The KC Animal Health Corridor offers industry leading workforce development solutions to complement the benefits of its globally unique animal health industry concentration.

Learn about career opportunities in the KC Animal Health Corridor plus career pathways based on areas of interest, income expectations and available education and training offered in the area. Companies can post open positions on Indeed, Career Builder and and they will be automatically pulled into

Manufacturing Technician 1 Certification

KC Animal Health Corridor companies and continuing education programs are embracing this three year certification which demonstrates that an individual meets a certain level of basic skills required for manufacturing and production. MT1 Certified job candidates receive preferred status when applying for jobs with KC Animal Health Corridor companies. Learn more 

Specialized Education and Training

The KC Animal Health Corridor has several industry leading programs for those pursuing a Vet Technician career, as well as private training options for those in the animal health industry. Learn more 

Corridor Workforce Development Subcommittee

Timothy Carlson 
Director, Human Resources 
Bayer Animal Health

Debbie O'Brien
Regional HR Officer North America
Biomin North America

Beth Sloan
Site Head - Human Resources & Labor Relations
Boehringer Ingelheim

Carolyn Annand
Director of Human Resources
Hill's Pet Nutrition

Michelle Peppers
Director, Personnel Services
Huvepharma, Inc.

Karthik Ramachandran
Vice President & Co-Founder
Likarda, LLC

Anthony Harris
Associate Director – Human Resources Business Partner
Merck Animal Health

Paul Bogart
Corporate Recruiter

Loretta Allen Evans
HR Manager-Product Technology Center
Nestle Purina PetCare


Emily McVey
Director, KC Animal Health Corridor
Direct: 816.374.5624

MT1 Certification

Specialized Education

Career Resources