Finance

Our Finance team oversees banking reconciliation, accounts receivable, as well as billing and invoicing. We’ll manage all bank accounts, credit cards, taxes and more so you don’t have to worry about anything.

Meet The Team
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  • Steve+sung

    Chief Financial Officer

    Steven Sung

    Steve Sung is the Chief Financial Officer for Alliance Animal Health.

    Steve graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting, summa cum laude with distinction, from the Ohio State University, followed by a master's degree and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. Steve was an accounting professor at Dartmouth College and Washington University in St. Louis before transitioning to corporate finance. Prior to Alliance Animal Health, Steve worked in finance roles at major retailers, leading finance, accounting, strategy, and procurement functions.

    Steve has shown dogs in both conformation and obedience for over 20 years, and met his wife while they were both showing at the International Kennel Club dog show in Chicago. He enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and three dogs.

  • lana Lipton

    VP of Finance

    Lana Lipton

    Lana Lipton is the vice president of finance for Alliance Animal Health.

    Lana has 9 years’ experience in the animal health care industry working first as Controller at Brightheart Veterinary Centers with 10 specialty veterinary practices and then as Controller at PetVet Care Centers where as part of the original team she established the accounting processes and watched the company grow to more than 140 hospitals. Lana also has several years of accounting experience in manufacturing and consumer products and was an audit senior for Ernst & Young.

    Lana is originally from Rock Island, Illinois. She received a B.S. from the University of Oregon and is a California C.P.A. She currently resides in Bethel, CT with her husband and two cats.

  • Barbara + Robinson

    Director of Finance

    Barbara Robinson

    Barbara Robinson is the director of finance for Alliance Animal Health.

    Barbara has 10 years’ experience in the animal health care industry as Assistant Controller working on the financial integration of acquired hospitals. This includes 4 years with Brightheart Veterinary Centers consisting of 10 specialty veterinary practices in the US and Canada and 6 years with PetVet Care Centers consisting of over 140 hospitals. Barbara also has 8 years of acquisition integration experience in the equipment rental industry.

    Originally from Eastchester, New York, Barbara received a B.B.A. in Accounting/Information Systems from Pace University. She currently lives in Rye, New York with her family and their dog Rudy.

  • Rob+Rescoe

    Director of FP&A

    Robert Rescoe

    Rob Rescoe is the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for Alliance Animal Health.

    Rob has over 10 years of experience in finance having previously worked in investment banking, private equity, and other corporate finance roles. Rob received a B.B.A with High Distinction from The University of Michigan.

  • Christy Thacker

    Corporate Controller

    Christy Thacker

    Christy Thacker is the financial controller for Alliance Animal Health.

    Christy has over 20 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Alliance Animal Health, Christy was the Controller for Pet Medical Centers in South Florida which owned and operated nine animal hospitals and pet resorts. With over 10 years of successful animal health industry experience, Christy has built a reputation as a strong leader within the industry.

    Christy is involved in the community as a Peer Navigator volunteer with FORCE, helping families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Christy currently resides in Atlanta, GA with her husband, two children, their two dogs, and a cat.

  • marissa+viera

    Staff Accountant

    Marissa Vieira

    Marissa Viera is an accounting specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Marissa has over 8 years of finance experience in various roles. Prior to Alliance Animal Health, she worked as the Credit & Project Manager for Haynes Group, and was a Senior Credit Specialist for Unimin Corporation. Her roles included a strong focus on new process implementation, program integration, and automation.

    Marissa received a BS in Communication from Arizona State University, and an MBA from Grand Canyon University.

    She currently resides in Bethel, CT with her husband and two cats.

  • Ana+Martel

    Accounting Specialist

    Ana Martel

    Ana Martel is an accounting specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Ana has over 12 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining ZBS, Ana was the Officer Manager at Ferd. Schmetz Needle Corp, where she was responsible for the daily accounting operations. Prior to that, she was the Office Manager for Regina Sports, where she was responsible for the financial operation of 14 separate entities.

    Ana currently resides in South Florida with her family and her two dogs, a French Bulldog and a American Pitbull Terrier.

  • caleb+tse-lalonde

    Business Analyst

    Caleb Tse Lalonde

    Caleb Tse-Lalonde works as an analyst for Alliance Animal Health where he shares responsibilities across finance, operations, and acquisitions.

