Meet The Staff

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    Lauren Hartmann
    Office Manager

    Lauren is a driven multi-tasker who earned her BS in Animal Science at the University of Delaware. She joined our staff in August 2002 and keeps our hospital’s 'moving parts' in sync by coordinating technician’s schedules and managing a multitude of inventory items such as medications, medical supplies and prescription foods.

    Family pets: two Maine Coon cats named 'Franny & 'Zooey'

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    Alexandria Rao
    Assistant Manager

    Alex is a hands-on administrator who joined our staff in February 2015. The intricate environment of Three Village Animal Hospital’s A/R, A/P, and payroll functions requires Alex’s in-depth knowledge and detail-oriented skills, and it is in her capacity as Assistant Manager that the continual smooth operation of our hospital is assured.

    Family pet: a Chihuahua Pomeranian named 'Lance'

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    Michelle Ausili, LVT
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Michelle is a compassionate animal caregiver who joined our staff in July 2015. In 2010, after earning her BS in Criminal Justice (with a double-minor in Psychology and Political Science) from Sacred Heart University, she changed her career direction and enrolled in Suffolk County Community College's Veterinary Technician Program. Since becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2016, she's gained extensive experience in emergency care and small/large animal nursing. 

    Family pet: a mixed breed dog named 'Oakley'

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    Erin Maniscalco
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Erin is a pet lover who first joined our staff in 2007. She became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2008 after earning her degree from Suffolk County Community College’s Veterinary Technician Program. After leaving us in 2015 to start a family, Erin resumed her career here in 2022, and we’re thrilled to have her back!

    Family pets: two mixed-breed dogs named ‘Echo’ and ‘Charlie’, and two domestic shorthair cats named ‘Tea’’ and ‘Binx’

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    Jessica Darakis

    Jessica has a flair for communicating with animals and joined our staff in September 2005. In addition to her many responsibilities at Three Village Veterinary Hospital, she has acquired two decades of experience working with animals at North Shore Animal League and currently works in their Pet Behavior Department. Jessica also has expertise in all things 'Web', and it is in her capacity as Social Media Manager that she keeps our wonderful clients informed of all the happenings at Three Village Veterinary Hospital.

    Family pets: two domestic shorthair cats named 'Maggie' and 'Shiva'

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    Stephanie Nucci
    Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

    Stephanie desired a change after an established career in the healthcare field and joined our staff in September 2021. Her love of caring for others, combined with her love of animals, presented the perfect future career path as a Veterinary Technician. Stephanie recently graduated from Animal Behavior College as a Veterinary Assistant and is excited about her new career at Three Village Veterinary Hospital.

    Family pet: a Pug named 'Bruce'