Meet Our Team!

Rayne Reitnauer

Rayne Reitnauer

CVT, Founder

Rayne has a soft spot for beagles. You may have noticed we often have beagle foster dogs! You can read her full bio here.

Leigh Crossley

Leigh Crossley

Manager of Daily Operations

From hiking Mount Katahdin to powering through Tough Mudders, Leigh is always conquering new challenges. You can read her full bio here.

Lori Snyder

Lori Snyder

Asst. Manager, Behavior/Training

As a graduate of two Kutztown University Canine Programs, a member of APDT, and an AKC-CGC Evaluator, Lori loves to learn everything she can about dog behavior and training. You can read her full bio here.

Stoli

Stoli

Chief Toy Officer

Our CTO (Chief Toy Officer) Stoli can often be found in the boutique showing off his favorite toys. Toys may always be Stoli's pick, but we offer a wide variety of products! From harnesses and training tools to food, supplements and hygiene supplies, our staff can help steer you in the right direction.

Emily Nickerson

Emily Nickerson

Dog Handler/Shift Lead

Emily, adopted one of our foster beagles, Bugle. Bugle loves coming to daycare and her name goes perfectly with Emily's love of music.

Kelly Barrall

Kelly Barrall

Shift Lead/Senior DH

Kelly absolutely loves German Shorthair Pointers! She loves spending time with her two, Morgan and Gema, and volunteers with GSP Rescue PA. She is a Senior Dog Handler at the Lodge as well as a Shift Lead.

Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens

Customer Service Coordinator

Rachel joined our team in July of 2013. In addition to being our Customer Service Coordinator, she also remains a dog handler. Rachel eventually wants to work with special needs children. She loves participating in Relay for Life as well as Autism & Buddy Walks.

Janelle Stump

Janelle Stump

Trainer/Dog Handler

Through dog training, Janelle's aims to help better the partnership between a dog and owner so that they can have the best possible life together.

Jess Fellin

Jess Fellin

Apprentice Trainer/Senior DH

Jess loves assisting during training classes, especially Puppy Kindergarten. She has a Boston, Mabel, and a Pug, Castiel, but dreams of adding a Doberman, a Boxer, and a Rottweiler to her family.  

Lea Yanome

Lea Yanome

Dog Handler

Lea is an aspiring dog trainer who has a B.A. in Dance from Point Park University. When she isn't at the Lodge, she can be found teaching dance, spending time with her dog, Penny, and cat, Mowgli, as well as creating beautiful watercolor paintings that commemorate beloved pets. You can learn more about Winnie's Watercolors here! 

Liana Altieri

Liana Altieri

Marketing Coordinator/Shift Lead/Dog Handler

Liana graduated from Ursinus College with a B.A. in Media and Communication Studies. She has two big dogs, Opie and Otis, two cats, and adopted a former CNL foster, Peaches. She loves the balance of working in marketing while still being able to spend some of her time as a dog handler.

Chelsea Schupp

Chelsea Schupp

Dog Handler

Chelsea loves giving baths at work and is especially fond of little fluffy dogs like shih tzus and bichons.

Torie Melcher

Torie Melcher

Senior Dog Handler

Torie is especially fond of Pit Bulls and Labs. She has a Pit of her own along with two ferrets. She hopes to become a Veterinary Technician.

Kirstin Lehman

Kirstin Lehman

Dog Handler

Kirstin graduated from Wilson College with a BS in Veterinary Medical Technology and is excited to have been accepted to attend Veterinary School - in London! From horse shows to spending time with her cattle dogs, Prada, Calvin Klein, and Armani, Kirstin loves spending her time with animals.

Jennifer Stress

Jennifer Stress

Senior Dog Handler

Jennifer is a livestock farmer, a former Vet Tech, as well as a great wife and mother. She has 3 horses, 4 minicows, 4 dogs, and a cat! Outside of work she enjoys gardening, learning about dog behavior, and raising her little cattle.

Emily Christman

Emily Christman

Dog Handler

Emily started college a year early and is working on her Business Management degree at Kutztown University. She loves seeing the variety of breeds and mixes that come to CNL and learning about all of them.

Cami Majczan

Cami Majczan

Dog Handler

Cami is very creative and enjoys doing glass work/mosaics, and making art out of pallet wood. She also works at a nearby bakery.

Sarah Kinney

Sarah Kinney

Assistant Dog Handler

Sarah is also a Support Center Analyst at Lehigh Valley Hospital. She adores Bulldogs and has two of her own, Dexter and Bella.

