Ernest graduated from International Business College with a degree in veterinary technology the same week his daughter, Willow, was born. He then joined the Veterinary Services team the following week in the winter of 2019. He and his family also include one dog named Melrose and three cats named March, Mercy, and Eileen. He is the only male in his entire home and also the entire clinic! During his downtime, he likes to draw, hike, kayak, and take care of his houseplants and garden.