Cary is a 1999 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville. Her personal and professional purpose is to activate others to thrive, which she accomplishes through speaking, meeting facilitation, association leadership, coaching, and customized consulting projects. Her professional experience includes executive leadership and education roles at the American Veterinary Medical Association, the North American Veterinary Community, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Novartis Animal Health. She currently serves as CEO and change agent for Cary Consulting, CEO for the Pride Veterinary Medical Community, and member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in Alabama. She also is a certified QPR Gatekeeper Training instructor. She resides with her family, the Cary Crew, in Greensboro, North Carolina, and recognizes the Eno, Sappony, and Shakori nations on whose land she lives and works.