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Management Team

Lynn Nard

Assistant Manager, Veterinary Assistant

Lynn was born and raised in Nashville, TN and is the youngest of four children. She moved to Knoxville in 2005 to attend UT.
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Client Relations

Nikolas De Mori

Client Experience Manager

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Christine Palmer

Client Experience Manager

Born in West Germany but raised locally in Oak Ridge, Christine has worked in the customer service industry since she was a teenager with many years of experience in hospitality and management.
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Angelia McMillan

Client Care Representative

Angelia is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, where she spent her early career years working administrative positions in an office setting.
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Layla Moody

Client Care Representative

Layla joined our team in 2016. She is a proud native of East Tennessee who spent a decade experiencing other places around the country but soon returned home with many years of experience in the customer service industry.
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Amy Latkowski

Client Care Representative

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Technical Support Staff

Marilou Jones

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Marilou moved from upstate New York and joined Village in February of 2010. She received her associated in biology from Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY.
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Ashley Lincoln

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Ashley comes to us from Little Falls, New Jersey but now calls Kingston home with her boyfriend, Jack and children: Abby, Landry and Hayden.
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Shannon Warrington

Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Gabriella Pio

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Gabby came to us from Pennsylvania in August of 2017. She and her boyfriend, Corey, have a bouncing bundle of fur who is nine years young and called Gypsy.
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Casey Arwood

Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Samantha Bane

Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Karen Wendling

Veterinary Assistant

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Theresa Rose

Veterinary Assistant

From Brocktown, Massachusetts, Theresa moved to East Tennessee in July 2008 and joined our team several years ago.
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Erica Gunter

Veterinary Assistant

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Courtney Littlefield

Veterinary Assistant

A transplant from Greensboro, North Carolina, Courtney made the drive over the Smokies in October of 2016 and didn’t look back!
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Brandy Garner

Veterinary Assistant

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Corinne Phipps

Veterinary Assistant

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Kristen Ward

Veterinary Assistant

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Lexi Speanburgh

Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer Wayman

Veterinary Assistant

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Madison Starnes

Veterinary Assistant

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Lisa DeLorge

Veterinary Assistant

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Emilee Crateau

Veterinary Assistant

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Bailey Wilson

Caretaker

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Selena Meacham

Caretaker

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Renata Marques

Caretaker

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Brianna Keiger

Caretaker

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Xan Torgerson

Caretaker

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Veterinarians

Kristi R Lively

DVM, Canine and Feline Specialty

Dr. Lively is a 1994 graduate of Vanderbilt University, having majored in Molecular Biology. She was in the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Class of ’99 where she graduated with honors in the top tier of her class.
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Adele F Mays

DVM

Dr. Adele Mays graduated first in her class at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She received the Sterling Radiology Award for Outstanding Achievement in Veterinary Radiology and was also awarded the Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise.
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Amie Goodrich

DVM

Dr. Amie Goodrich joined Village Veterinary Medical Center in 2009 after spending most of her life in upstate New York. She received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Cornell University.
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Catherine Daker

DVM

Dr. Catherine Daker is a 2008 graduate from The University of Tennessee with a BS in Animal Science. Catherine originally joined our team in 2008 as a veterinary assistant.
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Laura Sharbel

DVM

Dr. Laura Sharbel grew up in Knoxville and graduated from Colby College in Waterville, ME in 2004 with a BA in Environmental Studies. Laura worked for Village as a veterinary assistant for 4 years before attending the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
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Amanda Niethammer

DVM

Dr. Amanda Niethammer was born and raised in South Carolina, graduating from Francis Marion University with a BS in biology. She moved to Knoxville for veterinary school and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015.
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Allison Smith

DVM

Dr. Allison Smith graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999 with a BA in Integrative Physiology and a minor in Biology. Before committing to a career in veterinary medicine, she worked for several years in San Francisco, CA for Walt Disney and Arthur Andersen.
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Kari Rothrock

DVM

Dr. Kari Rothrock has lived in Farragut since 1990. She graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors from the University of Tennessee in 1999 with a major in biology. Dr. Rothrock graduated from The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 as a member of Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society.
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Shalein Bonney

DVM

Dr. Shalein Bonney is a 2003 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University, where she also received a BS in equine science with an emphasis in equine reproduction and a minor in microbiology.
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Katherine Baine

DVM, DABVP Avian Practice

Dr. Baine graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. After graduation she completed a small animal rotating internship at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners in Tampa, FL and subsequently completed a 3-year Avian and Exotic Companion Mammal Residency at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.
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Samantha Compton, DVM

Samantha graduated salutatorian of her Veterinary class of 2019 at the University of Tennessee where she was recognized for her achievements in various specialties from radiology to community practice, and is a member of Phi Zeta.
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Rhea Morgan

Emeritus, DVM, DACVIM, DACVO

Dr. Morgan received her DVM degree from the University of Illinois in 1976. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at South Shore Veterinary Associates, South Weymouth MA.
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Mili Bass, Emeritus

DVM, DABVP, Canine and Feline Specialty

Dr. Mili Bass opened Village Veterinary Clinic in 1982, with her parents Vi and Earlie Cooper working in the new practice as receptionist, yardman, assistant, and “go-fer”. As a family affair, the practice grew; Drs. Mays and Lively joined the Village family, and the rest, as they say, is history.
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Contact Us

Village Veterinary Medical Center

Location

11301 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37934

Clinic Hours

Mon-Tues: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM, Wed: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Thurs-Fri: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Sun: CLOSED