2002 graduate of the Exotic Animal Training and Management (EATM) Program of Moorpark College in California. I specialize in understanding animal behavior and applying it to positive reinforcement training. Certifications in Wildlife Education, Animal Behavior, and Exotic Animal Training and Management.
Volunteered with the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in rescue and rehabilitation, as well as the Seneca Park Zoo as an assistant zoo keeper.
Interned with Dolphin Quest Bermuda and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in animal care and training.
Worked as an animal trainer and care taker at Windy Hill Ranch for 7 years in California.
Prior to coming to the University, I worked as a dog walker and care taker with CityDogs in Küsnacht.
When not working with animals professionally, I enjoy spending time with my dogs and finding time to travel the world.