Meet Our Support Team Brown Veterinary Hospital is staffed by an incredible support team made up of life-long animal lovers. Get to know them and contact us to schedule an appointment! All AllBoarding AttendantKennel AttendantManagementReceptionistRegistered Veterinary TechnicianVeterinary AssistantVeterinary Technician Addie Receptionist Bio coming soon. Claire Boarding Attendant Bio coming soon. Courtney C. Registered Veterinary Technician Education: International Business CollegeHometown: Terre Haute, INPets: Layla, Willow, and Wrigley I am a 2012 graduate of the International Business College Vet Tech Institute in Indianapolis. In 2014, I came to Brown Veterinary Hospital to work as a veterinary technician and Inventory manager. Aside from working, I am a very proud mom to 2 sweet boys, Jace and Camden. Both are very full of energy and love their mom’s attention! When I’m not working, my time is spent with my fiancé, Justin, and our boys. We also have 3 dogs that keep us on our toes even more! As a family, we love exercising and making healthier lifestyle choices. We’re also very family oriented and enjoy spending time with family as much as possible! Courtney M. Receptionist Hometown: West Terre HauteEducation: Graduate of Riverton Parke Jr-Sr High School.Pets: Diego, Rocky, Betty, Cheese, Nat, Alpine, Bub Hello! My Name is Courtney. I was born and raised in West Terre Haute on a farm, where my family raises cattle. I have two sisters and one brother. I graduated from Riverton Parke Jr-Sr High School. There I participated in FFA and showed livestock for 10 years at the Vigo County Fair. My family has 2 dogs and 5 kittens. I like to spend my time jet skiing with my family, in the garden, or spoiling my nephew. Animals have always been my passion, and I am so excited to see what is in store for me at BVH! Danielle Registered Veterinary Technician Education: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary TechnologyHometown: Terre Haute, INPets: Sir Flash McBaron (Boxer) Rollo (Pit bull mix) I am one of the Registered Veterinary Technicians here at Brown Veterinary Hospital. I was pre-veterinary at Indiana State University for 3 years before making the decision to change degrees and enroll at Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology in Denver, CO. After graduating in 2008, I completed an internship at the Indianapolis Zoo Veterinary Hospital. My husband, Travis, moved with me to Colorado to pursue my dream of veterinary medicine; he is a wonderful husband and father. Our 2 beautiful children, Reagan and Avery, keep us on our toes on a daily basis. Rollo, a rescue Pit bull mix, joined the family in 2015; he is such a sweet handsome goofball and became best friends with the kids. Flash is our lovable Boxer who loves playing tag with the kids. He has the best butt wiggles. When I’m not at the hospital, I enjoy being a mother and walking trails. I grew up with all kinds of animals and going into veterinary medicine was a goal I set for myself. I enjoy our clients and the stories they share with us about their pets. I love the constant advances happening in veterinary medicine; these advances allow me to not only keep patient care a number one priority, but also make me excel as an RVT! Deborah Veterinary Assistant Education: South Ripley High SchoolPets: Rue BeansI graduated from South Ripley High School in Versailles, IN in 2022. I am currently attending college with a biology major and chemistry minor on the pre-veterinary track. My goal is to attend Purdue and get my DVM. I want to further my education and obtain a PhD in surgery. In the future I want to open my own clinic just like Dr. Brown. In my free time, I am Miss Ripley County 2023-2024 2nd runner up, and I am on the cheer and dance team at SMWC. I am also the founder and president of the SMWC Pre-Veterinary Medical Association. I am also a very proud cat mom to a spoiled grey cat, Rue Beans. I’m excited to be part of the Brown Vet family, and I am learning so much from everyone! Emily CVPM and Registered Veterinary Technician Education: Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology, Indiana State UniversityHometown: Terre Haute, INPets: Echo and Gus I was born and raised in the wonderful city of Terre Haute. I graduated from Terre Haute North in 2004. My calling was in veterinary medicine, so I moved to Denver, CO to attend Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology. After graduation in 2009, I moved back to Indiana and worked in the Noblesville area for about 2 years before coming home to be closer to family. I continued my education at Indiana State University in business, completed the Veterinary Practice Management courses at Purdue University, and became a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) in 2019. In my free time, I love spending time with my husband and our 3 children. Emily B. Registered Veterinary Technician Education: Harrison CollegeHometown: Pittsboro, INPets: Nimbus Hi, I’m Emily! I’ve been a Registered Veterinary Technician for 10 years. I graduated from Harrison College in 2011, and I’ve had pets of all different kinds. I grew up in the small town of Pittsboro, IN, (home of NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and Olympic gymnast Bridget Sloan) about 25 miles west of Indy. