Blum’s Team: Get to Know Our Support Staff

The exceptional veterinary care and client service provided at Blum Animal Hospital doesn’t stop with our veterinarians. Our team of qualified and passionate managers, technicians, care coordinators, and assistants make every visit to Blum extraordinary.

Blum’s team members regularly participate in continuing education programs and work to go the “extra mile” to ensure you and your pet are always happy with your experiences here. (Want to tell us about someone from the Blum team who has gone the extra mile for you and your pet? Email us at!)


Kimberly Cerny

Practice Manager

“I’m a ridiculously good lip-syncher,” Kim says.

Siri DeAngelis

Office Manager

Siri has been part of the Blum family since 1995.

Joanna Miller

Manager of Customer Experience

Originally from Philadelphia, Joanna loves Rocky, soft pretzels and the Phillies!


Veterinary Technicians

Erika Martin

Veterinary Technician Supervisor

“I’m terrified of not achieving crazy-cat-lady status,” says Erika.

Travis Disque

Veterinary Technician

“I’m terrified of questionnaires,” says Travis, as he completes a questionnaire.

Alana Gage

Veterinary Technician

Q: What’s the funniest thing about you, Alana?
A: “The fact that I think I’m funny.”

Jill Kadow

Veterinary Technician

Q: What’s the funniest thing about you, Jill?
A: “Everything. I’m hilarious.”

David Kuhar

Veterinary Technician

David also works as a hairstylist.

Megan Mackowiak

Veterinary Technician

Megan once swam with a manatee in the wild.

Abigail Meyer

Veterinary Technician

Abigail would be a Disney princess if she weren’t a veterinary technician at Blum. “I really love Frozen,” she says.

Kelly Pompili

Veterinary Technician

Kelly’s favorite guilty pleasure is watching Dr. Phil.

Brett Schwartz

Veterinary Technician

Brett is scared of the dark.

Michele Weinstein

Veterinary Technician

One of Michele’s favorite snacks is lemons.


Veterinary Care Coordinators

Tiffany Borden

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Tiffany practices kendo (Japanese fencing) and speaks Japanese.

Rebecca Doshier

Veterinary Care Coordinator

A perfect evening for Rebecca would consist of, “VH1 or MTV reality TV while eating cheap Thai food.”

Robyn Hagle

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Robyn’s guilty pleasure is Ben and Jerry’s Half Baked ice cream.

Rebecca Hernandez

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Rebecca is terrified of eating a spider in her sleep.

Judy Loerke

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Judy used to work as a hairdresser.

Liz McLaughlin

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Liz loves being outside, but she hates camping.

Hadley Parritz

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Hadley’s dream vacation would be to visit South Africa. (Are there opossums there? Because she’s terrified of opossums.)

Devin Semrow

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Devin’s favorite kind of marathon? A “Say Yes to the Dress” marathon.

Jackie Sheppard

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Jackie was a competitive figure skater for 13 years.

Sara Stamper

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Sara has three guinea pigs named after flowers: Petunia, Magnolia, and Buttercup.


Veterinary Assistants

Bob McLennan

Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

Bob was a Blum client for several years before becoming a Blum team member.

Megan VanParis

Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

Megan has written four novels “that the world will never see,” she says.

Daniel Brown

Veterinary Assistant

Daniel has been studying martial arts since he was 5.

Alex Calderon

Veterinary Assistant

One of Alex’s many talents? Writing rap songs.

Amanda Campos

Veterinary Assistant

If Amanda’s going to watch a sport, it’s going to be bowling.

Jon Covert

Veterinary Assistant

According to Jon, his favorite food is, “Coffee. Does that count as food?” he asks.

Catherine Cupp

Veterinary Assistant

Catherine’s guilty pleasure is disco music.

Ron Garcia

Veterinary Assistant

Outside of Blum, you might find Ron wearing one of his many rock concert T-shirts.

Christy Gorge

Veterinary Assistant

Despite her fear of air travel, Christy has piloted a plane.

Aaron Gutierrez

Veterinary Assistant

On a typical Friday night, you’ll find Aaron at home with his four cats and one dog, watching movies and eating vegan comfort food.

Samantha Lakatos

Veterinary Assistant

Samantha is terrified of driving and has never gotten her driver’s license.

Ela Molek

Veterinary Assistant

Ela loves to skydive. (No fear of heights, here!)


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