Dr. Burner is originally from Luray, VA where he grew up on his family's beef cattle farm. He attended Virginia Tech where he earned a B.S. degree in Animal Sciences and Agricultural and Applied Economics. Deciding to continue his education as a Hokie, he attended Virginia Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, earning his DVM in 2014. Dr. Burner's interests include bovine reproduction, milk quality, internal medicine and surgery. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, golf, billiards, helping on his family farm, and Virginia Tech football and basketball. He joined the FVA team in 2014.