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Our Florida Leadership Team

Jen Jensen

Jen Jensen

Regional Inventory Manager

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Jen was originally born in Stoughton, Massachusetts but raised in Lakeland, Florida. She has worked in the Veterinary field since 2011. She started out in General Practice/Shelter Medicine and after about eight years, decided to move on to Fetch to gain new experience in Specialty & Emergency Medicine. She has worked in many positions in the field but discovered her true passion is with inventory management, she found that it has given her the opportunity to grow so much and assist in all departments in so many ways.

In her free time, she loves checking out new places to go kayaking, going to the beach, painting, collecting new plants, and spending time with her four-legged kids!

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Ally Ebert

Practice Manager for Bonita Spring & Naples, FL

Learn more about Ally Ebert
Ally is a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) and Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) who relocated to sunny Florida from Salem, Oregon to join the Fetch Team. She began her veterinary career in 1999 working as a veterinary assistant in a small animal practice with special interests in both feline and avian patients, as well as treating pocket pets and dogs. Over the past 20+ years, she has been able to hone her veterinary technician skills working in both preventative and emergency medicine, as both a technician and manager. Throughout her career, Ally has learned how to be engaging and efficient, and how to create an enjoyable work environment. She inspires her team to achieve the highest standards of care and is an excellent advocate for our patients, clients, and all members of her team!

When she’s not at Fetch, Ally and her family enjoy kayaking, going to the beach, gardening, observing the Southwest Florida plants and wildlife, and spending time with their pets. Ally’s family includes a husband, 2 sons, 4 French Bulldogs, and 3 cats.

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Michelle Haga

Inventory Manager for Bonita Springs, FL

Learn more about Michelle Haga

Michelle was born and raised in Florida. She was born in West Palm Beach, was raised in Orlando, and eventually moved to Fort Myers. She has worked in veterinary medicine since 2006. Michelle spent 4 years in veterinary internal medicine before she decided to pursue veterinary oncology. Her special interest in lymphoma in pets not only helped with that decision, but it is what brought her to Fetch Specialty & Cancer Veterinary Centers as a Medical Oncology Nurse. She sees many patients with lymphoma successfully go into remission and do well and this is gratifying to her. As a Lead Medical Oncology Nurse and Inventory Manager, she wears many hats and performs tasks in many areas such as; chemotherapy, CT scans, and x-rays, along with doing inventory and the day-to-day duties.

Michelle and her son enjoy their time together with their Pitbull, Dixie. Outside of spending time with her son, she enjoys going to the beach and sipping wine!

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Kendi Ortiz

Practice Manager of the Specialty Departments for Brandon, FL

Learn more about Kendi Ortiz
Kendi Ortiz is a Certified Veterinary Technician, she received her veterinary technician certification from Hillsborough Community College after working in the veterinary field for many years. She then went on to complete a bachelor’s degree from St. Petersburg College in veterinary hospital management and emergency and critical care. When Kendi joined Fetch in 2019, her interests originally lied in Oncology and Internal Medicine until she found her true interest, veterinary leadership.

When Kendi is not working, she enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and spending time with her family, friends, and husband. She also shares her home with two cats named Hershel and Sansa, and three dogs named Lily, Severus, and Ollivander.

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Assata Winston

Practice Manager of Client Services for Brandon, FL

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Assata Winston was born and raised in Miami, FL. She eventually relocated to Tampa and decided to pursue her career in childcare while going to Hillsborough Community College. She soon realized that her true calling was to be in the veterinary field so she quickly transferred to a private college called Sanford Brown College where she enrolled in their Veterinary Technology Program and earned her AA in Science. She later realized the Administration and Customer Service side of the Veterinary field truly gave her a sense of fulfillment. At Fetch, Assata feels at home, like she is a part of a true team, and makes a difference not only for the health and safety of the patients but for the clients as well.

In her spare time, she enjoys being a mommy to her amazing, adorable, energetic 3-year-old. They love the outdoors, whether that be going to the park, hiking, or going to amusement parks. They also enjoy finding new places to find tasty treats and Assata has quite a fascination with movies.

