Jennifer Jones, CVPM – Practice Manager
Jennifer was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and moved to Asheville in 1997. She is a 2009 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Administration. She received her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) credentials in 2015. She currently lives in Leicester with her husband, Travis, and their furry children, two Welsh Corgis, Wrigley and Duncan, and two silly kitties, Avery and Maggie. Their angel Corgi, Brewster, watches over them and Beacon, too! Jennifer enjoys traveling to the coast whenever she can, hitting a few golf balls now and then, and spending time with her family.
Carmen Fenwick – Client Relations / Receptionist
Carmen grew up in DeKalb, Illinois. She graduated from Iowa State University with degrees in secondary and adult education. Carmen began her career teaching high school home economics in a small, rural Illinois town. Later, she provided home based services for preschool children with disabilities which transformed into designing and implementing educational programs for new parents. With education always being the key to each of her different job positions, working at Beacon as a receptionist has been no exception. Carmen, her husband, three children, and their boxer dog, have lived in several states along the East coast plus in Northern Ireland and England. In her free time, she enjoys designing and sewing clothes, quilting, cross-stitching, and reading.
Renée Caron – Client Relations / Receptionist
Renee moved to Western North Carolina 6 years ago from Durham, NC. She has over 20 years administrative experience working in human medicine and academia. She began her career in veterinary medicine volunteering as a dog walker, became an adoption counselor at a local animal shelter and spent time working at REACH Animal Emergency since settling in the mountains. She lives in Leicester with her dogs Bronx and Ivy and enjoys painting in her spare time. She is excited to be part of a primary practice and watching your furry family members grow and live their healthiest lives!
Audria Pace, RVT- Veterinary Nurse
Audria lives in Black Mountain with her feline partners, Raymond and Pixie. She grew up with many pets in Saluda, NC, raised by a mother who gave her a compassionate heart and love of all creatures. She has traveled many career paths from waitress to museum exhibit fabricator to professional decorative artist to RVT. Graduating from the 2011 AB Tech Vet Technology program, she continued on in specialty and emergency practices. Audria enjoys art, music, creative crafty pursuits, traveling, and a good pint of local cider. She is so excited to be a part of the Beacon Family, and looks forward to meeting you and your furry family members soon.
Larissa Clegg – Veterinary Nurse
Bio Coming Soon!