Kelli Geswein, CVPM – Practice Manager
Kelli joined CLAH in August of 2000 after working for another local animal clinic for 3 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Fairmont State University in 2002. Kelli has seen the CLAH practice grow from a staff of 4 to almost 100 employees, which has made every year of her employment exciting, interesting, and a learning experience. Kelli oversees the daily operations of the practice including but not limited to the financial, human resources, marketing, staff management, and client service aspects. She became a CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) in January 2015 and completes 48 hours of continuing education in management every other year.
Kelli resides in Fredricktown, PA with her boyfriend Will and their two dogs Rose and Abbi.
In her free time she enjoys canoeing, traveling, hiking, camping, bonfires, hanging out with friends and family and lots of live music!
Debra Gawthrop – Office Manager
Debra has been in management most of her career. She joined CLAH in March 2015. Her responsibilities include customer service relations, accounts receivables, reception staff support and helps to oversee the daily operations of the hospital.
Debra obtained her Cosmetology Operator, Teacher & Managers license at Pittsburgh Beauty Academy. After working in a salon for several years, she became an instructor & then the Director of Potomac Academy of Hair Design in Falls Church, VA. After moving back to West Virginia, she spent several years in office management at Humberson Truck & Parts. Debra’s most recent position prior to joining CLAH was with West Virginia University as an Administrative Associate.
Debra resides in Bruceton Mills where she enjoys family time with her husband Rodney, daughter Courtney & boyfriend Jay, son Austin & girlfriend Marissa, & step sons. She has two dogs: Chloe & Peanut; & one cat: Izzy.
Nancy Eisentrout – Business Manager
Nancy came to CLAH in April 2015 after working most of her career in the human healthcare finance area. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master’s in Business Administration from West Virginia University. Nancy’s areas of responsibilities include the financial and administrative management of the hospital.
Nancy grew up on a farm in the Bruceton Mills area of Preston County, but currently resides in Morgantown. She has a Maltese dog named Spencer, and a rescued three-legged puppy named Bandit. She enjoys Mountaineer sports, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Tammy Rowan, RVT – General Practice and Emergency Team Manager
Tammy has been a veterinary technician since 1987. She received her degree in Animal Health Technology from Median School of Allied Health Careers in Pittburgh, PA. She has spent the majority of her career working in a mixed practice which allowed her many opportunities to work on a wide variety of animals. One of her most rewarding accomplishments has been successfully raising numerous abandoned and abused exotic cats. Tammy aided in the founding of an orphanage for these big cats.
She has been our Lead Technician since 2004.
When she is not tending to the needs of our patients, Tammy enjoys spending time attending her son’s hockey games and her daughter’s horse shows. She shares her home with her husband Ted and their 2 children Teddy and Hannah, as well as 7 dogs, 6 cats, 3 guinea pigs and 3 horses.
Sherry Metz – Boarding Team Manager
Sherry starting working for CLAH in 2003. She has always loved animals, so doing this job just comes so naturally to her! Working in the kennel doesn’t feel like work for her, she enjoys being around all the different pets that come to board at CLAH.
Her husband Carl and her 2 daughters, Lauren and Carrie also love animals. Lauren worked with Sherry at CLAH for several years and still comes in periodically to cover a shift or two just to get to visit with the pets that are boarding.
She and Carl share their home with 4 beautiful dogs, Dolly, Daisy, Scrappy and Rocky.
Nicole is from Clarksburg, WV and has lived in Morgantown for 10 years. She is married to a great guy named Shawn who helps with repairs around the clinic.
Nicole graduated from Clarksburg Beauty Academy in 2004 and has 14+ years of management experience.
Nicole and Shawn have two dogs; Sherlock (the Great Dane) and Akeeylon (the Doberman), their only children. Nicole is very dedicated to her work. She is secretary of her Home Owners Association and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening and traveling. She would like to become more involved in pet rescues and rescuing.