Registered Veterinary Technician
Education: Purdue University
Hometown: Kokomo, In
Pets: Russ and Bizzy (poodles) and Ivy(cat)
Melissa was born and raised in Kokomo and graduated from Kokomo High School in 2002. She went on to Purdue University where she graduated in 2006 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2006. She started as a volunteer in our volunteer program at the age of 13 and was hired as a animal care assistant in March 2000. She is currently in charge of our Volunteer Program.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband Brian, watching Purdue sports and hanging out with her friends and family. She also enjoys spending time outside and shopping. She and Brian share their home with her Poodles, Russ and Bizzy, and her cat, Ivy.
Melissa is actively involved in the following organizations:
- North American Veterinary Technicians Association
- Indiana Veterinary Technician Association
- Wabash Valley Veterinary Association
- Kokomo Chamber of Commerce
- American Animal Hospital Association