Support Staff & Customer Service Representatives

Aloha Staff Kelly, CVPM, Practice Administrator

She may be Aloha Pet & Bird Hospital's manager, but Kelly is also our "cheerleader" – keeping the staff focused and working together toward the same goals. She joined our team in December of 2010, bringing 21 years of office management and receptionist experience.

While maintaining the hospital's day-to-day operations, Kelly most enjoys Aloha's amazing staff and furry patients. "We are like family, we all care so much about pets and their owners," she says. "Our clinic is always growing and raising the bar with new, innovative medicine."

Kelly spends her free time camping at various spots throughout the state with her husband and children. Her family has six pets (plus some fish): two toy Poodles, Grace and Gaspard; a Shih Tzu, Woody; a Goldendoodle, Finn; and two cats, Cowboy and Baby Kitty.

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Aloha Staff Pauline, CVPM, CCFP, Practice Manager

Pauline is our full-time Practice Manager and has been a part of our team since 1998. She orchestrates staff management, inventory control, internship coordination, and hiring coordination. Previously, Pauline was our veterinary dental technician from 1997 to 2014, but in 2015, she shifted to the Practice Management position. Her 23 years of experience in the animal-related field, combined with her incredible organizational skills, helps our practice exceed expectations and making their visit here one to remember.

"I have enjoyed working at Aloha for the past 20 years," Pauline says. "We believe medicine is a team sport and everyone is an integral part of the team. We really go above and try to exceed our clients expectations."

At home, Pauline has an 11-year old Maltese named Mia, a 14-year-old Quaker parrot named Edward, and three cats - Kazuto, Phineas Finn Finnegan, and Silica. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and going fishing.

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Aloha Staff Heather, CVA, Customer Service Representative

Heather joined our team in April of 2003 and now wears many different hats at the hospital. Her role encompasses CSR duties, keeping clients and their pets comfortable while waiting to see their doctor, assisting with examinations, and washing and clipping pets as a groomer. Heather has also been certified as a Veterinary Assistant and is recognized through the FVMA.

"I love being able to work in all areas of the hospital," she says.

At home Heather has two cats named Henry and Hattie. In her free time she and her family enjoy walks in the park, going to the beach, planting vegetables and flowers, playing football, and watching Chicago Bears and St. Louis Rams games on Sundays.

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Aloha Staff Crystal, Customer Service Representative

Customer Service Representative Crystal joined the team at our animal hospital in August of 2015. Her responsibilities include greeting clients, providing customer care, scheduling appointments, and answering our phones.

"If a client comes in upset, I like to make sure they leave with a smile," she says. "Quality and care mean a lot to our staff and clients."

In her free time, Crystal enjoys knitting, crocheting, making jewelry, hiking, biking, and bringing her children to the beach.

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Aloha Staff Kassadee, Customer Service Representative

Known for her empathy and kindness, Kassadee helps our clients feel welcome the second they step inside. Her job responsibilities include providing thorough and knowledgeable care to patients and clients alike with kindness, patience, and understanding.

“This hospital exudes great professionalism, compassion, and care for both patients and clients. Aloha prioritizes kindness and respect for anybody who steps foot into the hospital. This hospital also prioritizes great relationships with surrounding hospitals to ensure every patient receives the best care possible.”

Kassadee has a 13-year-old English Spaniel named Princess and a nine-month-old Pug named Lily. When she’s not working, she loves exploring new places, including Florida springs, hiking trails, and restaurants with her friends. She also enjoys reading, playing cards, gardening, the beauty industry, and listening to her Nana’s stories. Kassadee loves spending time with her family, including her two siblings and three-year-old nephew.

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Aloha Staff Teri, Customer Service Representative

Teri began her career in the animal field as a horse care assistant at Kingfisher Park Equestrian for three years. Joining us in December of 2023, she now greets clients, checks in and out patients, maintains cleanliness in the lobby, and answers phones. Her favorite part of the job is getting to know our clients and their pets!

“I like working at Aloha Pet & Bird Hospital because everyone is so nice and inviting. I also like that the patient and client come first.”

Teri has three horses: a 19-year-old named Rockstar, a 16-year-old named Samson, and a 13-year-old named Missy. She also has a five-year-old Catahoula Leopard named Wiggles and a two-year-old Aussie Shepherd named Deco.

In her free time, Teri enjoys gardening, hiking, riding her horses, and taking her dogs to the beach.

