Small Animal Staff

Crystal Orlacchio, Practice Manager

Crystal joined Jackpot Veterinary Center in the Summer of 2020. She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2008 and completed a Business Internship with the Social Entrepreneurship Corps in Guatemala. Crystal has always had a passion for business management and a desire to help people and animals, so naturally, the veterinary industry became the perfect fit. She has worked in the veterinary field for the last 10 years, managing practices in Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, and now Arizona. In Crystal’s free time, she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering with both companion and wild animal rescue, traveling, hiking, camping, and chihuahuas (especially chihuahuas!).

Michelle Watt, CVT, Small Animal Technician

Michelle was born and raised in Tucson, AZ. She graduated from Pima Community College with an Associates of Applied Science – Veterinary Technology degree. Michelle’s passion for animals has increased since she has been with Jackpot, with a special passion for small animal dentistry. She is also active in education, volunteering and working with Pima’s program often. Michelle has several pets, including two dogs, two cats and a 2000-gallon pond full of fish. Her hobbies consist of photography, nature and history exploration, and playing games.

Jessica Gastineau

Jessica was born and raised in Oracle, AZ and moved to Tucson in 2012. She has always wanted to work with animals ever since she was a little girl. Her dream is to one day become a wildlife veterinarian. Jessica has multiple pets at home including; four dogs, one cat and five fish. She is always wanting more pets. Outside of work her Hobbies include dancing, cooking, baking, anything outdoors and spending time with her family.

Mary Sipocz, CVT

Mary was born and raised in La Mesa California and moved to Marana AZ in 2006, where she started working for the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson. Mary has been working in the veterinary field for over 30 years. She obtained her license and degree in animal health from San Diego Mesa College and maintains her CVT license. She has a love for animals but her passion is horses and dogs. She has 4 horses and 4 dogs. Mary has been working as a team lead and supervisor over the past 25 years for two different emergency and specialty practices, and is now super excited to be a part of the Jackpot Veterinary Center Team.

Brianna Lopez, AVA, Small Animal Technician

Brianna was born and raised in Tucson AZ. She has what she calls “the zoo of minis”. She has chinchillas, dogs, bunnies, a desert tortoise, and fish. She also has family in New York who she visits as often as she can. She loves the outdoors and grew up hunting, fishing and riding quads. Brianna is also a huge basketball fan. She completed her veterinary assistant program at Pima college and has loved working with animals ever since.

Dani Santa Cruz

Dani grew up in Nogales, Arizona around ranching. She graduated from PMI in 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. She gained a lot of experience from her first job in the veterinary field at a clinic for four year. She then proceeded to work at an Small Animal Emergency clinic for three more years, developing her medical and leadership skills. She has a special interest in diagnostics including radiology and ultrasonography.
Her favorite animal is a Giraffe and her favorite pet is a dog. At home she has a 12 year old terrier. She is a talented artist and enjoys reading, writing, drawing and painting inside and exploring the desert outdoors.
Dani chose to join the Jackpot team for its great reputation, family orientated environment and place to grow within the profession.

Gennavive Bordeaux

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Hannah Jonson

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Francis Lopez

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Kristy Hill

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Paulina Rivera

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Pauline Hixon

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Jessica Munguia

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Christopher Martinez

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