chief of staff veterinarian resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Astute, personable and dedicated professional with more than 25 years of experience in areas of clinical veterinary medicine and animal care, teaching, logistics, humanitarian and disaster response, public health and business management.


Leadership, Coaching and Training

clinical Veterinary medicine

Public Health

Business Operations

Team Building


01/2014 to Current Chief of Staff Veterinarian Banfield Pet Hospital | City, STATE,

Responsible for all aspects of hospital operations and clinical care to include scheduling, hiring/firing, safety, training and education for staff, in addition to providing high quality veterinary patient care, exceptional client service and maximum productivity. Lead a team of 4 doctors and 20 veterinary professionals in a clinical small animal setting. Advocate for pets and their quality of life; build long-term relationships with clients, educate the community on all aspects of veterinary and public health. Partner with the Practice Manager to create a safe and effective hospital environment. Mentor newer Veterinarians and coordinate individual duties to highlight each doctor's skill level and knowledge, to increase their productivity.

08/2018 to Current Consultant, Veterinarian Paws Into Grace | City, STATE,

Serve as a home care veterinarian providing hospice and end of life care for companion animals.

06/2009 to 09/2013 Mobile Mixed Animal Veterinarian West Coast Equine Medicine, Inc. | City, STATE,

Provide mobile veterinary healthcare for a wide variety of species to include horses, small ruminants, camelids and companion animals. Common services provided include preventative health, public health and wellness education, nutrition, sports medicine, digital radiology, ultrasound, reproductive services, pre-purchase exams, emergency and critical care support and field surgeries.

05/1993 to Current Colonel United States Marine Corps | City, STATE,

Logistics Officer, Camp Pendleton, CA. May, 2020-present

Currently serving as a senior special staff officer for the Commanding General, 1st Marine Logistics Group in the G-4 Logistics and Materiel Support

Branch. Provide leadership and oversight to all logistics functions for key departments, including general engineering, supply maintenance, food service, distribution and health services.

Career Highlights include:

Logistics Officer, Camp Pendleton, CA. October 2014-May, 2020

Work as a senior special staff officer for the Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force serving in the G-4 Logistics and Materiel Support Branch.

Squadron Commander, Marine Wing Support Squadron-473 September 2012-September 2014

Commander for a 750personnel Marine unit responsible for aviation ground support to provide all essential aviation ground requirements to a designated component of a Marine Aviation Combat Command. This includes motor vehicle support, mobile electric power, heavy equipment, aviation and vehicle refueling, essential runway services, engineering and airfield operations.

Mobilized for Operation Enduring Freedom, Lieutenant Colonel, USMC Reserves January-August 2012

Worked as the Agriculture Officer for 1st Marine Expeditionary Force in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, to lead a multi-nation, multi-agency team to coordinate and synchronize disparate agriculture, veterinary and human public health and economic programs. Similarly, led group to consider and implement an engagement and mentoring strategy for the Afghan Provincial Agricultural Director and his executive staff to develop veterinary and agriculture public health programs for his constituents.

Provided mentoring and reporting as a Civil Affairs officer and prepared detailed reports delivering vital agricultural and counter-narcotics and alternative livelihood messaging. Created and managed the first veterinary diagnostic laboratory in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, to provide disease surveillance and early warning systems and capabilities to effectively improve public health world-wide.

Mobilized for Operation Iraqi Freedom-Major, USMC Reserves January, 2006-January, 2007

Worked as the Supervisor for Base Operations at Camp Al Taqqaddum, Iraq to provide logistics and civil military operations support for over 50 base construction and engineering projects. Oversaw land management issues for 35 international tenant organizations and coordinated and supervised over 3000 work service requests for daily life improvements aboard a multi-national military base in a combat zone.

Mobilized for Operation Iraqi Freedom- Major, USMC Reserves January, 2003-August, 2004

Worked as the 1st Force Service Support Group Logistics officer responsible for deploying over 30,000 Marines and Sailors and over 4 billon dollars worth of equipment into the Middle East during combat operations. Served as the lead logistics officer for all equipment and personnel logistics requests between Camp Pendleton CA and Iraq.

Education and Training
Expected in 05/2009 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine | Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA GPA:
Expected in 08/2014 Masters of Public Health | Public Health University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
Expected in 05/1997 MBA | Business Administration And Management Boston University, Boston, Ma, GPA:
Expected in 05/1993 Bachelor of Arts | Liberal Arts And Sciences Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State Universit, Blacksburg, VA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • Boston University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State Universit

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  • Chief of Staff Veterinarian
  • Consultant, Veterinarian
  • Mobile Mixed Animal Veterinarian
  • Colonel


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Masters of Public Health
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts

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