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Aloha Staff Ariana, Customer Service Representative

Ariana is our outgoing, bubbly, and goal-oriented receptionist as of December of 2023! In the past, she has worked as a vet intern at the Gulf Coast Humane Society and as a playtime coordinator at Pet Paradise. Now, she enjoys getting to know our patients and building relationships as she answers phones, books appointments, and helps our patients stay calm.

Asked why she likes being a part of our team, Ariana says, “[I like] all the different types of animals that come in – it keeps the days interesting and exciting. Everyone is very sweet and outgoing.”

Since she doesn’t have her own pets, Ariana pet sits as much as possible. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, going to the gym, swimming, and drawing.

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Aloha Staff Angelyca B., Customer Service Representative

Angelyca joined our team as a Customer Service Representative in February 2024. She works together with our team in making appointments, answering phones, and helping our clients and patients get settled in for their visit. She always can bring a smile to someone’s face, whether it’s our team or the patients!

“Every day is something different. You never know what’s going to come through that door,” Angelyca shares. “Whether it’s a regular annual visit or an emergency, I’m happy to be part of the team and make a difference wherever I can.”

At home, Angelyca has a four-month-old orange tabby cat named Marmalade. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. “You can either find me outside in the sun or snuggling with my Marmalade!”

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Aloha Staff Evelyn M., Customer Service Representative

Evelyn is our Full-Time Receptionist at Aloha Pet & Bird Hospital with countless years of experience in the animal-related field. With over 16 total years of being a veterinary technician and a receptionist at previous animal clinics, she has joined our team and we couldn’t appreciate her more! She thoroughly enjoys interacting with our clients and their wonderful pets, and her drive to always do better and improve alongside our team makes her an amazing asset.

“I have found Aloha to be very welcoming and helpful,” Evenlyn shares. “I’m enjoying interacting with the patients and clients in the waiting room. And I love that we do adoptions!”

At home, Evelyn has two Chihuahuas – Dusty, who is 15 years old, and Ava Mae, who is 13 years old. In her free time, she does professional pet sitting, attends church, spends time with her family, and loves to cook.

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Aloha Staff Anelisse D., Customer Service Representative

Anelisse joined Aloha Pet & Bird Hospital in March 2024 as our Receptionist! She proudly greets clients and patients, answers phone calls, schedules appointments, and assists the rest of our team in checking in with clients and patients. She loves seeing the variety of animals as she greets them coming into Aloha.

"I love this hospital because of the amazing level of care they give," Anelisse says. "Not only in caring for and treating the animals, but also because of the amazing customer service and the 'patient first' mentality. There is also an exemplary level of talent with the staff."

In her free time, Anelisse enjoys surfing, skateboarding, baking, reading, volunteer Bible teaching, and spending time with her family and pets. She has Lani, a young Golden Retriever, and Thunder, a three-year-old domestic shorthair tabby.

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Aloha Staff Grace, Customer Service Representative

Grace is our full-time Customer Service Representative and joined the team in April 2024. She is proud to be the first point of contact for the practice, maintaining Aloha values. She welcomes patients and handles payments and discharges. Her initiative and willingness to go above and beyond to ensure that everyone has the support they need makes her an incredible asset to the team.

"The main goal of my job is to make sure that everyone knows that we care about their animals and want the absolute best for them!" Grace says.

Grace has been around veterinary medicine her entire life, as her mother has been a practice manager in North Carolina for the last 30 years. Her first job was a kennel technician for one of her mother's boarding facility partners.

"I love working at Aloha because of the people," Grace shares. "The community that has been established here is bar none the best I have ever been a part of! Everyone cares about animals and wants to make sure that each pet in their care has been given the best treatment possible and that warms my heart every day!"

At home, Grace has three pets - Phoebe, her 3-year-old Australian Cattle Mix "soul dog," and two sweet cats, Little Man and Kili, who are both special needs rescues.

In her free time, Grace is an avid reader and has recently gotten into playing video games. Most of her time is spent snuggling with her dog and reading fantasy novels. She also enjoys spending time with her fiancé Michael and taking Phoebe for walks and training sessions.

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Aloha Staff Hailey, Customer Service Representative

Hailey is our full-time customer service representative at Aloha Pet & Bird Hospital. Her primary responsibilities include reception, where she assists our clients and patients coming in to prepare for their visit, as well as answering questions and concerns from those who contact via phone or email.

At home, Hailey has two dogs and two cats. The two Boston terriers are Charlie and Lucy; Charlie is brown and white, whereas Lucy is black and white. Her two cats are Marley, a grey and white short-haired cat, and Milo, a long-haired black cat.

During her free time, Hailey enjoys spending time with her friends, playing volleyball with her family, painting, gardening, and kayaking.

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