Janine has worked in the veterinary industry since 2001. She started out as a Receptionist and Veterinary Technician before learning the administrative side of the business. She was born and raised in New Jersey but moved to California in 2005 to attend college with warm, sunny weather! She obtained a B.S. in Agribusiness Management from Cal Poly Pomona, where she also volunteered at the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center. In addition to small animal general practices, Janine has also managed a 24-hour Emergency/Specialty practice. She has been a member of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association since 2009 and became a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager in April 2016. She has 2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks (Zerek and Roca) that she trains and shows and 2 cats (Mr. Bane and Creature). Outside of work, Janine enjoys hiking, cooking, dog shows, riding horses, traveling, live music, and spending time at the beach.