Industry Partners

Thank you to our industry partners for supporting the OVMA and our public relations program.

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Architectural Werks, Inc.

Architectural Werks, Inc.

Providing veterinary architecture, space planning, interior design, consultation, and construction administration services throughout the Pacific NW since 1969.

Oregon Representative:

Jeff Clark, AIA: (425) 823-2244

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AVMA Trust

Resources for Oregon Veterinarians

The AVMA Trust, through AVMA LIFE and AVMA PLIT, offers unparalleled insurance programs and other services available to AVMA member veterinarians. From business and professional insurance, to life insurance and disability, and now retirement planning and employee benefits, the Trust is here to protect and support veterinarians and their families at every stage of their personal and professional lives.

Sales and Service Center:

800-228-PLIT (7548) or

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Columbia Healthcare Banking, a division of Umpqua Bank

We focus our energies on serving our veterinary clients better than any other financial institution. As a community-based bank, we offer a unique and unparalleled resource—a combination of professional expertise, individual attention and personal commitment. This commitment means we will work hard to understand your individual needs and counsel you on the financial decisions that affect your clinic. Our emphasis on relationship banking means you can rest assured that your veterinary clinic and finances remain well managed so you can concentrate on what you do best—providing services to your clients. But our commitment doesn't stop there. To better serve clinics outside our physical footprint, we have developed a wide range of products and services tailored to the veterinary industry that can fulfill all your banking needs no matter your location, while still providing you the relationship and service you expect from a community bank.

Oregon Representatives:

Cheryl Dorman: (503) 799-4145
John Campbell: (541) 228-8877

Lakefield Veterinary Group

Lakefield is a privately held, family-owned company building communities of like-minded veterinarians. We know you've spent a lifetime building a veterinary hospital defined by personal care, a unique culture, and dedication to your community. We believe this legacy matters more than anything. By partnering with Lakefield when you transition the ownership of your hospital, we preserve and protect that legacy for decades to come.


Craig Coughlin, Executive Vice President, Business Development: (503) 888-3191
Gary Goldstein, DVM, FAVD, DipAVDC, Chief Medical Officer: (612) 802-5031

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Omni Practice Group

Over 100 years of Veterinary, Business, Finance, Brokering, and Real Estate experience. Trusted by veterinarians to purchase or sell veterinary medical practices and real estate including: associate to own, mergers, buyer’s representation, lease negotiation, building purchase/sale, associate placement and/or in-house transitions. We provide accredited valuations, creative financing solutions and personalized local service. Serving the Western United States with honesty and integrity. Initial consultation and analysis always free.


Jim Vander Mey, CPA, ABI, (877) 866-6053, ext. 2 or
Michael Kovsky, DVM  (877) 866-6053, ext. 5 or
Rodney Johnston, MBA, CMA (877) 866-6053, ext. 1 or

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Total Practice Solutions Group, LLC (Salzsieder & Associates)

We are independent brokers in the Pacific Region of Total Practice Solutions Group. TPSG is a nationwide group of veterinarians, brokers, attorneys and business experts. We meet your practice needs with Buyer Representation, Seller Representation, Appraisals, Financing Assistance, Management Consulting, Contract Negotiations, Legal Representation, Transition Planning and Real Estate Sales and Leasing. As a veterinarian, attorney and Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA) Karl Salzsieder is uniquely qualified to provide practice owners and future buyers with honest, experienced advice to find value in your practice, to assist in the practice sale and to get clients results in the succession planning area.


Rex C. Salzsieder, CVA Analyst: (360) 636-1228 or (360) 560-7808 or
Karl Salzsieder DVM, JD, AVA: (360) 636-1228 or

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Ackerman Group

Ackerman Group specializes in selling veterinary practices to the corporate market and is the preferred broker among practice owners. We work on your behalf to help you secure the best price, best fit, and best terms so you can sell your veterinary practice successfully.

Oregon Representative:

Rich Lester, (207) 450-8800

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

The Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health business is a global leader in the animal health industry and part of family-owned Boehringer Ingelheim, founded in 1885. Our work is guided by a passionate belief in a future in which no animal suffers from a preventable disease. We discover, develop and manufacture vaccines, parasiticides and therapeutics, complemented by diagnostics and monitoring platforms. With our innovative solutions, we support farmers, veterinarians as well as pet and horse owners who raise and deeply care for their animals.

