BluePearl Announces New Hospital Administrator

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – BluePearl Veterinary Partners, a group of specialty and emergency veterinary hospitals, announced the hiring of a new hospital administrator in Nashville Monday.

Darcy Meade, a 25-year veteran in the veterinary industry, assumed responsibility Monday as the region’s hospital administrator. The hospital administrator is responsible for managing the daily operations of BluePearl’s hospitals in the Nashville area.

Meade is a certified senior professional in human resources by the Society of Human Resource Management. She has a bachelor’s degree from California State University Northridge in human resource management. She also graduated from Moorpark Animal College and became a registered veterinary technician.

“We’re excited to welcome Darcy to the BluePearl team,” said Mitch Pera, senior regional hospital administrator of BluePearl Veterinary Partners. “Darcy brings considerable experience to the Nashville area and I’m confident she will exceed every one of our expectations.”

Meade comes to BluePearl after serving as the hospital director of Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, a hospital featured in Emergency Vets, a reality television series that aired on Animal Planet.

In Tennessee, BluePearl Veterinary Partners offers services at locations in Brentwood, Goodlettsville, Murfreesboro and Nashville.

About BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Formed in 2008, BluePearl Veterinary Partners employs more than 1,200 people including approximately 250 veterinarians. BluePearl hospitals are referral-only and don’t provide primary care. Most BluePearl hospitals offer 24-hour emergency care services. BluePearl is one of the world’s principal providers of approved veterinary residency and internship educational programs. BluePearl also participates in and conducts clinical trials to study the effectiveness of new drugs and treatments, which give clients access to cutting-edge medicine not yet commercially available and improves the quality of care delivered to our patients.


Date: Oct. 3, 2012