Talent Acquisition

Our Talent Acquisition team ensures any open role will be filled by the best candidates as quickly as possible. Not only that, but we’re always keeping a pulse on students within our network to make finding and hiring even easier.

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Director, Talent Acquisition

Joelle Craig

Joelle is the Director of Talent Acquisition and Leadership Development for Alliance Animal Health

Joelle has worked in the veterinary industry for over 18 years in areas such as business development, talent acquisitions and recruiting, hospital start-ups and operations including multi-unit management, sales, training and development, and emerging corporate account management. Joelle is passionate about helping people identify the best career opportunities, building strong teams, providing opportunities for growth, learning, and continued development. She is committed to making a positive difference in the veterinary community!

  • Talent Acquisition Manager

    Lindsay Shemansky

    Lindsay Shemansky is a Talent Acquisition Manager at Alliance Animal Health.

    Lindsay has been professionally recruiting for over 6 years. Lindsay most recently joins us having worked as a Veterinary Recruiter specializing in DVM recruitment for a Jacksonville, FL based veterinary group. She enjoys developing relationships with others, helping match them to the best new career opportunity and is very passionate about the veterinary field. She lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL with her two lazy dogs, Golden Retriever, Eli - 6 and Saint Bernard, Clover - 3.

  • Talent Acquisition Manager

    Raven Buck

    Raven has worked in the Animal Health industry for 10+ years, gaining experience as a Veterinary Technician and Nutraceutical Sales Representative. Driven by her passion for Animal Health, she takes pride in providing the best possible care for animals; large and small, in and out of clinical settings. She is enthusiastic about advancing her career and helping others to navigate and fulfill their own. As a Talent Acquisition Manager, her goals are not limited to sourcing and recruiting like-minded individuals with an enthusiastic passion for Animal Medicine, but also developing strategies to retain this specialized talent.

    Outside of the office, Raven is very adventurous! She has 2 small dogs, Penny a 4lb Chihuahua and Charlie a Bichon. Raven enjoys meeting new people, creating memories with her family, spending time outdoors, and traveling the world with her Fiancé, Michael.

  • Veterinary Sourcing Manager

    Jessica Herring

    Jessica has dedicated her career and specialized her skillset in full life cycle recruiting within diverse healthcare sectors both in human and veterinary medicine for over 15 years. She has a passion for proactive sourcing and loves the challenge of finding that perfect candidate for a “hard to fill position”. She is excited about the opportunity to lead a team that is dedicated to enriching the quality and quantity of DVM leads for our AAH partner hospitals. Jessica is proud to be known for her commitment to high standards of quality, integrity, and successful recruiting strategies. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, cooking, reading, travel, live music, meditation and personal development. Her favorite quote is: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”-Maya Angelou

  • Student Programs Manager

    Jeff Munoz

    Jeff Munoz is Student Programs Manager at Alliance Animal Health.

    Jeff is a dedicated Talent Acquisition professional with almost 10 years of recruitment experience. His career has predominantly been in human healthcare, although the last few years he jumped head first into Vet Med. He enjoys working with passionate people and feels some of the most passionate individuals he has ever worked with have been in this industry.

    During his career he has had the opportunity to build out recruiting programs, processes, implement strong hiring strategies and build long lasting relationships.

    Jeff lives in the Chicago area where outside of work he enjoys spending time with friends and family, checking out new restaurants and breweries, going to see live bands and of course spending time with his dogs and husband! He has 7 small dogs (6 girls and 1 boy), all of which are Chihuaha/Maltese mix while one is Chihuahua/Yorkie!

  • Director of Student Success

    Dr. Joe Zuckerman

    Dr. Zuckerman grew up in New York City, inside his family owned pet shops. He received his Bachelors in Science degree in Marine Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, NJ. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in Basseterre, St. Kitts in 1998. His senior year in Veterinary School was spent doing clinical rotations such as medicine, surgery and anesthesiology at the University Of Minnesota School Of Veterinary Medicine. In 2012, along with his partner Dr. Elise Lovisa, Dr. Zuckerman started Ardsley Veterinary Associates in Ardsley NY and over the next 8 years, they grew the practice to a 6 doctor 2 location practice. In December of 2021, Drs. Zuckerman and Lovisa partnered with Alliance Animal Health. Dr. Zuckerman is a former Adjunct Professor of Comparative Anatomy at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. He has consulted for multiple national Veterinary corporations over the past several years. Dr. Zuckerman currently serves as the Chair of the Westchester-Rockland Chapter of the New York State Veterinary Medical Society. After 25 years of clinical practice, he has decided to work exclusively on promoting professional success for students and recent graduates. Dr. Zuckerman lives in Eastern Long Island N.Y with his wife Lauren, 15 year old Malti-poo "Charlie" and a chicken named "Fried". He has two daughters, one at SUNY New Paltz and one that will be graduating Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2024. When not working in the Veterinary field, Dr. Zuckerman enjoys traveling, sailing, fishing and gardening.

