Kyle VanCoutren, SHRM-CP
Director of Specialty Operations
Chief Leadership Officer
Kyle has been in the veterinary industry for over 12 years and has a passion for leadership. His career in the veterinary field started off as a small part time position that blossomed into a lifelong career. Specializing in leadership development, he has a background in HR consulting, Practice Management, and operational excellence. Helping businesses decode the ever-changing puzzle that is employment relations is where he finds his fulfillment; helping build leaders is his passion!
In his role as Director of Specialty Operations, Kyle takes a consultative approach to operational leadership. He works closely with each practice to help them achieve their goals, both financial and operational. Kyle thrives in helping teams tackle roadblocks encountered and focuses on equipping them with the tools to be successful.
Kyle is a Maryland native currently living in Portland, Oregon with his fiancée Laura. They plan on getting two golden retrievers once they move back east late 2022. Kyle spends his days walking around the city asking people if he can pet their dogs; best job he’s ever had.