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Our Team

  • Dr.
    Tina Roggenbeck
    Veterinarian/Co-owner of VHC

    Dr. Tina and her husband Charlie, purchased VHC in November 2012. In May of 2001 Dr. Tina Roggenbeck graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University and joined the staff at Veterinary Health Center.

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  • Dr.
    Kristin Smith

    Dr. Smith graduated from MSU in 2003. She has worked in multiple clinics throughout the tri cities including urgent care. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine especially surgery and the diversity of preventative care. She and her husband Ed share their home with their 4 children, lab mix, Manny and Guinea Pig, Ninjo. She and her family enjoy camping, reading, playing softball and volleyball.

  • Charlie Roggenbeck
    Co-owner of VHC, Finance Administrator

    Charlie retired from AT&T after 38 years.

  • Lori Menard
    Practice Manager

    Lori began her career in the veterinary field in 2005. Lori and her husband Greg share their home with their dogs Sydney and Parker and their cats Homefree, Chop Stick and Iris. When not working she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her passion, her animals.

  • Chris Keller
    Veterinary Assistant

    Chris has worked in the veterinary field since 1990. She received her Bachelors degree from Michigan State University in Animal Science. Chris shares her home with adopted cats; Owen, Karma and Nova. When not working at Veterinary Health Center she enjoys arts and crafts, reading, cooking and of course animals.

  • Kara Hepworth
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kara is currently attending classes at Delta College to become a DNR officer. She began working in the veterinary field in 2011. Her outside interests include animals, camping, hunting and fishing. Kara has three cats; Theodore, Meow Meow and Kitten that share her life.

  • Jennifer Fila
    Client Service Specialist

    Jennifer started working at Veterinary Health Center in 1999. She shares her home with her husband Joe,  daughter, son and rescue, Phoebe (feline). Jennifer enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, bowling and hanging out with family and friends.

  • Kevin Kelly
    Information/Technology Specialist

    Kevin started working in the veterinary field at Veterinary Health Center in 2014. He shares his home with his Aunt Mary and his two Tonkenese cats, Tommy and Kiki. Kevin brings a broad base of knowledge in computer technology to our clinic. When not working Kevin enjoys video games, T.V., music and computers.

  • Suzanne Palestos
    Client Service Specialist

    Suzanne began working in the Veterinary field in 1993. She is the proud owner of AnnaBella (Shih Tzu) and Kayleigh (Persian). When not working Suzanne loves to sew and garden. She is also on the board of directors for Shelter Angels and participates in fundraising, fostering and helping at the shelter in Bay County.

  • Amanda Minor
    Kennel Surpervisor, Veterinary Assistant

    Amanda has worked at Veterinary Health Center since 2010. When not working she enjoys bowling, reading, photography, music, animals and getting tattoos. Amanda has been the photographer at our Open House each December. She shares her home with her dogs Maxx & Jack and her cat Tyrone.

  • Sherry Hickey
    Veterinary Assistant

    Bio coming soon..

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