Denise received her bachelors degree (BS) in biology from Colorado State University, her masters degree (MS) in physiology from Pennsylvania State University, and her veterinary technology degree from Front Range Community College. In 1997, she passed the VTNE and has maintained her certification status in Colorado ever since.
She has held multiple positions both for employment and as a volunteer. These include: small animal clinics (dog/cat), a specialty clinic, and the Denver Zoo Hospital. She held the position of Executive Director for Colorado Association of Certified Veterinary Technicians (CACVT) for 10 years. She has sat on multiple boards and organizations including the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). Currently Denise is the Executive Assistant for CATALYST Veterinary Practice Consultants.
Denise’s goal in working with the veterinary community is to help enhance the culture. Animals and the people who care for them are amazing. For the professionals who provide the services, the job should be a wonderful experience. Happy team members will provide outstanding treatment. In turn, this will positively reflect back to the owners. When done right, it’s one big happy circle of care.
As a CATALYST VetPC team member, Denise is the Manager of Possibilities - in other words, what goals do you wish to obtain and Denise, with the rest of the team members, will work for you to succeed.
Denise has been involved in both speaking and writing at the local, state and national levels. She currently focuses on shorter articles.
Her most recent examples are in the CATALYST VetPC blogs and Veterinary Practice News (VPN) journals.