5 Speakers We Look Forward to Seeing at VMX 2020

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With 130+ total program tracks happening simultaneously throughout the 5-day event, VMX 2020 is a medley of delicious content, a bit of everything for everyone.

Since you are on Vetstoria’s blog, we’ll presume that you are interested in (but not limited to) digital marketing, running a profitable practice and staff well-being which is why we have selected a few speakers who will elaborate on those topics.

Eric Garcia


Eric Garcia is an IT and Digital Marketing consultant working exclusively with veterinary practices. His work in helping veterinary practices streamline their technology and attract and retain clients has been recognized throughout the industry.

Topics include Oncology, Practice Management, Imaging, Customer Service, Marketing, Social Media. Exciting talks such as Jan 18th, 8 am “Communicating to Dog Owners vs Cat Owners”

Kerri Marshall


Dr. Marshall is both a veterinarian and an innovator in the animal health care field. She has served as; a member of the Founding Management Team of Banfield Pet Hospitals, VP of Customer Experience and Chief Veterinary Officer at Trupanion, Inc.; Chief Relationship Manager at Sikka Software, Inc. Animal Health Division; Consulting Chief Experience Officer at Principle Imaging Corporation; Co-Founder of Nanoport Technologies, and Founder of Veterinary Health Trends, LLC.

Topics include Practice Management, Technology, digital. Exciting talks such as Jan 20th, 12:40 pm – “Operations Tips” on staff, clients and Technology.

Bruce Truman


Bruce Truman is a past president of VetPartners and a CATalyst Council board member, currently head of business development for BabelBark. He previously co-chaired the American Veterinary Medical Association Veterinary Procedural Terminology Council in a collaborative effort to standardize the terminology used by companion animal practices.

Topics include: Practice Digital Transformation and Virtual Care/Telehealth. Exciting talks such as Jan 20th, 4 pm – “Technology and VIrtual Care Tips

Jamie Holms


Jamie Holms is a licensed RVT with an extensive background in veterinary emergency and critical care. She is passionate about mental health and suicide prevention in the veterinary community and is a firm believer that education reduces stigma and increases survival.

Topics include Mental Health, Wellness. Exciting talks such as Jan 18th, 2:35 pm – “Inspire: Suicide Prevention

Dave Nicol


VMX Speaker of the year 2019 returns! Dr. Dave Nicol is a marketing, performance management and leadership expert from the United Kingdom. He has written three books, publishes the weekly Freewheelin’ Vet Biz Q & A Show on YouTube, and hosts the Blunt Dissection Podcast. Through his VetX: Ecosystem, Dr. Dave helps pets and their people live happy, healthy lives by teaching the tools, habits, lessons, and systems that help vets and leaders reach their full potential.

Topics include Practice Management, Animal Welfare, Recruitment Strategies. Exciting talks such as Jan 21st, 2:40 pm -4:40 pm “Recruitment Strategies”

Don’t forget these guys!

We wouldn’t want you to be overwhelmed with all this learning, so why not mix in some one-on-one chat with two of the friendliest folks from Europe? Our very own Julien Renard DVM and Leah Paskell RVN will be representing us at BOOTH 2117. They will showcase Vetstoria’s real-time online scheduling software as well as answer any questions you may have about digital marketing and recruitment.