Charisse, Receptionist, Assistant Office Manager & Financial Manager
Over the years, Charisse has worked her way from kennel helper, to veterinary assistant, receptionist, and now assistant office manager. She has earned her associate's degree in Veterinary Science and started with Corfu Veterinary Clinic in November of 2003.
"I love the family atmosphere that this clinic offers not only for its employees but also the clients, and being part of an awesome management team that helps to come up with new and innovative ideas for patient care," she says.
As an expert multi-tasker, Charisse handles client relations and education, as well as financial counseling with our valued clients, and assists our team of technicians and veterinarians.
Outside of work, Charisse spends her free time hiking, gardening and cooking. A newlywed, she and her husband also like to vacation whenever they have the chance.
For receptionist Michelle, the best part of the work day is when she is able to reassure nervous pet parents that their furry companions are in good hands. "We have the pet's best interest at heart," she says. "We're always finding ways to improve through better medicine and patient/client relationships."
Michelle joined our team in November of 2012 with seven years of experience working at another animal hospital.
At home, Michelle has a chocolate lab named Mocha. She exercises every day and spends her spare time curled up with a good book, baking with her daughter, or camping with her family.
Pamela became a receptionist at Corfu Veterinary Clinic in October 2016, where she brings degrees in both business administration and social work. Her job responsibilities include checking clients in and out, filing, answering phones and cleaning. Pamela's favorite part of the job is helping clients and their pets have a comfortable, relaxed experience.
"The staff at the hospital are the greatest bunch of people," Pamela says. "They are compassionate and hard-working, and the teamwork is incredible. They care about the clients and their pet's welfare beyond measure."
At home, Pamela has a 4-year-old German shorthair pointer named Bristol, a 9-year-old cat named Junebug and an 11-year-old cat named Noodle. Pamela and her daughter have been involved with the nearby 4-H program for the past 11 years where they show horses. She enjoys spending time with her two children, Madeline and Chase. Pamela also enjoys gardening, camping, traveling, watching movies and canoeing.
Lindsey joined our team in October of 2013 with more than 10 years of experience in an animal-related field. She began working with horses at a very young age and now manages a 14-horse boarding facility, gives riding lessons, trains horses, and competes in shows and 4-H.
At Corfu Veterinary Clinic, Lindsey provides client education and relations, manages the appointment schedule and offers knowledge on animal husbandry.
"I love when I get to be with the animals and interact with them!" she says. "I love most of all the standard of care this clinic puts into each and every patient."
Lindsey's hobbies center around anything horse and animal-related, camping, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with her boyfriend, their two girls, family, and friends. She has two black labs (Leena and Dax), a yellow lab (Lakota), and two horses (Move Me To The Front "Butch" and Mr. Mito Dancer "Mito").
Lauren, or “LC” became a part of the Corfu Veterinary Clinic family in October of 2018. She has a degree in fine art and is currently working toward her certification as a veterinary technician. She loves that her coworkers are very supportive and continually adding to her knowledge.
“I love feeling welcome by such an amazing team that is always trying to improve and cares deeply about both their clients and their patients. I have never worked in such a great atmosphere!”
At home, LC loves to read, knit, puzzle, garden and do anything artistic she can get her hands on. She also enjoys riding horses but doubtless spends most of her time spoiling her dog Iona, her cat Pangur, her snakes Ichabod and Roger, her ferrets Booboo, Ghost and Sweeney and her guinea pig Little Red. Sometimes, she even gets to spend time with her husband Benjamin.
Lindsey joined our team in early 2019. Before then she had worked in the animal field since her teen years. Her long-term goal is to one day work toward getting her grooming license and own her own business.
“Working here is such a different experience for me” she says “We’re a family here and that includes the clients and their fur babies.”
Lindsey enjoys traveling, camping, hiking and of course spending time with her fur child Rocco who is a 2yr old Pomeranian.