Management Team

Stephen P. Hadley, DVM, MS, Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Pathway as Chief Executive Officer in 2017, Dr. Stephen Hadley served as Chief Operating Officer for BluePearl and Chief Strategy Officer for MedVet. He is the founder...

More Info

Jasen Trautwein, DVM, Chief Visionary Officer and Co-Founder
While practicing as a clinician in his own hospitals, Dr. Trautwein developed a passion for finding new and better ways to manage his clinics. As a result, he founded Pathway...

More Info

Shawn McVey, MA, MSW, Chief Culture Officer and Co-Founder
Mr. McVey has a distinguished career in Veterinary Health Care Administration. Before becoming a partner and the CEO of Pathway Vet Alliance, he served as an industry consultant and speaker...

More Info

Bob Murtaugh, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVECC, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Murtaugh earned his doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1980 from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1984, he completed a residency in Veterinary Internal Medicine and...

More Info

Karen K. Webster, MBA, Chief Experience Officer
Prior to joining the Pathway family Karen served as the President/CEO of Eye Care for Animals for 12 years and was responsible for expansion and strategic growth initiatives, including overall...

More Info

William Griffin, VMD, Chief Support Officer
Dr. Griffin earned his Veterinary Medical Doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. In 1998, he returned to the University of Pennsylvania to complete an internship in small animal...

More Info

Michael Bland, MBA, Chief Development Officer
Prior to joining Pathway in 2015, Mr. Bland worked for Fondren Management LP, a Houston based private investment firm, where he oversaw a number of public and private investments. During...

More Info

David Peppard, Chief Information Officer
Prior to joining Pathway as CIO in 2017, David was the Vice President of Technology for US Acute Care Solutions. At US Acute Care Solutions, he built a technology platform...

More Info

Harry Zimmerman, JD, CPA, Executive Vice President – General Counsel
Prior to joining Pathway in 2016, Mr. Zimmerman had been involved as a key member of senior management in several growing companies over the past 20+ years. These include Encore...

More Info

Darin Nelson, Executive Vice President – Acquisitions
Mr. Nelson has over 25 years of experience in veterinary industry and currently serves as Executive Vice President at Pathway and Chief Development Officer at Veterinary Growth Partners. Mr. Nelson...

More Info

Jill Clark, DVM, Chief Learning Officer
Prior to joining Pathway, Dr. Clark served as Vice President of Professional Relations and Knowledge Development at VCA, and was responsible for creating their corporate university which served more that...

More Info

Drew Dixon, Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining Pathway in 2017, Drew was Chief Financial Officer at Garretson Resolution Group, a leading provider of technology-enabled business services for the legal community. Previously, beginning in 2001,...

More Info