Chris brings 20+ years of healthcare experience to his role as CEO of VIP, where he champions the company’s vision for creating the most caring, highest-quality locations for pets, pet parents, and pet care providers.

Since joining the team in October of 2023, Chris has been focused on balancing the needs of veterinarians, offering support and hospital-level autonomy, ensuring long-term satisfaction, and providing an environment that empowers the highest quality of care and compassion for our pets.

He is an accomplished CEO, having served in the ambulatory surgery industry for 23 years, most recently leading the largest private surgery center operator serving the hospital joint venture market.

Chris is a father of two adult children and the family pet, Waylon. He lives in Nashville where he enjoys the outdoors, golf, holds season tickets for the Nashville Predators hockey team, serves on the board of Faith Family, and takes every opportunity to find mountains for snow skiing and hiking.