Hospital AdministratorTracey Johnson
School: University of Redlands, MBA, MA
Tracey Johnson has worked for 20 years in Animal Health. She started her career managing a small practice in Belmont, MA for ten years. She then moved to California and worked for VCA as a Regional Operations Director for five years in the Los Angeles area. She then accepted a position as the Executive Director for the Animal Dermatology Group, directing the Management group and clinic operations. After working as a business and marketing consultant, she returned to VCA as a Hospital Administrator at All-Care Animal Referral Center, managing a staff of over 100 employees. In her free time, she enjoys teaching and has held the position of Adjunct Professor for Mt. Ida College and University of Redlands School of Business teaching management/leadership, operations and marketing.
Hospital ManagerChristy Hunter
School: University of Massachusetts Boston, BS
Born and raised in Massachusetts, Christy originally had aspirations of applying to medical school to become a pediatrician. She began working at our hospital part-time as a receptionist in 2001 while she was attending college. Christy was quickly promoted to Reception Supervisor and was also trained in the hospital’s referral department. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry focusing heavily on premed. Drawn to the practice of advanced medicine and the focus of VCA on educational opportunities, she was encouraged to switch her career goals upon graduating from college. After graduation, Christy was promoted to Client Service Manager and, in the fall of 2013, she was promoted again to the overall Hospital Manager for the practice.
Christy loves the diversity and spontaneity of her position. No day is the same for her. In particular she enjoys getting to know the clients and their pets and insuring that they have a great experience at our facility.
Christy enjoys spending time with her two sons, her husband, and her 6 year old dog, Jax. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, scrapbooking, and crafts.
Referral CoordinatorAlesia Jillett
Alesia Jillett has over 25 years of animal health care experience, primarily in administrative positions, including 10 years as Assistant to the Chief of Staff at a large veterinary referral hospital. Her customer service and organizational skills make her an ideal referral coordinator.
Alesia enjoys working in the referral office at VCA South Shore because she is especially good at building working relationships with the referring veterinarians in the community. She understands this teamwork is essential in order for the patients in our hospital to receive the very best care!
A long time Great Dane owner, Alesia's four legged family currently includes Jazz and Kato. In her free time, she enjoys traveling to tropical destinations with her husband and three sons. Someday, you may find her enjoying her retirement in South America.
Referral CoordinatorLenore Walker
Lenore has been working at VCA South Shore Animal Hospital since 1986. Starting as a part-time receptionist, Lenore has held many different positions within our hospital. Currently Lenore is our referral coordinator. Lenore met her wonderful husband, Dr. Bruce Walker, while working at the hospital. They share their passion for animals and the outdoors.