Christie was born and raised in Geneva and has always been passionate about animals. Christie joined our team in 2016 and has since been trained as a Veterinary Assistant and hopes to become a CVT in the future! Prior to working at VAH Christie graduated from the Equine Science Program at Black Hawk College before transferring to Western Illinois University where she received a Bachelors in Communications with a minor in Animal Science. Outside of work Christie enjoys art, the outdoors, horseback riding, and spending time with her animals. She has a Quarter pony named Honey Bee, a black lab mix named Ali, and a Box Turtle named Fred.