Mindy Kletzien, CVT and Practice Manager
Mindy started at the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic in September 2010, she has been a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2006. In July of 2016 Mindy was promoted to be the Hospital Administrator at the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic. Mindy’s love of animals extends to her home life with 3 German Sheperd dogs named Babe, Regan, and Pink, 5 cats (Bree, Smarties, Augustine, Solo, and Lowen), a horse (Anglo-Arab named Star), a miniature mule (Red), a miniature donkey (Billy) and a herd of 30+ Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats. She breeds, milks and shows the goats at various events across the USA. Mindy also does in-home pet sitting. She has special interests in animal reproduction, nutrition, and caprine (goat) husbandry. In her free time, Mindy, loves spending time with her family, friends, and tending to her zoo.
Jaime Keller, Administrative Assistant
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Jaime Keller is the mother of one child, Jedda, whom is 14 years old. Jaime married her husband Mike in 2004 and they currently reside in Theresa, WI. She has 2 dogs at home; Slainte' a rat terrier and Lucy a dachshund. In her spare time she likes to read self-help and autobiographies, walking her neighbor's dogs, watch movies, and during the summer months she loves to spend time at the beach her friends and family.
Tanya Zook, Customer Care Specialist
Tanya Zook is our primary receptionist at Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic. Tanya has been our customer service representative since 2013. When Tanya is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, Bobby, and their 5 kids. She has one dog that belongs to her son Phoenix named Biscuit and 4 cats, Chevy, Rockstar, Mittens, and Ms. Gracie May,. She also enjoys gardening and hiking to waterfalls. Her position at Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic nurtures her life long love of working for animals and helping people.
Kayla Wagner-Kinyon, Customer Care Specialist
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Kayla has been one of our customer care specialists at the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic for about one year. She really enjoys the fast pace, upbeat and challenging environment of the clinic. Kayla was born in Colorado and raised in Wisconsin. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her animal crazy daughter, Ashlynn. Together they enjoy riding their horses, hiking with their dogs, and spending time near the water. They enjoy swimming, fishing on their pontoon boat, relaxing on the beach, and s’mores by the campfire. Kayla especially enjoys visiting her sister in Colorado and spending time in the mountains. If that doesn’t keep her busy enough Kayla also enjoys playing softball, basketball, and volleyball with her friends.
Sheena Wolf, CVT
Hello, I am Sheena Wolf. I have been working at the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic since June of 2004. I am a certified veterinary technician, that graduated from the Madison Area Technical College. My passion is working with animals large and small. I especially enjoy aiding the doctors while trying to find and group symptoms, leading to diagnoses. I am married to my husband, Joesph Wolf, since 2007. We have 3 children (Henry,10), (Sawyer, 8) and (Charlotte, 6). At home we have 1 dog (Charlie) and 2 cats (Jerry Lee Lewis and Huckleberry). My husband and I also own and operate a dairy farm near West Bend. We raise all of our young stock including heifers for dairy replacements and steers for beef. I look forward to meeting you and assisting you with any animal care needs.
Amber Thoma, CVT
Amber is a Certified Veterinary Technician that joined our team in January of 2013. She has an AAS in Veterinary Technology and a passion for animal dentistry. Amber loves the fast-paced environment of being a Credentialed Veterinary Technician and the variety of tasks that must be performed with each patient. She enjoys making a positive difference in the lives of not only the patients, but their owners as well. Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and kayaking. Amber shares her home and her heart with "Grub", "Cricket", and "Flea"-- three happy, but very naughty domestic short hair cats.
Rachel Johnson, CVT
Rachel has been at KVC for a year now as a CVT. Rachel has two dogs (Stui, and Stan-lee), a cat named (Beaner), and a horse (Cricket). She enjoys the variety of experiences and challenges she faces at the KVC. In her free time, she enjoys walking the dogs in the woods, riding horses, going to the beach, and hanging out with friends.
Briana Placek, CVT
Briana has been with Kewaskum Veterinary Clnic since 2015. She has just earned her credentials in November of 2017 as a Certified Veterinary Technician. Although, Briana enjoys all the aspects of being a CVT, her passion and determination shines brightest when assisting with any type of emergency abdominal surgery. Briana's love for animals extends home, where her and her partner, Austin, share their home with 3 dogs - Riley, Nixon, and Roxanne and 3 cats - Rip, Nala, and Thyme. When Briana is not at the clinic, she spends her time baking, spending time with her friends, and taking her large fur family to "The Farm".
