Dr. "Odie" Marcovici is a well-connected and respected veterinarian with an exceptional grasp of the profession thanks to experience in almost all aspects of small animal practice. The last fourteen years have been spent in arguably the most challenging part of the profession: recruiting and retaining top talent. He helped develop the Recruiting & Professional Relations Director role for VCA and has been recruiting every type of veterinary professional since. He tries to effect positive change in the profession one hire at a time by "putting good people in good hospitals." He is a regular presence at vet schools in North America and overseas and understand the needs of today’s new grads.