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

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.

Dan Holland

Director of Commercial Software, Patterson Veterinary

Dan Holland

Dan Holland

Director of Commercial Software, Patterson Veterinary

Dan Holland helps bring a small-company attitude and entrepreneurial spirit to Patterson. Dan has worked in the veterinary industry for ten years and envisions NaVetor as a software solution not just to run clinical operations but also to run marketing, customer relations and business operations for veterinarians. It’s his job to help guide the NaVetor vision.

Prior Life: Worked with a private equity-backed venture acquiring vet practices and pet care centers. Used to manage business operations for AVImark.

Other Activities: Serves on the board of directors for Valley Vet Care and Vetology. Also serves as an advisor for the Vet2Pet app.

The Personal Side: Lives on the edge of the Ozarks in Poplar Bluff, MO, with his wife, two kids, four vizslas, and six cats.

Christal Hahn

Technology Partnership Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Christal Hahn

Christal Hahn

Technology Partnership Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Christal Hahn works behind the scenes to ensure NaVetor business operations are running successfully. Christal provides product management oversight for all of Patterson Veterinary’s technology solutions including NaVetor and actively works with NaVetor’s integration partners.

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

Support Operations, Patterson Veterinary

Jake Fuesting

Jake Fuesting 

Support Operations, Patterson Veterinary            

Jake oversees support operations for Patterson Veterinary Technology Solutions.  Jake has been with Patterson since 2010, 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, his team’s primary mission is to enhance the NaVetor experience through every contact with users of 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.

Aaron Rayfield

Technology Sales Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Aaron Rayfield

Aaron Rayfield

Technology Sales Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Aaron has been with Patterson since December, 2019. Having worked in the veterinary industry for more than 16 years, he has a passion to help clinics discover new and innovative technology solutions to drive their businesses.

Prior Life: Started his sales career with an industrial life insurance company, collecting premiums and selling door to door for six years. Worked as the first in-house sales person for AVImark veterinary software before leading the AVImark sales team.

Other Activities:  RV camping, hiking, kayaking, and about to take up golf.

The Personal Side:  Lives in Piedmont, MO, with his significant other Andrea and their awesome kids — Gracen, Avery and Skylar, plus a Bernedoodle puppy and a Siamese cat.

Mel Heinz

Product Manager, Patterson Veterinary

Mel Heinz

Mel Heinz

Product 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 is the product manager for NaVetor, responsible for managing the development of the software according to customer and industry needs. She also helps lead 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

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.

Mubeen Hayee

Vice President, Development

Mubeen Hayee

Mubeen Hayee

Vice President, Development                                                           

Mubeen brings over 20 years of experience in developing and managing healthcare IT applications. He is responsible for the overall architecture of Navetor and helps guide the technology to solve customer and business problems.

Prior Life: Worked as VP Operations for CureMD, a leading practice management system for the ambulatory market, when the company grew more than 400%. Mubeen holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Houston.

Other Activities: He is an avid reader and likes to mentor startups.

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