Operations

Our Operations team’s main priority is supporting you, which is why you’ll be provided a dedicated regional manager who’s available to help in whatever way you need. Because of this, you can expect real relationships to form between you and your support team.

Meet The Team
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Our Approach

Think of us as your helpful neighbors who will work especially close with any practice or office manager to help them to acclimate and comfortably adjust to any shifts and changes. In fact, our regional team is happy to available to even visit your clinic prior to closing or speak with your associate DVMs if that helps you and your team to feel even more confident about the type of partner we will be for your practice. We’re incredibly responsive and are here for whatever the task that needs solving might be.

  • kelly+harbert

    VP of Ops and Strategy

    Kelly Harbert

    Kelly Harbert is the Vice President of Operations and Strategy for Alliance Animal Health.

    Kelly has over 25 years of experience working as a multi-unit leader in the retail industry. Prior to joining the Alliance team, Kelly served for 15 years as the Vice President of Stores and Operations for a 400 store retail chain where she lead the field organization and managed all aspects of the field and corporate operations.

    Originally from Fairmont, WV. Kelly received a B.S. from West Virginia University. She currently resides in Upper Saddle River, NJ and is the proud dog mom of her 7 year old English Springer Spaniel Fitz-William “Mr. Fitz

  • Erin Pierce

    Regional Director

    Erin Pierce
  • jessica+currie

    Regional Director

    Jessica Currie

    Jessica Currie is the regional director overseeing the South Central regions for Alliance Animal Health.

    Jessica has over 18 years experience in an operations management role with 3 years solely dedicated to Human Resource management. Her passion is to continue to build upon her 8 years multi-unit operations role within the animal healthcare industry with a focus on leading through the servant leadership platform.

    Jessica resides in North West Arkansas with her husband and 3 kids.

  • Director, Learning and Development

    Michael Spanbauer
  • Regional Director

    Roger Zinn
  • Brower+Barbara

    Regional Manager

    Barbara Brower

    Barbara Brower is the regional manager in Nebraska and Kansas for Alliance Animal Health.

    Barbara recently joined our team from the human health side in managing hospital departments, as well as primary care and specialty clinics, for large hospital systems in Florida and Nebraska. Barbara has her BS in Medical Technology, an MS in Management and an MBA.

    Barbara resides in Lincoln, Nebraska with her husband Chuck and Cooper (service dog for Chuck) and Puffer (rescue cat).

  • Regional Manager

    Bonnie Johnson

    Bonnie Johnson is a Regional Manager for Alliance Animal Health.

    Bonnie is an experienced multi-unit leader who believes in the power behind leading with empathy and vulnerability. She leads with communication as the primary foundation of success.

    She has been working in leadership roles in the Veterinary field for the past 7 years and has been in operations for over 10 years.

  • Regional Manager

    Cassy Valle

    Cassy Valle is a Regional Manager for Alliance Animal Health.

    Cassy is an effective manager of hospital operations with a proven ability to motivate and direct teams. Growing thriving cultures in each individual hospital. Cassy has 20 years in the veterinary industry and has done every job inside the hospital. She loves multi-unit management and has overseen as many as 15 locations at one time.

    She has helped integrate new acquisitions and helped with the start up of a new build location. Building the practice from construction start up to meeting monthly revenue budgets in 8 months. She previously worked in a privately owned hospital as practice manager. she spent 14 years leading this hospital.

    Outside of work she loves anything outdoors, gardening, hiking, and yoga.

  • Christy+Kenaga

    Regional Manager

    Christy Kenaga

    Christy Kenaga is the regional Manager in Northwest Arkansas and Oklahoma for Alliance Animal Health.

    Christy is a native of Fayetteville, AR. and attended the University of Arkansas, where she obtained her biology degree. She then went on to earn her Masters in Health Care Administration from Oklahoma State University in Tulsa. She has been in Healthcare Management for 10 years, with 6 of those years being in Regional Management over multiple clinics.

    She resides in Arkansas with her husband, two young daughters, and two dogs. They are avid Arkansas Razorback fans, and enjoy spending time with their friends & family calling those HOGS! "

  • Emily+Langsdon

    Regional Manager

    Emily Langsdon

    Emily Langsdon is the regional manager in Indiana for Alliance Animal Health.

    Emily is a seasoned Operations Manager with over 15 years of Veterinary Practice Management experience in various roles. Before joining Alliance, Emily served as the Operations Director for Noah’s Animal Hospitals, a practice group with 8 locations including 3 emergency facilities and two referral/specialty centers.

    Emily resides in Indianapolis where she and her husband are constantly entertained by the antics of their three pugs.

  • Jaime+Quinn

    Regional Manager

    Jaime Quinn

    Jaime Quinn is the regional manager in New York for Alliance Animal Health.

    Jaime is a seasoned healthcare operations manager with over 10 years of experience in the NYC market . Prior to joining Alliance, she was a multi-site manager for the largest physical therapy company in the Northeast. Jaime received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University .

    Jaime resides in Brooklyn and enjoys being active and exploring NYC with her daughter.

  • Jamaal+Williams

    Regional Manager

    Jamaal Williams

    Jamaal Williams is the regional manager in St Louis and Southern Illinois for Alliance Animal Health.

    Jamaal has over 15 years’ experience in operation management roles with 4 years solely dedicated to Veterinary Care. Before joining Alliance, Jamaal was a multi-unit manager within the animal healthcare industry.

    In his spare time he is an actively volunteering in his community and enjoys cooking for his family. Jamaal recently relocated to St. Louis, MO with his beautiful wife and 2 kids.

  • Jasmyne+Wright

    Regional Manager

    Jasmyne Wright

    Jasmyne Wright is the regional manager in Central Arkansas and Mississippi for Alliance Animal Health.

    Jasmyne has over 10 years of experience in the veterinary industry. She obtained a BA in business & administration from Post University as well as her CVT(Certified Veterinary Technician) status from Penn Foster.

    Jasmyne resides in Arkansas with her husband, four amazing kids, and their bunny named Ice.

  • Kelli+colon

    Regional Manager

    Kelli Colon

    Kelli Colón is the regional manager in Florida for Alliance Animal Health.

    Kelli has 20 years’ experience in an operations management role. Before joining Alliance, Kelli served as the Informatics Project & Regional Manager for one of the largest multi-site pain management practices on the east coast. During her tenure in the industry, Kelli successfully led over 50 locations.

    Kelli has recently relocated to Florida and looks forward to becoming an active member of the community. She resides there with her husband, a retired US Army wounded Veteran.

  • robert+mitelman

    Regional Manager

    Robert Mitelman

    Robert Mitelman is the regional manager in North Georgia for Alliance Animal Health.

    Robert has over 13 years’ experience in healthcare operations management in the dental industry as well as with a large hospital system. Prior to joining Alliance, Robert was a multi-unit regional manager with a dental service organization for 4 years.

    Originally born and raised in Texas, Robert moved to Georgia in 2006 with his wife and 3 daughters.

  • Stacey+McKnight

    Regional Manager

    Stacey McKnight

    Stacey McKnight is the regional manager in South Georgia for Alliance Animal Health.

    Stacey entered the veterinary field in 2008 with a background in Administration, Human Resources, and Sales. She became a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager in 2015.

    She and her husband, Dr. Andrew McKnight, remain owners of Fairview Animal Hospital in Ellenwood, GA.