Christel joined Willow Run as a full time certified veterinary technician in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Medical Technology with a minor in biology from Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Living in Harrisburg, with her husband Jim, she now works two days a week. They have two cats, Junior and Tippy and a Cockatiel named Sammy. Christel enjoys reading, spending time with family and traveling with her husband. Her bucket list includes visiting all fifty states and as many national parks as possible.