Autumn S.Veterinary Nurse
Autumn has been part of the BVE team since November 2017. She is a very compassionate nurse and loves patient care. She lives with her husband and children.
Stephanie W.Veterinary Nurse
Stephanie has been part of the BVE team since November 2017! She loves how she never knows what types of cases and patients she will be treating each shift which keeps it exciting. She also loves that we get to see patients at their worst and then their drastic improvement. It also helps that her boss and coworkers are pretty awesome too.
Stephanie loves spending time with her husband, James, and the dogs. She was involved with Southeastern Guide Dogs puppy raising and loves to try new restaurants. She currently lives with the perfect golden retriever(Cooper) and a couple of crazy cats.
Stephanie started in veterinary medicine at the age of 18 where she crosstrained in reception as well. From there she went to Southeastern Guidedogs where she worked in the puppy kennel and took care of neonates as well as the pregnant mothers.
Stephanie loves visiting Savannah, Ga and would love to make that an annual trip! European travel is a life goal.
Betty, who is originally from Germany, has been with BVE since 2018 starting out part time while working for the day time practice DeSoto Animal Clinic. She has been working in veterinary medicine for 7 years,starting out as an assistant. She enjoys the unpredictability and the variety of cases in ER medicine. Her compassion, empathy, and attention to detail are one of the biggest assets.
Betty is also a Hospital Corpsman for the U.S. Navy Reserve where she treats the human species instead of animals and has recently returned from a mobilization. She shares her home with her husband, Tom, 3 mischievous ferrets named Freyja, Norbert, and Wallace and a feisty Calico cat named Gertie
Originally from Tampa, Florida Joey began working as a veterinary assistant in 1990. He started at a small animal practice and cat care clinic which later developed into a technician position in 1995. He moved to Asheville, NC in 1999 and found a unique teaching position with the Humane Alliance of WNC, a gold standard spay/neuter program, working as a veterinary technician and program mentor helping to train staff from all over the country for spay/neuter programs and providing ongoing mentorships for more than 100 animal welfare and humane groups. During this time he also worked a relief position with the local emergency hospital in Asheville. Joey enjoys emergency medicine for many reasons but the most evident being the variety of cases seen within this particular arena, he is extremely proud to be part of a team of people that deliver both comprehensive and compassionate care to both pets and their caretakers. Joey lives with his chihuahua “Mr. Peepers.' His hobbies include kayaking, hiking, swimming, reading, music and junk food.
Lisa has been a veterinary technician at Bradenton Veterinary Emergency since November 2020. She has been a vital part of our hospital and excels in patient care and client communication. She likes short walks on the beach at sunset, sleeping (a rare commodity when you are working overnights and going to school full time), and being a potato when at home. She loves potatoes, the three dogs that rule her life, pizza, and sushi!
Brittany has been part of the BVE team since November 2019 where she started off part time. She juggled full time school and two jobs before becoming full time. She is working towards veterinary school and one day will be a phenomenal doctor. She also excels in patient care. client communication, and compassion which makes Bradenton Veterinary Emergency the best ER in the area. Brittany is constantly broadening her horizons by researching cases and learning while working.
Codee is a part time employee at BVE that used to be full time but moved to Tampa to help realize dreams. She loved us so much she commutes once or twice a week to work! Codee is knowledgeable and quick to pick up on subtleties that may be missed by others when evaluating pets. She is definitely a key player for our weekends to run smoothly. Codee enjoys time with her boyfriend, newly adopted dog, and two guinea pigs!
Randi is a Chicago transplant that started working at Bradenton Veterinary Emergency in February 2021. She braved the pandemic to move halfway across the country to sunny Florida to be closer to family. She enjoys her days off with her dog, Ellie, heading to the beach or exploring the social life in Tampa Bay. Randi is always cheerful and takes great care of our clients and our patients!
Elizabeth G.Primary Receptionist
Elizabeth is our primary receptionist and has been with BVE since October 2020. She has survived the majority of the pandemic in our crazy hospital and has kept it a well oiled machine. She efficiently checks in clients and their pets, attends to those needing immediate care, and does it all with a smile on her face. She enjoys her days off with her husband and newly adopted dog, Willow.
Ashley started off as a relief receptionist and technician and loved us so much she came on full time! She drives over an hour to be part of our team and is skilled and compassionate. Ashley's demeanor allows her to excel in critical scenarios. When she's not working she enjoys time with her boyfriend, several pets, and occasional rehabilitating opossums.