Pathways to Success Career Symposium

“Pathways to Success”
Career Symposium 2023

Hosted by:

Veterinarians Encouraging & Teaching

Saturday, October 14, 2023


Heritage Place
2829 S MacArthur Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73128


12pm to 1pm:
Registration, Setup – All Attendees

1pm to 1:30pm:
Opening Announcements – V.E.T. Board Members

1:30pm to 2:30pm:
Keynote Speaker 1 – “Congrats You’re a Veterinarian, Now What?”
Presented by, Katie Maguffee of Bank of America, Chase Anderson of Carr Real Estate, and Matthew Veatch of DVM Match

2:30pm to 4:30pm:
Outreach Session – Tradeshow Exhibit

4:30pm to 5:30pm:
Keynote Speaker 2 – “Five Years into Equine Practice Ownership: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly.” Presented by, Dr. Ryan Ferris, DVM, MS

5:30pm to 7:30pm – Catered Dinner, Mingle, and Raffle Prizes


Meet our Speakers

Katie Maguffee

Photo of Katie Maguffee

Katie Maguffee
Bank of America
Vice President, Regional Business Development Officer

Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 469-744-2045

Katie Maguffee joined Bank of America in 2015 as a Small Business Banker where she worked alongside her Practice Solutions partner providing financing solutions to physicians, dentists and veterinarians. Due to the overwhelming need for a Practice Specialist in Oklahoma, Katie dedicated herself to helping doctors achieve their dream of practice ownership and officially became a part of the Practice Solutions team in early 2020.
Upon graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a business degree, Katie and her husband spent time in Dallas before moving permanently to Tulsa Oklahoma. She currently lives in Bixby with her husband Brendon and their 2 boys, Milo and August, who keep them busy with competitive baseball, basketball and soccer. In her free time, she loves to read, travel,|exercise and see as much live music as she can.


Chase Anderson


Chase Anderson
CARR Real Estate Agent

Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 405.570.3606


Chase Anderson is a real estate agent with CARR Inc., a commercial real estate firm that specializes in helping healthcare professionals maximize their profitability through real estate. Chase has personally represented numerous healthcare clients in his licensed state of Oklahoma. Prior to joining CARR in 2021, Chase worked as a broker in the Oil and Gas Industry for over 15 years, buying, selling and trading oil and gas assets.

Chase graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. He was born in Ardmore, OK and currently lives in Edmond, OK with his wife and 3 children.



Matthew Veatch


Matthew Veatch
DVM Match – TX, OK, AR, LA
Veterinary Hospital Sales

Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 303.621.5387


Matthew Veatch brings nearly 20 years of healthcare industry
experience to DVMmatch. After attending the University of Southern Maine, Matthew founded Veatch Consulting, a national dental consulting firm. Three years ago, he founded PPOExperts, a
national PPO credentialing & negotiations firm. Inspired by his work
in healthcare, Matthew knew veterinarians could also benefit from
his expertise. Known for going the extra mile for his clients,
Matthew keeps in constant communication, believes in prompt
follow up, and in providing quality results.

“I am motivated by being able to provide quality service to amazing
clients. I am honored to help clients make their dreams come true. As the only local and in-person vet broker in this market, I look forward to providing unsurpassed attention to our clients,” says Matthew.

Outside of DVMmatch, Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife
Aralyn, and their 4 daughters. A self-proclaimed foodie, he loves to
travel and play golf.



Ryan Ferris, DVM, MS

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Dr. Ryan Ferris, DVM, MS
Summit Equine

Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: (503) 682-3898


Dr. Ryan Ferris is originally from Washington State, and performed his veterinary training at Washington State University.  Ryan went on to perform a residency in theriogenology at Colorado State University (CSU) and is board-certified in the American College of Theriogenology, a specialist in equine reproduction.  Following his residency, Dr. Ferris was invited to stay at CSU as a faculty member for seven years.  He brings to us an extensive background in problem mares and embryo transfer with an internationally recognized research program in diagnostics and therapeutics for endometritis.  Now, with the addition of becoming a SBS Affiliate Laboratory, Summit Equine offers services for every aspect of the equine breeding process.



Heritage Place
2829 S MacArthur Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73128

    heritage place

    Registration will remain open until the morning of
    October 10, 2023

    Registrations coming in after October 3, 2023, are considered late. V.E.T. can’t guarantee printed material for the event will include your information, but we still want you to join us. Please register asap so we can adjust booth assignments and inform the caterer.