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Mayra P.

Mayra P.

Practice Manager

Mayra is a manager with over 15 years of experience working in the veterinary world. A native Angeleno, she began her career working as a receptionist in South Pasadena. Soon after, she relocated to another veterinary hospital in Woodland Hills where she was quickly promoted from receptionist to office manager. Throughout her career, Mayra’s love for both animals and her colleagues has driven her to continuously strive for client and workplace excellence. She is honored to be able to work with her team on the front lines of the veterinary healthcare field, making sure her patients receive the utmost care and attention. 

Mayra enjoys hiking, playing softball, and spending time with her four boys, friends, and her furry pup Peyton. She’s also the proud mom of a UT Austin graduate and, as a result, she has a newfound passion for college football. Go Longhorns!!

Vickie-Lynn, Technician Manager

Vickie-Lynne Crisosto was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Her love of animals and science inspired her to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at California State University Monterey Bay. During this time, she found a nonprofit called Science Learning and Exploration with the Help of Sea Lions, located at Moss Landing Marine Labs in Salinas, CA. During her time volunteering she found her love for veterinary medicine and animal training. She went on to obtain her Registered Veterinary Technician License after working in the veterinary field for 4 years.

As part of the McGrath Vet Center team, she is excited to form lifelong relationships with pet patients and their wonderful humans. Her professional interests primarily include dentistry and animal behavior/training.

Vickie-Lynne 4-legged family includes three well-behaved huskies Brooklyn, Koda , and Yeti. As well as, one special kitty who has been accepted into the pack named Dutchess. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her fur-pups hiking, riding her bike, rock climbing, being with her love ones, and always searching for the next national park to visit.

Serge Shahbenderian

Office Manager

Serge was born and raised in Southern California. He grew up loving and caring for animals.  He received his Bachelors of Science in Business from California State University Channel Islands and went on to pursue a career in finance, becoming a licensed financial advisor. Despite a long career in business management and finance, in 2021, he decided to pursue a more fulfilling career. By joining McGrath Veterinary Center, he found new meaning and purpose in applying his prior experience to make a positive difference in all aspects of veterinary medicine. As Office Manager at MVC, he is excited to not only help animals, but their humans as well.

Outside of the office, Serge is passionate about art, food, and coffee. He pours any remaining spare time into reading, gaming and exploring new areas. His furry family includes 2 husky brothers and 3 cats.

Dalia Dudley

Assistant Practice Manager

Bio coming soon.