BluePearl Veterinary Partners founder Darryl Shaw, MBA, CPA, has served as the CEO since the company’s inception in 2008. He has been at the helm of business operations since he and his brother, Neil, opened their first veterinary hospital with three employees in Tampa in 1996. From those humble beginnings to the nationwide group of sophisticated multi-disciplinary specialty and emergency hospitals that BluePearl is today, the emphasis has been on providing remarkable care for pets, terrific service to pet owners and primary care veterinarians, plus practical education for veterinary students, interns, and residents. Shaw earned a bachelor’s in international commerce from Brown University and a master’s in finance and marketing from Northwestern University. Prior to business school, he was a CPA at Deloitte & Touche.