Brian Garish


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Brian Garish


As president of Banfield Pet Hospital, Brian Garish leads the vision and strategic direction of the industry’s leading provider of preventive care. He also serves on the board of the Banfield Foundation. Brian believes that pets, people, and society are all connected and is passionate about ensuring the practice is making a positive impact on the world at large. His top priority is creating a high-performing, inclusive culture at Banfield’s 1,000+ hospitals for its 19,000+ associates across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Mexico. Brian leads with empathy, impatience, and impact and is a widely sought after thought leader having been featured in outlets such as USA Today, Forbes, and BBC News. Brian has a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Indiana University in Indianapolis. He has two cats, Ashin and Kenji, and enjoys reading, playing tennis, and basketball.

About Brian Garish

Associations & certifications

Best Health & Wellbeing Initiative for Business Culture Award 2019, Rover’s list of Best Dog-Friendly Companies of 2019, Forbes’ Best Employers for New Grads list 2018, The Oregonian Top Workplaces in Oregon/Southwest Washington honoree 2018, The Civic 50 by Points of Light honoree 2018, The Civic 50 by Points of Light honoree 2017


Bachelor's degree in philosophy from Indiana University in Indianapolis


He / him

Language fluency


Personal interests

Reading, playing tennis, basketball


Two cats