Amanda Marketing & Client Care – One of the few PDX Natives on the team, Amanda started at LAH in 2011 as a Receptionist after attaining a Dental Assisting certification in 2010. Amanda ‘s role has grown as much as LAH has grown itself! She now leads our Social Media and Web Marketing programs, as well as providing some much needed Office Support on the Leadership Team!
Outside the hospital you can find Amanda spending time with friends and family, taking trips to the coast, working on art projects and taking dance classes at Hip Hop Soulsation Academy.
Sherry Veterinary Assistant – An East-Coaster at heart, Sherry grew up on the outskirts of Boston where she spent much of her childhood near a farm, nurturing her love for animals.Through her journey, she has found three main passions in life: animals, art, and therapy. Sherry was a veterinary assistant for seven years when she took a break to attend Portland State University where she completed her BS in Liberal Arts with a strong focus on Psychology, not to mention a minor in Women’s Studies and Art. After graduating PSU, Sherry was drawn back into the veterinary world and found herself at Lombard Animal Hospital! She also works part time for a chocolate factory and interns with an art studio for art therapy! In her free time she enjoys going to the coast, hiking, rode trips, camping, riding bikes, art, hanging out with her cats and friends, and baking/cooking delicious vegan food!
Lee Receptionist – Lee came to LAH after a long career as a Registered Nurse with a focus on helping patients and families navigate the healthcare system. Raised in the Midwest, his journey took him across the South before landing in Portland. Lee shares his home with his husband, their “last” cat Frankie, and her fish tank. He enjoys the area’s many parks, active social scene, hanging out with friends, and baking cookies and pies.
Jamie B. – If you’d like to make a donation to Jamie’s Fund, please contact:
The Center at Heron Hill & Alliance Counseling Center – Counseling & Psychotherapy
22018 S. Central Point Rd., Canby, OR 97013
503.221.4531 || http://thecenteratheronhill.com
Alese Practice Manager – Alese originally came to LAH in October 2011 as a Veterinary Assistant, after receiving a certification in 2009. With 6+ years of experience in pet industry retail, Alese’s responsibilities at LAH have grown to include Inventory Management, while she continues her role as a veterinary assistant. Before coming to LAH, Alese helped to foster, rehabilitate and rehome over 50 dogs!
When she’s not helping hold down the fort at Lombard, Alese spends time holding down her own fort consisting of her three children, one husband, two dogs, two cats, one bearded dragon, two turtles and many fish.
Katrina Flow Coordinator – Katrina was born in southern California. After soaking up the sun for 18 years, she moved away to Corvallis to attend Oregon State University where she earned a Bachelors Degree in English with a Minor in Equine Science. Horses have always been her main hobby and passion! After years of working for horse trainers and in the large animal field, she has come to Lombard to develop her skill set with small mammals!
In her free time she enjoys riding and caring for her horse, reading, and playing with her dogs.
Erica Lead Receptionist – Erica has worked in nearly every aspect of the pet industry, including product manufacturing and sales, animal training, veterinary services, and as a writer. Her thousands of hours of volunteer work in the Portland area include rescuing, fostering, sheltering, legislation, training, and advocacy focused on improving pet’s lives.
With a lifelong focus on animal training and studies in conflict resolution, Erica believes in the power of positive reinforcement for both pets and people. She lives with her North Portland-native husband, a cat, and a dog who trains in agility and freestyle. In her free time, she enjoys organic gardening, classical music, and glass art.
Reneé Veterinary Assistant – Renée graduated from The Evergreen State College where she was able to study abroad to Ecuador and Australia and study tropical ecosystems while creating a love of backpacking. Renée’s first animal care position was as an intern with a wildlife rehabilitation center in Washington. She helped native PNW animals regain health with the goal of being reintroduced to the wild. She was part of many successful captures and releases for animals such as coyotes, deer, raccoons, opossums, bald eagles, and was even an orphan squirrel foster for two seasons.
Renée moved to Portland with her partner, Ian, in fall of 2015 to pursue vegan culture and gain experience in the world of animal care. She worked in a holistic clinic for over two years before seeking out a well rounded animal care career by joining the Lombard team. She is planning to pursue a Masters in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Management before applying to Veterinary Medicine College so that she can combine her passions for wildlife, holistic health care, and veterinary medicine into a rewarding career.
She shares her home with one black lab mix named Jackson who is 1 year old, and a newly inherited feline friend named Princess Buttercup who is 15 years young.