Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Cherie Lewis

Cherie Lewis

Veterinary Technician

Cherie joined the staff at Boston Road in December 2009 as one of our veterinary technicians. A graduate of Becker College, she has been a vet tech for 15+ years, and supports the doctors primarily as a surgical and dental tech.

Cherie lives in Westminster with her husband, and has a houseful of pets – Bea and Duncan, her wire haired Dachshunds, and her 3 cats, Dave, Gracie and Toby. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, hiking with her dogs, knitting and quilting.
Veterinary Technician

Donna Finnegan

Donna Finnegan

Veterinary Technician ​

Donna joined the Boston Road team in April of 2015. She began her veterinary career 12 years ago and has been a vet tech for 10 years. Donna has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and enjoys the special bonds between people and their pets.

In her free time, Donna enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, along with her dogs and cats.

Stephen LaLiberte

Stephen LaLiberte

Veterinary Technician ​

Stephen joined Boston Road Animal Clinic in September of 2014. Originally from the area, he began his veterinary career while living in the Greater Boston area. Having evolved from a staff assistant to a fully trained veterinary technician, Stephen is happy to be back and close to family and friends.

Stephen takes pride in his communication skills with clients and their pets. He shares his home with two rambunctious cats, Jinx and Mojo

Desiree Roussin

Desiree Roussin

Veterinary Technician

Desiree joined us here at Boston Road Animal Clinic in July 2019. She started volunteering with animals at 15 years old and has ever since had the wonderful experience of working with animals.
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Desiree also volunteers with exotics at a small zoo located in Bolton, MA called Animal Adventures. She has been able to interact with kangaroos, wallaby, bobcat, foxes, and more.

She lives locally with her boyfriend and their dog Luna, cat Mikey, and bunny Charlie. In her free time she likes to do yoga, lyra, go to the beach, and go for hikes.

Katelyn Pike

Katelyn Pike

Veterinary Assistant

Katelyn joined the staff at Boston Road Animal Clinic in November of 2019. She graduated with a BS in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation and has been volunteering and working with animals for years. From working as a zookeeper to becoming involved with wildlife rehabilitation, she has always been passionate about helping animals and giving them the best possible care. Through these experiences, she has had the opportunity to work with a large variety of native and exotic animals including raptors, lions, elephants, lemurs, foxes, lynx, alligators, wolves and many more.

Katelyn lives locally with her dog Harley and her ferret S'mores. When she's not working or spending time with her animals she enjoys reading, hiking, scuba diving and spending time with her friends and family.

Katey Kintzer

Katey Kintzer

Client Relations

Katey joined the staff here in June 2015.

She graduated from UNH with a BS in Animal Science in 1975, and worked as a licensed Animal Health Technician in Large Animal Anesthesia at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine and the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. She was an instructor in Animal Care, Veterinary Science and Equine Management at Becker College for fifteen years and has been a clicker trainer for numerous species for over twenty years.

Katey lives in Sutton with her dogs, horses, cats, ducks, chickens and gecko!

Alysha Gaudette

Alysha Gaudette

Client Relations

Alysha joined our staff in October 2018. She studied Captive Wildlife Care & Education at Unity College in Maine before taking a break from the cold and heading south for full time sun. She returned to New England in June 2018, after spending 6 warm years in southwest Florida where she worked with both domestic AND exotic animals.

Alysha is a self-described “bird nerd” and has a special place in her heart for parrots. Some of her highlights from the sunshine state were caring for guide dogs in training, helping rescue injured birds for a wildlife rehab, and working with African penguins! She has several years of experience as a client services representative in the veterinary field as well as plenty of animal care knowledge.

Other than animals, Alysha has a passion for line dancing, nature walks, and cooking! Though currently with no pets of her own, she spends her free Saturdays visiting the Mystic Aquarium in CT with her best friend! While there they managed to live a dream of meeting a beluga whale up close!

Gail Lefferts

Gail Lefferts

Client Relations

Gail joined our staff in September 2019 after sending the youngest of her eight children to college. Gail has always had at least one dog but in 2004, she began training and competing in canine agility with her first Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. That interest grew and in 2008 she also began showing and breeding her dogs. At Boston Road Animal Clinic, Gail is enjoying being around staff and clients who share her love of animals. Gail lives in Oxford with her husband. In addition to working with her canines, Gail also enjoys visiting her children who are living as far west as Colorado, south as Virginia and on the North Shore of Massachusetts. In her spare time, she also likes to sew, knit, quilt, garden and read.

Alexandra Hermans

Alexandra Hermans

Kennel Assistant

Alexandra lives in Millbury Massachusetts with her mom, dad, younger sister, and dog. She is a junior at Millbury High where she plays for the varsity soccer team and is an active member of Best Buddies, a club where people can form friendships with people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities.

She loves spending time with animals, especially dogs and horses, and has the aspirations of one day becoming a veterinarian.

Karina LeBlanc

Karina LeBlanc

Kennel Assistant

I live in Sutton, and I attend Holy Name High School, where I am a senior. I hope to further my education in college, and look to study engineering in the future. I am an avid tennis player, playing both recreationally and competitively. I also enjoy winter activities which include skiing and snowshoeing. Amongst the many activities that I do in my free time, my favorite thing is spending time with my pets. I have two cats, a dog, and a rabbit.

John Stevenson

John Stevenson

Business Manager

John came on board as Business Manager with the beginning of the clinic’s new ownership in December 2009.

John’s responsibilities cover all things non-medical including finance/accounting, HR, advertising/marketing, and general business operations.

Actively playing soccer, John enjoys most sports, likes hiking and walking with his dogs, reading, music, good food and quality tv shows and movies. He appreciates and values his free time with family and friends, and his household includes the family’s 2 dogs, and 4 cats.