Beckie is a Registered Veterinary Technician living in Southport, NC. She has enjoyed a diverse career in small animals, large animals, mixed practices, management, private consulting, and academia. She is currently the Program Director for Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts new program in development. Additionally, Beckie is co-founder of Veterinary Advancements, a private consulting firm providing services to industry nonprofit and state organizations, industry start-ups, and practice teams. And when possible, deploys with the ASPCA Disaster Recover Team.