Thanya is originally from Portland, Oregon and moved to San Jose to go to school to become a veterinary technician. She will be attending Foothill College. She worked as a pet care specialist at a pet hotel and as a nanny before joining Banfield in 2017. She loves working with animals and kids. In her free time, Thanya likes to take her dog, Nala, on hikes, finding delicious restaurants, walking around San Francisco, and exploring the Bay Area. She is fluent in Spanish.