Katie Neumann

Practice Manager

Katie joined Thumb Veterinary Services in 2015.  Originally from Sandusky, Katie now resides in the Fort Gratiot area with her husband, Randy, and their cat, Ivan. She received her BBA in Accounting Processes from Walsh College in 2011. During her free time, Katie enjoys scuba diving, reading, knitting, and running.  If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to Katie by email at katieo@thumbvets.com or by dialing extension 109 on either of our phone lines.


KelseyKelsey Peruski

Kelsey Peruski joined the TVS team in the spring of 2015. She assists with all aspects of the large animal side of the practice.Kelsey has a 4 year old son Easton and stays very busy helping with the family farm. She enjoys working outside, cleaning, and traveling. If you are trying to get into direct contact with Kelsey, she can be reached by dialing extension 103 on either phone lines. 



Jodi Veldman

Jodi Veldman joined Thumb Veterinary Services as a receptionist in November of 2018. Jodi and her husband of 20 years Jason, reside in the Yale area where they own a small beef farm. They have 2 kids, Kylie and Gavin along with 3 dogs and 2 cats. Jodi is a 4H Leader and is involved with St. Clair County 4H and Youth Fair. She enjoys spending spare time camping, doing yard work and working out. If you are trying to get into direct contact with Jodi, she can be reached by dialing extension 102 on either phone line. 


Chylie Sweeney

Chylie Sweeney joined Thumb Veterinary Services as a receptionist in July of 2019. Chylie and her husband, Mark, live in the Peck area. They raise over 80 head of meat breed sheep and have 3 dogs. When not taking care of the farm she likes to quilt, hand sew, and train her dogs. If you are trying to get into direct contact with Chylie, she can be reached by dialing extension 106 on either phone line.


Rhonda Durecka

Rhonda joined Thumb Veterinary Services in September of 2019. She’s lived in the thumb area most of her life. Rhonda and her fiancé, Glen, have 3 kids, Mason, 14 years old, Delainey, 3 years old and Layla, 10 months and they reside in the Lexington area. She’s involved in the Sanilac County 4-H program where they show beef, dairy cattle, and hogs. They have a small beef herd, one pony, a goat, a dog and one cat. In her spare time, Rhonda likes reading, baking and gardening.