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What I Do

As SVP, People & Organization at Banfield, my goal is to create a healthy, energized and inclusive work environment that embraces our associates’ unique differences while cultivating a culture that allows them to reach their full potential.

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Why I Do It

I believe that if we make a better world for the veterinary professionals, we create a healthier world for pets and people. Helping pets live better allows humans to live healthier and happier lives.

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My Big Career Moment

Banfield’s student-debt benefit program is the most significant contribution in my career. Making a positive impact on people lives and overall wellbeing inspires me to discover endless possibilities for the betterment of others.

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Strategy is the New Currency for Growth in Healthcare Human Resources

30/09/2015 12:00pm | 13164 views

For the past two decades, Human Resource leaders have been playing defense – focusing on policies, procedures and administrative tasks to help mitigate risk and protect the status quo – rather than playing offense with a primary focus on creating value and enabling the advancement of an organization. With the marketplace changing so fast and a demographic shift in full bloom, it’s time for HR leaders to shift their thinking from being transactional to being more strategic. 

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Building Synergies and Creating Momentum to Transform the Future Healthcare Workforce

01/02/2015 11:28am | 6909 views

The objective we face in healthcare today is: How do we create a workforce to mirror the population we serve and deliver more culturally competent care? How do we develop a relationship and engage a community to support our efforts? How do we create a bigger more sustainable impact than a single organization could create on its own?

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ReSolutions for a New Year

10/02/2015 07:34am | 6311 views

It's the perfect time to reflect on where opportunities were not maximized in 2014 and how to learn and grow in the New Year.

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About Our Associates

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Stephanie Neuvirth

Senior Vice President, People & Organization
Banfield Pet Hospital

Stephanie Neuvirth is responsible for the leadership, vision and strategic planning for all People and Organization (P&O), including Associate Relations, Human Resource Systems, Recruiting, Compensation, Benefits, and Talent and Learning. Prior to joining Banfield, Stephanie held HR leadership roles with City of Hope, Mars Food, Mars Petcare, the Walt Disney Company and Advantage Sales and Marketing. She is a graduate of the University of Denver and holds a master's in business administration from U.S. International University. Stephanie and her husband have two daughters and a Beagle named Lucy.