Dr. Kerri Marshall (’81 BS, ’85 DVM) is a pioneer of veterinary innovation. After a decade in private practice and on the veterinary staff at UC Davis, she joined Banfield Pet Hospital in 1995. There she served as director of operations and led the design of the organization’s patented electronic medical record system and the medical record sharing system. In 2011, Marshall joined the executive team at Trupanion, a pet medical insurance provider, where she led the technology and claims teams and developed Trupanion Express, a patented veterinary direct-pay software system. From 2016-19, Marshall was the chief veterinary officer and on the board of directors for BabelBark, a pet healthcare management platform. In 2019, she joined Compassion-First Pet Hospitals as Chief Information Officer and vice president of innovation. She currently serves on the advisory board of Airvet (pet telehealth), BasePaws (pet genomics), and Fear Free Pets. A second-generation veterinarian (both parents received their DVM at WSU in 1958), Marshall has been a generous contributor to WSU veterinary scholarships for more than 20 years. Marshall’s professional mission is to expand the positive influence of veterinarians on pets’ lives and to eliminate economic euthanasia by improving access to pet care and affordability.