Kieran Mara
Chief Leadership Officer, Specialty/ER

Kieran Mara spent over 20 years as Chief Operating Officer of Friendship Hospital for Animals, one of the largest, most progressive veterinary hospitals in the US before the hospital, and Kieran, joined the Encore network. Prior to that he spent several years in corporate management for large retail pharmacy chains. He has a passion for recruiting talented veterinarians who value collaboration and being able to support those at our hospital partners who make a difference every day in the lives of our patients and our clients.

In his role as Chief Leadership Officer, Specialty/ER, Kieran oversees the specialty and emergency network of hospital partners, ensuring that we are providing the best care for the patients entrusted to us and that we are providing an excellent place to work and grow for our team members.

Kieran and his wife, Caitie, live just outside of Frederick, Maryland. They have three children, three dogs, Crosby, Lola and Stella and three cats, Spirochete, Mittens and Marbles. In his spare time, he loves doing escape rooms with his family and spending time at Deep Creek Lake in Maryland.