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!)


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.

Megan VanParis

Veterinary Technician

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

Michele Weinstein

Veterinary Technician

One of Michele’s favorite snacks is lemons.


Veterinary Care Coordinators

Kody Casey

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Kody has a trio of pets named Sara, Levi, and Tank.

Robyn Hagle

Veterinary Care Coordinator

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

Emilia Klivickis

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Powerlifts, because she not-so-secretly wants to look big and tough (she’s tiny but mighty).

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.)

Sam Randazzo

Veterinary Care Coordinator

The funniest thing about Sam? “I still get offered the kid’s menu, but I’m not complaining.”

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.

Wen Tze Ng

Veterinary Care Coordinator

Q: Dream vacation?
A: “To tour around Europe for two months with all expenses paid!”
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Veterinary Assistants

Daniel Brown

Veterinary Assistant

Daniel has been studying martial arts since he was 5.

Kiri Burner

Veterinary Assistant

Q: Funniest thing about you?

A: “I talk in my sleep!”

Jon Covert

Veterinary Assistant

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

Beth Dominguez

Veterinary Assistant

On Friday nights, you can find Beth in her apartment playing board games or videogames, or working out with her boyfriend at the gym.

Nealey DuVernay

Veterinary Assistant

Nealey has a cat named Ziggy Stardust, and they watch Netflix together on Friday nights.

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.

Andrew Huber

Veterinary Assistant

Andrew is afraid of human beings, which is why he loves working with animals.

Bob McLennan

Veterinary Assistant

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

Beth Plucinski

Veterinary Assistant

She lived in Costa Rica for 3 months, but Costa Rica has tarantulas, and she’s terrified of tarantulas.

Jennifer Skinner

Veterinary Assistant

Jennie is very active and likes to be outdoors. You might find her rock climbing, mountain biking or competing in a triathlon.


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