Our Team

Kimberly Swentkowski

Kimberly Swentkowski - Director of Operations

Kimberly graduated SUNY- Delhi majoring in Equine Science. She trained thoroughbred racehorses for about 25 Years. She then pursued a career in small animals and worked for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center as a triage nurse, technician, and patient care coordinator. She joined the NHVH team in 2017. In her spare time she loves going to the beach (OCNJ) and spending time with her husband , 2 boys and dog “Mya”

Christina Shafer

Christina Shafer - Technician

Christina graduated from Millersville University where she majored in Biology. Before coming to NHVH, she worked at Metropolitan Veterinary Associates for 9 years in the Surgery department, Treatment department, & Emergency service. Christina joined the NHVH team in November 2018. Her pets include a cat named Syd, a turtle named Turbo,  and a dog named Mano. In her free time, Christina enjoys being lazy with her husband and pets, traveling, kayaking, & hiking. 

Kelly Marcinek

Kelly Marcinek - Technician 

Kelly has been a member of the New Hope Veterinary Hospital team since 2001. She has worked in the animal field since she was 14 years old. Kelly rescued her first cat when she was 9 years old and knew this was her calling in life. She is a registered ACO (Animal Control Officer).  Kelly spends all of her spare time with her puppy Sully and his 2 dog brothers Roo and Augie. Kelly also shares her home with four cats and 11 tarantulas. Kelly enjoys reading and going to dog parks.

Edward Kenna - Technician

Edward Kenna graduated from Harcum College in 2010 and became a certified veterinary technician that same year. He been in the veterinary field for 10 plus years. He has experience with surgery, anesthesia, venipuncture, radiology and much more. Edward has experience with both cats and dogs. Some of his favorite breeds are Bulldogs, Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers and German Shorthaired Pointers. His favorite type of cats are orange cats. But has a general appreciation for all our furry friends. He started at New Hope Veterinary Hospital in August 2020 and hopes his past experience can help the hospital and its clients with their pets needs.

emily hofmann

Emily Hofmann - Veterinary Assistant

Emily graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as a full time student athlete for softball. She majored in English Studies with a minor in Communications. She is currently enrolled in Penn Foster for an associate degree to become a Certified Veterinary Technician, to which she will then qualify for her Veterinary Technician National Exam. She hopes to go into a specialty in Veterinary Medicine for Neurology, but open to where her path takes her. When she is not working she loves spending time with her family, close friends, and her favorite being on earth, her dog Bunny.

Amanda Fenn - Veterinary Assistant

Amanda originally from NJ and attended Morris County Vocational School to become a veterinary assistant. She has been in the veterinary field since 2015 starting out as a receptionist, kennel tech/manager and now a veterinary assistant at NHVH since 2019. She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster program to become a veterinary technician. She spends her free time with her son, boyfriend, her two Pit bulls (Kaia and Nismo), her two cats (Izzy and Stevie) and her chinchilla, Ralph.

Chrystel Bausch

Chrystel Bausch - Veterinary Assistant

Chrystel graduated from Freehold High School in NJ and later attended Brookdale Community College, where she focused on health and human services. Chrystel previously worked for Freehold VCA as an assistant. She is also a Certified Home Health Aide, which exemplifies her desire and compassion in helping people as well as animals. Soon after meeting her husband, Chrystel relocated to Bucks County and was hired by NHVH in 2014. She enjoys spending time with her family and her two cats Jerome and Bernadette.

Chrystel Bausch

Morgan Taylor - Receptionist

Morgan is one of our receptionist at NHVH, and she is currently enrolled at Penn State University as a Strategic Communications Major. Although she is not pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, working at NHVH has been an excellent experience when it comes to communication among the staff and with the clients.


Madeline Hobson - Receptionist

Madeline has been with NHVH since September 2020. She studied Psychology at Penn State University for a brief time, but quickly realized her passion was with animals instead. She rescued her first cat when she was 10, and now 4 cats, as well as a Chameleon named Pistachio. She hopes to one day have her own cat rescue. In her free time, she enjoys snuggling with her cats, cooking, reading, and knitting.

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