Chelsea M. – Grooming Team Lead
Chelsea is from Salt Lake City, Utah but was raised in Lincoln with her 2 sisters. She began grooming in 2012 and was trained at NAMC after spending time as a Pet Care Technician. Chelsea came back to NAMC in May 2017 as our grooming team lead. Her fur family includes a Chihuahua named Cocoa, a Chiweenie named Panda and 2 Himalayan mixes named Eirene and Daenerys. She enjoys reading, watching movies and cooking shows, and spending time with family and friends.
Brittney grew up in the Chicago area and moved to Lincoln to pursue a career in nursing but soon realized her passion was working with animals. She joined our Grooming team in October 2017 and had been grooming for 2 1/2 years prior. She is a single mom to an adorable daughter. Her hobbies include spending time with her daughter and family, reading, hanging out with friends, traveling and enjoying nature. She has a cat named Dom Kitty Puretto.
Jordyn joined our NAMC family in October 2016. She began her adventure with us as a Pet Care technician and has since moved to grooming to learn the art. She is a Fisheries and Wildlife major at UNL with a focus on Wildlife Ecology and Management. She loves spending time with her Husky and Golden Retriever. Jordyn spent the summer of 2017 camping and studying conservation on a game reserve in Botswana!
Noelle came to Lincoln from Plattsmouth, NE and joined our grooming team in June of 2017. She had 3 years of grooming experience when she started with us. Noelle married her high school sweetheart, Ross. They have 3 fur babies – Jake and Kelce (both Maltese x’s) and a cat named Sarena. Her hobbies include going on long walks with her dogs and husband and reading. When she has time off she likes to go home to Plattsmouth and hang out with her family.
Shelbi grew up in the Kansas City area and moved to Lincoln in 2011. She attended a boarding academy her last 2 years of high school. Shelbi moved to Lincoln to pursue nursing at Union College and got a side job as a dog bather. She fell in love with grooming and has been doing it ever since! Shelbi married her husband in 2014 and they have an adorable daughter. They all share their home with a Husky named Charra, a Border Collie named Gypsi and a cat named Olive. Shelbi loves being a groomer and her favorite part of her job is creating a special bond with pets in her care!
Veronica joined our team as a Pet Care Technician and Groomer in May 2018. She is originally from Columbus, NE. Veronica has 3 dogs – 2 mixed breeds and a Jack Russell Terrier that she does agility and obedience with in her spare time. She also has 2 rats who she spends time teaching tricks to! Outside of her love of animals, Veronica enjoys hiking, writing and photography.
Lisha moved to Lincoln, Nebraska from Austin, Texas in June of 2016 and joined our staff in July of 2016. She moved to Lincoln with her daughter and her pets. Lisha has been in the pet health and welfare industry for over 20 years and is proud to be a member of the health care team at NAMC. In her free time she likes to explore what Nebraska has to offer with her daughter.