Animal Clinic at New Lenox's Dedicated Team
Meet our dedicated hospital manager, veterinary technicians, client care specialists and pet care attendants. We are devoted to you and your pets. Please let us know what we can do to improve our services and to make your experience at Animal Clinic at New Lenox the best!
Colleen Delaney — Hospital Manager
Colleen, our hospital manager, has been with the New Lenox since June 2016. She has been a veterinary technician since 2011 and has special interest in anesthesia and dental procedures. Colleen has a daughter and two fur kids at home to keep her busy. She enjoys spending time with her family and outdoor activities.
Tori Lewis – Veterinary Technician
Tori, a veterinary technician, has been with New Lenox since Febuary 2017. She works with our veterinarians monitoring for surgery and dentistry procedures, assisting with routine office exams, and taking x-rays. She can also be found behind the front desk assisting our receptionists as needed. She is very outgoing and has a great memory for all of our patient’s needs! She has a special place in her heart and home for her very large dog Ruger, a Saint Bernard! She also has two other dogs; Juno and Daphne, and two cats; Meelo and Pookie.
Kary Beran – Veterinary Technician
Kary, one of our certified veterinary technicians, has been with Animal Clinic at New Lenox since January 2019. She assists our veterinarians with preventive care exams/vaccine appointments, as well as x-rays, surgery, dentistry and monitoring and caring for hospitalized and post-surgical patients. Kary enjoys spending time outside, running with her golden retriever Layla, and soaking up the sun!
Bridget Turrisi — Veterinary Technician
Bridget, a veterinary technician, has been with New Lenox since July 2019. Bridget has a degree in Animal Behavior, and during her time here, she graduated from her veterinary technician program. As part of her studies, she interned at Cape Wildlife Center in Cape Cod and Black Beauty Ranch in Texas. She is fine tuning her tech skills in all departments of the hospital. She is pictured with her “good boy” Beaumont, who she adopted through her schools tech program.
Hannah Dado — Technician
Hannah, a technician at the Animal Clinic at New Lenox, is a recent graduate of St. Xavier University. Hannah has a full house of fur kids, all named after her favorite Star Wars characters! When she isn't doing schoolwork or working here, Hannah enjoys classical music and playing the piano, bass guitar, and the euphonium. She also enjoys running and going to concerts.
Briana Hansen – Client Care Specialist
Briana, one of our client care specialists, has been with New Lenox since March 2019. She has always had an interest in animal medicine and has a degree in Zoo Animal Technology. She can be found mainly upfront, but is also quick to lend a helping hand wherever needed in the hospital. She has three cat babies at home; Edgar, Intruder, and Watson.
Christine Evans — Client Care Specialist
Christine, one of our client care specialists, has been working at Animal Clinic at New Lenox since 2009. She loves working with pets and their families and has been doing a great job at it for quite some time. As a matter of fact, Christine's first job was working for a local veterinarian/boarding facility as a receptionist/kennel attendant. Her customer service skills are outstanding and she prides herself on gaining some of her experience from the "Happiest Place on Earth"! Yes, that's right; Christine worked for the "Big Mouse" himself, as a cast member at Florida's Walt Disney World. Aside from LOVING all things Disney, Christine also enjoys spending time with her family — her husband; two sons; three pets, Bolt, Jasmine, and Koda.
Chris Findley — Client Care Specialist
Chris, one of our senior staff members, has been with Animal Clinic at New Lenox (ACNL) since 1999. Chris can be found primarily behind the front desk, greeting clients and completing a multitude of administrative projects. Her knowledge and experience are invaluable. Chris also assists our doctors as a veterinary technician as needed. When not at ACNL, she can be found at home, taking care of her many animals and tending her garden. When time allows, Chris enjoys scrapbooking, paper-crafting, and knitting.
JoAnn May — Pet Groomer
JoAnn, our pet groomer, has been grooming with Animal Clinic at New Lenox since 2002. Her current schedule is weekly, Tuesday through Friday, and she skillfully grooms both dogs and cats. Her vast experience includes competitive grooming. JoAnn is married with two sons and lives with a "Moose," a Bernese Mountain Dog, and “Missy” her German short haired Pointer.