Vets First Choice Board of Directors named one of 2018 Private Boards of the Year

WASHINGTON, DC, May 17, 2018 – Vets First Choice’s Board of Directors has been named one of the 2018 Private Boards of the Year by Directors & Boards magazine, an award that honors fiduciary and advisory boards at private companies for demonstrating governance excellence.

“The Vets First Choice team is honored and proud to be named one of this year’s Private Boards of the Year,” said David Shaw. “As co-founder and board chair of Vets First Choice (VFC), it was an honor to represent the company at the 2018 Private Company Governance Summit in Washington DC, where we were recognized for governance excellence. VFC was honored with several other companies for the quality of our board governance including composition and strategic value of the board of directors.”

Betsy Atkins, a board member and chairperson of the board’s governance committee, added, “At Vets First Choice, we are committed to operating at best practices for corporate governance. Our board is a critical part of the Vets First Choice team. We are honored to receive the 2018 Private Board of the Year Award, and we appreciate our Directors for their outstanding leadership and engagement.”

Vets First Choice’s board received the 2018 Private Board of the Year award for “its diversity of investors on the board, the presence of independent directors, the board’s deep involvement in the company’s strategy and its approach, which mirrors many public company governance best practices.”

Along with Vets First Choice, four additional awardees, were honored at the Private Company Governance Summit in Washington, D.C. at the National Press Club.

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About Vets First Choice:
Vets First Choice is a leading provider of technology-enabled health care services for companion and equine veterinary practitioners. Founded in 2010, the company partners with veterinarians to create insight into gaps in patient care and offers professionalized proactive prescription management to drive client engagement and improved compliance. Its services result in better prescription compliance, increased client engagement, and improved practice revenues and profitability. For more information, please visit