Dr. Ren Garcia

Founder, Chief of Staff

Dr. Garcia is the Founder and Chief of Staff of Green Dog Veterinary Center.

Dr. Michael Geist

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Michael Geist serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Green Dog Veterinary Center and is a board-certified internal medicine specialist and practitioner. His degrees include: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Diplomate of the American College of Internal Medicine (DACVIM).

Dr. André Faro

Director of Veterinary Education

Dr. André Faro is a licensed veterinary professor from Brazil, renowned for his specialized expertise in veterinary soft tissue surgery, oncology, and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Heather Rally

Medical Director, Sherman Oaks

Dr. Heather Rally is the Medical Director of the Green Dog Veterinary Center in Sherman Oaks.

Marc Mercury

Chief Operating Officer

Marc Mercury serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Green Dog Veterinary Center. Marc came to Green Dog with 15 combined years in management in the investment and animal care fields. His preference is the world of animal care.

Gladys Juliette

Chief Communications Officer

Gladys Juliette serves as the Chief Communications Officer for Green Dog Veterinary Center. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from UCLA. She is passionate about effective communication, problem solving, and great leadership.

Deija Lighon

Clinical Director

Deija Lighon serves as the Clinical Director for Green Dog Veterinary Center and is a licensed Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).

Bianca Alfonso

Administrative Director

Bianca Alfonso serves as the Administrative Director for Green Dog Veterinary Center. Bianca began her journey with Green Dog in 2015 and has been a key contributor to the practice's growth.

Brittany Kalinowski

Marketing Director

Brittany Kalinowski serves as the Marketing Director for Green Dog Veterinary Center. With a lifelong adoration for animals, Brittany initially aspired to become a veterinarian. However, upon discovering her aversion to surgeries, she gracefully transitioned into a creative career.

Laurence Marai

Referral Coordinator

Laurence Marai serves as the Referral Coordinator for Green Dog Veterinary Center. With experience in entertainment finance and a decade-long journey in the veterinary field, Laurence's love for dogs and dedication to their care shine through.