  • Support Staff Recruiting Specialist

    Ashley Tipton

    A veteran with 16 years experience in the industry, Ashley has a strong passion for veterinary medicine and the people who take care of our furry friends.

    She’s also passionate about developing strong relationships and helping others find their perfect fit within a team, works hard and is proud of her track record in creating culture that is positive, productive and cohesive.

    Outside of her career, Ashley is also a 200 E-RYT and enjoys incorporating her knowledge of yoga into her everyday life. She enjoys spending time with her husband roller skating the scenic trails along her hometown beach in Clearwater, FL, and taking care of their two dogs, two cats and four chickens.

  • Support Staff Recruiting Specialists

    Emily Harrison

    Most recently Emily oversaw operations as a Practice Manager for over 3 years and has been involved in the Veterinary field for 9+ years now. She maintained a high level of efficiency and productivity while keeping focus on associate well-being. Skillful at strategic planning as well as leading organizational change that is aligned with business objectives. Several years of experience in finding and sourcing candidates from multiple different sources. Emily's passion for selecting great talent and building strong relationships has brought her to where she is today.

    Outside of her career, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband Joshua, their 4-year-old daughter Mila, 1-year-old son Jhett and her 9-year-old Pitbull Dipstick. You can find Emily at the nearest beach soaking up the sun or BBQing at home with her family and friends. She enjoys the water and summer sun, but her favorite time of year is Fall.

  • Campus Recruiting Specialist

    Kate Burdick

    Kate is a Certified Veterinary Technologist with 10 years of experience in the Veterinary Medical field. After working in general practice for just over 5 years she made the transition to education. Kate has been teaching Veterinary Technology students since 2017 and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Adult Learning and Higher Education with a focus in Biology. Kate has taught a wide range of classes, spanning from Veterinary Terminology to Surgical Nursing and Anesthesia, and has a particular passion for teaching Animal Anatomy and Physiology. Kate’s clinical experience was primarily in general practice. In her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, cycling, and playing video games. Her fiancée is an IT Cybersecurity nerd and together they have made a family with loveable mutt Lucia, their evil black cat Moxxi, and a small Kenyan Sand Boa named Nigel Snakeberry.

  • Campus Recruiting Specialist

    Meghan Brady

    Meghan graduated with her MBA in 2021 with a focus in healthcare management. After graduating, she began professionally recruiting for the past two years. Meghan most recently joins us, having worked as a veterinary recruiter specializing in Relief DVM recruitment for a national company. Prior to veterinarian recruitment, Meghan’s main focus was in human health care, where she was a team lead focusing on physician and allied health recruitment.

    Outside of the office, Meghan enjoys being surrounded by her friends and family, spending time with her fiancé Kyle, working out, traveling, and playing with her two pups. She has two miniature long-haired dachshunds named Millie and Addi.

  • Talent Acquisition Generalist

    Robin Price

    Robin got her start in recruiting in 2019 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. She took a job with a multi-state dental service organization as recruitment coordinator and shortly moved into doctor sourcing specialist role. Most recently and for the last 3 years, she has worked at a multi-state/site veterinary organization as a Hospital Support Recruiter and Vet Tech Campus Engagement Specialist. Robin’s favorite part of recruiting is learning new sourcing techniques and building campus relationships. Robin says, “I am really looking forward to working alongside dedicated professionals who are in this industry to make an impact and genuine difference for the teams that make up veterinary practices, but to also improve the industry for the future professionals as well.” Outside of work, Robin has her hands full with 3 dogs and a rabbit. When she isn’t taking care of her pets she is probably reading, playing Hogwarts Legacy or baking. Robin’s signature baked dessert are chocolate chip cookies! You can also find Robin rooting for her favorite hometown Detroit sport teams – Go Tigers, Lions, and Redwings!

  • Talent Acquisition Manager

    Mary Oliver

    Mary has over 17 years of talent acquisition experience across a variety of industries. Mary most recently joins us, having worked for a national company where she focused on sourcing and hiring veterinarians. Mary truly has a passion for recruiting. She enjoys connecting with people and is excited to join the Alliance family to continue using her expertise & hiring strategies to help place top talent in our practices. In her free time, Mary enjoys spending time being active with her family (movies, sports and being outdoors) which include her husband, André Sr., Malaika (16 yrs), Akeelah (11 yrs), André Jr. (4 yrs) and their 80 pound labradoodle, Rocket. She's an Oregon Duck and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Also, she will never turn down an opportunity to go shoe shopping!