Barbara is a Receptionist Supervisor who has been a member of our Veterinary Referral Associates’ team since November 2011. She is a native of Montgomery County and graduated from Richard Montgomery High School. She went on to obtain a B.S. degree in Vertebrate Biology from Averett College in Danville, VA. Upon graduation from college, she moved back to Rockville and had various animal-related jobs, including horse farm manager and professional pet sitter until she found her way to Gaithersburg Animal Hospital, where she worked for 11 years. Seeking an opportunity to advance her career in a more diverse environment, she joined our staff at VRA in 2011.

Barbara makes her home currently in Washington County, MD. She is the proud owner of three German shepherd dogs, and a small herd of cats. She is an active volunteer with Virginia German Shepherd Rescue, and has fostered over 185 dogs in the last twelve years.