Meet Our Staff
No veterinary facility can do a great job without an excellent staff. We are very fortunate at Town & Country Animal Hospital to have these great people working with us.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Sharon has called Naples home since 1978. She joined Town & Country in 2009 with a background in banking and finance, and was appointed Office Manager in 2016. In addition to her calm demeanor and “can do” attitude, Sharon is known for her ability to remember the names of all of our clients and their pets. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their many rescue Dachshunds.
Head Veterinary Technician
A Naples native, Justin joined Town & Country Animal Hospital as a veterinary technician in 2010 after spending 10 years in Phoenix, AZ. He brought with him ten years of experience in veterinary practices and a lifetime of experience as a pet owner. Justin has a firm, gentle way with animals and specializes in calming even the most anxious pets. In addition to being an avid outdoorsman and competitive cyclist, Justin is a husband and father to his daughter and rescue dog, Penny.
Born in upstate New York, Jamie has spent her entire life working with animals. From her first job on a dairy farm at age 12, to wrangling on a horse ranch, she has always been immersed in the pet and livestock industry.
Staci was born and raised in Naples, FL. A life-long animal lover and pet owner, Staci rejoins our practice after working for a local non-profit veterinary organization. Known for her cheery smile and bubbly personality, Staci brings a wealth of hands-on knowledge and experience in the field of animal care. In addition to caring for her adopted 4 cats and 2 dogs, Staci remains involved with several local animal welfare organizations. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors and visiting the Fakahatchee and Picayune Strand State Preserves to observe local wildlife.
Erica, another Floridian with a life-long presence in Naples, joined our practice in 2014. She came to Town & Country from a local hospital with a focus on medical records maintenance. An Edison College graduate, Erica brings an educational business background, hands-on hospital experience, and a commitment to animal welfare. In addition to spending time with her friends and family, Erica’s hobbies include playing softball, kickball, and competing in “Tough Mudder” events.
Originally from Long Island, NY, Alex moved to Naples with her family when she was four, and has lived here ever since. She attended Florida State University, initially majoring in Exercise Science, but changed her focus after spending a summer volunteering for Domestic Animal Services. This experience led her to the pursuit of her ultimate goal – a career in the veterinary field. Now a Certified Veterinary Assistant and skilled veterinary technician, Alex is an invaluable asset to our practice. When she’s not working with animals or working out at the gym, you’ll find her out boating on the Gulf or playing with her rescue dog, Kya.
Deana has called Naples home her entire life. She joined Town & Country Animal Hospital in 2013 and has worked with animals since 2007. Having worked for Domestic Animal Services for four years, Deana continues to help animals in need of homes by fostering and staying in contact with many rescue groups. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, boating, fishing, and kayaking.
Amber was born and raised in Ohio and has a strong, diverse background in animal care. She began her career in the field as a Biological Research Aide with the USDA Department of Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology. She then transitioned to the private sector, where she utilized her compassionate demeanor while developing her technical skills through hands-on experience as a veterinary assistant and technician. Now a Certified Veterinary Assistant, Amber continues to broaden her veterinary knowledge and expertise. Married to her high school sweetheart, Amber and her husband are the proud parents of a daughter, 1 dog and 3 cats. In her free time, Amber enjoys sewing, baking, hiking and canoeing.
Born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, Chelsey officially declared her passion for animals while attending South Ft. Myers High School, where she earned her Veterinary Assistant Certification upon graduating in 2012. She immediately went on to put her knowledge to use, working for 6 years as a Veterinary Technician and Grooming Assistant. Armed with diverse training and practical experience with a wide range of animals, both domestic and exotic, Chelsey has readily applied her extensive skill-set to her role here at Town and Country. A self-proclaimed “Fur Mama”, Chelsey enjoys camping, kayaking, fishing, and spending quality time with her 4 dogs and 3 cats.