Alecia Blaauw joined Southern Veterinary Partners as Regional Operations Director and provides guidance and leadership to our hospitals in eastern states. She consults on operational and HR issues and specializes in developing new managers and hospital expansions. Alecia has worked in the veterinary industry since 1996. Prior to joining SVP, she received her Veterinary Technician license in 2008, worked as a hospital manager for small animal hospital and emergency & specialty veterinary hospital and for a national organization that focused on community hospitals with preventative medicine.
Elise Hyer joined Southern Veterinary Partners’ Business Development team in 2017. Originally a Mississippi native, Elise graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State in 2006 with a B.S. in Marketing. She grew up in the country where good manners and animals were essential in every household. Prior to SVP, Elise worked 10 years at Pfizer and earned numerous awards including the coveted Vice President’s Cabinet.