A native of Lancaster County, Mary Kay received her Associates degree in Animal Health Technology from Harcum College. Her practical training was with the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
During her career she has worked as a technician in a mixed animal practice, as well as an instructor and acting coordinator for an Animal Health Technology program at ta school for Allied Health Careers. She was also an Anesthesia/ICU critical care technician for both large and small animals for the Virginia/Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
Mary Kay joined Leader Heights Animal Hospital in 1985. Her professional interests include anesthesia, emergency and critical care, cytology, and hematology. As the lead technician, she also enjoys mentoring the next generation of veterinary technician graduates.
Outside of work she enjoys wildlife and nature photography, traveling, and gardening. She shares her home with her 2 cats, Acadia and Bimini, and her 2 dogs, Sedona (Australian Cattle Dog) and Bosque (Miniature Australian Shepherd) with whom she trains in both canine agility and obedience.