Vanessa has been working in the veterinary field for over 25 years. She graduated from Northshore Technical Community College with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology. She plans to sit for the VTNE later this year. She especially enjoys taking care of orphaned animals. Vanessa has one daughter Lexie, and a herd of pets at home!
Marissa joined our staff in 2015. She was born and raised on the bayou of Lafitte, LA where she graduated from Fisher High School. She is currently enrolled at Delgado Community College and hopes to become a RVT in the future. Marissa has one daughter Kinley, 3 dogs Roxie, Miley & Puck, 2 goldfish and 1 turtle named Sparkie.
Lizz is a Northerner turned Southerner. Spending most of her life in Pennsylvania, but growing up with southern values, she returned to the South and attended Mississippi State University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in History in 2013. However, she has since changed her career path and has decided to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Lizz has plans to attend Delgado Community College starting in the fall of 2016. When not working, she enjoys the outdoors - anything from kayaking, fishing, swimming, cycling, gardening and reading. She enjoys exotic animals and has a ball python, leopard gecko, turtles, and a Nile monitor.
Carol has been a part of our Pontchartrain family since 2009. She is a fun loving person who enjoys spending her free time with her family and pets. Carol has 1 dog and 8 cats.
Not long after graduating from Remington College with an Associate Degree in Graphic Arts, Cristina joined our Pontchartrain family in 2007. In her free time, she enjoys collecting video games, playing guitar in her band, and taking care of her new best friend, Sandy, a Jack Russell terrier.
Christopher, a self-professed computer nerd, graduated from high school with honors from Continental Academy at age 15. In 2012, he graduated from Ashworth College with an Associate of Science Degree in Computer Information Management. He joined our staff in 2014. In January of 2015, he continued his studies at Ashworth College, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Because of his love for animals, he’d like to pursue a third degree in Veterinary Technology and become a Veterinary Technician.