Dr. Markley is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science as well as a master's in Reproductive Physiology from Tuskegee University. Dr. Markley earned her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. After veterinary school she joined the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Reproductive Team: CREW and completed a part time internship in Reproductive Medicine in Endangered Species. She then completed a one year Theriogenolgy internship at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Markley then moved to Chicago in 2011 and joined the Banfield Skokie location as an Associate Veterinarian. Dr. Markley likes to eat seafood and travel out of the country. When home she loves to cuddle with her 10 year old Pit/Lab mix named Snow.