Oregon Representatives:

Jake Ray, District Manager: (253) 225-4650
Gaea Walker, Northwestern Oregon: (503) 894-3085
Dr. Amelie Hatfield, Professional Services Veterinarian, Portland: (503) 333-5128
Dr. Scott Carter, Professional Services Veterinarian: (435) 764-1739
Signe Severs, Portland: (206) 755-9626
Chris Gaub, Southern Oregon: (541) 602-8571
Lisa Olson, Bend: (541) 213-8151
Amber Roney, Vancouver WA: (360) 844-0744

Epicur Pharma

Adding a unique new offering to the veterinary industry, Epicur Pharma is a mini-manufacturer, producing drugs such as Tacrolimus Eyedrops, Buprenorphine Injection and Gabapentin tablets. Epicur is overseen by the FDA and is considered a 503B Registered Outsourcing Facility. Epicur follows Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) which are the same rules and regulations as the pharmaceutical companies. Epicur Pharma is proud to be a pioneer in animal drug standards, offering the largest selection of manufactured drugs that are traditionally compounded. Be sure to request Epicur products to get true quality that is backed by FDA oversight! Epicur products will be distributed directly to veterinary hospitals and offered through Stokes Pharmacy for individual patient prescriptions. Epicur is a new division of Stokes Healthcare (founded in 1975) and Stokes Pharmacy is a sister division.

Oregon Representative:

Branson Bruce: (856) 818-8625

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For more information, contact:

Michael Hackney: (256) 410-3422

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Medical Professionals Financial Group

Mackenzie Martin with Medical Professionals Financial Group is part of a team of highly motivated individuals dedicated to the financial health and well-being of our clients.  Our strength is generated from long-term commitment to our clients and veterinary, medical and dental communities. Mackenzie provides guidance for investments, insurance (life/disability/long term care) and financial planning. She is the endorsed advisor for financial planning for PVMA and WSVMA Members.

For a consultation, please contact:  Mackenzie Martin at (503) 697-0817 or
Registered Representative offering securities through Independent Financial Group, LLC (IFG). Member FINRA/SIPC. Medical Professionals Financial Group is not affiliated with IFG. Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction 310 N. State St. Suite 206 Lake Oswego OR 97034. OR Insurance License #708320

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For Equine Owners:

Pet Pharmacy NW

With over 20 years in compounding experience we are here to help support pet owners and veterinarians with custom medications. Our certified lab processes most prescriptions in less than 24 hours and we only use Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) from FDA approved facilities.  Potency testing is completed often to ensure consistent and effective quality. We carry over 15 different flavor options to fit every animal’s needs. We offer free mailing to Oregon and Washington as well as competitive pricing for all!


(888) 577-8540

Simmons & Associates Northwest

Practice Sales/Purchases/Buy-ins/Appraisals. Ease. Education. Experience. We put the longest established, most experienced, veterinary brokerage and appraisal team to work for you. We educate you on value, the buying and selling process, and your options, to bring you ease and comfort knowing you, your practice, and your dreams are in good hands. Working with buyers achieving practice ownership dreams. Working with sellers achieving rewards from years of hard work. Getting deals done!

For more information, contact:

Nikki Nitz, CPA, CMA: (208) 664-3100

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Western Veterinary Partners

At WVP, we focus on you. WVP supports veterinary practices with non-clinical operations, while allowing doctors to focus on practicing high quality medicine. Whether you are seeking help with aspects of your business, like recruiting, accounting, inventory management, HR and marketing, or you’re seeking a new career opportunity, the team at Western Veterinary Partners can help. We’re here to listen to what’s most important to you and support your vision for the future. Contact us at or See what adventure awaits you with Western Veterinary Partners!



Zoetis is the world leader in animal health. We discover, develop, manufacture and market veterinary medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products, genetic tests, biodevices and technical services. We work to help meet the growing worldwide demand for meat, poultry, fish, and dairy foods and the increasing desire for animal companionship. With our singular focus on animal health, we strive to make our products, services and people the most valued by our veterinarian and livestock producer customers around the world.


  • Alex Hacker, Strategic Account Manager: (503) 449-1578
  • Keri Weppler, Area Business Manager: (703) 307-6333
  • Erin Kilroy, Territory Business Manager, South Portland - Willamette Valley: (425) 442-2378
  • Theresa Jones, Territory Business Manager, North & West Portland: (503) 481-135
  • Andrew Springer, Territory Business Manager, East Portland - Central Oregon: (928) 853-6556
  • Dr. Amy Weaver, Professional Services Veterinarian: (330) 718-0338
  • Katie Patrick, Diagnostic Solutions Consultant - Oregon: (971) 263-3579

Updated: 2022-12-02 08:00:00

Author: Oregon Veterinary Medical Association