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do after graduating from Tri-West High School until I found my calling in veterinary medicine. Now I’m always learning something new, and I get to help animals and their people! I’m currently a cat mom to an orange tabby (my favorite) named Nimbus. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend, playing video games, reading novels, and singing. I also volunteer at a local horse sanctuary whenever I can. My passions in veterinary medicine include pain management, behavioral health, and exotic animal medicine. Hannah Receptionist Education: Terre Haute North Vigo High SchoolHometown: Terre Haute, INPets: Buster I was born in Terre Haute and have lived here since! A couple fun facts about me: I was adopted at the age of 2 months old and my biological dad is from Egypt, so I am half Egyptian! love all animals (especially my Pitt/Rott mix Buster) and I love seeing our patients cute faces come in the doors of BVH. Most of my free time is spent with my boyfriend and dog. We love going on adventures as well as being couch potatoes- really anything as long as it’s together. I have loved working at Brown and can’t wait to see what the future holds for me and this amazing company. Heather Receptionist Bio coming soon. Jacob Veterinary Assistant Education: Indiana State UniversityHometown: Terre Haute, INPets: Sawyer St Bernard and Ted a Mini Schnoodle I was born and raised in Terre Haute, IN where I attended Terre Haute South and Indiana State. I spent time working at THHS before I moved to St Pete Florida for almost nine years. While in Florida I fell in love with saltwater aquariums and learned to grow and farm corals. I recently moved back to Terre Haute in September of 2023 and joined the great team here at Brown Vet Hospital! Janelle Registered Veterinary Technician Education: Medaille CollegeHometown: Terre Haute by way of Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New York statePets: Johannah, Jemma, Jack, Jade, Norman, Nathan, Nemi, and goldfish in a pond I am a 2000 graduate of Medaille College in Buffalo, NY. After moving to the north central part of Indiana after graduation, my family moved to Terre Haute in 2008. I keep very busy with my family, and we are fast approaching being empty nesters! My professional passions include patient care, using Fear Free techniques, and client education. My outside interests include flower and vegetable gardening, preserving, cooking, and baking, as well as playing keyboard for our church worship team. Kerrigan Kennel Attendant Education: Student of Indiana State UniversityHometown: Terre Haute, INPets: Josie Hello! I’m Kerrigan one of the kennel attendants here at Brown Vet. I love animals, especially my cat Josie. My ultimate goal is to open my own cat shelter one day and save as many animals as I can! Kylie Veterinary Assistant Bio coming soon. Mackenzie Veterinary Assistant Hometown: Paris, ILPets: Kaiser I am proud to be a part of the Brown Veterinary hospital team. I am a photographer on the side, and I also participate in archery competitions. I love spending time with my German Shepherd, Kaiser. He keeps me busy. We love to go swimming and on walks. We both love long car rides and enjoy spring. I have 2 brothers that are my pride and joy. I spend every moment I can with them. Maddie Technician Hometown: Brazil, INPets: Rosie, Toto, Oakley, and Felix Hi, my name is Madison, but I go by Maddie here at BVH. I was born and raised in Brazil, IN. I’ve been around animals my entire life! Outside of work, I help run a not-for-profit dog rescue in the area. I have 4 dogs ranging from extra small to extra-large. In my free time I love boating, reading, and hiking with my fur kids. I worked at Brown previously as a kennel attendant and loved it here so much I came back as a technician! I’m excited to be back and be a part of the BVH family again. Madeline Kennel Attendant Hometown: Sandpoint, IDPets: Sandford I’m originally from Sandpoint, Idaho but have moved around my entire life. I’ve worked with animals since I could walk, moving around to different shelters. I have a pit bull mix named Sanford who loves all animals! I plan to continue furthering my education and experience with animals as long as I can! Mariah Veterinary Assistant Hometown: Danville, ILPets: Alexandria, Cinnamon, Mila, Pickles, and Smokie. Hello, my name is Mariah and I am one of the Veterinary Assistants here at Brown Vet! I started here as a receptionist in February of 2023 and eventually moved to the back half of the hospital. I have always loved animals and working in the animal field has always been a dream of mine! I love coming to work everyday and helping the