CRANBURY, N.J., July 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- dvm360® in partnership with the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) is proud to announce that Catherine Coloccia, practice manager at Bridgewater Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey, has been named the 2021 Practice Manager of the Year.
"Congratulations to Catherine for all of her amazing work as a practice manager throughout the ongoing pandemic," said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences™, the parent company of dvm360®. "Her motivational leadership style and her unique ability to step out of her comfort zone to identify and implement innovative solutions make her truly deserving of this award. Additionally, we would like to thank our friends at Nationwide® for their sponsorship of the Practice Manager of the Year Award. As a very loyal supporter of veterinary professionals since day one, this would not be possible without their greatly appreciated assistance."
“The practice manager truly is the navigator of the ship,” said Dr. Adam Christman, DVM, Chief Veterinary Officer of dvm360®, “Our clinics would be lost without an effective leader steering our hospital in the right direction for success. Congratulations to Catherine!
"Outstanding practice managers have several attributes in common. They are committed to the practice, well informed, innovative, thoughtful, confident, and lifelong learners. We are excited to see how Coloccia employs her skills, out-of-the-box thinking, and dedication to ushering in change and improvements in the months ahead," said Christine Shupe, CAE, executive director of VHMA.
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This program is sponsored by Nationwide®
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About Nationwide® With more than 1 million insured pets, pet insurance from Nationwide is the first and largest pet health insurance provider in the United States. Since 1982, Nationwide has helped provide pet owners with peace of mind and is committed to being the trusted choice of America's pet lovers.
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About VHMA The VHMA is a nationally recognized thought leader and innovator in providing training, education, and resources to more than 4,000 members and a trusted resource the veterinary sector relies on for industry insights, research, and advocacy to ensure performance at the highest levels. VHMA's core purpose is to advance and support veterinary practice management professionals by developing professional competence, supporting and encouraging standards through the industry's highest-level certification program, the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager, and providing individuals with a network for professional connection and support. For more information, go to www.vhma.org.