Michelle joined Johnson County Animal Clinic in January of 2022. She brought with her 30 years of experience in the veterinary field. She is originally from Olathe, Kansas where she started her veterinary career as a kennel attendant at a local veterinary practice. She quickly added more responsibilities as an assistant and customer service representative. She moved to Oklahoma City for a short time, where she attended College and continued evolving her skills as an emergency technician. She met her husband, Chris, in OKC and they decided to move back to Olathe to start their family. She began working in Specialty medicine and quickly found her passion was in the surgery suite. She became involved in leadership and management and is always striving to continue her knowledge and skills. She enjoys training, mentoring, and building great teams. She is passionate about building relationships with clients and their pets and providing the best experience possible for all our furry friends. When Michelle is not at the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children. She also enjoys reading, traveling, Broadway Musicals and volunteering for local Special Olympics activities that her sister is involved in. Michelle has a Golden Retriever named Cooper, a Shorkie named Bentley, a Corgie named Hamilton, a Ragdoll named Finnigan, a Siamese mix named Smokey, and a rat named Dot.