Meet the Veterinary Education Network Speakers
The VEN team is a perfect blend of professionals who have extensive veterinary experience and industry business relationships in multiple areas of the marketplace as key subject matter experts. Our only focus is in veterinary science. Our highly experienced staff understands the veterinary business, the challenges and the rewards.
We collaborate closely to use our years of expertise for the benefit of furthering the Veterinary industry.
Mark is a change agent in the veterinary industry with a proven track record in leadership development and business growth for over 28 years.
Elisa is a marketing expert with over 22 years of hands-on marketing, with 10 of those years solely dedicated to serving the veterinary industry.
Elisa Thompson, MBA
Karen E. Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM
Felsted Veterinary Consultants, Inc.
Dr. Karen Felsted is a triple threat with a CPA, DVM and CVPM!
Wendy Myers is based in Denver, Colorado. Her consulting firm helps teams improve compliance, client service and practice management.
Amanda Donnelly, DVM, MBA
ALD Veterinary Counseling, LLC
Dr. Donnelly works with veterinarians who want to grow their business and have their team look forward to coming to work every day.
Bank of America Veterinary Finance
Kevin is the Vice President of Veterinary Finance for Bank of America. He has been helping veterinarians build, buy, and sell businesses for the past five years.
Valarie Tynes, DVM, DIPL, DACV
Lore Haug, DVM, DIPL, DACV
Robin Downing, DVM
Dr. Valarie Tynes is a native of Fort Worth Texas. She attended Texas A&M University and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. She has worked in private practice, both as an associate, a relief veterinarian and a practice owner.
Dr. Haug graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. She completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. In 2002, she completed a Master’s Degree and residency program in animal behavior at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Downing is Hospital Director of The Downing Center for Animal Pain Management, LLC. She has received many regional, national, and international awards. Dr. Downing is a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, a certified veterinary acupuncturist, a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, and is certified in animal chiropractic (IVCA) Read More
Maya Barfield, DVM
Dr. Barfield, Veterinary Education Network (VEN) Medical Director and practing DVM in the Dallas area.
Cornell University, B.S.Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine D.V.M.Since 1994 Dr. Koronowski has been a veterinarian in small animal, mixed animal, large animal exclusive, equine exclusive, and regulatory medicine practices. He still practices on weekends as a State Racing Commission Veterinarian for the State of Maryland, when needed for thoroughbred race meets such as the Preakness. Read More