Amanda first began working at Hillcrest Animal Hospital in April of 1999 as a veterinary assistant while obtaining her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology from Argosy University. When she graduated from Argosy, she became a full time technician at Hillcrest.

She worked here until 2013 when she left her position to stay at home with her newborn daughter. Amanda has recently returned to Hillcrest as a part time employee, working as an Administrative Assistant for Dr. Cole and helping out as a technician when she can. She currently lives in Lake Elmo, MN with her husband, William and their daughter, Evangeline. They also have a few furry family members including, Daisy, a Beagle/Bassett Hound mix and two cats, Java and Ricochet