Beckie has had a passion for animals her whole life. As a child, she participated in 4-H, obedience training her personal pet, and then volunteering with obedience trainers and wildlife rehabilation while she was in college. Beckie graduated with her degree in Veterinary Medical Technology in 2007 and became licensed that same year. Since 2008, Beckie has served on the Executive Board for the North Carolina Association of Veterinary Technicians and in 2014, began serving as Treasurer for the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America.
Beckie has published several articles in various professional publications, and enjoys speaking at National Conferences across the country. Beckie lives and works in Wilmington, NC, where is Executive Director of 3K9 Working Dogs, Inc. She owns Techs For Pets, LLC, a consulting and relief service company as well as K9 Fitness, a personal training service for people and their pets! Whenever possible, Beckie enjoys getting to the beach to fish, run, or just hang out with her husband, Timmy. Her fur family is made up of 5 dogs and 2 cats, most of which she was, of course “not going to keep”!