Mr. Carr has over a varied 30-year career in many roles with private and public business entities. With early education in journalism and continuing education at the University of Virginia’s Darden Business School, Mr. Carr’s leadership career includes elevated roles for Starbucks Coffee Company, Mars Incorporated and Trupanion Medical Insurance. Mr. Carr serves as Managing Director of Star Circle Advisory, LLC, an investment advisory and advisory services firm with legal, management and consulting, accounting and media production expertise. From March 2018 through the present, Mr. Carr served as President of Ocean 35 Inc., owner of retail brands focused on the sports of surfing and skateboarding as well as education and support of youth participation in the sports. Also in March 2018, Mr. Carr was the co-founder of Grom Coast Surf & Skate. From December 2019 through February 2021, Mr. Carr was the director of learning and development of Blue Heron Consulting, offering comprehensive operational, financial, and medical team coaching for veterinarians and animal health care industry professionals across the country. During his tenure as a business leader, he has built multi-year growth strategies, led teams of over 2,000 professionals and delivered collective revenues in excess of $1 billion. He brings deep experience in veterinary and field operations, start-up processes, leadership development, growth strategies and turnarounds. Mr. Carr attended Tidewater Community College in October 1991 and attended the University of Virginia Darden Business School executive Master of Business Administration from 2004 to 2006.