Tri-City Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Of Veterinary Medicine
The objectives for which this Academy is formed are as follows:
1. To advance the knowledge of veterinary medicine and surgery by postgraduate study,
2. To promote closer relationships of member veterinarians;
3. To promote high standards of veterinary medicine and veterinary services;
4. To carry on such other activities which may be consistent and helpful in accomplishing the above mentioned purposes.
Carr Hyatt, DVM- President
Beth Sallee, DVM Vice-president
Shean Hobbs, DVM
Nancy Broadwater, DVM -
James Burroughs, DVM
Mark Riehl, DVM Secretary/Treasurer
October 15, 2017
Bring the entire veterinary staff team as there will be door prizes, sponsors,
and a picture event with Santa Clause at lunch! It will be geared for the
entire veterinary staff!!
Deborah A. Stone, MBA, PhD, CVPM, CEO
Deborah Stone owns and operates Stone Veterinary Practice Management (StoneVPM) based in Austin, Texas. She has been involved with veterinary practice management for more than twenty-five years and has experience in specialty, emergency and general practice management. She also brings several years of experience from the hospitality industry to the veterinary industry in order to provide fresh and creative solutions.
Deborah’s presentations are energetic and highly interactive in order to encourage team buy-in and to help support the implementation of developed practice solutions. Her strategy is to encourage team participation in order to make a positive impact in practice processes.
Deborah believes the most effective way to make positive change is by developing solutions together.
She received her MBA at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas and earned her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager accreditation from the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association. Deborah completed her PhD in Organizational Leadership.
She has served as the Senior Veterinary Practice Analyst for Brief Media’s Veterinary Team Brief and currently serves on NAVC’s Editorial Advisory Board for Professional Development and Practice Management for Today’s Veterinary Technician. Deborah is a national speaker, founder of Austin City Unlimited Veterinary Management Symposium, and published author of practice management articles.
Deborah enjoys spending time with her family and performing with her bands, the LaxaTones and No-Lo Prophets.