Crystal came to Mission back in 2015 from the Animal Emergency and Referral Center of MN, where she worked as an emergency Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT). She has an Associates Degree of Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology from Argosy University. Currently she is Mission's Operations Manager and also works one day a week as a CVT in surgery. Crystal loves the collaborative, varied, and passionate work environment at Mission. She also loves getting the opportunity to help practice a spectrum of care, educating/training, offering a variety of options to help owners and their beloved pets get the best care possible, and helping to keep pets in their loving homes. Outside of work, Crystal volunteers as an intake technician for Bitty Kitty Brigade. She also is a regular at meat raffles, is in a couple of city sports leagues, maintains a freshwater fish tank, attempts to garden, and hangs out with/serves her dog Rona and her 4 cats Simone, Lucy, Dill, and Neil, and her crayfish Reginald.