Ohio State at Marysville Staff Bios

Julie Becker, MS, clinic manager
Julie grew up in Marysville. She completed a bachelor's degree in animal sciences and agricultural communication at Ohio State and spent more than 10 years in Montana after completing her master's degree at Montana State. Julie enjoys "putting out fires." "I like to make sure the clients are happy so we keep them coming back," she said. She also enjoys the challenge of working with students, especially the requests that they get for internships and externships all across the country.

Brandi Maxie, RVT, receptionist
Brandi started at the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. After spending four years as an equine intensive care technician, she transferred to the Marysville office in 2006. "I love the atmosphere here," she said. An animal lover since kindergarten, Brandi currently has four horses, one of whom is a cancer survivor.

Danielle Ventola, RVT, receptionist
Danielle graduated from Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree in animal sciences while pursuing an associate’s degree in veterinary technology from Columbus State Community College. Prior to graduation, Danielle completed an internship at OSU Large Animal Services which led to her hiring in June, 2011. “I have always wanted to work with animals, especially within the large animal field,” she said.