Meet The Team



Director of Operations - Tampa/Largo Locations

Vickie is originally from New York. Most of her life she has resided in Florida.  She is married to an amazing gentleman whom she met at her 25 year High School Reunion. She has a Daughter along with her spouse and a beautiful grandchild.
After many years of holding multiple supervisory positions, including a district sales manager for 10 years outside the veterinary industry, Vickie transitioned into a supervisory position at  Banfield Pet Hospital for over 8 years. She managed more than one Hospital most of her career. She is an expert in rebuilding teams with existing staff.  When you have a strong foundation anything is possible.
Vickies passions have always been around team building and creating high caliber associates by letting them shine. Vickie always believed in Dr. Brooke and Dr. Mike when it comes to ethics and integrity and Leading with your heart as your Other Family Doctor.  She was recruited by Dr. Brooke to Coastal Animal Clinic and became part of the team in March 2021.
Vickiie has learned that priorities in life are important. Spirituality/Faith, Health, Family and Work Family. It has taken many years to learn work life balance. Life is short so Vickie makes the most of it every second she gets. Her hobbies are working out with her husband David, spending time with her Granddaughter and daughter time with Kristine, traveling with her husband Cruising or trips to Alaska, she loves interior decorating, baking, reading books and hosting parties.


Practice Manager Largo / Tampa Locations

Marissa joined our team in September of 2021 as an assistant manager/veterinary nurse and now holds the title of Practice Manager for both our Tampa and Largo Locations.  Marissa was born and raised in Largo, Fl, she loves the sunshine! Marissa has been working in the veterinary field now for almost 11 years.  During Marissa's free time she loves exercising, biking, spending time at the dog park, and going to the beach. 


Assistant Manager Tampa Location

Oksana has been in the veterinary industry for over 7 years and is a highly experienced veterinary technician and nurse.  We are please to welcome her to the Coastal Animal Clinic Family in the capacity of Assistant Manager.  In her spare time she loves to spend time with her Yorkies and her boyfriend over a cup of cold brew from Starbucks. 


Certified Veterinary Technician /Nurse - Largo/Tampa Locations

Andrea was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She now resides in Safety Harbor, FL. She has always had the desire to work with animals since she was a little girl. When she moved to Florida, she was excited to start a new career involved with the medical care and well being of animals.

​She graduated from St. Petersburg College with an A.S. Degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2016. She then passed her exam and became a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT). In her free time she likes to dance, play table tennis, jog and explore the outdoors. She is also fluent in Spanish.


Vet Assistant Tampa & Largo

Chelsea is a Vet Assistant at Tampa and helps take care of the puppies and kittens.  She comes from an extensive background taking care of puppies and is excited to grow in her role here at Coastal Animal Clinic. 


Veterinary Nurse - Tampa and Largo Locations

Christian began his journey with us at Coastal Animal Clinic in August 2021. He is currently attending St. Petersburg College pursuing his Associates of Veterinary Technology with plans to pursue further education to obtain his DVM, specializing in exotic animals. His ultimate dream is to open a family practice with his brother whom is also a vet nurse, and his girlfriend whom would incorporate aquatic animal medicine.

As a Chicago native, he is still finding ways to navigate the new Florida environment. He enjoys  finding new areas to explore with his family, his girlfriend and their bouncing Boston Terrier Blu. When the rainy season rolls through he enjoys finding new anime series to watch or playing video games in his downtime between classes and studying. On the weekends find him and his girlfriend Emily exploring and finding new eats around Tampa and St Pete!



Veterinary Nurse - Tampa

Julie is one of our Veterinary Nurses at Coastal Animal Clinic and works part time at our Tampa location.  She joined Coastal Animal Clinic in June of 2021.  You will find her mostly at the Tampa Clinic, but she fills in as necessary at our Largo location as well.  Julie has a passion for working with animals and loves working in the veterinary industry.  In her spare time she likes to take her dogs to the dog park.  Julie has dogs and cats although she refuses to tell us who her favorite pet is.  :)


Veterinary Technician Tampa



Veterinary Technician Tampa



Veterinary Nurse/Technician Largo/Tampa

Sandra is a veterinarian from Colombia specializing in small animal clinics.  She has worked with small animals for 14 years and has fantastic dog and cat grooming skills.  She has joined Coastal Animal Clinic in Largo and Tampa as a veterinary nurse until she can get her veterinary license here in the United States.  She loves the animals and is very happy to work and care for yours.  We are very fortunate to have her join our team. 


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