Shawn McVey

“Emotional intelligence is paramount to the success of our mission. It’s my personal goal to ensure all Pathway employees are trained to have a high emotional quotient so we can succeed together.”

Shawn McVey



BA – College of the Ozarks;
MA – University of Houston-Clear Lake;
MSW – University of Houston

Shawn is co-founder at Pathway. His extensive work as a consultant and speaker in the veterinary industry led him to start a company dedicated to bringing people back to doing what they love.

Shawn has proven his success as an executive and leader time and time again. He served as CEO of Eyecare for Animals and is the founder and owner of Veterinary Specialists in Private Practice. He was also the first non-DVM to hold a board position on the American Animal Hospital association.

Shawn breathes the Pathway mission into every facet of his work and actively seeks out administrative, operational and cultural solutions that are built off its values. He believes the people at Pathway play a vital role in its success and works to ensure that continues to be the case.

Shawn enjoys staying active with cycling and hiking or combining those activities with a little travel. While at home, his golden retriever, Auggie, has provided him with plenty of entertainment for the past 10 years.

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