Our Team

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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, a Boston Terrier named Annie, and a cat named Shane. Professional interests include dermatology, cardiology, and geriatric medicine. Out of the office, Dr. Myers enjoys hiking, traveling, and sporting events with family.

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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, Iris, Gucci, and Chanel #5. Professional interests include medicine, surgery, and imaging. Hobbies include golfing, hiking, Tennessee sports, and traveling.

Dr. Shelby White

Shelby White, DVM

Dr. Shelby White graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with BA in Animal Science and received her 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. Her and her husband have a baby boy, and 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.

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Olivia Willis, DVM

Dr. Olivia Willis grew up in St. Louis, MO, and developed a love for veterinary medicine at a young age. She attended the University of Missouri, Kansas City for her undergraduate studies in Biology and then St. George's University College of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada. Dr. Willis completed her clinical year at the University of Tennessee before practicing in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Willis specialized in dentistry during her studies and learned advanced procedures at dental specialty clinics during her externships.

Outside of work, Dr. Willis volunteers at the Blount County Animal Shelter with her wife, performing affordable spays/neuters and vaccines for cats. They have five dogs and enjoy outdoor activities. To relax, Dr. Willis likes a glass of red wine with a Stephen King novel or crocheting, or any DIY projects.

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Felicia Lloyd, DVM

Dr. Felicia Lloyd graduated in 1998 from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, SK, Canada. Interestingly enough, Dr. Lloyd was born in her father's last year of veterinary school, so one could say she was born into it!

Dr. Lloyd started in mixed animal practice for the first half of her career before focusing exclusively on small animals. She met her husband and moved back home to her father's practice as he set out to retire. After many years of ownership, Dr. Lloyd and her family made the significant decision to sell and make a move to Tennessee.

Dr. Lloyd's professional interests include surgery and arthritis management. When not at work, her three kids and husband keep her busy, along with running and traveling.

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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 three grandsons. In his free time, he loves visiting the kids and playing with Bentley, his shelter adopted fur child.

Our Veterinary Support Team

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Misty Wilson – Practice Manager

Misty Wilson has been a LCAC staff member since 1995 and now holds the position of Practice Manager. A Loudon native, you can find Misty enjoying the lake, bike riding, on a hike, with loved ones and her fur kids, or performing volunteer work with the humane society. Every Saturday football, 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, Rudy and Beefy.

She loves her job, her clients, and her 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 a fantastic team.

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Brittany Hopson – Assistant Manager

Brittany Hopson joined the LCAC staff in 2018. She started her career in the animal field at a young age alongside her aunt, who is a veterinarian in Nashville, TN.

When she’s not working, her favorite things to do include spending time with her daughter, Paisley, and anything related to adventures, such as enjoying water, hikes, spending time with friends/family, ice skating, and hanging out with her fur babies.

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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.

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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

Deb brings over 19 years of experience in the veterinary field to the LCAC team, which she joined in 2021.

The favorite part of her job is extending education opportunities to clients and meeting their four-legged babies. She is a mom to her dog, Shandy, and a rescued cat named Loki. In her free time, Deb can be found enjoying kayaking, fishing, or even riding her motorcycle!

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Nancy Merrell – Receptionist

Nancy joined the LCAC family in the summer of 2021. Originally from Louisiana, she has been in Tennessee for 8 years now and very much misses her favorite food spot: Cajun Country!

Nancy has considered herself an animal lover her whole life and is mom to a 5-year-old Pit mix, Rook, who lives like the king he thinks he is. She spends time volunteering with horses at STAR, a therapeutic horse riding academy.

Her interests include college football (LSU's team specifically). During her free time, Nancy can be found enjoying long walks on the beach, candlelight dinners, and reading.

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Tori Crabtree – Lead Surgical Assistant

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

Christine Bray

Christine Bray – Lead Medical 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.

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Magena Straight – Veterinarian Assistant

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

Amanda has loved taking care of pets for as long as she can remember; not only does she have a dog of her own, but four cats, too.

She believes the most enjoyable part of the veterinary career is getting to know different species of animals and their unique personalities.

In her spare time, Amanda spends time with her two wonderful children and enjoys hiking and light photography.

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Kayla Rice – Veterinary Assistant

Growing up, Kayla had the opportunity to explore her passion for animals alongside her grandmother, who was a veterinary technician. She has a house full of animals!

She grew up both in South Carolina and Oregon, and moved to Tennessee in September of 2021. During her free time, Kayla enjoys exploring the beautiful state and being outdoors.

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Emily Cash – Veterinary Assistant

Emily graduated from Roane County High in 2018 and attended Roane State Community College, where she received an Associates Degree in Biochemistry in 2020. She attended and graduated from King University in 2022 where she received a Bachelors in Biochemistry, Pre-Veterinary Medicine track.

Emily has a passion for caring for animal health and the dream of attending veterinary school. During her free time, she can be found on the lake, laying by the pool, and hanging out with friends and family. She finds the most purpose in helping people and animals.

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Madison Oody – Veterinary 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.

Joella Payne

Joella Payne – Veterinary Assistant

Joella has been with LCAC since 2014. She thoroughly enjoys feeding and caring for all the fur babies at LCAC.

Joella is always eager to learn from and assist the assistants and doctors. She and her husband live in Lenoir City.

When not working, Joella loves being with family and camping with her fur babies.
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KRISTEN HILL – Veterinary Assistant

With an upbringing in Farragut, Kristen recently moved back to the area with her husband and two beautiful daughters.

With a lifelong passion and love for animals, Kristen started working officially with dogs and cats five years ago. She has experience in all aspects of animal care including canine and feline rescue, dog behavior and psychology, and dog training.

During her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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BRITTANY PINTO – Online Pharmacy Technician

Brittany oversees the online pharmacy program for our veterinary practice, ensuring clients receive savings, convenience, and peace of mind when purchasing medications and products for their pet's optimal health and well-being.

Brittany was born to a Puerto Rican and Salvadorian family and raised in Miami, Florida. In 2020, Brittany graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor's in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry while on the pre-veterinary track.

Brittany has worked in a shelter clinic, two general practices, and a 24-hour emergency and trauma center for animals. Being in the field for six years, she worked as a kennel assistant, then a technician, a customer service representative, and a patient care coordinator on our team. These roles have molded her into the person she is today: a skilled communicator that connects clients and patients to the best veterinary care.

Even outside of work, Brittany still finds time to volunteer at shelter centers and offer extra hands or donations. A nature lover at heart, she loves hiking, biking, and kayaking and finding hidden spots to relax with her husky, Bleu.

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