MEET OUR TEAM
Started: August, 1997
Amy brought her background in business and banking with her when she started. As the Office Manager, Amy is responsible for hiring and training our team members and making sure that we take great care of our clients and patients. She is active in the community and enjoys reading, nature and spending time with her friends, family and daughter Amanda. They live in East Dundee with their three -legged kitty Abigail and 8 goldfish.
Started: August, 2016
Angela comes to us with 18 years in the veterinary field as a technician and in office management. You will see her smiling face and experience her love and joy around pets as our outpatient technician in exam rooms. She is partial to wirehair dachshunds, and has one named Renley. She loves spending time with her husband Bill, two children Madeline and William, along with scrapbooking and yoga.
AshleyVeterinary Technician , Client Relations Team
Started: February, 2011
Ashley came to us after working at a local pet store for three years. She has always loved animals and is in school to become a certified veterinary technician. She is also our inventory manager. You will experience her friendly, calming nature in the exam room and up front as a client relations member as well. Ashley and her family have 3 dogs and when the warm weather arrives, she loves spending as much time as possible on her family’s boat up in the Antioch area. She enjoys traveling and always has fun and interesting stories to tell us when she returns from her travels.
KarenLead Technician & Client Relations
Started: April 2014
Karen came to us with eleven years previous experience in the Veterinary Profession. She has a degree n Zoology, and after college raised Ostriches in a quarantine facility. Her knowledge has made her a perfect fit to work in both client relations and with the technical staff. Karen and her husband have a son, two daughters, and a white German shepherd along with various exotics. In her spare time, Karen likes to read, walk her dog, and spend time with her family in their new in-ground pool and outdoor living space.
LuisClient Relations Team
Started: February 2017
Luis comes to us with a background in customer service. You will see his friendly face when you check in with your pet and hear his calm voice on the phone when you call. He enjoys movies, flavoring different cuisines, and spending time with family and friends. He also works part time as a Lift driver.
Started: August, 2010
Tina is the hospital “cheerleader”! She’s a bundle of happy energy, who loves what she does and is prone to outbursts of excitement when great things happen! She has 20 years of technical experience and keeps our hospital safe as our OSHA coordinator. She is “THE ULTIMATE CHICAGO BEARS FAN ”! She loves all the Chicago sports teams, however the Bears have her heart! She loves to spend her time doing things with her family, friends and her two dogs Paczki and Daisy.
VioletClient Relations Team
Started: July 2016
This is Violet’s first job, and it has been a learning experience for her. She is a senior in high school and came here to job shadow in June of 2016. She was interested in becoming a veterinary technician or veterinarian and wanted to see how an animal hospital worked. You will see Violet’s sweet smile and hear her on the phone as a part time member of the client relations team. She is fluent in Spanish and is involved in dance and orchestra. When not participating in recitals, concerts, or studying she spends time with her friends, family and her Bichon Chloe.
Started April of 2018
Kaitlin joined our team after completing 60 hours of clinicals for her Veterinary Assistant certificate from Harper College. She has a special interest in pets with special needs and disabled pets. She comes to us with a back ground in cake decorating (At Marianos for 5 years) and has worked and volunteers at a local animal shelter. Kaitlin enjoys baking from scratch, movies, spending time with her two cats and fostering dogs and cats for the shelter that she volunteers at. Kaitlin is looking forward to continuing her education in the veterinary technician field.
AndreaClient Relations Team
Started April of 2018
You will be greeted by Andrea’s smiling face when you check in during the morning hours here at Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital. Andrea joins us after her “retirement” as a secretary for the school district, and former pharmacy technician. Andrea is a former client and is currently enjoying being a grandparent to her son’s pets and loving on all our client’s pets. She enjoys reading, watching movies, playing Wooden Block Puzzle on her cell phone and spending time with her family and friends which is what truly makes her happy.
CarlyClient Relations Team
Started in September of 2018
Carly joined out team when she moved back to Illinois after working in an animal hospital in Texas since November of 2017. She has a strong customer service background with hotel and apartment management. When she moved to Texas, she decided a career change might be fun and joined the animal hospital which turned out to be a great decision. With her passion for all animals, caring demeanor and fun-loving spirit she is truly a great addition. Carly enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs and 4 cats as well as family and friends while not in the office. She is currently going to school to become a veterinary technician.