Client ServiceCora Bonser
Cora moved from Reno, Nevada to Colorado in 2000. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Colorado State University. Upon graduation, she began working with a local Denver animal shelter and joined our team in 2009. Cora has since accepted a full-time job in another industry, but did not want to leave her family here at Park Hill, so you still will see her once a month. Cora shares her home with her husband, Tristan, their dog Charlie, a Great-Pyrenees and Golden Retriever mix and two cats, RoboCop and Cody Cat. She enjoys getting outside, hanging out with family and friends and enjoying all of what Colorado has to offer.
Client ServiceBrooke Gladstone
Brooke is a Colorado native and joined our team in January 2008. She is a full time student at University of Colorado – Denver, working on her master’s in Public History and Museum Studies. She received her associates degree in veterinary technology from Colorado Mountain College in 2005; she is currently a Certified Veterinary Technician and a member of the Colorado Association for Certified Veterinary Technicians. She often volunteers her technician skills to the Humane Society's Veterinary Field Services program by traveling to Indian Reservations and providing free veterinary care for the natives. She is an outdoors enthusiast and often spends her free time hiking, camping, or snow shoeing. She is the proud pet parent to her three rescues -- Louise, a border collie; Ralphie, a sheltie; and Mr. Tumnus, her cat.
Client ServiceSusanna Pasillas
Susanna is a Colorado native. She recently graduated in December 2012 from Regis University. At Regis she received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Susanna is strongly passionate about the medical industry in humans and pets. Prior to her college education she attended St. Mary’s Academy and graduated from Arrupe Jesuit High school in 2008. In early February she joined the Client Service Team at VCA Park Hill. In her spare time she works at Starbucks. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, rafting and spending time outdoors. She is a mother to her 5year old male Chihuahua Precious.
Client ServiceJ.B. Trost
J.B. Trost was born and raised in Illinois but has been a Colorado resident since 1973 after relocating to Colorado Springs to teach vocal music and create a music department at The Colorado Springs School in the Broadmoor area. He has a Masters in Education from the University of Illinois and has spent much of his professional life teaching in Chicago as well as at Air Academy High School and Rampart High School in Colorado Springs. He also served as Conductor and Musical Director at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center for the Colorado Springs Musical Theatre Company. While there he wrote and conducted 2 musicals, one based on the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. After leaving teaching he acquired membership in Actors Equity Association and performed with professional theaters and opera companies in Denver, Colorado Springs, and Aspen, as well as being a guest artist at the University of Northern Colorado. JB's son, Ryan, lives in Connecticut while his daughter, Jennifer teaches in Colorado Springs. J.B. and his life partner, Richard, share their home and life with their adorable West Highland Terrier, Darby.
Client ServiceEmily Yocom
Emily was born and raised in Colorado. She graduated from the University of Illinois Springfield in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in biology, hoping that one day she would be able to dedicate her life to animals in need. Upon graduating, Emily moved back to Colorado to be closer to family. Outside of work, Emily likes to spend time with family (especially her nephew Henry), travel, and volunteer for different animal-related events. She lives in Denver's Cheeseman Park neighborhood with her longtime boyfriend, Michael, her Shih Tzu Molly, and three-legged rescue cat, Gage.