BluePearl Veterinary Partners Announces New Senior Regional Administrator

Senior Hospital Administrator Mitch Pera

Tampa FL, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 – BluePearl Veterinary Partners, a national leader in specialty and emergency medicine for pets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitch as regional senior hospital administrator for its community of 21 hospitals. In this position, Pera will provide leadership and support for regional hospital management teams.

According to Chief Executive Officer Darryl Shaw, CPA, MBA, Pera brings a wealth of experience and skills to BluePearl. “Mitch is a highly respected hospital administrator and seasoned human resources manager. We’re enthusiastic about the impact his substantial knowledge of day-to-day specialty hospital operations will have on our organization.”

Before joining BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Pera was as hospital administrator and director of human resources at SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Before his tenure at SouthPaws, Pera’s varied career included vice presidencies at public relations and management firms in Los Angeles and Boston.

As new senior regional administrator, Pera says, “My goal is simple: to expand BluePearl Veterinary Partners’ role as the specialty and emergency hospital of choice for all referring family veterinarians in the communities we serve.”

BluePearl Veterinary Partners is a community of emergency and specialty hospitals dedicated to providing a superior level of patient and client care through close cooperation with family veterinarians. For more information, please visit