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Ravyn Caputo

Marketing Director for Brandon, FL

Learn more about Ravyn Caputo
Ravyn grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania but decided she wanted to make her way down to Florida. She fell in love with Tampa after her first visit here. She was a communication major with a focus on mass media and graduated from the University of Tampa in 2020. Since then she found a love for event planning, marketing, and social media after working with some Tampa Bay Event Planners. Her love for animals is what brought her to Fetch! Her favorite part of her job is walking around the hospital to take pictures of our adorable patients.

In her free time, Ravyn enjoys being out on the water, visiting local markets and shops, crafting, doing photoshoots, and planning parties. But her favorite thing to do is spend time with her Calico Cat, Willow.

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Taylor Ritchey, CVT

Practice Manger – Emergency Services for Brandon, FL

Learn more about Taylor Ritchey
Taylor was raised in a small town in Texas on a large horse ranch. She was born in Pensacola, FL, and eventually found her way back there in the middle of high school. She pursued a career in elementary education but eventually made the switch to veterinary medicine after a couple of years in the classroom. She has always had a love for teaching and animals, so becoming a certified veterinary technician allowed her to have the best of both worlds. Taylor joined Fetch in 2020 as an Internal Medicine nurse. In 2022 she became the Practice Manager of Emergency Services, with a focus on the Intensive Care Unit, Patient Care, and Emergency Critical Care.

When Taylor is not at work you can find her spending time with her husband, Andrew, and their Toy Australian Shepherd, Jessica. Some of her hobbies include working out, hanging out with friends, fishing, enjoying time on their boat, and exploring new places.

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Elaina

Elaina MacLean, LVT, CVPM

Hospital Director

Learn more about Elaina MacLean

Elaina grew up in Rhode Island and attended The University of Rhode Island where she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry. Not long after graduating, she began her career in veterinary medicine. She has years of experience at various levels within a veterinary practice including veterinary technician skills in both general practice and advanced specialty medicine, inventory management, and practice management. Elaina took a lead role in the development and opening of all 4 of our Fetch hospitals and continues to work toward the success of each of our locations.

Some interesting facts about Elaina — she has been a competitive swimmer since the age of 4. She even swam Division 1 on a swimming scholarship in college. She has an affinity for all animals, especially her dogs, cats, and chickens! She also enjoys family time, warm weather, cozy campfires, and anything that has to do with water.

Irene Hodges, MPAP

Irene Hodges, MPAP

Practice Manager

Learn more about Irene Hodges

Originally from Memphis, TN, Irene joined the Fetch team in 2020 after moving from Coeur d’Alene, ID. She has always had a fondness for pets and appreciation for the human-animal bond. After considering veterinary medicine, she decided instead to pursue her Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Policy from American University. She previously served as the Practice Manager at our Brandon, FL location.

Irene moved from our Brandon location to Greenville, SC with her husband, Tyler, her daughter, Fiona, and their sweet puppies – Kennedy (toy poodle) and Rosie (Rhodesian Ridgeback).

Irene Hodges, MPAP

Elise Littleton, VTS

Practice Manager – Emergency Services

Learn more about Elise Littleton
Elise graduated from Tri-County Technical College in 2007 and started working in emergency medicine right away. In addition to her licensure as a technician, she achieved a Veterinary Technician Specialty in Emergency and Critical Care in 2013 while working at The University of TN Veterinary Medical Center in the Small Animal Critical Care department. Since this achievement, she has gone on to help develop a specialty hospital ICU department in Colorado, was a Practice Manager in a general practice, and is now at Fetch Specialty and Emergency Veterinary Center as the Emergency Services Practice Manager.

She loves energizing the team to always look for ways to improve the experience of clients and patients alike. She can be incredibly nerdy when it comes to drug calculations and CRIs, and enjoys speaking at conferences and training veterinary hospital teams in CPR as a certified RECOVER CPR trainer! Originally from Greenville, SC, she shares life with her husband, her two daughters, and their two dogs (Arwen and Leo).

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Bonny Ilisie

Inventory Manager

Learn more about Bonny Ilisie

Bonny has always had a huge passion to care for every creature, great or small! She grew up in veterinary medicine with her father and quickly realized her calling was in the background of the hospital. Bonny has managed multiple veterinary hospitals as well as pet resorts and most recently ER medicine. She is always the go-to when technical issues arise and loves being a problem solver!

In her spare time, you can find her riding around with her pug Charles to plant shops and grabbing “pupachinos”. They also share their home with a little Boston, Nutmeg, a Boxer puppy, Noodle, and lots of kitties to love!

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