Hospital Management

Thomas Mullen, Hospital Manager at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NY Thomas is the hospital manager at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital. He earned a BS in Business Administration in Philadelphia and spent time in retail before becoming the hospital manager in 2000. He thoroughly enjoys working with the progressive RAH team that is dedicated to superior patient care and client service. In his spare time, Thomas enjoys hiking, biking, sailing, and photography.

Nanette Leonard, Business Office Manager at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NY Business Office Manager Nanette has been part of the Rhinebeck Animal Hospital team since 1988. Nanette has worked in the animal care field for 30-plus years and she is proud to work with the caring staff and veterinarians that treat with compassion and the highest quality medicine.

She received her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Husbandry and Equine Science in 1979. Her animal companions include two rescue dogs: a 6-year-old husky-mix named Mollie and a 6-year old black lab named Ony.

Nanette is married with two grown children, and when she's not at work, she enjoys spending time in the garden with her husband, growing garlic, wine making, camping, visiting her children and volunteering with local community and animal rescue groups.

Cindy Hughes, Bookkeeper, Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NY Bookkeeper Cindy has been a part of the Rhinebeck Animal Hospital team since 1995, and has been working in the animal care field for over 30 years. She says, "Our hospital practices the best medicine. We have new doctors fresh out of veterinary school and doctors with a lot of experience. We also have a great support staff."

At home, Cindy has two pit bull mixes: an 8-year-old named Tic Tac and a 5-month-old named Tootsi. Both dogs knows a few tricks, like sit, come, shake and speak.

Sandi Schuhknecht, Client Relations Manager at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NY Client Relations Manager Sandi has provided client service to our dedicated clients and their wonderful pets since 2004. She has been a part of the animal care field for over 20 years. Sandi says, "We are a team dedicated to providing the best patient and client care possible. I'm proud to be a part of such a dedicated, empathetic and knowledgeable group of doctors and staff."

Sandi enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her family. She's an avid sportswoman. Furthermore, she volunteers for activities her daughter is involved in.

Christoper Plass, Staff Operations Manager, Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NY Staff Operations Manager Christopher has been a part of the Rhinebeck Animal Hospital team since 2006. He enjoys working with the friendly staff and likes the fast-paced work environment. His hobbies include playing the drums and hanging out with his friends.