Built by cloud software experts.

Backed by Patterson.

NaVetor was created for the veterinary industry by Technology Partner Innovations, LLC, a joint venture between Patterson Veterinary and Cure Partners.

About Patterson Veterinary

Patterson Veterinary is part of Patterson Companies Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO), a value-added distributor serving the dental and animal health markets. Patterson’s Animal Health segment is a leading distributor of products, services, and technologies to the companion animal health markets in North America and the UK. For more information, visit www.PattersonVet.com.

About Cure Partners

Cure Partners is a provider of practice management software and services that transform the administrative and clinical operations of veterinary organizations. Its innovative solutions simplify decision making, streamline operations, and ensure best practices, saving time and effort. Its founders and key stakeholders have a long history of helping some of the finest healthcare organizations meet the challenges of twenty-first century healthcare needs.

Meet the Team

Ali Hashmat

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Ali Hashmat

Founder, CEO, Technology Partner Innovations, LLC

Ali Hashmat

Ali Hashmat 

Founder, CEO, Technology Partner Innovations, LLC                           

A graduate from State University of New York, Ali has dedicated his entire career to advancing health care technologies. His passion is creating an “all-in-one” experience that strengthens the connections between practitioners, patients, and distribution channels, and he uses that passion to inspire the development of NaVetor to revolutionize the veterinarian market.

Prior Life: Co-founded CureMD – a cloud-based practice management software for the human market, and founded CurePet, an early cloud-based software for veterinary universities and specialty hospitals.

Other Activities: Board member of Cure Partners and UrgentWay. Also involved in offshore development companies.

The Personal Side:  Lives with his wife and son and loves to spend leisure time playing golf and ping pong, travelling, reading books, and watching movies.

Christal Hahn

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Christal Hahn

Director of Commercial Software, Patterson Veterinary

Christal Hahn

Christal Hahn

Director of Commercial Software, Patterson Veterinary

Christal helps to guide the NaVetor vision as a software solution to run both clinical operations and business operations for veterinary practices. She also oversees integration partnerships and product management for NaVetor as well as all of Patterson Veterinary’s technology solutions.

Prior Life: Served in a variety of positions with Patterson since 2001. Still actively involved with all of Patterson’s veterinary technology solutions such as IntraVet, ePetHealth, DIA and Market Hound – in addition to NaVetor. Used to work at a local finance company.

Other Activities: Member of Women in Leadership and Management in Animal Health (WILMAH).

The Personal Side: Christal lives in southern Illinois with her husband, son (age 12) and identical twin daughters (ages 10).

Jake Fuesting

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Jake Fuesting

General Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Jake Fuesting

Jake Fuesting 

General Manager, Patterson Veterinary           

Jake works behind the scenes to ensure NaVetor business operations are running successfully. He provides customer experience and product management oversight for all of Patterson Veterinary’s technology solutions including NaVetor.

Prior Life: Served in the United States Army’s 101st Airborne Division as an Infantryman.  Also served as a Civil Affairs Specialist, coordinating civil-military operations throughout different regions of the Middle East.

Other Activities: Serves with a local mentoring program for combat veterans who need a hand in adjusting to civilian life.

The Personal Side: Lives in the small, rural town of Dieterich, IL, with his wife, Stephanie, and 3 children, Wyatt, Lydia, and Levi.  Jake is an avid outdoorsmen, hunting whitetail deer in the fall, wild turkeys in the spring, and fishing in the summer.

Dan Holland

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Melissa Niemerg

Support Operations, Patterson Veterinary

Melissa Niemerg

Melissa Niemerg

Support Operations, Patterson Veterinary

Melissa oversees support operations for Patterson Veterinary Technology Solutions, leading teams dedicated to providing world class customer service from the Patterson Technology Center. From tackling software bugs to taking in customer feedback and putting it to good use, her team’s primary mission is to enhance the NaVetor experience through every contact with users of NaVetor.

Prior Life: Product support manager and team manager at Patterson, and a public relations specialist for a dairy farm. 
Other Activities: Enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, and watching daughters play softball, dance, and tumbling. 
The Personal Side: Lives in Dieterich, IL, with husband Alex and two daughters. Also has two dogs, a cat, and 14 goats.

Sajid Khan

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Sajid Khan

Vice President, Development

Sajid Khan

Sajid Khan

Vice President, Development                                                           

Sajid brings about 20 years of experience in developing and managing healthcare IT applications. He is responsible for the overall architecture of Navetor and provides technological solutions to solve customer and business problems.

