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September 13-15, 2024

Central Bank Center | Lexington, KY

Meet Our Speakers

Kris Smith, is a Financial Analyst and Sales Specialist with Simmons & Associates MidSouth with over 23 years of experience in the veterinary industry. Prior to joining Simmons in 2017, she was Hospital Manager for Val-ley Animal Hospital & Pet Resort, helping to grow it from a two-doctor practice into a seven-doctor practice, and managing the start-up of Trusty Vet Research Park, growing it into a three-doctor thriving practice. She earned her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) certification through the Veterinary Hospital Manag-ers Association in 2007 and is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting & Business Administration. Living in Huntsville Alabama, she has been married for 37 years to her husband Ken, has two grown children, a cat named Fiona and two Toy Shelties named Jake and Sammy. In her free time, Kris enjoys quilting, travelling, boating and great food.

Practice Management

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