Meet Our Team

Diane has been smiling and greeting clients for over 3 years. As the practice manager every day is a new adventure! She is committed to creating a place that is dedicated to providing our patients with the best care possible and our clients with exceptional customer service. Diane feels very fortunate to have found a team that is passionate about providing the highest level of care. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, camping and hanging outside with her 4 dogs

Sarah started at Sugar Hill in May 2014 after graduating from Gwinnett Tech’s Veterinary Technology program with a degree in applied animal sciences. Her specialty is helping pet parents cope with the process of end of life decisions. She is currently enrolled with the American Institute of Health Care Professionals to become a Certified Pet Loss Grief Recovery Specialist. She looks forward to starting a support group for grieving pet parents. A true animal lover she has 3 dogs, 5 cats, many reptiles and chickens!

Beverly has been at Sugar Hill for over 7 years. Her love for animals is what drew her to working in the kennel and creating our Doggie Daycare. Beverly’s goal is to make your pets visit to our pet resort and day care center easy on you and enjoyable for your pet. She is also great with puppies and socialization in our daycare. She is also Pet CPR and First Aid Certified. When Beverly isn’t at work she is enjoying time in her garden, camping or spending time on her boat. She has a great love for rescues and currently owns 8 dogs.

Wendi started working at Sugar Hill in May of 2002. In addition to providing pets with quality care, she also runs our Explorer Program which mentors high school students that have an interest in the veterinary field. She also assists patients with aquatic exercise and laser therapy. Her interests also include geriatric care for pets. This animal lover has 4 dogs and 5 cats.

Danielle has been a wonderful addition to the Sugar Hill family. She loves to groom because she can build long lasting relationships with pets and people! She is motivated by her intense love of animals and customer service to develop a special place for dog owners to finally find fantastic pet style. She has been grooming for over 7 years and also enjoys training groomers! Danielle is a member of National Cat Groomers Institute of America and is also Pet CPR and First Aid Certified. She is also a AKC Salon Safety Certified Groomer and loves to canine massage and acupressure. When she is at home with her husband and daughter she enjoys hanging out with her 2 dogs and many chickens!

Anna, has been providing remarkable customer service for 2 years. Anna feels honored to have opportunity to work with such a passionate group of people and to assist such amazing clients and their companion animals. Her goal is to exceed every clients expectations with top notch level of care in an efficient manner. She has recently had a baby girl and loves to spend time outside hanging by the pool. She has two dogs.

Diane Pownall

Practice Manager

Anna Daniels

Office Manager

Jennifer Garner, RVT

Lead Tech

Jennifer joined the clinic in June 2009. She has a degree in Applied Animal Sciences from Gwinnett Tech’s Veterinary Technology program. Jennifer enjoys all aspects of being a tech, including dentistry and assisting in surgeries. Outside of the clinic she enjoys breeding and showing Rottweilers and participating in 5K’s.

Sarah Smith, RVT

Elie Alexander
Surgical Tech

Elie has been with Sugar Hill since 2014.  A 2013 graudate from Berry College with an Animal Science Degree and a minor in chemisty. Married in 2016, Elie has two dogs and one cat.  When she is not calming pet owner’s nerves for and after surgery she  is the president of the Atlanta Harmony Celebration, a womens barbershop chorus.

Beverley Montelone 
Boarding Manager

Danielle Anderson 
Groomimg Manager

Wendi Barcroft
Vetenrinary Assisant