Our Team

Jennifer Williams
Medical Assistant & Aesthetician

Jennifer joined the Gitter Vein Institute in September of 2012. She is from Slidell, Louisiana where she attended Salmen High School. After graduation she chose to go out-of-state to attend The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

At the University, she studied business administration with a minor in dance. Dance was always her passion, so after 3 years at Southern Mississippi, she auditioned for the New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans dance team. She then continued her studies at Tulane University. After 5 years of dancing for the Pelicans, she decided to retire dance and pursue a career in aesthetics and the medical field. She graduated from Aveda Institute in November of 2014. Her favorite things to do include: dancing, shopping, and of course watching New Orleans Saints and Pelicans’ games.

Georgia Barrett

Georgia Barrett joined the Gitter Vein Institute in July 2015 as the part time bookeeper. A native of Harahan, she graduated from Archbishop Chapelle in 1978. Her family owned a grocery store in Harahan which explains her desire to organize everything. It also sparked her interest in money management/bookkeeping. She has worked in the Banking, Manufacturing and Construction industries. In her spare time she enjoys working in her yard, fishing, and being outdoors and caring for her many pets.

Kadie Attardo
Insurance Coordinator

Kadie joined the Gitter Vein Institute in September 2013 as our part time Insurance Coordinator. A native of New Orleans, Kadie graduated from Ecole Classique and then went to Our Lady of Holy Cross College.

Kadie brings plenty of experience to our office, having worked at East Jefferson Hospital in Patient Access.

When she’s not on hold with insurance companies, Kadie enjoys spending time with her husband, Joey, and her two beautiful daughters, Madeline and Meredith. Kadie also enjoys shopping and karate.

Tiara Peterson
Front Desk Receptionist

Tiara joined the Gitter Vein Institute in October 2014 as our full time front desk receptionist. Tiara is from New Orleans, Louisiana where she attended De La Salle High School. After graduation she attended University of New Orleans and studied Political Science for 4 years. While being an active member of her sorority, Delta Zeta, Tiara was fascinated with Delta Zeta’s national philanthropy “The Painted Turtle”. After flying to Lake Hughes, California and volunteering as a camp counselor for children with serious illnesses at The Painted Turtle, Tiara found a passion for nursing. Currently Tiara is enrolled in nursing school and is expected to graduate July 2016. When Tiara is not at work, she enjoys playing in a kickball social league and spending time with her family. Tiara brings joy to the office and welcomes our beloved patients with her bright smile and bubbly personality!