While I enjoyed aspects of ownership, I can now let my NVA team handle the details of running a very busy hospital while I dedicate my time to working up cases and learning to be a better veterinarian.
Chris Carskaddan, DVM
Virginia-Maryland Regional College
Clocktower Animal Hospital
Joined NVA May 2012

Learn more about the Management Team at National Veterinary Associates.

Pet Resorts Team

Ken Mai

Vice President of Finance and Development

Mr. Mai joined PetSuites in January 2012 as Chief Financial Officer. He was promoted to Interim President in August 2013 and named President in December 2013. Mr. Mai has over 30 years of leadership experience. Prior to joining PetSuites, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for several privately owned companies and as divisional Chief Financial Officer for several publicly traded companies. During that tenure, Mr. Mai was part of the senior management team that grew a commercial equipment leasing company from $100 million in assets under management to over $5 billion.

Mr. Mai began his career at Deloitte & Touche where he was an Audit Manager. Mr. Mai is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and is a summa cum laude graduate of Thomas More College.

Ronny Rowell

Vice President of Operations

Mr. Rowell joined NVA in March 2014 as the Manager of Division Operations for the Southwest Division. In April 2016, he transitioned into his current role as Chief Operating Officer of PetSuites, NVA’s pet resort organization. Prior to joining NVA, Mr. Rowell held operational roles at DaVita Inc., JC Penney, and served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Rowell holds an Executive MBA from the Darden School of Business at UVA, and a BS in Ocean Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.