our staff

Francee Nachbar – Prior to joining Winnetka Animal Hospital in February 2010, Francee worked in management at both the Veterinary Specialty Center and Cairo Animal Hospital. She grew up in Deerfield, IL and attended Arizona State University. Francee and her husband currently live in Highland Park with their son Michael, 2 stepsons and their 2 dogs, Elvis and Presley. In her free-time, she enjoys taking her dogs to the beach and park, working out, reading, and traveling. Francee currently is on the board of Chicagoland Lab Rescue and works as their medical coordinator.

Rachel Carrington received an Animal Sciences degree from the University of Illinois in 2007. Rachel worked with horses as a veterinary technician and ran the riding program at a summer camp, prior to joining the Winnetka Animal Hospital staff in the winter of 2009. Rachel grew up in Evanston and from 8-10 years old, she lived aboard a sailboat cruising the west coast of North America with her parents and brothers. Rachel still lives in Evanston now with her dog, Jack. She plays underwater hockey and often travels to compete in tournaments, including the 2010 World Championships in Medellin, Colombia. Rachel enjoys spending time with friends, watching movies, reading and cheering on the Blackhawks!

Angela Mirabella is our head technician and practice manager here at Winnetka Animal Hospital. She graduated from the Vet Tech Institute at Fox College in 2010, passing her national boards to become a certified veterinary technician, and started at Winnetka Animal Hospital later that September. Passionate about continuing her education in the veterinary and management worlds, she is currently completing a veterinary management program at Purdue University. Originally from the Milwaukee area, Angie makes frequent trips home to visit friends and family. She enjoys traveling, exploring the city, trying new restaurants, and quiet nights at home with her two Chihuahuas, Lucy and Ethel, and cat, Bella.

Liz Weissman has recently joined the staff as a veterinary technician at Winnetka Animal Hospital in January of 2016 with a variety of experiences working in the veterinary field which began at just 8 years old. She is currently an ‘A’ student and on a direct path to becoming a Veterinarian with plans to finish her undergraduate degree in Biology from Loyola University. Her biggest passion is anything involving animals. She even has 7 pets at home, two dogs named Lollipop & Templeton, 4 cats named Eugene, Winky, Babycakes, & Winnie and one bird named Tutu.