Topaz Veterinary Clinic

1804 E. Southern Avenue #9
Tempe, AZ 85282


Our Staff - Topaz Veterinary Clinic - Tempe, AZ





Veterinary Technician/Hospital Administrator


Traci was born in Illinois and moved to Arizona when she was 4. She has always had a love of animals and a passion to help improve their lives. Traci attended Pima Medical Institute and received her certification in 2009. She started working at Topaz in 2010. Traci left Topaz in 2019 and worked at a veterinary diagnostic lab prior to returning to Topaz in 2020. Traci currently has a feisty Siamese cat named Ember. In her free time, she enjoys reading, being outdoors (when the weather permits!), and spending time with her family and friends.



Katie- veterinary assistant at Topaz Veterinary Clinic


Veterinary Technician


Katie was born and raised in Tempe AZ. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2015 and has been with Topaz since 2016. Before being a veterinary technician she was a preschool teacher, but she always knew that she ultimately wanted to work with animals.  Katie has a Chihuahua named Sophie and a mischievous cat named Veto Danger. In her free time she enjoys baking, dancing, watching reality TV and sports, as well as hiking and fishing. 




Certified Veterinary Technician


Charlene was born in California and moved to Arizona when she was 7. She has always had a passion for animals and had a variety of different creatures growing up. Charlene graduated from Anthem College in 2014 with an Associate's of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology and became a Certified Veterinary Technician. Charlene has been with Topaz since July 2018. Charlene currently has 3 Labs: Yukina, Raven and Omelet, as well as a German Shepherd Mix named Athena. In her free time she enjoys hiking, fishing, video games, and anime with her husband. She dock dives all 3 of her Labs and is a member of Arizona Dock Dogs Club.




Certified Veterinary Technician


Celeste was born and raised in Arizona and has been around animals her entire life.  Animals bring her incredible joy and she is the proud owner of 3 cats, 1 dog and a snake.  She graduated from the veterinary technician program with her Associate’s Degree at Pima Medical Institute and has since gone on to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Her goal is to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in zoology from Grand Canyon University, and she would eventually love to work with wild animals at a zoo or sanctuary in Oregon.




Receptionist/Certified Veterinary Technician 


Mandy was born in Louisiana and moved to Arizona in 2020. She was in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years, and that is where she found her love of animals. She graduated from San Diego State with a Bachelors in Psychology, and then went to Penn Foster and became a Certified Veterinary Technician. She was at an emergency veterinary hospital prior to coming to Topaz. She has one dog, a German Shepherd named Echo. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.




Veterinary Technician 


Leslie was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2017 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant. Since being in the veterinary field she has developed a passion for dentistry and senior pet care. She has two Chihuahuas, one Pitbull, and one cat at home. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, watching Disney movies, and traveling.



Conor Ann

Veterinary Assistant


Conor Ann recently graduated from ASU with a Bachelors in Applied Biological Sciences. She plans to continue her education in the hopes of becoming a Veterinarian. She would like to focus on alternative pain management and rehabilitation strategies. Conor Ann loves being a part of the veterinary field since animals have been the most important part of her life. She has a tripod cat named Maisie and a calico cat named Mollie. Conor is a certified scuba diver and yoga teacher!