Heather has been part of the LVIM/AECC team since the spring of 2016. She came to us with over 10 years of experience with large animals including horses and alpacas. Shortly after moving to West Virginia from Florida, Heather took interest in joining our small animal specialty practice.
Heather and her family reside in Inwood with their two dogs, Jake and Stella. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. We are very lucky to have Heather on our team; she is compassionate, empathetic, and always ready to help our clients and team!
Rachael joined the LVIM team in the spring of 2018. Prior to becoming a specialty technician, she spent five years working as a technician at a small animal practice in Leesburg, VA. In 2015, Rachael accomplished her goal of becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Rachael’s interest in animal care began in her early years when she started horseback riding. Her passion and love for animals grew stronger from there and she knew her dream was to help animals and provide compassionate care to them and their owners.
Rachael currently resides in Leesburg, Virginia with her extremely cuddly pitbull, Cici. She often visits Berryville, Virginia, where her family, family dog (Polly), and multiple cats reside. In her free time, Rachael enjoys hiking and being outdoors. Rachael is a very skillful and compassionate technician and we are grateful that she is on our team.
Marisa grew up with a love of animals from a young age. From cats, dogs, and rabbits to chickens, pygmy goats, and countless foster failures, her family was never without a handful of furry and feathered friends. She attained her AAS in Veterinary Technology from Pierpont C&TC and became an LVT in the summer of 2017. Her experience includes a range of veterinary settings: small animal, equine, wildlife, and mixed 24 hour emergency practices.
Marisa joined the Leesburg Veterinary Internal Medicine team in the spring of 2018. She loves learning new things, and sharing this knowledge with pet parents. Treating patients with the same care and compassion she does her own pets is her priority. When not at work, Marisa enjoys time with her 2 cats, Trouble and Rascal, reading, and spending time with friends and family. Marisa has a big heart and is very compassionate; she always gives it 110% and is great with our patients and their families.
Cindy came to LVIM in the fall of 2014 with over six years of experience in small animal and emergency medicine. Prior to becoming a licensed veterinary technician, she obtained her BS in Biology at Bridgewater College. Fulfilling her long time childhood dream, she decided while at Bridgewater that her path would be helping animals in a small animal hospital setting where she could provide compassionate care to patients and education to pet owners.
Cindy and her family reside in Purcellville with their cat (Olive), horse (Chip), and handful of steers. In her spare time, Cindy enjoys spending time with her family, running, being outdoors, and tending to ‘the farm.’
Jenny is originally from Laurel, Maryland and is LVIM’s technician assistant. She comes from an equine background. Prior to joining our team, Jenny taught equine husbandry and handling to people of all ages. Jenny is very passionate and feels that the love of all animals is important; she enjoys working with clients and patients at LVIM to follow her passion of animal care. We are lucky to have Jenny on our team; she is a caring and strong patient advocate.
Jenny currently resides in Brunswick, MD with her sweet Labrador, Bailey. Jenny’s interests besides veterinary medicine include horseback riding, spending time with family, and hiking with Bailey.
Mandy is Purchaser/Inventory Manager for Animal Emergency Critical Care and Technician Assistant for Leesburg Veterinary Internal Medicine. Mandy began her career in October of 2011 when she was a technician’s assistant for Leesburg Veterinary Internal Medicine. In September of 2015, she saw the opportunity to grow her career and became the Team Leader for Veterinary Radiology Associates. In October of 2018, after Veterinary Radiology Associates no longer had a doctor, she transitioned back onto the Internal Medicine Department team and often helps out the Emergency Team as well.
Mandy’s favorite part about working here is that she feels that we practice great medicine and really enjoys working with everyone, but most of all she loves helping animals.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids outside: hiking and gardening. Mandy also enjoys spending time with extended family and friends. Mandy has a few fuzzy children as well, She refers to Yah Yah (a 14 year old cattle dog mix) as her first “baby”, Eek is her parakeet, and Strawberry Glitter Sparkles the family’s sassy Lion Head rabbit.