Dr. Christi Kresser
A 1995 graduate of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Christi Kresser has been the veterinarian at The Animal Hospital of Padre Island since May of 2006. Dr. Christi Kesser has worked closely with the Gulf Coast Humane Society on several cases, most memorably helping with the Katrina dogs that came through our area. She has also rescued several injured animals, treated them, trained them, socialized and adopted them out to loving homes, in some cases her own.
Dr. Christi Kresser has been voted the Best Veterinarian in Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend Area for 7 years in a row by Corpus Christi Caller Times Readers.
“In my spare time I like to work in my backyard, ride my horse “GUSTO,” work out, and spend time with my dogs, cats, ducks and fish – Koi” – Dr. Christi
Dr. Christi Kresser is a member of the following organizations:
- Member of the Coastal Bend Veterinary Medical Association – 12 years
- Member of Veterinary Associations on the State and National Level – 17 years.
- Committee Member – Companion Animal Committee
- Board Member/Treasurer – Community Enrichment Organization (C.E.O.)
- Board member/Officer – Southside Lion’s Club
- Member – Leader Dogs for the Blind
- Board Member – Padre Island Business Association
- Member – Obedience Club of Corpus Christi
- Member – Flour Bluff Business Association
- Member – Agility Unleashed Organization
- Licensed Evaluator & Instructor – Delta Society
Ray Herrera – Director of Marketing & Operations
Guided the Direction of the Animal Hospital of Padre Island since 2006.
Responsible for Marketing, Public Relations, Technician and Customer Service Training, and the Daily Operations of Business.
Industrial Engineer, Business Entrepreneur, Consultant/Facilitator, Veterinary Practice Manager Trained.
Years of Training and Experience in Business (small, large, franchise, corporate & government contracts),
Customer Service, Marketing, Industrial Efficiency, Logistics and Production.
A Passion For All Animal’s Well-Being And The Integrity Of A Small Town Business Owner.
Affiliations & Community Participation
Board Member/Vice President – Westside Business Association
Board Member/President – Community Enrichment Organization
Board Member/Treasurer – Flour Bluff Business Association
Board Member – Island United PAC
Business Member – Padre Island Business Association
Committee Business Member – PIBA “Taste of the Island”
Chairman /Coordinator – “Dog-Gone” Pet Awareness Fundraiser Festival 9 Years
Chairman /Coordinator – Texas State Championship “No Excuses” BBQ & Music Festival
Executive Board Member – “Hector P. Garcia Education is our Freedom” GED/College Scholarships
Chairman / Coordinator – “El Ritmo” Education Scholarship Fundraiser
Committee Events Member – Kingsville Texas A&M Arts Festival Fundraiser
Rodeo Committee Member – “BucDays” Scholarship Fundraiser
Committee Member – Westside Business Association “Navidad De Los Ninos” Children’s Christmas Festival
Cook Team Champion -Chili, Fajita, Brisket & Beans Texas State Cook-Off Champions 4 Years (1st -3rd Place)
Dog Obedience Team – 3rd Place in State Competition
Obedience Training Team – RayKress Enterprises
Committee Member/Judge -Inovation Center Competition – TAMUCC
Numerous Awards in Business & Marketing in the State of Texas.
“In my spare time, I read & sketch while my cats “Lightining & Thunder” snuggle and purr all around me. I ride my horse “Mi Sueno”, BBQ, photograph and hang out with my dogs Kat, Robin, Sierra, Kimmi and Brandi.” – Ray Herrera
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