Employee of the Month - Brian Neumann-01

Brian Neumann, DVM CHAH Alexandria

Where are you originally from?

I grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, and I moved to Great Falls, VA before going to college.

What are your favorite hobbies/activities?

I have a lot of hobbies that keep me busy! I am a certified Scuba diver and dive master and an avid fisherman to start. I also love cooking, hiking, running, travelling, watching football, disc golf, camping, and spending time with friends. My girlfriend Julie and I also love travelling and taking road trips. I am a die-hard Redskins and Hokies fan!

Name a few favorite books/music/movies:

Music: Guns and Roses, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Mathews Band, Nirvana, Bare Naked Ladies, Carbon Leaf, and Pearl Jam.

Movies: Animal House, Friday, Step Brothers, Mrs. Doubtfire, Heavyweights, and Happy Gilmore.

Books: The Giver and any good veterinary textbook.

Favorite sports teams or icons:

Washington Redskins, Virginia Tech Hokies, Washington Wizards, Washington Nationals, and Boston Red Sox.

If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?

Ability to breathe underwater, ability to fly, and the ability to be in 5 places at once!

What special skills do you have?

I’m a Scuba “Divemaster”, I am very good with remembering directions, and I’m very good at memorizing sports statistics!

How would you describe yourself in three words?

Compassionate, enthusiastic, and energetic.

Why do you love working at Caring Hands?

Each and every employee cares for our patients as if they were their own, which you cannot teach. Everyone has been incredibly friendly and patient since I have started working at Caring Hands, which makes for an amazing work environment. People here have fun at their job and love what they do, which makes this place the best veterinary hospital you can work for! I am very lucky to be here.

What’s something about you that most people don’t know?

I was born with only one kidney!