Jill grew up in the Chicagoland area and then moved to Colorado to attend the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology where she received an associates degree in Animal Technology in 2002. After working at an Equine Referral Practice in Colorado, Jill decided to move back to Illinois. After working on a horse farm for three years she then worked for a small animal practice as a technician in Barrington, IL for approximately five years. She now is very excited to be a full time employee at Army Trail Animal Hospital as a technician. She spends part of her time working at the horse farm. Jill enjoys spending time with her animals: 3 dogs, riding her horse, camping, hiking and playing volleyball.