Holly, along with her husband Dr. Cole, are the owners of Hillcrest Animal Hospital. She also works as a receptionist here when she is not at home helping to take care of her mother. Holly’s family moved to Hudson, WI in 2002 and bought the animal hospital in 2003. She grew up in Bemidji, MN. After high school, Holly attended and received her Elementary Education degree, with a special emphasis on Special Education, from Bemidji State University.

She then taught for 25 years in the public school system. After leaving the schools, she opened and managed her own preschool called The Learning Circle for 5 years. Holly currently resides in Hudson with her husband, Chris, and their two teenage boys, Connor and Parker. The family also shares their house with their 4 dogs and 2 cats