DALLAS, TX (November 14, 2019) – CityVet, a leading veterinary and pet care center in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, announced today the appointment of David Boguslawski as President and Chief Executive Officer. With this appointment, CityVet continues to build on 20 years of exceptional talent and leadership within the pet care industry.
Boguslawski joins CityVet from Deca Dental, where he was Chief Operating Officer and the first executive hired by its founding dentists. In this role he was instrumental in growing the Deca Dental business from 28 locations to 85 locations in less than four years, including the expansion into four new markets. He was awarded Dallas Business Journal’s 40 under 40 for his efforts at Deca Dental. His experience with Deca Dental gives him excellent experience and insight into working with doctors and clinical staff, positioning him perfectly for his new role with CityVet.
Andy Anderson, DVM, Executive Chairman of the Board, said, “The Board is delighted to welcome David to CityVet. His strong leadership and experience in high growth, multi-location retail healthcare will be critical to CityVet’s success. Dave understands the power of values-based leadership and is the perfect fit for our DVM partnership model.”
“I am excited to start this new chapter in my career and am honored to be a part of the highly respected CityVet team,” said Boguslawski. “CityVet has long been recognized as the premier organization for unparalleled care for pets, pet owners and employees. I look forward to continuing the positive momentum and bringing a fresh perspective to the team.”
“We are thrilled to welcome David to the CityVet family,” said company founder Chip Cannon, DVM. “CityVet was built on family values principled in caring for both clients and team members, with the understanding that healthier pets lead longer, happier lives. I am confident that David.s experience, disposition and passion for care make him uniquely qualified to lead the CityVet team toward an even brighter future.”
Boguslawski’s appointment is effective immediately. He will partner with the local DVMs and lead a staff of more than 300 employees in the strategic vision as well as the daily operations across 17 business units including: 12 state-of-the-art CityVet veterinary hospitals and five Ruffit DayPlay and boarding operations.
Boguslawski started his career at Lockheed Martin, where he graduated from the Leadership Development Program and earned his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. He has a MBA from Southern Methodist University and an Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Arkansas. He loves animals and spending time outside with his family. His commitment to animals and family make him an ideal match for CityVet.
CityVet is a veterinarian-owned pet care business that offers complete pet care services, including highly qualified, competent and compassionate veterinarians; boarding, bathing and grooming services; and healthy pet foods and supplies. Headquartered in Dallas, the company has been in business for 20 years with a focus on treating pets and people with the right care while remaining affordable, so that pets can live longer, happier lives. CityVet now has 17 business units, 12 veterinary clinic locations and five DayPlay and boarding facilities, including one CityVet clinic in Denver, Colo.