Prior Life: Worked as a development manager and system architect in multiple health care IT companies. Sajid holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.

Other Activities: He likes to travel and has interest in crop and cattle farming.

The Personal Side:  He lives with his wife and two sons.

Mel Heinz

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Mel Heinz

Product Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Mel Heinz

Mel Heinz

Sales Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Melissa (Mel) Heinz is a veterinary software guru, having worked in the industry for 7 years selling both cloud and server-based software. At Patterson, she leads the team that sells both NaVetor and IntraVet software solutions.

Prior Life: Coached college soccer for more than 20 years and spent time as a USA scout.

Other Activities: Still coaches soccer on the side, and helps in her community and church.

The Personal Side:  Lives in South Carolina and loves to hike, mountain bike, kayak, run and work out. As if that’s not enough, she recently took up road cycling, too. Married for five years, Mel loves to spend time with family, friends, and neighbors, as well as get some church time in.

Karla King

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Karla King

Communications Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Karla King

Karla King

Communications Manager, Patterson Veterinary​                

Karla is responsible for ongoing communications with NaVetor customers, helping them get the most out of their software investment through webinars, training, and use of features and integrations.

Prior Life: Worked on the development team at PSI that first brought Cornerstone to market, before IDEXX purchased PSI from Hills’ Pet Nutrition. Also worked as a software specialist with Patterson Dental before moving to the veterinary division.

Other Activities: Loves to cook, especially for others who have recently had surgeries or illnesses.

The Personal Side:  Shares her life with her Bassett Hound, Beauregard, along with other friends and family members.

Jasmin Hardimon

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Jasmin Hardimon

Customer Onboarding, Patterson Veterinary

Jasmin Hardimon

Jasmin Hardimon

Customer Onboarding, Patterson Veterinary

Jasmin oversees onboarding for Patterson Veterinary Technology Solutions. From enrollment to conversion to training, her team’s mission is to enhance the onboarding experience through every contact, setting veterinary practices up for success.

Prior Life: Started with Patterson in 2013 as a Support Specialist and then became a Product Support Expert.
Other Activities: Enjoys spending time with family and has a passion for woodworking.
The Personal Side: Born and raised in Germany. Met husband Josh and moved to the US in 2007. Currently lives in Illinois with her 4 children, 2 dogs and 1 Potbellied Pig.

Staci Thorne, CVT

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Staci Thorne, CVT

Technology Products Partnership Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Chelsea Lindemann

Chelsea Lindemann

Customer Onboarding, Patterson Veterinary

Staci supports the day-to-day interaction between all Patterson Veterinary Technology departments and Patterson’s integration partners. She serves as the key relationship manager with her primary focus being maintaining and enhancing existing partnerships. She represents both parties as they work together to create and achieve the goals of bringing wonderful products to veterinary clinics.

Prior Life: Certified Veterinary Technician and Practice Manger with 20 years of in-clinic experience.
Other Activities: Enjoys all things Sci-Fi, both comic book and horror related; won’t say no to a delicious dessert or a sour beer; and has recently become obsessed with antique shopping.
The Personal Side: Lives in Northern Colorado with her husband, 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 potbellied pigs, and an amazing family of friends.

Chelsea Lindemann

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Chelsea Lindemann

Product Support Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Chelsea Lindemann

Chelsea Lindemann

Product Support Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Chelsea oversees product support operations for Patterson Veterinary Technology Solutions, leading support in product education from the Patterson Technology Center. From tackling software bugs to customer feedback, her goal is to enhance the user experience of NaVetor.

Prior Life: Product Support Expert at Patterson Veterinary
Other Activities: Enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors and helping coach a travel fast-pitch softball team.
The Personal Side: Lives in a small, rural town of Newton, IL, with husband Dusty and sons Briar and Asher.

Brittny Arbour

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Brittny Arbour

Marketing Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Brittny Arbour

Brittny Arbour

Marketing Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Brittny oversees the channel marketing strategy for Patterson Veterinary’s portfolio of software solutions, including NaVetor, in addition to the in-house creative team. From promoting Patterson’s products and services to reinforcing brand messaging and communications, her team strives to attract new business while maintaining a customer-oriented environment for existing veterinary customers.

Prior Life: A long-standing employee of Patterson, working in various roles in IT, sales, and procurement before plunging into eCommerce development and advertising.
Other Activities: Enjoys traveling, cooking, and a good country music fest!
The Personal Side: Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, and currently resides in Dallas, Texas, with a flurry of rescues.