Meet Our Support Staff


Patient Care Team

Delaney

Delaney

Registered Veterinary Technician

Delaney has loved working with animals since she was a small child. Her passion started her volunteering at the Burbank Animal Shelter in high school. She completed her Girl Scout gold award project improving areas at the Burbank Animal Shelter for more bunnies, ducks, turtles, and small farm birds.

After spending two years at Pasadena City College, she moved on to complete the accelerated veterinary technician program at Platt College in Alhambra with honors. She also continues to volunteer at the shelter.

When she is not working or volunteering she spends time with her friends, family, her dog Dakota, her two cats Joey and Simba at her home in Burbank.

Leah

Leah

Registered Veterinary Technician

Leah started working in the veterinary field in 2001 while going to school to be a vet tech. She graduated from Pierce College in 2004 with her degree in Veterinary Technology and has been an RVT since April 2005.

She has known Dr. Popescu since 2003, when they both worked together in La Crescenta. Her previous work also includes driving and working on a spay/neuter program truck and some work with birds, pocket pets, and other exotics.

She currently has no pets of her own (yet), but is an avid backyard birder and likes to feed the Mourning Cloak butterfly that visits her family at their La Crescenta home.

Armen

Armen

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Armen is in the process of getting his Bachelor's Degree at California State University Northridge in pursuit of his dream of going to vet school. He is proud to have joined the Nordhoff Veterinary Hospital team, looking to gain new insight in the field of veterinary medicine.

We're happy to have Armen join us here at the hospital before and after classes, providing a much needed extra pair of hands! In his free time Armen enjoys exercising, playing basketball, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. He lives in nearby Northridge with his family and dog, Bam Bam.

Tracey

Tracey

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Tracey is a UC Davis graduate with a Bachelors in Animal Science. She is also currently attending the Universidad de Guadalajara to become a veterinarian. Tracey has been an animal lover since she was a child, growing up playing with with calves, chickens, and piglets in El Salvador. She aspires to one day have her own practice and develop an organization in El Salvador to recover bird populations and help injured birds.

When not working with the Nordhoff team, Tracey enjoys whale watching, hiking, fast cars, gastronomy (cooking AND eating!), and interacting with animals large and small. She has a feisty chihuahua named Justin, two German Shepherd mixes, Junior and Ringo, and a female lovebird named Manolo.

Amanda

Amanda

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Amanda began working in the veterinary field as a receptionist for two and a half years and is now thrilled to be working as a veterinary assistant at Nordhoff Veterinary Hospital.

She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from The Master’s College and is currently studying to become a veterinary technician with the Penn Foster program.

Amanda enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing piano, and going on walks with her Australian Shepherd, Violet.

Norma

Norma

Veterinary Assistant

Norma was born in Oakland, CA and grew up with a love of dogs. She completed her veterinary technician schooling at Carington College in San Leandro, CA. She has been working in the veterinary field for about 3 years.

Norma joined the Nordhoff team upon moving to Los Angeles with her husband in August 2016. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, her dog, reading novels, or gaming.


Client Care Team

Ashley

Ashley

Client Care Coordinator

We're thrilled to welcome Ashley to our team! Ashley has been involved in the veterinary field since 2014, first studying animal science at Pierce College, then working full-time as a client care coordinator at another local hospital.

She has a 3 year old guinea pig named Heisenberg, as well as being involved in guinea pig rescue.

In her time off, Ashley enjoys spending time with her son and family, running and exercising, and being in nature.

Cindi

Cindi

Client Care Coordinator and RVT

A graduate of Pierce College and a credentialed Registered Veterinary Technician, Cindi brings years of experience caring for pets and a great love of animals. However her real passion is caring for their owners! She can always be relied upon for a smile or a kind word when you need it the most; we’re thrilled to have her warm and knowledgeable presence on our front office team!

When not working, Cindi enjoys spending time with her family, which includes two very spirited English Springer Spaniels.

Helen

Helen

Client Care Coordinator and Certified Veterinary Assistant

Helen brings 11 years of customer service experience, a great commitment to helping pets and their people, and an always-exuberant smile to our front office team!

In addition to her love of animals, she enjoys arts and crafts and visiting museums. Helen recently moved back to California from the Midwest to be closer to family and lives nearby with her husband and their young daughter.

Cortney

Cortney

Client Care Coodinator

Cortney rejoins the client care team after taking 3 years off to stay home with her son. Cortney had previously worked with Dr. Popescu's team for 6 years. In addition to spending her Saturdays here at Nordhoff, she also runs the hospital website and designs our marketing materials.

Cortney loves art of all kinds and is currently illustrating a children's picture book. She lives in Glendale with her husband, son, and cat, Looper.

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