Your Veterinary Team
Kristine Marconi (Veterinary Nurse)
Kristine has extensive training in veterinary medical care. She has a passion for surgery and serves our patients well as their surgical nurse. When a patient comes in for surgery, Kristine monitors their status, vital signs and well-being throughout their stay. She ensures that they are very comfortable. Kristine also loves seeing the puppies and kittens when our SRAH families bring in their new members for veterinary care.
Because of her extensive knowledge, she does a great job educating our clients. Kristine keeps up-to-date on veterinary medicine through continuing education, so feel free to ask her questions when you are here. Outside of the hospital, Kristine enjoys gardening and taking care of Brie, a Great Dane/Irish Wolfhound mixed breed who can often be seen at the hospital when she accompanies Kristine to work.
Rachel Hubbard ( Veterinary Nurse)
Rachel graduated from Annapolis High School in 1998, then to attended Salisbury State University in pursuit of a biology degree. After Salisbury she returned to Annapolis where she began working at the Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic in 2002 and worked there for 10 years as a supervising veterinary technician. Her hobbies include camping, kayaking, and hiking the great outdoors. She has 3 cats and 3 dogs. She values continuing education by attending multiple vet conferences in Las Vegas, Florida and Atlantic City. Majority of her expertise is in surgery and emergency urgent care.
Stephanie Garcia (Veterinary Nurse)
Stephanie has worked at SRAH since the winter of 2011 and has been in the veterinary field since 2007. She took some time to travel cross country to San Diego where she received her training in emergency care and back to Baltimore to receive training in dentistry and oral surgery. She currently works at the Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Center in Annapolis as a trauma nurse in addition to SRAH.
Beyond her work here at SRAH, Stephanie enjoys adventure and travel. She lives for the outdoors and spends most of her free time camping with friends, kayaking, mountain climbing, and hiking.
Susan Swetnam (Receptionist)
Susan has 30 years experience running the front desk of a major animal emergency hospital. Susan values the client and pet relationships that are formed at Severn River. In her spare time you can find her cooking, reading, going to the movies or her all time favorite thing to do - spending time with her twin granddaughters.
Becky loves getting to know our wonderful clients as well as their pets. She has a degree in psychology from University of Maryland and is currently in the nursing program at Howard Community College. Becky has volunteered at the National Aquarium working with their dolphins and education animals and currently volunteers at the National Zoo working with the gorillas, orangutans, lions, and tigers. Her and her husband have a special needs mixed breed dog, a bearded dragon, and 2 leopard geckos. She enjoys kayaking, hiking, reading, and cooking.
Holly Knoss (Receptionist)
Holly is the newest member of our office team. She is originally from Minnesota where she received a degree in mass communications. She brings experience in corporate healthcare as well as time as veterinary technician. She lives in Severna Park with her husband who is in the Air Force, their twin teenage daughters, a spaniel named Sophia, and a calico cat named Maggie May. When she is not at the office, she enjoys time with her family, learning new recipes, couponing, and volunteering with the MS Society.