Dr. Benjamin grew up in Los Angeles, CA and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science at Tuskegee University in Alabama as well as a Master of Science degree in veterinary immunology. She continued at Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Prior to Banfield, she worked as a supervisory veterinary medical officer with the USDA. Dr. Benjamin began her journey with Banfield as an associate veterinarian and has since been promoted to chief of staff. She is married with 2 children and a dog named Simba. In her spare time, she loves making her way to the beach, traveling, spending time laughing with family and friends, and eating great food.