MELLISSA, Practice Manager

Mellissa has worked in the veterinary industry for 14 years and has always had a love for animals and their people. Her background includes 9 years as a veterinary technician, specializing in surgery and anesthesia, and the past five years in client services and practice management roles for specialty clinics. Mellissa lives in Westminster with her husband and two children, their cat and their big lovable blockheads, Zero and Eva. For fun, Mellissa enjoys spending time with her family, camping, attending outdoor festivals, and going to concerts.

ADRIANE, Marketing and Practice Development

Adriane joined Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake in 2018. Her focus is on cultivating a community for employees and clients that fosters communication and encourages positive development. Adriane is responsible for event coordination, business development, marketing, media buying, advertising and outreach. A born and bred New Englander, she now resides on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore with her son Liam, their lovable mutt Breezy, crazy hound dog Hoss and their frisky cat Kitten. In her spare time, Adriane enjoys weightlifting, paddleboarding, boating and a good old fashioned bonfire.

SONIA, Patient Care Supervisor

Sonia was born in Poland and raised in Maryland. Her love for animals started at a very young age and led her to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. She worked for a veterinary ophthalmologist prior to coming to neurology. “With my second degree being in Psychology, I became very interested in the neurology field and wanted to learn more” she said of her transition to the neurology field.
Sonia supervises our team of Patient Care Coordinators and oversees client care and appointment scheduling. An avid horseback rider, Sonia shares her home with two dogs, two cats, a horse, and a rabbit.

SARAH, Patient Care Coordinator

Sarah has been working in the veterinary field for the past 10 years. She began in private practice and has recently joined our specialty practice this year. She lives in Pasadena with her boyfriend, two Olde English Bulldogges and three cats. In her free time she enjoys sailing, horseback riding, and spending time with family and friends.

MARTRICE, Patient Care Coordinator

In 2018, Martrice moved from Salisbury, MD to join our team here at Veterinary Neurology and Imaging of the Chesapeake as a Patient Care Coordinator. With over six years of experience in the veterinary field, she has worked with cats, dogs, equines, and exotic animals such as birds, rats, and snakes. She is known for her love of animals and her warm personality that greets every client and patient when they come to VNIOC. In her free time, she likes to travel, play tennis and spend time with her family and friends.

KATIE, Patient Care Coordinator

Born and raised in Severna Park, MD, Katie graduated from Towson University with B.S. degrees in Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Animal Behavior.  As part of her undergraduate studies, Katie completed an internship with Whispering Rise Farm & Animal Sanctuary, caring for over 60 pot-bellied pigs and 2 chickens.  Prior to joining VNIoC, Katie worked as the Marketing Assistant at Pet+E.R. in Towson. Katie now works as one of our Patient Care Coordinators and enjoys greeting clients as they arrive for their appointments.

When she’s not working, Katie enjoys watching hockey (Go Caps!), fishing on the river, and camping at her favorite spot in Pennsylvania.