Barb, Practice Manager
Barb originally joined Whitney's in 1985, with a background in accounting, to do the payroll on a part-time basis. Her responsibilities have evolved and changed many times. She was the office manager for 11 years and has been the practice manager since 1999. As our Practice Manager; her goal is to see that the business part of the practice runs smoothly; which allows the doctors to do what they love best - take excellent care of our patients.
Barb's days are filled with a variety of responsibilities; ranging from scheduling to budgeting, maintenance to marketing. We continue to look for new and better ways to serve our patients and clients. Barb loves problem solving and every day offers new opportunities to do so. Our affiliation with the AAHA has made it possible for her to attend many AAHA management meetings as well as completing 3 courses of the Veterinary Management Institute at Purdue University. She is a member of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association and a management member of AAHA. The high standards of AAHA are very important to her.
She loves to travel, read and spend time with her husband, Sonny, and adult son, Tom. Barb enjoys drawing, making jewelry, bargain hunting, Pinterest and redecorating. She teaches an adult Sunday school class at her church.
Aly, Client Care Coordinator, Assistant to Practice Manager
Aly had been a client of Whitney's for a number of years and thought it would be a great opportunity to become part of the team. Aly joined us in May of 2012 as a receptionist. She enjoys interacting with our clients and their pets. She was recently promoted to Client Care Coordinator with duties that include ensuring that the customer service you receive is consistently excellent & that every visit is a positive experience. She also assists the Practice Manager on a daily basis.
She has always loved animals and enjoys being around others who also do. She lives with her husband, Tony, their 2 black German Shepherds, Nadia and Zoey, and their Cavachon, Emmy. Aly loves spending time with her family and friends, being outside, reading and hopes that she gets the opportunity to travel.
Alice has been a receptionist since 2003 and she believes her job is a perfect fit; since she loves animals. She enjoys interacting with our clients and their pets and the chance to learn new things. She is originally from Green Bay, Wi. She lives with her husband, John. They have 3 grown children, 1 granddaughter, 1 great-grandson, and 5 dogs, 2 cats, and 3 birds. Alice enjoys reading, spending time with her animals, watching hockey, and watching the Green Bay Packers.
A love of animals is why Tami joined our customer service team in May of 2012. She enjoys interacting with our clients and loving on their pets. Tami is married to Randy and has one adult daughter, Morgan. Her family also includes 1 dog and 2 cats that she loves very much. She also loves spending time with her family, fishing, gardening, and spending time on the beach in the Gulf of Mexico, looking for sea shells.
Corrie enjoys serving our clients and their pets, as well as working with her coworkers. She joined our customer service team in December of 2012. She thinks that the staff here is awesome and also appreciates the high quality of care that we provide. Corrie lives in East Peoria with her boyfriend, James and son James and a new daughter, Melody. Their family also includes a Pitbull mix, Cash and a Chihuahua, Bella. Corrie loves to go hiking, being outside, and anything to do with health and fitness.