John brings a diverse and relevant set of experiences to GDB as the Director of Medicine and Canine Operations. John experiences include being the Animal Health Industry Coordinator for the Metropolitan Community Colleges of Kansas City where he developed accredited animal health course study programs aimed at preparing students for success within the animal health industry. In addition, John spent eight years with Banfield, The Pet Hospital, both as a Field Director and Hospital Director and 3 years as the Hospital Director for Stanley Veterinary Hospital in Kansas City. In these roles, John used both his animal health and business experiences to manage clinics to a high level quality of care while improving business processes and systems.
John and his wife Glaukia come from a long family line of veterinarians. They have one adopted “Schnoodle” called Penelope and enjoy travelling and the outdoors, specially the beach.