Dr. Powers spent 25 years as a tax accountant on Cape Cod before electing to return to school and pursue her long-held desire to become a Veterinarian. She completed her undergraduate work in bio-medical molecular biology at Bridgewater State University and received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine; fulfilling a clinical year at the Boren Veterinary Hospital of Oklahoma State University and a surgical preceptorship at the Queen Mother Hospital for Small Animals of the Royal Veterinary College. She practiced in Hyannis, Mass. before joining Banfield. She is proudly married to James, a CPA, with whom she shares 4 daughters, 6 grandchildren, a Kittian coconut retriever, a bloodhound, a jack russell, and a red-foot Tortoise.