Our Staff


Reception/Office Manager

Barb has worked for Cumberland Animal Clinic since 2000 and is a graduate of St. Pete Jr. College with a degree in Animal Science Technology. Her family includes a son Kyle, 2 cats- Linus and Mr. Bean, and a dressage horse named Yankee. Barb's interests include horseback riding, gardening, quilting, bicycling, reading and traveling.


Advanced Veterinary Technician, Lead Veterinarian Technician

Alex joined Cumberland Animal Clinic as a veterinary technician in 2017. He is originally from Skipperville Alabama, He moved to the Tallahassee area in 2015. He has over 10 years of experience in the veterinary field. Alex has two dogs, Angus and Boone and a cat named Honey Badger. When he isn’t at work he enjoys spending time outdoors, kayaking and riding ATVs.

Ariel Elliot

Kennel Manager

Ariel joined the Cumberland team in May of 2020 and is currently in graduate school to earn her doctorate. Her passion for animals shines through her work as well as her research. In her spare time from working and studying, she enjoys taking her dog, Ryker, and her cat, Adla, for walks at the park.

Michelle Rodriquez

Veterinary Technician