Welcome To Our Staff

The support staff at Marketplace Animal Hospital is made up of a wonderful team of Receptionists, Veterinary Assistants, and Registered Veterinary Technicians.  We also offer grooming.  

Receptionists

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Susann

Susann joined our team in 2021.  She enjoys traveling, exploring new places, celebrating with family and friends, and all things K-State.  Any time or activity is her favorite when done with her husband, their 5 kids, and 3 dogs.  

GUILTY PLEASURES:

NetFlix, scrapbooking, pizza, and finding the best beaches to soak up some sunshine

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Gaby

Gaby joined our team in 2017. Her time is mostly spent having fun with family, it could be visiting them in Mexico or hanging out at her family farm with all types of animals. She enjoys meeting all different pets and taking care of them as well as her own dog, Tio, a poodle mix. You can catch her everyday, all day, at MAH.
GUILTY PLEASURES:  

Watching movies, snacking on chips and always having fun

Brenna

Brenna joined our team in 2021.  She has been working in animal hospitals since 2015 and couldn't imagine doing anything else.  She enjoys thrifting, traveling, ceramics, and reading.  Brenna has a Shi-Poo, Coco, and Missy, a toy poodle/blue heeler mix.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Spontaneous vacations, iced coffee, and takis.

Haylee

Haylee joined our team in 2020. She has a degree in Wildlife Ecology and loves working with animals. She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. When she is not at work, she is with her dog, Mario and her cat, Coco.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Netflix, ice cream,  and concerts

Erika

Erika joined our team in 2015. She spends most of her free time with her kids but loves weekends with friends at the winery. She enjoys cheering on her local sports teams as well as her kids’ baseball and volleyball teams. She has an adorable mini australian shepherd named Blu and her very first cat, Simba, a Siamese mix. 

GUILTY PLEASURES:

White cheddar Cheetos, blasting country music, and shopping for shoes

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Jackie

Jackie joined our team in 2014.  She and her husband live with their two rescued maltese dogs, Bo and Dorothy.   Last summer they took a family vacation to Texas all together.  Dorothy loved the  ocean and seagulls, but Bo was not impressed.

GUILTY PLEASURE:

Traveling

Cynthia

Cynthia joined our team in 2015.  She is a proud mother of 2 and grandmother of a little boy and girl.  Cynthia loves to quilt, read, and travel.  She owns 3 cats and 1 dog, all rescues.  

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Mahjong tiles, Dove dark chocolate, and Cheetos

Groomer

Patti

Patti joined our team in 2008.  She has been grooming for over 20 years and is married with a daughter in college.  Currently Patti is grooming small dogs.

GUILTY PLEASURE:

Chocolate

Veterinary Assistants

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Nomarys

Nomarys joined our team in 2021.  She was raised in Orlando, Florida and loves the sun.  In her free time she likes to watch TV and take naps.  Nomarys loves all kinds of animals and has two fur babies of her own, a dog, MoMoney, and a cat, Oreo.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Chocolate and road trips

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Abbey

Abbey joined our team in 2021.  She has been working in veterinary clinics since 2019.  Abbey graduated from Animal Behavioral College in 2019 and became a Certified Veterinary Assistant.  She loves spending time with her 4 kitties:  Ivory, Lulu, Monica, and Robin.  Abbey enjoys cooking and going on walks.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Spider Solitaire and rewatching movies and shows dozens of times

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Nicholas

Nick joined our team in 2021. Born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri, Nick moved to Kansas
after attending Lincoln University in 2016, and later the University of Central Missouri in 2018.
He is currently working toward his Bachelor’s in Wildlife Biology. Nick has been adopted by a
strappingly handsome young ragdoll cat named Obi Wan Kenobi, and a beautiful little leopard gecko by the name of Pepper Potts. Nick enjoys the great outdoors, and everything in them,
and his hobbies include hiking, herping, camping and fishing.
GUILTY PLEASURES:
Disco music, sleeping until noon

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Kathleen

Kathleen joined our team in 2018.  She is obsessed with all animals and wants to have her own animal sanctuary someday.  Until then you can find her with her 3 dogs, Bo, Lovey and Benny, and her 2 cats, Harrison and Tamba.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Coffee, wine, and naps

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Ashley

Ashley joined our team in 2021. She is a native of Kansas City and attended Kansas State University. Ashley is a level 3 Fear Free Certified professional focusing on helping our patients have a fun and low stress experience. She has three dogs: Harper a blind yellow lab, Barrett a black lab and Jasper a golden retriever. She also has a cat named Sassy and two rabbits named Tuck and Winnie. Ashley has a special interest in canine mobility and takes her dog Barrett swimming for physical therapy and has enrolled her dog Jasper in Dock Dogs. In her free time she loves to spend time with her dogs and finding a show to binge on Hulu. 

GUILTY PLEASURES:

True Crime podcasts, Modern Family, Dr. Pepper and her dogs. 

Registered Veterinary Technicians

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Reb

Reb joined our team in 2020. Originally from Prince Edward Island, she has been in the Johnson County area for 17 years. She graduated from Brown Mackie College in 2016 with a vet tech degree and in 2017 passed her licensing exam. Her whole life she’s had a passion for all animals and being a voice for them.  Occasionally Reb enjoys Dungeons and Dragons with her partner, Griffin, and their friends. She has two very spoiled cats, Topper and Dunkin, that are her whole world. 

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Watching horror movies, Lady Gaga, and The Office trivia tournaments

Becky

Becky joined our team in 2014.  She grew up in Fargo, ND, but moved south to escape the winters.  She is a 2019 graduate of the Maple Woods Veterinary Technician program. While working with cats is her passion, she never turns down puppy kisses.  Becky enjoys cycling, traveling, board game nights, and playing trivia in bars. She and her husband have 2 cats, Nimoy and Guillermo, and an old house that is in a constant state of renovation. 

GUILTY PLEASURE:

Whiskey sours

Jamie

Jamie joined our team in 2020.  She graduated from the Maple Woods Veterinary Technician program in May of 2012. As long time resident of Kansas,

she loves watching Kansas basketball, the

Chiefs and the Royals. She also spends time walking the local trails with her 2 dogs, Baby Enzo, an Australian

Shepherd mix, and Lemon, a Setter mix. Jamie enjoys being part of the family at

Marketplace.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Reading fiction and Bravo TV

Jaime

Jaime joined our team in 2020.  She was born in Philadelphia, graduated from Penn State University, and moved with her husband, Jeff, to KC, where she worked as a CPA. Veterinary medicine may be Jaime’s second career, but it’s her primary calling. She graduated the Veterinary Technology Program at Tulsa Community College, where she launched her career working with animals. Scruffy terriers and fearful animals are her passion. Jaime has 3 dogs - Hudson, Peanut, & Dobby.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

Coffee, chocolate, and baking

Practice Manager

Julie
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Julie joined our team in 1997.  She has worked as a kennel assistant, receptionist and veterinary assistant before graduating from the Maple Woods Veterinary Technician Program in 2005.  As a RVT, Julie helped with the medical care of hundreds and hundreds of patients over the years.  In January 2021 she transitioned over to the management side of the business and is loving it!  Julie still gets plenty of interaction with all the pets she has formed a bond with over the years and never turns down the opportunity to meet a sweet new face.  She is owned by 2 sphynx and 1 bambino, all sisters.  Most of the time you can find her spending time with her husband or niece and nephew.  She enjoys going to the local wineries on the weekends.

GUILTY PLEASURES:

KC strip on the grill, wine, and heavy metal music