Jyl graduated from the University of Nebraska in Omaha with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration in 2000. She began working as the Practice Manager for both Hubbell Animal Hospital and Altoona Veterinary Hospitals in August, 2004. In the fall of 2010 Jyl passed a national examination making her a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager. She and her husband, Chad, have 4 sons to keep them busy when not trying to manage their “day jobs” and her family also includes three dogs, Daisy, Dallas, and Murphy. With such a busy household she does not have much free time, but does enjoy scrapbooking.