Technician SupervisorAaron Chapman
School: Richland College - Dallas, TX, Associate in Science
Aaron started with VCA Preston Park in 2000 and became the Technician Supervisor in 2012. Aaron is our Positive Cattitude 'Cat Champion' & "The Cat Whisperer", if you have a sensitive cat or any cat behavior questions, he's your man! Aaron is from the Dallas, TX area and has 6 pets; a Pekingese Mix named "Waffles" and 5 Cats "Ashur", "Charity", "Baby", "Faith", & "Hope" (all rescue pets). Aaron is also an Eagle Scout and served 6 years in the TX Army National Guard as an Abrams Tank Driver & later as a Military Police Officer after 9/11, as part of the "Homeland Defense" deployment. His outside interests include: Painting, Miniature War-Gaming, home-improvement projects, & working with charities like VCA's Community Service Team.
Jessica joined our technician team in 2014. She is from Wylie, TX and enjoys playing video games, spending time with her family, and taking care of her two cats, Chloe and Barry. Her goals in life are to become a CVA and to help pets live a long and healthier life.
Technician"Bre" Breanna Cestari
School: Santa Fe College - Gainsville, FL, Associate in Zoo Animal Technology
Bre started with VCA Preston Park as a Receptionist in 2008. She left us for a few years to work with the Dallas World Aquarium. Then re-joined our team as a Technician in 2013. She loves taking care of her two pets, Baldur her Great Dane, and Tori her tortoise shell kitty. She was born in San Jose, CA but grew up in Plano, TX. She enjoys playing soccer, reading, nature, and spending time with family and friends. She'd eventually like to become an RVT and work at a zoo with exotic animals.
Lara joined our technician team in 2014. She is originally from Northern Minnesota and is the proud parent of Bella, her rescued English Bulldog. Her interests include walking, golf, and being in nature. Her favorite part of her job is caring for the animals.
Technician"Ray" Raynaldo Garcia
School: University of Texas at El Paso
Ray has been a Technician since since 2009 and joined VCA Preston Park's team in 2013. He enjoys cuddling with his four dogs and playing the guitar. He enjoys helping animals and hopes to one day own a dog-friendly restaurant and bar.
Alison joined our technician team in late 2014. Her favorite part of her job is to provide the help and care animals need to stay healthy and happy. She plans on taking the CVAI State Exam soon and is currently applying for veterinary school.
School: Collin College - Plano, TX, CVA - Certified Veterinary Assistant
Arin joined VCA Preston Park's team in 2013 as a CVA intern and soon after joined our full time Technician staff. She is from Allen, TX and enjoys cooking, movies, vinyl records, tofu, and taking care of her four pets; Scat, Koda, Theodore, and Timber. Her favorite part of her job is seeing all the wagging tails and slobbery faces come in. She would like to start training to become a RVT and eventually work for a zoo or large exotic animal practice.
Veterinary AssistantCassie Ellis
School: Collin College - Plano, TX
Cassie joined us in 2014 as an intern while she completed her Veterinary Assistant Certification and is now part of our full-time staff. She is originally from Kentucky and her hobbies include traveling, modeling, and hanging out with her family and friends. She's also the proud owner of two Yorkies; Meeko and Kobie and her favorite part of working here is helping all the animals that come in. Her future goals are going to school to major in Biology or Zoology, maybe even becoming a RVT and traveling the world.