Administrative Staff

Yev Belov graduated with a Bachelors in Business in Technology Management. Prior to joining the ACCES team in 2012 as the Information Technology Technician, Yev had spent nine years working in the veterinary field. His past experience inlcuded raising puppies for Summit Assistance Dogs. 

Lorraine McLaughlin began her career in the veterinary field at ACCES in 2013 as a client services representative. Prior to joining ACCES, Lorraine had worked extensively in retail sales including work at Eddie Bauer and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. All of which gave Lorraine a strong customer service ethic. New to the Northwest, Lorraine moved to this area after graduating from the State University of New York in Plattsburgh in 2010.

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Riki Strough, LVT, joined ACCES in 2005 and is currently the ACCES operations and purchasing manager. Prior to joining ACCES, Riki had worked in the veterinary field in California since 1998. Her interests in the field extend to emergency medicine and orthopedics. 

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Cynthia Swanson graduated from Apollo College in 2005 and worked at a general practice before joining us as a veterinary assistant in December 2008. She can be found these days handling things at the reception desk or taking your pet's vitals. She enjoys radiation therapy and says the opportunity she has to pet all of our cute patients is one of her favorite aspects of the job. In her spare time, she enjoys white water rafting, hiking, swimming, skiing and gardening with her husband and daughters. 

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Alex Uhrich graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biocultural Anthropology from Western Washington University and is currently working towards her Master’s degree with a goal of pursing a doctorate. Alex has worked with ACCES on and off since 2009 and has worked in the veterinary industry since she was 16 years old. Alex has also spent time volunteering at PAWS in Lynnwood.

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Alexis Warner graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California Lutheran University. Alexis joined the ACCES team in 2010 and is currently the ACCES referral coordinator and ACCES Seattle reception lead. Alexis’ interest in veterinary medicine took root when her childhood dog became a patient of ACCES. 

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Jon Wieringa is the Technical and Hospital Manager at ACCES Renton. Jon began his first job in veterinary medicine nearly 25 years ago, and has worked in emergency medicine and critical care for most of the last 13 years.  He has a special interest in critical care and trauma anesthesia, is a boarded Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care and a member of the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians.  In his free time he works as an EMT, search manager, and search and rescue K-9 handler for the King County Sheriff’s Office.

Shin Zhang joined ACCES in 2008 and brought to the team more than 10 years of experience in business and human resources administration.