Our Team


Stephanie Myers, DVM - Medical Director

Dr. Stephanie Myers graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BA in Psychology and received her DVM from Oklahoma State University. She joined Lenoir City Animal Clinic, PC in 1994. She is married, has two daughters, and a loving but crazy Boston Terrier named Annie. Professional interests include dermatology, cardiology, and geriatric medicine. Out of the office, Dr. Myers enjoys hiking, traveling, and sporting events with her family.


Thomas Bradbury, DVM

Dr. Thomas Bradbury graduated from The University of Tennessee and joined Lenoir City Animal Clinic in 1979. He and his wife Kimber, have 2 adult daughters and one granddaughter. We love Panda, Oodle, Gucci, Littleman, Chanel #5, and Katrina, our six fur children. Professional interests include medicine, surgery, and imaging. Hobbies are golfing, hiking, Tennessee sports and traveling.


Barry Gordon, DVM - FOUNDER (retired)

Dr. Barry Gordon graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in 1968 and received his DVM from Auburn University in 1973. He started Lenoir City Animal Clinic in 1978. He and his wife Sherry have a son, daughter and two grandsons. In his free time. he loves visiting the kids and playing with Bentley, his shelter adopted fur child.


Karen Gillum, DVM

Dr. Karen Gillum joined our LCAC family as a part-time relief Veterinarian to further support our patients and clients.

Dr. Gillum grew up in Marysville, Tennessee, where she dreamt of being a veterinarian during her childhood. She is known for her passion and love of dogs and cats, which directly translates into her commitment to compassionate healthcare. Dr. Gillum is recognized for having research published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

When not saving pet lives, Dr. Gillum can be found enjoying a book or volunteering through her church.

Dr. Shelby White

Shelby White, DVM - Starting 8/15

Dr. Shelby White graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with BA in Animal Science and received DVM from Lincoln Memorial College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Shelby always knew she wanted to work with animals, and fell in love with veterinary medicine in high school. At that time she began working as a veterinary assistant and continued until starting veterinary school. She is married with a baby boy on the way, and has six fur children: Finn, Bertie Sue, Remi, Chip, Frank, and Twerp. Professional interests include surgery, dermatology, and medicine. When not at work she enjoys visiting with family and friends, going to sporting events, and Jeep rides.

Our Veterinary Support Team


Misty Wilson – Practice Manager

Misty Wilson has been a LCAC staff member since 1995. She is the Office Manager of LCAC. A Loudon native, when she’s not at work, you can find Misty either on the lake, on a hike, with loved ones and her fur kids, or performing volunteer work with a local animal rescue. Every football Saturday though, she will be passionately cheering on her favorite SEC football team (we won’t tell you which one!).

Misty has one human child, Zack, a grandson Izaak, Alex an African Grey and two amazing canine children, Logan and Rudy.

She loves her job and her clients/patients. Her friends would describe her as one of the most caring, compassionate and biggest hearted people, but if you ask her she will tell you that she is the lucky one to be part of such an amazing team.


Debe Jenkins – Receptionist

Debe Jenkins is one of the first smiling faces you’ll encounter at Lenoir City Animal Clinic. Between her friendly personality & bubbly antics, she’ll be sure to brighten your day. Originally from Chicago, but will proudly brag about becoming a “Reborn Rebel” after her many years of calling TN home. When she’s not assisting our clients, she enjoys spending time with her daughters & church family. Her love for animals & passion for helping others makes her an asset to our team.


Deborah Vincent – Receptionist

Deborah is a receptionist who loves animals, and has a toy poodle and a parlor panther who grace her home. She has lived all over the U. S. , but has spent almost 30 years in Florida. She has 2 children and a granddaughter who reside in the sunny state of Florida. When not answering the phones and taking care of clients she loves spending time in the mountains and working on her crafts.

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Deb Ray – Receptionist

Biography coming soon!

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Nancy Merrell – Receptionist

Biography coming soon!

Brittany Hopson

Brittany Hopson – Lead Assistant

Brittany Hopson joined the LCAC staff in 2018. She started her career in the animal field at a young age along side of her aunt who is a veterinarian in Nashville, TN. It started off with helping out at her aunt's clinic every summer then turned into her career and passion. She hopes to further her education in the animal field and one day become a veterinarian.

When she’s not working her favorite things to do are adventure to anything with water, hike, spend time with friends/family, ice skate, and hangout with her fur babies.

Tori Alexander

Tori Alexander – Veterinarian Assistant

Tori is a native of Roane County. She is an avid animal lover and advocate. When not working she loves to spend free time reading and hanging out with family. She co-owns ToBro Bath Co. which is a local small business in Roane County. Tori joined the LCAC staff in May of 2012.

Christine Bray

Christine Bray – Veterinarian Assistant

Christine is a Loudon County native and has been a member of the LCAC team since September 2017. She is an avid animal and nature lover. In her spare time, she loves to adventure and spend time with her family and friends.

Joella Payne

Joella Payne – Veterinarian Assistant

Joella has been with LCAC since 2014. She thoroughly enjoys feeding, caring for all the fur babies and cleaning. Always eager to learn from and assist the assistants and doctors. She and her husband live in Lenoir City. They have two children and a daughter-in-law.

When not working, she loves being with family and camping with her fur babies.

Madison Oody

Madison Oody – Veterinarian Assistant

Madison graduated from Lenoir City High School in 2019. She lives with her parents and her two dogs, Zoe and Sadie. She loves working at the clinic, helping coworkers, and taking care of the animals.

In her free time, she enjoys visiting with neighbors and taking her dogs for a stroll.

Magena Straight

Magena Straight – Veterinarian Assistant

Magena moved to Tennessee October 2020. She has loved helping animals since she was little. When not at work She loves being outside kayaking, riding her horse, or spending time with her two dogs and bunny! She hopes to further her education and earn her license as a veterinary technician.

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Alexa Walker – Veterinarian Assistant

Biography coming soon!

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Ollie Warrensford – Veterinarian Assistant

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Alyssa Sanders – Veterinarian Assistant

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Amanda Kinser – Veterinarian Assistant

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Megan DeNoyer – Veterinarian Assistant

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