Meet our Support Staff

Meet our Support Staff

Ashley </br> Practice Manager photo

Practice Manager

Ashley brought over 15 years of customer service experience to the hospital when she joined us in February 2015. She moved from Mississippi to Kansas in the summer of 2012 and has thoroughly enjoyed the transition to her new "big city" mid-west life. She believes her positive attitude and desire to really get to know clients and their pets make her a great addition to the Falcon Valley team. Her two rescued dogs, Ava and Betty White enjoy going to the dog park with Ashley and her husband, Adam. She also enjoys crocheting, taking painting classes, quilting, and sewing, reading, collecting Lego, playing video games and cooking in her free time. She recently added two new furry family members – kittens, Boyd and Jeff!

Annie  </br> Groomer photo


Annie has been working with animals for over 12 years and joined the Falcon Valley team in 2008. Annie enjoys making pets feel and look better after a fresh bath and haircut. She has a wide range of knowledge of breed-specific cuts, and she can help keep your pet looking its best. As the longest employed member of our team, Annie is essential to keeping things running smoothly! She spends her free time with family and friends or spoiling her 7-year-old long-haired miniature dachshund Daisy, 1-year-old dachshund mix Jack-Jack, and 4-year-old wire-haired Pointer mix Howard Wolowitz.

Grace  </br>Kennel Assistant photo

Kennel Assistant

Grace took on the responsibility of her first job in August 2017. She is now attending college in South Dakota and enjoys baking, biking, hiking, and gardening. She comes to help out at FVAH on school breaks to continue learning more about the veterinary field. Grace has a very sweet, gentle nature and is very good at taking care of our boarding pets. Grace has two Border Collies named Dixie and Chase.

Hannah </br>Kennel Assistant photo

Kennel Assistant

Hannah has become so much more than a kennel assistant over the past two years of working with us. She is about to finish up her 2-year Associate’s Degree in Applied Science - Veterinary Technician at Maple Woods Community College. She also attended Lipscomb University in Nashville for two years after graduating from Blue Valley North West High School in 2015. She loves working with animals because they bring her never-ending joy! She feels she has gotten lots of fun educational experience while working here at FVAH. Hannah shares her home with Max, a 4-year-old black Labrador, and Konda, an 8-year-old Calico cat. She likes to spend time reading (Lord of The Rings is one of her favorites), writing, drawing, and watching the Royals and Chiefs play! Hannah’s best gift she ever received was her kitty, Konda!

Katie </br>Veterinary Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant

Katie came on board in May 2019. She previously worked with rescues and continues to foster when she is able between taking care of her new baby and her two dogs, Kevin (3-year-old beagle) and Jetta (2-year-old black Labrador). She graduated from Basehor-Linwood High School and is taking classes part-time at Johnson County Community College while she works with us full time! Katie enjoys playing sand volleyball, shopping at TJ Maxx, swimming and painting. She enjoys working with animals so much because they are forgiving and easy to please. She likes knowing that she can help make a pet’s visit more pleasant, and she enjoys getting to know our clients. When asked what song she would sing at karaoke, she chose Superbass by Nicki Minaj!

Mary </br>Veterinary Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant

Mary joined our team in August 2019. She likes making a difference in animal’s and people’s lives. Mary shares her home with her husband, 2 kids, 2 dogs, Bella and Phineas, and 3 cats, Harold, Gerald, and Emily! She graduated high school from Gardner-Edgerton High School, then attended Johnson County Community College before completing the Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology at Brown Mackie Technical College. She’s been working in an animal related field for about 4 years now and enjoys having learning opportunities with our team at FVAH! She loves reading true crime books, crafting with her Cricut, and working out. When asked what year she would travel to back in time, Mary picked 1984 so that she could see Michael Jackson’s Victory Tour!

Sofia</br> Kennel Assistant  photo

Kennel Assistant

Sofia started at FVAH in the fall of 2019. She is here helping care for your pets that are boarding and grooming. She keeps our facility looking tip-top, and spends time loving on all the fluffy fur-kids that come through our doors. With 5 years of experience in caring for animals including being a member of 4H and helping with her family’s cattle, Sofia is prepared to give top-notch care to all your pets. She is currently attending Johnson County Community College with plans to transfer to Colby Community College to participate in their Veterinary Nurse program. Sofia likes to spend time horseback riding and showing cattle when she’s not at work. She has quite a menagerie of pets at home including, 2 wire-haired pointing Griffons, Thatch and Rocha, 4 cats, Banshee, Saffron, Cricket, and Max, a herd of belted Galloway cows, a herd of Simbrah, chickens, a gecko and some fish. Her favorite book is Moo, a novel by Sharon Creech!

Allison</br> Veterinary Receptionist  photo

Veterinary Receptionist

Allison has 14 years of experience in the veterinary field in various positions, and she did us the favor of joining our team as a full-time Veterinary Receptionist in February 2020. She and her husband currently
share their home with 5 cats, Murl (currently FVAH’s eldest cat patient at 22 years old!), Sheila, Bossy, Margo, and Ruthie, and their Pitbull, Gemma. Along with helping care for the wellbeing of pets and their owners, she loves cooking, reading, and crafting. Allison also helps out in the rescue world – she fosters with KC Pet Project when she can. She enjoys the variety and discovery that comes along with working in this field. She said her favorite part of working with FVAH, in particular, is the passion that we all share for helping animals. Her preferred superpower would be the ability to fly! 

Jillian</br> Veterinary Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant

Our newest member of the team, Jillian has been working in animal-related jobs for about 10 years now. Since a young age, she has been interested in the veterinary field, and she even wanted to be a veterinarian when she was young. She is a graduate of Palm Beach State College and Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She is working with us part-time as a Veterinary Assistant in between playing with dogs at her fulltime doggy daycare job and watching Netflix with her pets, Monroe (1 1/2-year-old American Bulldog) and Iggy (1-year-old Devon Rex/Oriental Shorthair mix). She has a passion for rescue work and has previously worked with Great Plains SPCA and other rescues. You might find her reading her favorite books by JK Rowling, or watching hockey in her free time. Her superhero power would be to save all the animals!

Falcon Valley Animal Hospital

10111 Stevenson Street

Lenexa, KS 66220

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

Phone: 913-764-7387 Fax: 913-764-7384 Email: [email protected]


Monday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 7:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Closed