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Simmons & Associates MidSouth, LLC
PO Box 16041
Huntsville, AL 35802
Dr. Wilson W. McManus II, DVM CVPM
Real Estate Broker Licensed in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee
Dr. Wilson McManus is pleased to represent Simmons & Associates MidSouth, serving veterinary professionals in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Dr. McManus offers a unique blend of veterinary practice ownership and business knowledge, along with a passion for veterinary medicine. As the previous owner of Valley Animal Hospital & Pet Resort, an AAHA accredited hospital, and active ownership interest in other hospitals, he understands first-hand the business and medical aspects of veterinary medicine.
The son of a practicing veterinarian, Dr. McManus earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal and Dairy Sciences from Auburn University and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 1988. He is licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. He earned his certification as a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) from the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association. Dr. McManus is a charter and current member of Veterinary Management Groups V in association with Veterinary Study Groups Inc. Through this ongoing association he has extensively studied the metrics and business principles that go into creating a top performing hospital. Dr. McManus also studied over a two-year period to become a graduate of the E-Myth Mastery Entrepreneurial Business Development Program.
Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. McManus is a licensed real-estate broker in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee, and has many years of experience in commercial real-estate investment and management. For eight years, with a local church, he started and operated an annual veterinary medical clinic in Honduras working with both large and small animals in remote villages. He lives in Huntsville, AL with his wife, three children and many pets.
Laura L. McManus
Real Estate Broker Licensed in Alabama
Laura is pleased to be working with Simmons & Associates MidSouth to diligently insure your satisfaction in all aspects of your venture, whether it is a business valuation or buying or selling your veterinary practice.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Business from Birmingham-Southern College and a Master’s of Science in Management from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She is also a licensed real estate broker.
Laura’s expertise lies in business valuation, real estate assessment, as well as demographic and marketing analysis. She began her career in international trade. While working on her master’s degree, she became involved in the telecommunications industry primarily in competitive and market analysis. After receiving her master’s degree she worked in several high-tech start-ups on the west coast. She moved back to Huntsville in 2002, and began working in veterinary business development.
Laura is very active in her community and has participated on the board of several local non-profit groups including Therapy Partners and Jones Valley Elementary PTA, as well as volunteering with several community non-profits. She lives in Huntsville with her husband, Wilson, their three children and many pets.
Certified Veterinary Practice Manager
Kris is pleased to be working with Simmons & Associates MidSouth. As a Practice Manager with over 15 years’ experience, she understands the day to day operational & financial challenges of veterinary hospital management & ownership.
Kris holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University. She is also a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager through the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association. Kris’s expertise lies in financial & operational management of veterinary hospitals. She began her career in accounting as an Assistant Hotel Controller with several national hotel companies in the Pacific Northwest. She relocated with her family to Huntsville in 1995 when her husband was transferred and began working in veterinary hospital management and practice development.
Kris is very active in her community & church and has served on the board of Farley Elementary PTA as well as women’s and children’s ministries with her church. She lives in Huntsville with her husband, Ken, her son and their pets.