Lauren Ertz has been in the veterinary field for over 15 years with a small stint in the hospitality industry. She has had many roles over the years which include, kennel assistant, vet assistant, reception, practice management, and acquisitions integration. Having a lot of experience in acquisition integration, Lauren strives to make the process for practices joining the VIP team smooth and seamless.

Lauren resides in the Panhandle of sunny Florida with her 2 dogs, George, and Leonard, and her holland lop, Ralph. In her spare time, you will find Lauren paddleboarding in the Gulf of Mexico, playing beach volleyball, volunteering at the local sea turtle conservation center, and gardening.