The Vet First Team

Our Team

Meet the faces behind Vet First, Inc.

Cierra and Michael Weatherly are entrepreneurs and philanthropists. They currently own and operate multiple companies across diverse markets and verticals, including technology, government, professional sports, real estate, viticulture, and agriculture. They met in high school in northeastern North Carolina and have known each other for over 25 years, 15 of which they have been married. They split time currently between Virginia Beach, VA and their farm winery in the Shenandoah Valley. They have two children (Sienna and Mylan) and a little Boston Terrier (Mia). They handle the day to operations at Vet First and coordinate with Mr. Bushnell on planning, communication, logistics and delivery.

Manager – Skyline Meadows Farm
Sidney Bushnell is the Agriculture Manager at our Flagship Operation (Skyline Meadows Farm & Ecco Adesso Vineyards). Sidney has over 17 years of honorable military service with extensive experience in the areas of project management, supervision, training, coordination, strategic planning, administration, maintenance, operations, customer service, risk analysis, quality assurance, production control and logistical solution with global applications. He is our onsite leader for Vet First. Sidney has the proven ability to communicate and listen effectively to superiors, peers, subordinates and clientele alike to resolve any issues that arises with sound judgment, exemplary decision making and logical solutions. He is an all-around farming and engineering tech guru and loves to integrate green energy solutions with sound agriculture principles.

Farm Tech – Skyline Meadows Farm

Dwyer Bird is the newest addition to the Vet First team. He is our full-time farm tech at the Skyline Meadows Farm location. Recently out of the Navy, where he was an air traffic controller, Dwyer serves as our versatile laborer who handles the day-to-day operations and duties. His favorite task is taking care of the farm’s small sheep herd. Dwyer’s passion for the outdoors, gardening, and giving back to the community makes him a perfect fit for Vet First and our mission.

Farm Tech – Williamsburg Winery Farm

Angela Williams is a disabled veteran of the United States Army, who bravely served in Operation Enduring Freedom. Hailing from East End Newport News, Angela is a devoted married mother of two boys. Passionate about agriculture and community engagement, Angela’s dream is to establish her own community farm. Her aspiration to establish her own community farm, fueled by her two-year volunteering experience with Hampton Roads Urban Agriculture, eventually led her to join the Vet First team. Angela is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in entrepreneurship at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU).

Farm Tech – Williamsburg Winery Farm

Sophia Principe is originally from Maryland and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. She is passionate about regenerative agriculture, and combating food insecurity, believing access to nutrient-dense food is a birthright.  When not at the farm, you can find Sophia rock climbing, running, or trying out new recipes in the kitchen.
Vet First Farm Photo

Contact Vet First, Inc.

4646 Princess Anne Road
Suite #105, Room #221
Virginia Beach, VA 23462