Where are you from?
I am from Ashton, IL and I grew up on a farm with livestock including farrow to finish swine farm and cow/calf operation.
Where do you live?
I live in Ashton, IL in the country.
Where are you currently employed?
I am currently employed at the Polo Animal Hospital and the Rochelle Veterinary Hospital.
What is your current job title?
My current job title is Mixed Animal Veterinarian.
Describe your day to day?
My days are very different from one day to the next, I greatly enjoy the diversity of each day. Three days a week I do large animal, mainly beef cattle and swine and two days a week I do small animal surgery.
What year did you graduate?
I graduated in 2015 from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and undergrad also from U of I in 2011.
List some or all of the activities you participated in as an undergrad:
In undergrad I was involved in Sigma Alpha, Hoof n Horn, Alpha Zeta, Meats judging, Meat animal evaluation team, Collegiate FFA and 4-H.
Anything you might want a current undergrad to know?
I would recommend getting involved in the clubs and types of activities that will help you with your career goals. Don't be afraid of a challenge and new opportunities.