DVM, MPH & MBA
Chief Operating Officer – US Business
Dr Zach Mills is a highly accomplished executive in the field of animal health, bringing a wealth of expertise in veterinary professional services, strategic alliances, business development, strategy, and innovation. With a diverse background spanning international, corporate, academic, and military environments, Zach has held key positions and honed his communications skills in leading animal health companies, including serving as the Head Veterinarian and Chief Veterinary Medical Officer for companion animal business at two companies. He holds multiple advanced degrees, including a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Master of Public Health (MPH), and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Kansas State University and the University of Georgia, respectively. Currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer – US Business for Lincoln Institute of Veterinary Business, Zach has previously held notable roles such as Vice President of Medical Performance for The Vets and Head of Veterinary Professional Services for the US Pet Business at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health. Additionally, Zach is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve (USAR), where he has demonstrated exceptional service and leadership since joining in 2003 as a member of the Veterinary Corp. His military journey includes various distinguished assignments and deployments to Iraq and Africa. His current role as the 352d Civil Affairs Command (CACOM) Preventive Medicine Veterinarian in Fort Meade, MD, where he develops, integrates, and implements veterinary Civil Affairs strategy and training across the Command.