Client Services

  • Client Service Manager

    Lauren Valken
    School: Oakland University, Bachelor of Science, Health Sciences

    Lauren was born and raised in Southeast Michigan, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences from Oakland University in 2012.   She moved to Chicago in 2013, where she now lives with her boyfriend, Philip, and their two dogs, Napoleon and Dexter.  She enjoys binge-watching shows on Netflix, reading, and exploring Chicago in her free-time.  She hopes to one day start a dog rescue.


  • Client Service

    Katie Escudero

    Katie joined VCA in May of 2014. Before joining us she studied anthropology at the university of New Mexico. Katie is married with 1 daughter, Sofia. She also has 1 new puppy, Leia and 2 cats; Fat Kitty and Chupa. In her spare time she enjoys spending time at her family's horse ranch in Colorado, drawing and of course spending any extra time with her husband and daughter.

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