Reception Staff

Marianne Samuels, Lead Receptionist Marianne Samuels, Lead Receptionist

Marianne has been working at Jones Bridge Animal Hospital for the past 10 years and, as part of her position, she trains and manages the front office staff, provides customer service and acts as a team leader. While her favorite part of her job is interacting with patients, Marianne acknowledges that her "ability to learn quickly, multitask and function in other areas of the hospital" have proven to be very beneficial for the clients and their pets.

Aside from her receptionist position, Marianne occasionally assists the kennel and technical teams. In her words, "Jones Bridge Animal Hospital is one of the best hospitals in North Fulton. The staff is amazing and the clients are wonderful. Everyone is so friendly. This hospital is a home away from home for all of us."

Spending time with her domestic longhaired cat, McLovin, is one of Marianne's favorite things to do. She also enjoys watching her son play soccer, traveling, and taking fun trips with her family as much as possible.

Mary, Receptionist Mary, Receptionist

Mary has been with Jones Bridge Animal Hospital since April of 2001. In addition to scheduling appointments, she welcomes clients and, in her words, "assists with a variety of needs for our clients' babies." Mary is attentive and quick to offer advice on how clients may best care for their pets.

"Jones Bridge Animal Hospital is a vibrant, care-giving animal practice. We try to make everyone feel as if both they and their pets are part of our family," Mary said.

She has four pets of her own- 1 dog and 3 cats.

Monica Dunn, Receptionist Monica Dunn, Receptionist

As one of the first people to greet clients when they enter the animal hospital and to respond to phone inquiries, Monica realizes that her job is very important. "I strive to ensure that our clients receive the best care and products available to meet their pets' needs," she said. She is proud to be part of a dedicated team of doctors and staff.

Monica obtained her certified management accounting designation in Canada and has been working at Jones Bridge Animal Hospital since October of 2000.

At home, Monica enjoys the company of Sammi, her 1 year old rescued hound, and Rocky, her 5 year old cat. She recently began taking golf lessons and also enjoys traveling and Zumba classes.

Lisa Woodhead, ReceptionistLisa Woodhead, Receptionist

With her friendly and sociable personality, Lisa has been our welcoming receptionist since December 2014. "Jones Bridge Animal Hospital has a wonderful work environment. Everyone is super supportive of each other and are always willing to help out professionally and personally," she says.

In addition to answering incoming calls and greeting clients, Lisa also checks our patients in for their apportionments, boarding stays and Furternity visits.

At home, Lisa has a Keeshond named Wheatley and two cats, Buster and Sophie. She enjoys playing tennis, camping, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Maria C. Sanchez, Receptionist

As our receptionist, Maria likes how friendly both the staff and clients of Jones Bridge Animal Hospital are. In addition to talking with our clients, she enjoys the reward of helping them solve difficult problems. "I like developing relationships with the clients and knowing exactly who they are when they walk in the door," she says.

A member of our team since August 2014, Maria is responsible for scheduling appointments and lodging reservations, answering incoming calls, and providing top-notch customer service.

When she's not working, she spends her time with her family and friends and traveling. Her many hobbies include reading, cooking, Zumba, and photography.

Shannon Wahl, ReceptionistShannon Wahl, Receptionist

Shannon loves meeting new puppy patients and being able to see them grow before her eyes. With her bubbly personality, she eagerly greets each of our clients and develops relationships with them. She is currently majoring in veterinary technology at Gwinnett Technical College and joined our team in July 2013.

"When I first started I loved the atmosphere and all the smiles I got from clients and co-workers," she says. "I also loved the facility and how clean it is."

Shannon has two cats, a calico named Corah and a tabby named Yuki. She also has two dogs, a terrier mix named Lily and a Mastiff named Beau. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, reading, watching Netflix, and going to the gym with her sister and friends.