After experiencing Village Veterinary Practice from a client perspective for several years, Maria decided to bring her compassionate heart to the Client Care team in 2002. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Loras College. Maria enjoys working out, skiing and cycling. She also loves watching sports, especially college football and the Chicago Cubs. Maria is the proud mom of two wonderful grown sons.
After working in the veterinary profession as a client care representative for several years, Alison joined the VVP team in 2015. She is a proud pet mama to a three pound Chihuahua named Romeo, who was a rescued stray dog. In Alison’s free time, she and her husband enjoy photography and traveling to scenic locations.
Markio joined the VVP family in 2019 and is one of the friendly faces you’ll see at the front desk. She graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Mariko enjoys working on art projects, training in Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts, watching UFC or local MMA bouts, exploring new restaurants/going on “foodventures”, and going to pop culture conventions. Mariko is petless at the moment but dreams about owning a Frenchie or two in the future!
Laura brought years of veterinary and animal related experience to Village Veterinary Practice when she joined our client care team in 2019. She enjoys taking road trips and traveling, cooking & baking, refinishing wood projects and working on home projects. Laura’s family shares their home with a brindle boxer name Frankie, and 3 cats – Shrimp, Bulbous and Jimmy.