Julie Legred, CVT
Julie graduated from the University of Minnesota – Waseca in 1985 with an Associates in Applied Science - Animal Health Technology. Within weeks of graduation, passed both the Minnesota State and Veterinary Technician National Exam earning the credentials of Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT).
She has worked in many areas of the veterinary profession including small animal and exotic practices, research, education (instructor and program director), swine medicine and genetics, corporate medicine, leadership, management and consulting. She has held leadership roles over her career as Executive Director of Human Animal Bond Association, Winn Feline Foundation (EveryCat Health Foundation), and National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). Julie founded Veterinary Technician Advancements and co-founded Veterinary Advancements and Vet Team Global Stream.
She has held volunteer board and committee positions throughout her career with organizations including NAVTA, MAVT, HABA, AAHA, AVMA-CVTEA, AVMA – CMPC, AVMA – MPA.
Julie lives in Minnesota with her family which includes her husband Brent, 4 sons (Justin, Kaylan, Karson & Kamron), 3 dogs (Louie, Andee & Remi) and 2 cats (Pickle & Olive).