Kim Heisel proudly resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband and their two boys. She entered the veterinary field in 1998 as a second career. Since that time, she has had the honor and privilege of a very diverse veterinary career. Kim has worked in day, specialty/referral, and emergency practices with a strong background of both work as a technician and practice manager in those facilities. She has also worked in industry on the manufacturing side, performed consulting in practices, and created/presented CE presentations for veterinarians and support staff. She attended school at St. Petersburg College in Florida where she earned her Bachelors in veterinary technology with a concentration in clinical and hospital management. Kim is a registered veterinary technician and also obtained the designation of Certified Veterinary Practice Manager. She is an active member of VSPN as a board moderator, VHMA, VECCS, NAVTA, and NCAVT.
Her interests and passions in veterinary medicine include emergency and internal medicine, staff development, practice management, animal behavior, and public speaking. In her free time, Kim spending time with her family, enjoying the outdoors, cooking, photography, reading, and coaching Carolina Panther’s football from the sidelines every chance she gets. She has a houseful of pets that is constantly changing as she brings in new rescue pets and finds other homes.