Kelli is a Native Oregonian, Born and raised here in Portland Oregon. She graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program at Apollo college in 2005 and started working at Pet Sam in November of 2005. She worked at Pet Samaritan for 11 years starting as a technician for several years then moved to reception before finally settling as the pharmacy technician. Life took her to Fairbanks Alaska in 2016 where She lived for a couple years working at Mt. McKinley Veterinary Hospital, the clinic Dr. Erickson used to work at when she lived in Fairbanks long ago. She moved back home and returned to working at Pet Sam in March of this year as the inventory and ordering specialist. She always had a passion for animals and has 2 wonderful dogs a pitbull named Carmela and pit/lab Mix named Duke as well as a Sassy cat named Tulu.