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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The AVMA PLIT delivers the most complete and supportive professional insurance program available to veterinarians. The PLIT’s comprehensive program gives you all the protection you need throughout your career. This includes professional liability, license defense, and business insurance policies that have unique terms and provisions tailored to veterinarians, giving you greater protection and control.

Sales and Service Center:

800-228-PLIT (7548)

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Bank of the Cascades

Where ever you may be in your practice's life cycle, Bank of the Cascades, your local financial partner is here to help! Our experts in practice financing and banking are committed to delivering services designed to help your practice grow.  From our specialized 100% financing for your practice, to our banking services that keep your practice efficient and fraud resistant, our local bankers are focused on your practice.

For more information, contact:

Judy Jennings: (503) 499-5951 or
BnK Construction, Inc.

BnK Construction, Inc.

Veterinary and Pet Care Facilities are a unique and specialized type of construction that demands a qualified and experienced contractor. BnK Construction, Inc. can assist you in all aspects of your project from site selection, equipment procurement, design on through complete construction. Please visit our Web site to discover what BnK can do for you!

For more information, contact:

Rick Shandy at (503) 557-0866

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Elanco, a division of Lilly

Elanco Animal Health

Elanco is a leading innovation-driven corporation committed to developing a growing portfolio of best-in-class and first-in-class pharmaceutical products to enable veterinarians to help pets live longer, healthier, higher quality lives.

Oregon Representatives:

Molly Logosz (North Portland / So. Washington): (541) 399-1375
Tracy Cosper (Salem / Corvallis): (503) 539-1517
Krystal Wilson (Eugene / Medford / Bend): (850) 321-5782
Ophelia Chiu (SE Portland): (503) 260-3090
Ali Lefort (SW Portland / Coast): (864) 637-8463
Dr. Elizabeth Herman: (971) 334-9757

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Henry Schein Animal Health

We provide nationwide service to veterinarians through the distribution of pharmaceuticals, biologicals, capital equipment and clinic supplies. Our friendly, knowledgeable sales team can provide your practice with exceptional service. We are here to be your value based, solution driven distributor of choice!

To find your representative, please call:

(855) SCHEIN1 (724-3461)

Oregon Representatives:

Todd J. Allison, Northwest Region Manager: (503) 726-9215
Terrie Corcoran: (503) 740-8799
Loren Heryford: (503) 701-3244
Doug Hoge: (360) 909-4279
Bernie Maier: (503) 740-8012
Vern Mason: (503) 708-2955

HomeStreet Bank

HomeStreet Bank is a full service bank with offices in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, and Hawaii that specializes in lending to the veterinary community. We provide creative solutions for veterinarians seeking to construct a new hospital, purchase a practice or refinance debt. Our team is led by Scott Harvey, the only banker to be recognized by the WSVMA as its Allied Partner of the Year, in recognition of his service to the veterinary community.


Scott Harvey: (206) 254-7280

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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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Merial, Ltd.

Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health, well-being and performance of a wide range of animals.

Oregon Representatives:

Robert Pahl, District Manager: (831) 332-2279
Chuck Barnes, Idaho: (253) 229-7355
Gaea Walker, Northwestern Oregon: (503) 894-3085
Kevin Dennis, Portland Metro: (503) 780-6156
Chris Gaub, Southern Oregon: (541) 602-8571
Dr. Alex Miller, Field Service Technical Veterinarian

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Norwest Contractors Inc.
We Start with Smart: A Plan and a Partnership. For No-Surprises No-Regrets Veterinary Construction. Remove All Doubt, Ask a Fellow Vet!

  • Dr. Libbi Hawkins, Gabriel Park Vet Clinic, (3 projects) (503) 245-7275
  • Dr. Thomas Mackowiak, Heartfelt Vet, (2 projects) (503) 765-1210
  • Dr. Debbie Cochell, Sequoia/Woodburn Vet Clinics (2 projects) (503) 266-6090
  • Dr. Jean Battig, Animal Dental Clinic, (503) 292-4533
  • Dr. Courtney Anders, Heart Anima Hospital, (503) 954-3393
  • Dr. Christine Ortner, Cascade Animal Hospital, (503) 655-1722

For more information:

Angella Heiber: (503) 291-6986 ext. 25 or

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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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Salzsieder & Associates, TPSG, LLC

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.


Karl Salzsieder DVM, JD, AVA: (360) 636-1228 or

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Simmons & Associates Northwest

Practice Sales/Purchases/Buy-ins/Appraisals. Ease. Education. Experience. We put our 39 years of experience to work for you and educate you on the buying and selling process 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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SoundTM is by a distance the veterinary industry's #1 digital imaging and PACS company, with uncontested leadership positions in ultrasound, digital radiography, imaging education and PACS solutions. SoundTM is the exclusive provider of GE Ultrasound equipment for the veterinary market in North America.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Benjamin Arnold at (503) 956-8723 or

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Valley Insurance Professionals

Valley Insurance Professionals is an independent, full-service insurance agency, proud to represent AVMA LIFE (formerly the AVMA GHLIT). In addition to being the authorized representatives to the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine, we are able to help practicing veterinarians with the insurance needs of their family or business. Offerings include Health, Life, Medical, Disability, Long Term Care, Medicare Solutions, Auto, Home, Liability, and the OVMA Group Health Plan through Oregon’s Health COOP. Contact us today for a comprehensive review of your insurance plan. Enjoy LIFE...we’ve got the rest covered!


Brian Schneider: (503) 480-0499 or
Lisa Schneider: (503) 480-0499 or

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Updated: 2017-02-01 08:00:00

Author: Oregon Veterinary Medical Association