Anicira’s founding President and CEO Named a Top Woman Leader in Virginia

Catherine Lemmond CEO & President

Anicira’s founding President and CEO Cate Lemmond has been named one of the top women leaders in Virginia by Women We Admire.

Since starting in 2005, Cate has transformed her personal passion into a vibrant business that helps pets live happier, healthier lives and supports the families who love them. Under her leadership, Anicira has grown tremendously and expanded to ensure all pets in the regions Anicira serves have access to comprehensive care. Through her vision and commitment to helping pets in need, Cate has created and implemented many innovative programs. Most importantly to her, Anicira now provides affordable and accessible veterinary services to more than 30,000 pet patients each year. Leveraging a business model based on partnerships, Cate and her team help to ensure that the economics of high-quality veterinary care does not prevent families from experiencing the many benefits of sharing a life with pets.

Cate earned an undergraduate degree in government from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in public policy and animals from the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. Cate is also a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator and a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager.