Erin SparksOffice Manager, RVT
Erin graduated from OSU-OKC in 1999 with an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology and became a Registered Veterinary Technician. She also received a B.A., in the ever so popular major of Latin and minor in Math, from the University of Oklahoma and she'll always be Sooner born Sooner bred! Florida is where she calls home and loves spending time with her son. She also loves to dance, make and craft! She has a very cuddly and toothless, Yorkie named, LeeRoy.
Melissa CamposLead Technician
Melissa has been a part of our clinic since September 2019 and has been in the veterinary field since 2005. She is a Florida native and has a B.A. in Biomedical Science and minor in Public Health. She has a passion for providing quality veterinary care to her community. Her special interests include surgery, dentistry, and overall preventive care. Melissa is one of our lead technicians and enjoys keeping the hospital organized. She has always loved animals and has two bull terriers at home. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her twin daughters and her husband.
Heather DillsVeterinary Technician
Heather has been a veterinary technician since 2006 and became certified in 2012. She has also been a member of our team since July 2020. Born and raised in the Tampa area, Heather has worked in multiple fields of veterinary medicine with a variety of species. Her experiences include shelter medicine, aquatic animals, and emergency medicine, as well as many years in general practice. Heather's favorite part of her job is working with clients and helping them keep their pets as healthy as possible. She also enjoys the more technical parts of her job and is one of our main surgery technicians. On the weekends she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her daughter Kensington, and her dog Sophie who can often be found helping out at our front desk!
Bridget FrankVeterinary Technician
Bridget has been in the veterinary field since 2001 and a part of our practice since November 2020. She graduated from the University of Tampa with a B.S. degree in Biology. Her favorite part about working here is the family-oriented atmosphere and tight-knit staff. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, cuddling her cats Fili and Kili, and has a passion for photography.
Carrie LevinsonVeterinary Technician
Carrie has been a part of our clinic since September 2016. She was born and raised in the Tampa area and enjoys spending time with her family in the area. Carrie's favorite part of her job is interacting with clients and their beloved pets. She has a passion for music and will never miss an opportunity to attend a concert. Carrie and her boyfriend Chris have a dog named Daphne, and two cats, Stormy and Buggy.
Savannah HerringVeterinary Technician
Savannah is a Tampa, FL native and has been in the veterinary field since 2016. She joined our practice in April 2020. She is a graduate from Santa Fe Teaching Zoo and the University of West Florida with a B.S. in Zoology and minor in Business. She has cared for multiple exotic animals in zoos but has found a love in clinical care for pets. She is Fear Free Elite certified and has a special interest in animal behaviors. In her spare time she loves to travel with her husband, and spend time with their cuddly cat, Conrad, and their Dunkin Donuts-loving pibble, Jade.
Jeff ParrisVeterinary Technician
Jeff has been a part our team since May 2020. Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee but he moved to the Tampa area from Georgia. His favorite part about working here is helping to heal sick pets. In his spare time, he likes to go to concerts and reptile shows. He has a lot of pets; some are scaly and some are fluffy but he loves them all the same.
Tiffany NesslerVeterinary Technician
Tiffany has been a part of our team since March 2019. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Integrative Animal Biology with a minor in Psychology. Her favorite part about working here is cuddling all the kitties. In her spare time, you can find her playing video games or reading a good book. She has two cats, Luna and Penny, and a feisty Pekingese names Grady.
Karen LuccheseVeterinary Receptionist
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Karen has been a part of our practice since September 2021. Her favorite part about working here is helping all the animals. She is a great artist and loves crafting but her true passion is volunteering at animal shelters and rescuing. She loves spending time with her husband, 2 kids, and 4 dogs.
Hollyann BarronVeterinary Receptionist
Hollyann has been a part of our team since December 2021. Her favorite part about working here to being surrounded by a supportive team. She likes to volunteer at animal shelters. In her spare time, she likes to go hiking, camping, rock climbing, kayaking, and anything outdoors with her fur babies.
Emma DarcyVeterinary Receptionist
Originally from Massachusetts, Emma has lived in Florida for most of her life. She graduated in 2022 from the University of South Florida studying Integrative Animal Biology and has a lifelong passion of caring for animals. She has a very fanatical but sweet orange cat named Gilbert. When not at the clinic, Emma is often kayaking and hiking with her partner or playing volleyball with her friends.
LeeRoy is our resident greeter here at GVC. Our now toothless wonder belongs to our office manager, Erin, and can frequently be found working at the front desk making sure everyone is doing their jobs. He takes his job very seriously and can often be found smiling at people for treats!