doctors with your beautiful furry kids! In my free time I love to spend time with my own wiggle butts and husband. We like to go on walks, or throw a ball around in the backyard whenever possible. I love reading books and spending time doing creative things. McKayla Registered Veterinary Technician Education: International Business CollegeHometown: West Terre Haute, INPets: Leah, Kingston, Ace, Hunter, Sonny, and Simba Hi, my name is McKayla, and I am a Registered Veterinary Technician. I graduated from International Business College in 2018 and I started my dream career. I was born and grew up in West Terre Haute with my parents, brother, and 2 sisters. I’ve always had a passion for helping animals since I was little. I love going to work every single day because I love what I do. My favorite thing to do at work is client education. In my free time I love to spend time with my family, friends, and pets. I have 6 fur babies of my own – 3 dogs named Leah, Kingston, and Ace, and 3 cats named Hunter, Sonny, and Simba. Melanie Receptionist Bio coming soon. Niki Veterinary Technician Education – Ivy TechPets – Rip, Clyde, Ricky, Autumn “Hi, my name is Niki. I graduated from Ivy Tech Community College in 2013 with an associate degree. I began my career here at Brown Veterinary Hospital in September 2014. I have held a few positions here at BVH which include: Receptionist, Veterinary Assistant, Unregistered Vet Tech, and Social Media Manager. I am currently the Boarding Manager at Brown Vet on 7th. I pride myself on providing excellent care to the pets here at BVH, as well as maintaining a clean facility. I love to treat them as if they were my own! Aside from work, I am the mom of two teenagers. I have a small mixed breed dog (Rip), two beagles (Clyde and Ricky) and a medium mixed breed dog (Autumn). My interests include: camping, fishing, crafts, jewelry making, sewing, and baking. Sam Kennel Attendant Hometown: Lakeland, FLPets: Becky, Yogi, Diego, Chairman, Ciri, Mushu, Flint, and Lush I was born in Florida, and just recently moved to Terre Haute. This move has been my first snow and winter experience. I have a variety of pets at home which include snakes, cats, and dogs. I am currently in college to obtain my Veterinary Tech Certificate, and plan to eventually become a Veterinarian. My plan is to work with farm animals. I am excited to grow with this company! Sandy Veterinary Assistant Education: US Career InstituteHometown: Terre Haute, INPets: Zena, Zoey, and Theo I was born in California but grew up with a love of animals here in Indiana. We have raised and rehabilitated many different types of animals and wildlife including monkeys, squirrels, skunks, opossums, and deer…just to name a few. I was an active 10-year 4-H member showing horses, sheep, and pigs. I also had the honor of being Indiana’s Suffolk Queen. I continued being active with the 4-H program as a Master Showman Judge. I received my certification as an Animal Care Specialist/Veterinary Assistant in May of 2012 from US Career Institute and am very excited to be part of Brown Veterinary Hospital. I love spending time with my boyfriend Mike and my daughter, Lexi. We enjoy vacationing together, especially where it’s warm and tropical. Our pets consist of 2 dogs (Zena and Zoey) and 1 cat (Theo). Sydney Boarding Attendant Hometown: North Terre HauteEducation: ISU – BA in Business Marketing Pets – Winnie, Oliver I’ve worked with animals over 6 years, whether it is medically or even with rescues. If my actual job at the time isn’t taking care of animals, I’m still pet sitting for others in the community. I have fostered many animals, several of which ended up as foster fails that found their way permanently into my home and heart. Seniors animals are my all-time favorites. No matter where my feet lead me, I always end up back working with animals. They are my true passion. Terrye Receptionist Hometown: ClintonPets: Sterling Hello, my name is Terrye. I am so proud to be working with an amazing team at Brown Veterinary Hospital. I have an AAS degree in office administration with a medical concentration. My husband and I have a total of 5 children and 8 grandchildren. We love spending time with our family, boating, camping, and just plain ole family dinners. Although we love animals in general, our favorite is our silver Lab Sterling; he is such a loving boy and enjoys our family just as much as we do. Tigger "Elegant Queen" Bio coming soon. Victoria Office Manager Hometown: Phoenix, AZEducation: Graduated in Terre Haute, INHello! I am the office manager here at Brown Veterinary Hospital. I have 2 sons, Adam and Drake who keep me busy when I am not in the office. My boyfriend and I travel all over watching our children in their many sports. If I ever sneak in free time, I enjoy cuddling up with a warm blanket and reading a book or binge watching TV shows. I also enjoy photography and shopping for new shoes. I love the opportunity to provide you and your pets with the best customer service!