Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

CJ_small2.jpgChristina "C.J.", Assistant Manager

Christina has been working at the Animal Medical Clinic since 2008 and has worked in the veterinary field since 2003.  CJ has a household of pets including 3 dogs, 4 cats, 4 ferrets, 3 rats and a turtle! Needless to say, she loves animals. Outside of work, Christina enjoys reading, fishing, and rollerblading.


Donna, Certified Veterinary Technician and Branch Manager

icn_donna.jpgDonna is a Certified Veterinary Technician who graduated from Parkland College in 1989. She started at CherryValeAnimal Clinic when the clinic first opened in July, 1995. Donna has been a Certified Veterinary Technician and is also the branch office manager for the clinic. Donna was married in 2001 to her husband Kirk. Donna and Kirk met at church while participating in the church praise team and still enjoy doing that. She has 2 cats at home, Chester and Jinger, and also takes Boomerang home on the weekends.


Laura - Assistant Manager

Laura has been at Animal Medical Clinic since 2014. She graduated cum laude from Rockford University with a Bachelor of Science. Her business acumen and aptitude for customer service, client and employee relations, and compassionate love for animals is facilitated throughout the three Animal Medical Clinics. Outside of work, Laura enjoys creative writing and painting. She finds life’s joys in spending time with her husband, their two children, and their fur babies, Jasper (Boston Terrier), Ezzy and Luna (sweet kitties). Laura looks forward to working with her Animal Medical Clinic team in fulfilling the mission of providing compassionate care to all of our pet families.  


Julienne, Certified Veterinary Technician

Julienne is one of our full-time certified technicians. She graduated from Rockford Career College in 2008 with an Associates in Animal Science. Julienne loves animals and has many of her own including dogs, and cats, 1 turtle, and fish. She is a foster volunteer for Mending Hearts Rescue. In her free time she enjoys walking dogs, watching movies, swimming and biking.                                                         .

Jen, Carestaff

Jen has been working with animals since May 2000 and has been with Animal Medical Clinic North since January 2016. She grew up with dogs, ferrets, fish, hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs and a turtle. She currently has Pnut, a Min Pink, and Ducati, an Italian Greyhound.


mary_small.jpgMel, Receptionist
Mel has been working at Animal Medical Clinics as a Receptionist since April of 2015.


mary_small.jpgJade, Certified Veterinary Technician
Jade graduated from Rockford Career College with an Associates degree in Applied Science and received her certification in Feb of 2015. She has been at Animal Medical Clinics of Rockford since March 2015. Jade enjoys being outdoors four-wheeling, snowmobiling, fishing, or spending time with my dog Thunder. She has a dog, two cats, box turtles, and chickens.


mary_small.jpgMary, Certified Veterinary Technician
Mary graduated from Joliet Junior College in 2005 with an Associates in Applied Science. She started working at Animal Medical Clinic in May of 2005. Mary's pet family includes two dogs, Amelia and Hope, and five cats Kitta Boo, LunaTuna, Buster, Kateri, and Pheonix, a turtle and a chinchilla. When she's not with her animals, she likes to read, grow houseplants and watch movies. Mary can't wait to see you and your animals at the clinic!

mary_small.jpgAmber, Receptionist
Amber started working at Animal Medical Clinic North as a receptionist in Mar of 2017. Amber was born and raised in Byron where she lives with her family. Amber has a pitbull named "Roxy" and a young son who keeps her busy. Amber would like to become a certified veterinary technician one day. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors, reading, or lounging around with her son.

mary_small.jpgFreddi, Veterinary Technician
Freddi graduated from Rockford Career College with a degree in Associate of Applied Science in 2018. She loves taking care of her 4 dogs Zeus, Zoie, Winnie, and Opie. She enjoys movies, reading, and hiking the trails with her Black Lab Zeus at Rock Cut State Park.

mary_small.jpgAlisha, Carestaff
Alisha joined Animal Medical Clinics in 2018. She loves getting to know all the animals and keep them company while boarding. Alisha has a dog and cat of her own that she loves to spoil.