Alyssa Guthrie

Alyssa Guthrie

Dog Handler

Alyssa is majoring in Biobehavioral Health at Penn State and plans on attending Grad School and becoming a Genetic Counselor. She has a weakness for Black Labs and Westies, and loves playing with bubbles with the dogs.

Maya Johnson

Maya Johnson

Dog Handler

Maya attends Gettysburg University. She plays the flute and is double majoring in Music Performance and Chinese Studies. Maya has a rescued husky/collie mix named Lobo.

Emily K.

Emily K.

Training Assistant/Dog Handler

There is a special place in Emily's heart for Dachshund mixes. Whether it be activities with her boys, gardening, crafting, or fostering a new dog for Brindle Buddies & Friends, Emily is always up to something new.

Krista Utsch

Krista Utsch

Dog Handler

Krista loves getting to meet and interact with all of the different dogs that visit the Lodge, big and small. However, she is especially excited when she sees a German Shepherd or Newfie walk through the door. At home, she has two big dogs of her own, Tanga, a Shepherd/Lab mix and Aza, a German Shepherd.

Alyssa Krasnansky

Alyssa Krasnansky

Dog Handler

Alyssa's heart was stolen by not one, but two CNL fosters during the time she's been with us! Luna and Tyson have both found a wonderful home with Alyssa through Brindle Buddies & Friends. Aside from spending time with her pups, Alyssa loves to travel. We know her future will be full of adventure.

Jhanvi Narang

Jhanvi Narang

Assistant Dog Handler

Jhanvi is a student at Mansfield University studying Elementary and Special Education. In addition to volunteering at an elementary school and spending time with her chocolate lab named Cami, Jhanvi makes time for music and art. You can find some of her awesome work at @jhanvicreates on Instagram.

Molly Moyer

Molly Moyer

Assistant Dog Handler

Molly loves learning about all of the different dog breeds she encounters at the Lodge. She is especially fond of Rottweilers, Dobermans, and Shepherds. Her favorite part of the job is working in the large dog room. Molly plans to attend LCCC and aspires to be a veterinarian.

Kathryn Curreri

Kathryn Curreri

Shift Lead/Dog Handler

Before working with dogs, Kathryn worked with dolphins and sea lions! She attended UVA majoring in psychology, and plans to return to marine mammal training someday. She loves spending time with her Aussies Eelan and Bandit, and traveling. She's a skilled photographer and is working on starting a photography side business.

Hannah Reilman

Hannah Reilman

Assistant Dog Handler

Hannah has been dancing her entire life and loves sharing her passion as a dance instructor. On the weekends, she can be often be found unwinding at a campground.

Matt Semet

Matt Semet

Assistant Dog Handler

When Matt isn't at the Lodge, you can often find him working as a lifeguard at the Alburtis pool. He loves spending time with his beagle mix, Baxter. He will be attending college in the fall, majoring in criminal justice.

Tanya Edelman

Tanya Edelman

Assistant Dog Handler

When a bully breed or especially huge dog comes to the Lodge, they are sure to steal Tanya's heart. Along with her husband and daughter, she shares her home with two rescues- Rufus, an American Bulldog, and Roxy, an American Bully. She loves spending her free time creating - whether that be through drawing and painting, home decor, or anything in between! She also loves spending time outside, of course, especially with animals.

Jenna Spohn

Jenna Spohn

Assistant Dog Handler

Jenna attends Unity College where she is majoring in Captive Wildlife Care. Someday, she'd love to work at an exotic rehabilitation center. Her favorite part of working at CNL is seeing the dogs cheerfully reunite with their families after staying with us. She enjoys adventuring, whether that be hiking or hopping on a plane, and loves spending time with her beagle, Koda

Chris Wainwright

Chris Wainwright

Assistant Dog Handler

There is a special place in Chris' heart for Golden Retrievers. Along with his Golden, Charlie (pictured), Chris has a Guinea Pig named Oreo. During summers you can also find him lifeguarding at Lower Macungie Pool. Someday Chris would like to own his own business and is a member of the Future Business Leaders of America. He will attend Bloomsburg in the fall, majoring in Finance.

Courtney Mould

Courtney Mould

Assistant Dog Handler

Courtney put it simply - what she loves about working at the Lodge truly is just being able to spend time bonding with the dogs. She has a rescued greyhound named Marco and will always have a soft spot for greyhounds, bullies, and boxers.

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