M. Haager, MBA – Senior Vice President of Finance

Barbara Inskip – Senior Accountant

Drew Little – IT Support Assistant

Sheri Matheny, CCEP – Customer Service Manager

Manolita Moore, MBA – Vice President of Exhibits & Sales Operations

Sean O’Neill – Senior Manager, Customer Acquisition & Retention

Jonathan Pauquette – Director of IT

Myrna (Mara) Sacasas – Exhibit Sales Manager

Albert Sanchez – Revenue Manager

Alex Santiago – Senior Accountant

Suzanne Savage, CMP – Vice President of Governance and Administration

Joe Sorrentino, MBA, CMP – Vice President of Event Operations

Shellie Sullivan, CCEP – Customer Service Representative

Daniel S. Valha – Senior Vice President of Events & Exhibits


Summer Graziano – Vice President of Marketing

Ashlynn Henkel – Digital Marketing Director

Sarah Hudlow – Digital Marketing Coordinator

Alicia McLaughlin, MBA – Marketing & Social Media Manager

Danna Miller – Senior Director of Communication

Michelle Taylor – Graphic Designer

Public Relations

Robin Pence – Vice President of Public Relations

Product Development

Buddy Dugger – Assistant Hands-on Workshop Coordinator

Wendy (Dox) Garay – Executive Director for the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV), the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB), and the Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA)

Marisa Hackemann – Senior Director, Industry Services

Julianne Robinson – VetFolio Content and Communications Coordinator

Lacey Smith – VetFolio Business Development Manager

Mary Hannah Sperry – VetFolio Project Manager

Dana Varble, DVM – Chief Veterinary Officer

Erin Weber – Director of Certifications

Professional Relations

Marcie Whichard – Vice President, Professional & Community Relations


April Childress – Hands-on Workshops Assistant

Jessica Davis – Program Coordinator

Kayla Connell – Senior Manager of Hands-On Workshops

Susan Woodard – Vice President of Program Operations

Media & Sales

Candace Adorka – Production Manager, Spark!

Allyson Archambault – Associate Publisher

Whitney Brockman – Strategic Account Manager

Doreen Carpenter – Publisher

Marissa Delamarter – Assistant Editor

Michelle Doster –Manager of Media Operations

Chelsea Elbert – Senior Account Executive, Media

Paige Ellington – Account Executive, Media

Elizabeth Fleener – Creative Director, NAVC Media

Meghan R. Golden, MBA – Vice President of Partnerships & International Relations

Lauren Jezsek – Associate Strategic Account Manager

Chris Kelly – Channel Strategist

Julie Kittredge – Strategic Account Manager

Jamie Laws – Senior Strategic Account Manager

Ken Niedziela – Editor, Today’s Veterinary Business

Ben Schmidt – Post Production Editor, Spark!

Angelina Varagona – Campaign Manager

Laura Walker – Chief Media & Sales Officer

Patricia Wuest – Vice President of Media Strategy

Andy Zunz – Executive Editor

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