    Prior to joining Alliance, Caleb worked in clinical research at the McGill University Health Center, as well as at Boston College, where he focused on developing novel therapies for rare genetic disorders.

    Caleb recently graduated from Boston College where he received a B.S. in Biology, and a minor in Finance.

  • ellen+mccray

    Payroll Specialist

    Ellen McCray

    Ellen McCray is a payroll specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Ellen has been a Payroll professional for over 20 years. In the course of her career she has worked for Kraft General Foods, Mastercard, AT &T where she learned to perfect her craft. Ellen has one son, and is looking forward to working at Alliance Animal Health!

  • emily+morgan

    Bookkeeper

    Emily Morgan

    Emily Morgan is an accounting specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Emily was born in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a bachelor’s degree in finance. She has over 5 years of experience in various accounting and finance roles. Prior to joining AAH, Emily was a commodity analyst and accountant.

    Emily currently lives in Norwalk, Connecticut with her boyfriend and two dogs.

  • evelyn + kazmierczak

    Payroll Specialist

    Evelyn Kazmierczak

    Evelyn Kazmierczak is a payroll specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Evelyn has years of experience working in financial services, headquarters internal operations, and retail/investment banking. She has also worked for companies of various sizes managing payroll, accounting, finance, and administrative tasks. Prior to joining AAH, she worked for a non-profit organization managing payroll and overseeing the accounting/finance department. Evelyn graduated from Sacred Heart University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics, will be receiving an MBA with a concentration in Management at Sacred Heart University in May 2021, and is studying for the CPA.

    Evelyn currently resides in Connecticut with her husband and son."

  • gary+Delvecchio

    FP&A Analyst

    Gary DelVecchio

    Gary works as an Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst.

    Prior to joining Alliance Animal Health, Gary worked at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management where he was a Finance Analyst.

    Gary graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Boston College. He currently lives in New York and is an avid golfer in his spare time.

  • Grace+Simon

    Accounting Specialist

    Grace Simon

    Grace Simon is an accounting specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Grace was raised in Miami where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Miami. She began her career at the Wackenhut Corporation in Internal Audit. Her career also includes roles as a Staff Accountant and Cost Accountant.

    Grace has two adult sons and currently lives in Woodstock, Georgia with her husband and Golden Retriever.

  • karlene+douglas

    Payroll Specialist

    Karlene Douglas

    Karlene Douglas is a Payroll Specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Karlene has over fifteen years of payroll experience. In her previous positions as Payroll Manager, she was responsible for managing all aspects day to day payroll processing and reporting. Prior to joining Alliance Animal Health, Karlene worked for Historic Hudson Valley, New York Runners, Roivant Science, and the Center for Reproductive Rights. Karlene graduated from Monroe College in New Rochelle, with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management (summa cum laude).

    Karlene’s love for animals, especially dogs, got her interested in joining AAH. She loves to laugh and tell jokes, especially when hanging out with her thirteen siblings, other family members and friends.

  • Kelly+ruiz

    Payroll Specialist

    Kelly Melendez-Ruiz

    Kelly Ruiz is a payroll specialist for Alliance Animal Health.

    Kelly has over 10 years of experience in financial services. She was AVP and Operations Manager for SunTrust Bank, where she was responsible for the operations of the branch cash balancing and general ledger departments for the Southeast Region. Prior to that, Kelly was a Retail Bank Manager for Chase bank. Kelly also served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Finance Specialist.

    Kelly resides in Ocala, Florida, known as the “Horse Capital of the World”, with her husband, two boys, and their dog. She is actively involved in her children’s schools as a volunteer and executive board member of the PTA. She recently returned to the workforce full-time, after dedicating the last 10 years to the raising of her children.

  • Serena+Arce

    Bookkeeper

    Serena Arce

    Serena works as a bookkeeper for Alliance Animal Health.

    Born in West Palm Beach, Florida, Serena moved to Greenville, South Carolina, 12 years ago. She recently graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and Business Relations.

    A big fan of college football, Serena loves to watch her alma mater, the South Carolina Gamecocks, compete. When she’s not working, Serena loves to spend time in nature, whether it be in the mountains, at the lake, or at the beach.

    Serena is the proud dog mom to a three year-old Golden Retriever mix named Lila.

  • Bookkeeper

    Tania Barclay
  • Vivian Sanchez

    Accounting Specialist

    Vivian Sanchez