Jessica Mesich, CVA
Jessica starting working the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic in 2004. She has 3 children - twins Jaiden and Jonus, who are almost 12 years old, and Jayla, whom is almost 9 years old. Jessica has a small zoo of her own, which includes several cats, dogs and a ferret named Peppa. Jessica takes her Pitbull, "Chasis" to elementary schools to educate children about Pitbulls. Jessica enjoys spending time outside camping and fishing.
Kari Gregoriou, Veterinary Assistant
Kari has been on our team for over 10 years, as a veterinary assistant. She is a working mother of three boys - a seven year old and four year old twins. Her love of animals and dedication to their care was evident early in her career when she rescued a long-haired Chihuaha, "Little". Little was abandoned, in need of a major heart surgery. Kari saw to it that Little got the surgery, saving her life. Kari lives in West Bend with her boys and husband.
Amanda Lecher, Veterinary Assistant
Amanda Lecher – Amanda graduated from the Milwaukee Career College to obtain her Veterinary Assistance credentials. She is currently working towards obtaining her license to be a Certified Veterinary Technician. Amanda and her husband Jake have three fur babies; Foxy, Max, and Winchester. Amanda has many interests including Medieval studies, woodburning, disney, and more.
Julie Ogi, Veterinary Assistant
Julie is the wife of Dr. Gregory Ogi, DVM and began working in the practice in 1986. After that, she was a stay-at-home mom for their seven children until 1997. She now works closely with her husband as a Veterinary Assistant. She enjoys spending her free time with their four dogs and 12 grandchildren. She also tends to their chickens, ducks, turkeys, and Angus cattle. Julie's passion is alternative medicine and healing through nutrition.
Kelsey Pryse, Veterinary Assistant
Kelsey joined the KVC team in November of 2016. Kelsey graduated from Milwaukee Career College as a Veterinary Assistant in 2016. Kelsey grew up in the Fox Cities, but currently resides in Plymouth with her husband Pat and their bunny Linus and two naughty kitties Gazelle and Twitch. When Kelsey is not working at the clinic, she is enjoying camping and spending time outdoors. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys baking, reading and spending quality time with her family.
Cassie Benedict, Veterinary Assistant
Cassie is a Veterinary Assistant whom recently joined the Kewaskum Veterinary team in 2017. She graduated from UW River Falls studying preveterinary medicine in December of 2016. She is currently applying to graduate school to become a doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Steven (her husband) and Cassie have a pair of crazy kittens; Olive and Feta, along with a bearded dragon named Alduin, and 2 crested geckos. Outside of work, Cassie, enjoys taking nature walks and going to concerts.
Cassidy Erickson, Veterinary Assistant
Cassidy graduated from Penn Foster University with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2014. She previously worked in Emergency and Critical Care in Milwaukee, now specializing in Canine Reproduction and Neonatal & Pediatric Care. Cassidy is very passionate about her Labrador Retrievers (Mossy, Taf, and Quartz) and she enjoys whelping, raising, training, competing and hunting them. Aside from an amazing and bright 7-year-old daughter, who also shares her passion for animals, they have (Opie), cat and (Nut), rabbit. When Cassidy is not working at the clinic she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing volleyball and softball. Cassidy enjoys her “getaways” to the great Northwoods and adventures to big exciting cities, spending time relaxing, hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles and four-wheelers.
James Villanueva, Veterinary Assistant
James began working for the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic in June of 2016. He is currently a senior at Kewaskum high school and will graduate in March of 2019. James has a dream to help those who can’t help themselves, in achieving this dream, when he graduates he would like to attend the Medical College of WI, He is highly motivated to achieve his dream of becoming a General Practitioner; James will be the first in his family to attend college. He has two younger siblings who look up to him as their inspiration. He also has 2 pets a cat (Panchito) and a Chihuahua (Pieper). In his free time he likes to travel up north, hang out with family and friends, But ultimately he enjoys the peacefulness of nature.
Emma Norgren, School-to-Work Student
Emma Nordgren was born in Mequon, Wisconsin. She will working with us for the next 2 years through the school-to-work program (Organized through the chamber of commerce) earning High School credits for her time learning here. She had a very fun childhood. Her family has traveled to many different places in the U.S. and Canada. She graduated from Green Tree Elementary School, then transferred Silverbrook for 1 year and then Badger 2 years. She is now attending West Bend High School. She enjoys going bowling, golfing, and also face-timing with her friends and family.