the Allied ER Veterinary Service team

Our team as a whole carries multiple decades of Emergency Medicine experience and is equally passionate about being a part of exceptional patient care. Learn more about our team and why we love what we do so much.

Our Incredible Team

Kara Nelsen

Kara Nelsen DVM, MPH

Medical Director


Jessica Towley BS, CVT, VTS (ECC)

Hospital Director
Gianna Tuckner

Gianna Tuckner, CVT Anoka, Mn

Practice Manager

Olivia Larson, CVT Eau Claire, WI

Practice Manager

Leslie Epstein BSM, CVT - Minneapolis, MN & Brooklyn Park, WI

Practice Manager


Diana Schaapveld, CVT Minneapolis, MN

Practice Manager

Brian Kleist

People and Operations Director