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Thierry Olivry, Ph.D., has Joined Spectrum Veterinary as Scientific Advisor, Veterinary-Dermatology and Allergy Consultant

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thierry Olivry, Ph.D., has joined Spectrum Veterinary as a scientific advisor, veterinary-dermatology and allergy consultant. The company is the U.S. leader in companion-animal allergy testing and treatment. It is a subsidiary of Nextmune, a global specialty-pharmaceutical company dedicated to better health for dogs, cats, and horses.

Olivry has 25 years’ experience working as a veterinary dermatologist. Since 1993, he has been a clinician-scientist researching the mechanism, modeling, and treatment of atopic dermatitis and its itch in dogs and has published and lectured extensively in this field. He has more than 15 years’ experience consulting with pharmaceutical companies on these topics. More recently, he has expanded into the characterization of food allergens in dogs and cats.

Megan Spencer, director of Sales, said: “Allergies among dogs, cats, and horses are common, problematic, and undertreated. Allergy testing is a vital service that improves the lives of animals who suffer. This

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Financial Advisor Business Development: ‘Preparation Meets Opportunity’

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity,” is a quote attributed to a Roman philosopher, Seneca. The sentiment captures a common thread we find in our research and analysis of the distinctions between financial advisors who achieve average results and those who are best-in-class.

Elite advisors, like those described in The Elite Advisor Playbook, ignite growth of their practice (opportunity) by being great marketers (preparation).

Before we get too far, let’s start with a simple question that isn’t quite as easy to answer as you might suspect: What’s the difference between client service and business development?

The obvious answer is that the latter seeks to attract new clients and the former seeks to keep existing ones happy. But to really answer the question in a thoughtful manner, you must first think about the most basic objectives of your firm — lowering client churn (client service) while adding more

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