PetPlan, America's best-loved pet insurance provider, is delighted to announce that Jessica Hicks, CVPM of Village Animal Hospital has been selected as one of three finalist for Petplan pet insurance's 2014 "Veterinary Practice Manager of the Year" award. Hick's nomination stood out from more than 3,100 nominations Petplan received from pet parents across the country.
“We are delighted to highlight the work of outstanding practice managers across the country,” said Natasha Ashton, co-CEO and co-founder of Petplan, America’s best-loved pet insurance provider. “Jessica Hicks, CVPM was selected because she consistently provides an exceptional customer experience to ‘wow’ pet parents, while demonstrating leadership and initiative to advance the mission of the practice.”
Jessica Hicks, CVPM and her fellow finalists will next be evaluated by Petplan’s accomplished Veterinary Awards Judging Panel, comprised of prominent pet health professionals and veterinarians.
In February, Hicks and a guest will attend the 2014 Veterinary Awards Dinner, held during the 86th annual Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, where the winners be announced in four categories – “Veterinarian of the Year,” “Veterinary Practice Manager of the Year,” “Veterinary Technician of the Year” and “Practice of the Year.”
In addition to the honor of being named Petplan’s 2014 Practice Manager of the Year, this year’s winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, as well as a $1,000 donation to a pet-focused charity of their choice.
Petplan is the only pet insurance company to have been included on Inc. Magazine’s list of 500 fastest-growing, privately held companies in America. In February 2013, Petplan pet insurance was at No. 34 on Forbes annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies – a list of 100 privately held, high-growth companies with bright futures. Petplan’s fully customizable dog insurance and cat insurance policies provide coverage for all hereditary and congenital conditions for the life of the pet as standard, and meet the coverage requirements and budget for pets of all/any age. Petplan pet insurance policies are underwritten by AGCS Marine Insurance Company in the U.S. and by Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company in Canada. The Allianz Group is rated A+ by A.M. Best (2012). For information, about Petplan pet insurance, visit www.GoPetplan.com, read the Petplan “Vets for Pets” Blog, or call 1-866-467-3875.