Heike joined SVA in  2020, stepping into her position just in time for the COVID-19 outbreak and all of the huge changes that came with it. She has a long history in veterinary medicine having worked every position in a veterinary clinic except as a doctor. Her amazing sense of humor, knowledge of veterinary medicine, and devotion to customer service has made her a perfect fit to help lead Seattle Veterinary Associates into its next 50 years. She currently shares her life with a bearded drahthaar named Radar, two cats, and two horses named Cuervo and Patito.