Terri was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but has lived most of her life in various parts of Tennessee. She married Lebanon, TN native Michael Manning in 1996. She has one daughter named Tobi, and a beautiful granddaughter, Diamond. Terri earned her Operating Room Technician Diploma through the United States Army. After working in the OR in human hospitals, she decided to change her focus to animals. She attended the Veterinary Technology Program at Columbia State Community College where she graduated in 2004 with honors and became a Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician. Terri’s pets include two dogs, two cats and several snakes. In her free time Terri enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, geocaching, hiking, and traveling.