Dr. Mia Cary DVM
CEO & Change Agent, Cary Consulting
About this speaker
Upon completing a BA from Murray State University, Dr. Cary spent six years researching marine mammals in diverse locations including the Dominican Republic and Alaska. She graduated with honors from UF CVM in 1999. After working in private practice as a vet tech during and before vet school and later as an associate veterinarian, she joined Novartis Animal Health where she held a variety of positions in sales, training, customer consulting, and marketing.
Dr. Cary joined Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) in June, 2004 as a Professional Service Veterinarian and in February 2005 was named Manager of the Companion Animal Professional Services team. In February 2006 she was promoted to Marketing Manager for the Companion Animal Segment and in January 2007 transitioned into the role of Senior Associate Director of Professional Services. She held the role of Regional Sales Manager for BIVI’s Mighty Mid-Atlantic region from 2009 until she left the company in 2013.
Dr. Cary Joined the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) in February 2014 as the VP of Corporate Relations. In February 2016 Dr. Cary was named NAVC’s first-ever Chief Innovation Officer. She also served as Executive Director for the Veterinary Innovation Council (VIC) and NAVC's Chief Collaboration Officer.
In October 2017 Dr. Cary joined the AVMA as the inaugural Chief of Professional Development and Strategic Alliances and in March 2019 founded Cary Consulting with the purpose of activating others to thrive. On November 1, 2019 Dr. Cary was appointed as the CEO of the Pride Veterinary Medical Community (PrideVMC). 🏳️🌈
She is an American Association of Industry Veterinarians (AAIV) past-president, serves as a champion for Pet Peace of Mind (PPOM), and on the Advisory Board for the Veterinary Entrepreneur Academy (VEA). She resides in Greensboro, NC with her husband, three bonus kids, Lucy the dog, and Leo and Louie the wundercats