Devon Strege

Registered Veterinary Technician and Inventory Manager

Devon Strege moved to Tucson from California and started working at Twin Peaks Veterinary Center in April of 2013. Devon attended Western Career College in CA, and brings forth years of varied veterinary technician experience! We are excited to have her on our team! When Devon is not at work, she is spending time with Chris and their many family pets. Devon was recently promoted to Inventory Manager this last year. She will continue splitting her time working as a technician along with managing the various inventory of the clinic.


Amanda Davis

Veterinary Assistant

Amanda Davis has worked at Twin Peaks Veterinary Center since March of 2011! She is currently continuing her education by becoming a certificated veterinary technician. Along with her technician duties, she is also one of our tech trainers who provides knowledge and expertise to our new employees. Amanda is a graduate of the assistant program at Pima Medical Institute and says she continues to learn something new every day. She shares her home with two very fluffy dogs named Boo Boo and Sprocket, and her cat Clarence.


Danielle Martino

Veterinary Assistant

Danielle Martino returned to Twin Peaks Veterinary Center early in 2013. She graduated from the Carrington College Veterinary Assistant program and now works as a veterinary assistant. Along with her technician duties, she is also one of our tech trainers who provides knowledge and expertise to our new employees. When she is not at work she is spending time with her daughter, and two, four-legged family members: Dolce and Charlie. Danielle always has a cheerful smile and particularly enjoys the surgery area.


Marsha Byers

Veterinary Assistant

Marsha grew up in Ft. Collins, Colorado and lived in Tucson for 7 years where she first began working as a Veterinary Assistant at another local clinic. She returned back to Colorado where she continued to work in the field for another 7 years before returning to Tucson this past January. She has always enjoyed working in the field and has worked with both large and small animals. She has owned many pets in her life, but currently has a Siberian Husky named Loki. When she isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her husband and her daughter.


Carina Melgarejo

Certified Veterinary Technician

Carina graduated from Pima Community College in 2015 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science earning her certification as a veterinary technician. She began working with Twin Peaks Veterinary Center in September of 2016. Since she was a little girl she always wanted to work with animals and now she can’t imagine doing anything else. Carina loves working with all types of animals and hopes to one day work with exotics again. In her spare time she loves to be outdoors or enjoy a night in with her two dogs, Tito a ShihTzu and Chachi a Maltipoo.


Kaylee Cody

Veterinary Assistant

Kaylee always knew her passion was to work with animals, so in 2011 she pursued a Veterinary Assisting Certificate at Pima Medical Institute. She has one dog, an Aussie named Bowser, and in her spare time she likes to hike, watch movies, write, and of course take Bowser out for long walks.


Jessica Strenge-Libasci

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica has worked with Twin Peaks Veterinary Center since March of 2015. She is currently in the Veterinary Technician program at Pima Community College and hopes to graduate in May of 2017 with her Associates in Applied Science. She plans to then take her board exam to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Jessica knew ever since she was young that she wanted to pursue a career with animals. She particularly enjoys surgeries and dentals and plans to take her knowledge from Twin Peaks into large animal practices like desert museums, zoos, or a big cat rescue. In her free time Jessica enjoys playing soccer, working out, and hanging out with her Rottweiler named Aries and her cat Timmy.


Brittany Murphy

Veterinary Assistant

Brittany has been a member of Twin Peaks Veterinary Center since March of 2015. She recently graduated from the University of Arizona with her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Sciences. Growing up on her family’s ranch, Brittany has always had a passion to care for animals and hopes to expand her knowledge and experience here at Twin Peaks. She has a Golden Retriever named Mia and a beautiful Palomino horse named Nosy. In her spare time she loves to run, hike, read, draw, and spend time with family and friends.


Vanesa Valencia

Certified Veterinary Technician

Vanesa was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and has worked at TPVC since July of 2015. She is a graduate of Pima Medical Institute’s Veterinary Assisting and Veterinary Technology program where she learned more about veterinary nursing and obtained her associate’s degree in Applied Science. Upon graduating, she applied to sit for her national and state examinations, where she earned her certificate to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Vanesa has many interests in the veterinary field but particularly enjoys surgical and laboratory procedures. When she is not at work, she is spending time with her animal family and enjoys hobbies such has practicing yoga and meditation, hiking, attending live music shows, and playing the piano.


Cynthia Silvia

Veterinary Assistant

Cynthia began working at Twin Peaks Veterinary Center in September of 2015, and brought with her 8 years of experience in the veterinary field. Currently, she is continuing her education to obtain her certificate as a veterinary technician. Cynthia loves working with our furry friends who need a little extra love due to anxiety, and does a wonderful job with them! She has a special interest in dentistry and surgeries in the veterinary field and enjoys the learning experiences she is gaining at Twin Peaks. She has a BIG furry family that include a Miniature Pinscher named Missy, a Bullmastiff named Ginger and 3 cats: Puss In Boots, Princess, and Sam; along with many other furry animals. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her son and family.


David Lara

Veterinary Assistant

David was born and raised in Northern Virginia and has always had a love and passion for taking care of animals. He has been here in Tucson since November 2014 and began working for Twin Peaks Veterinary Center in September 2015. David has worked in just about all aspects of the animal community for the past 13 years; from kennel tech, vet/surgery assistant, as well as a certified groomer. He spent 7 years at his last clinic in Virginia, where he gained the experience and knowledge that he now brings to Twin Peaks. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends, hiking, fishing, camping, and being out doors with his Plott Hound Pete!


Vanessa Naranjo Garcia

Veterinary Assistant

Vanessa recently graduated from Carrington College as a veterinary assistant in 2016. She started working at Twin Peaks Veterinary Center shortly after in August. Vanessa’s fur family is large, including 5 dogs, a turtle, a bird, 2 goats, and many chickens. Eventually, Vanessa would like to continue her education by becoming a veterinarian for horses. During her free time she enjoys camping, spending time with her pitbull Dexter, and plenty of DIY crafts. Vanessa enjoys watching a pets excitement when reuniting with their owners after a long day and feels that she truly found her calling when she decided to work in the animal field.


Chloe Atkinson

Veterinarian Technician

Chloe Atkinson is currently enrolled in Pima Medical Institutes’ Veterinary Technician program and will soon sit to take her boards to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Chloe began working for Twin Peaks Veterinary Center in September of 2016. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2015 and plans on specializing in emergency and critical care. When she isn’t working or at school, she enjoys spending time with her family and her many pets, including her 4 pet snakes and her English mastiff, Lily.