Sat: 8:00am- 12:00pm
Meet Our Support Staff
Donna Desrosier- Practice Administrator
Donna joined the team in August of 2005. With no other veterinary experience, she became a veterinary technician and slowly worked her way up the ladder at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital. She started training for the position of Practice Administrator in January of 2013, and in November of 2015 that became a reality. An avid animal lover, she has a Yorkie named Macie and a cat named Bru-both of which came from the hospital. It is her passion to make sure that everyone who comes into the hospital has a warm and pleasant experience from the time they enter the front door until the time they leave. On weekends she can be found with her friends riding their motorcycles and exploring around the state.
Whitney Glockner - Business Manager
Whitney joined the team at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in May of 2006. She started out as a technician, later relocated to the reception area and recently became our Business Manager. She loves taking care of animals - rehabilitating baby animals is one of her passions. She currently owns 3 dogs, 2 cats and a horse. In her spare time she enjoys relaxing, reading, crafts, horseback riding, and spending time with her husband and their 2-year old daughter.
Erin McCarthy - Front Office Manager
Erin joined the team at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in 2004. She has experienced all areas of the hospital from kennel to veterinary technician to receptionist. She has recently been promoted to Front Office Manager. She loves her job and could not be more thankful to be working in a field that she is so passionate about. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her daughter Jordyn, relaxing with family and friends, riding horses and spending time outdoors. They have 3 dogs, 1 bird and a horse.
Sara Straub - Inventory Manager
Sara has been a proud member of the Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital family for 12 years. She started as a technician and is currently our Inventory Manager. She has two dogs - Buster Brown and Ranger - both of whom she rescued and her horse-Tonto. In her spare time she enjoys doing things with her son and horseback riding.
Amanda Mohrbach - Suite Dreams Boarding & Grooming Manager
Amanda started at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in 1998 and has literally grown up here. She started out as support staff in our kennel and worked her way up to veterinary technician. She recently accepted the position of Manager at Suite Dreams Boarding & Grooming.
She enjoys spending time with her two boys, two dogs and two cats.
In her spare time she loves being at the beach and trying new things.
Tina Bench - Groomer
Tina has been an animal lover since she was a little girl and that love is still going strong. She grew up on Long Island where during her high school years she attended and completed a 2 year small animal course. She also worked part-time cleaning kennels at a local Boarding/Grooming facility. In 1987 she moved to Lake Wales with her family and completed high school. After graduating she worked at several facilities as a kennel and veterinary technician. In 2003 she went to work for a local grooming facility to learn the art of pet grooming. In April of 2005 she was offered a position as a groomer at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital. Soon after, the construction of Suite Dreams Boarding & Grooming started and in 2007 the doors were opened. She has been here from the beginning and still loves it. Working with animals is and has always been her greatest love and passion.
Holly Murren - Groomer
Bio Coming Soon!
Debbie McCartney - Groomer
I have been grooming since 1983. I owned my own business until approximately 2011. After a lot of consideration I sold my business and started working as a groomer for Suite Dreams.
I groom all breeds of dogs including full scissor work and some show clips. I also groom well-mannered cats. The safety and well being of your valued pet is top priority, and I always do my best to give your pet the haircut you will be proud to show off.
Wyatt Schotman - Crematory and Maintenance
I started at Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital in 2010. My responsibilities include general maintenance of the buildings and property was well as handling our cremations services. I also assist our Doctors and technicians whenever needed.
I currently attend Polk State College where I am studying Business Administration and in my spare time I enjoy camping and fishing.
Brad Copley - Crematory and Maintenance
Brad joined our team in January of 2016. he has been around and owned animals his entire life. Previously, Brad spent over 23 years in the sports and theme park industry which helped to give him the passion he has for quality service and work. In his free time Brad enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his wife and their dogs.