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STEPHANIE PHILLIPS CARE VETERINARY CENTER

Quirky Facts: • I deal Vacation: Lots of activities with family (dogs included!) • Favorite Food: Pizza • Item of Clothing You Can’t Live Without: Running Shoes • Guilty Pleasure: Dark Chocolate

If you could share one thing with other women thinking about starting their own business, what would that be? Be tenacious and open-minded. You only

Where do you see yourself in five years both professionally and personally? I would like to see CARE continue to grow and serve the needs of the community. In five years when my oldest will be graduating from high school, which will change my family dynamic, I would like to have more time to join community activities and do charity-related work.

What have been some of the obstacles you’ve had to overcome while growing your business? Women are of-

live once so find what you love and go for it!

ten not taken as seriously as men and because of this women sometimes receive negative labels when they show a purpose or passion.

Meet Stephanie Phillips –

Quirky Facts:

CARE Veterinary Center (www.carefrederick.com)

How do you balance your personal aspirations with your professional career? It can be challenging but I use the following as guidelines: 1. Mentally – Learning to prioritize, to say no, and to be able to turn off work and focus on my family 2. Physically – When we opened CARE my husband was a stay at home dad, which gave me lots of flexibility with time. He continues to share the home duties and is a great support system 3.Collaboration – I have wonderful partners in the practice and we help carry the load together 4. History – I grew up in a family business. I knew the commitment level it takes to own a business.

• Ideal Vacation: I want to go everywhere and will go anywhere! • Favorite Food: Pizza or Chips & Salsa...it’s a toss up • Item of Clothing You Can’t Live Without: Sunglasses • Guilty Pleasure: Beer

If you could share one thing with other women thinking about starting their own business, what would that be? Do your homework, gather great advisors and trust yourself. Don’t put yourself in a box—yes you are a women-owned or run business—but that does not mean you are a second-tier business!

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