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Meet the Team At Travelers Rest Animal Hospital

At Travelers Rest Animal Hospital we have a team dedicated to bringing pinnacle veterinary care to the pets and pet families of the Travelers Rest, SC community. Our staff and veterinarians work together to provide the highest level of veterinary care and outcomes in an honest and dedicated environment.

Veterinarians

Drs. Bryant and Kelley Phillips

Drs. Bryant and Kelley Phillips, DVM
Veterinarian

Drs. Bryant and Kelley Phillips are both graduates of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Bryant grew up in Simpsonville, SC where he enjoyed showing horses and playing basketball. He has fond childhood memories of assisting his father, Dr. Ben Phillips, which led him to complete a B.S. in Biology at Furman University. Dr. Kelley grew up on a cattle farm in Disputanta, Virginia where she enjoyed riding horses and playing soccer. She began pursuing her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian with a B.S. in Animal and Dairy Science at Auburn. They both credit their parents for encouragement and support that culminated in their success as veterinarians. Together their mission is to daily share the love of Jesus Christ by serving people and helping their pets.

Jennifer Given

Dr. Jennifer Given, DVM
Veterinarian

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Jennifer Given to our Travelers Rest Animal Hospital team! Dr. Given received her B.S. in Biology at the College of Charleston, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. Along with her husband Sam and adorable fur babies, she resides in Travelers Rest and enjoys exploring the foothills of our beautiful community.

Drs. Will and Jennifer McDavid

Drs. Will and Jennifer McDavid, DVM
Veterinarian

Drs. Will and Jennifer McDavid were both born and raised in Greenville but met each other and got married while working together at Travelers Rest Animal Hospital. Dr. Jennifer graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, while Dr. Will graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science. That makes things a little interesting around the television in their house on Saturdays during the fall! Dr. Will got his DVM at Mississippi State University, and Dr. Jen got hers at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. Before coming back home to Greenville, Dr. Jen spent two years practicing in a mixed animal practice in Switzerland, where she learned to speak Swiss German. Dr. Will loves to hunt and fish in his spare time (when he is not working in the yard). Dr. Jen enjoys tagging along on those trips as well as hiking, horseback riding, reading, and crocheting. They also enjoy spending time together with friends and family as often as possible. Their favorite part of working at Travelers Rest Animal Hospital is the kind-spirited family atmosphere that is fostered between the staff, clients, and patients.

Cathey Roseveare

Dr. Cathey Roseveare, DVM
Veterinarian

Dr. Roseveare has been with us on a part-time basis since February 2012. She is from Atlanta and received her DVM from the University of Georgia. Additionally, she holds a Master’s in Public Health from the University of South Carolina. In addition to serving at CPAH, Dr. Roseveare is an adjunct professor at Spartanburg Community College where she teaches Anatomy and Physiology.

Dr. Roreveare's quiet gentle nature make her a joy to work with.  She is an excellent practitioner, and a valued member of our staff. Her schedule allows her to follow her dream and passion for veterinary medicine. It also gives her time for her first priority: being a wife and mother.  She and her husband, Mark, have created a warm and loving home for their daughters, a cat named "Chewey," and a dog named "Cookie."

Andy Roark

Dr. Andy Roark, DVM
Veterinarian

Dr. Andy Roark grew up in Statesville, NC and attended Davidson College before moving to Washington DC to work at the National Institutes of Health and volunteer at the National Zoo. Dr. Roark has a Master’s degree in Zoology and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida. He received the Veterinarian of the Year Award from the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians in 2018, and loves to write articles for veterinary publications. Dr. Roark has two daughters, a naughty Goldendoodle named Skipper, and a wonderful wife (who is a professor at Furman University).

Veterinary Management

Shannon Bowen

Shannon Bowen, BSW
Office Manager

Shannon Bowen was born and raised in Travelers Rest. She began working with animals more than 20 years ago at the Greenville Humane Society as an adoptions specialist. After leaving there she found work in animal hospitals around the Greenville area as well as working at an area blood banking center where she enjoyed the direct impact that her work had on lives in the community. She joined Cleveland Park in June 2017 and is so happy to be working in the same town that she lives and grew up in.  In November 2017, Shannon accepted the human resource position within the hospital, managing our wonderful staff in addition to her exceptional receptionist duties.

Shannon is currently pursuing her Bachelors degree at Limestone University studying Business and Social Work. She and her husband, Brian enjoy spending time on the lake or in the woods with their dog, Miss Kitty. They also have 4 cats that are extremely spoiled.  

Sara Tate

Sara Tate
Customer Care Specialist

Sara Tate is a native of Florida. At 14, she got a job with a veterinary clinic working in the kennels and worked her way up to a veterinary technician. During her 24 years of experience she has worked in emergency care as well as general practice veterinary clinics. She moved to SC in 1998 with her husband and continued to work as a veterinary technician in the Greer area. She started at Cleveland Park Animal Hospital in the summer of 2005. Her love for animal care, the community and it’s people keep her doing what she loves. She lives in the beautiful Blue Ridge area with her husband Matt and three sons. Currently, she has three dogs, three cats, goldfish and one koi. (subject to change!) She now specializes in Customer Care and is always happy to help with her gorgeous smile :) 

Emily Raines

Emily Raines, LVT
Patient Care Specialist / Veterinary Technician , LVT

Emily Raines has worked for Cleveland Park Animal Hospital since 2007. She and her family moved here from Washington state and planted their roots here in South Carolina. She has worked as a veterinary technician for 16 years and obtained her Veterinary Technician license in 2010. Assisting in surgery of any kind is her favorite responsibility as a veterinary technician. When she is away from work she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband, Jason and daughter, Prestin. She also enjoys competing in triathlons, marathons and riding her dirt bike. They have two dogs, Butters and Trucker, and one cat, Mr. Cupcake Meatball.

Receptionists

Ashton Moody

Ashton Moody
Managing Receptionist

Ashton was born in Greenville, SC and grew up in Travelers Rest where she currently lives. Before starting her journey in the veterinary field, she and her husband were stationed in Fort Drum, NY for four years while her husband was active duty in the Army. Leaving NY to get closer to family they were then stationed at Fort Benning, GA for another four years. Seven years ago, Ashton decided to start working in the Veterinary field getting her certificate in veterinary assistance and dog obedience training; she started her journey with Cleveland Park Animal Hospital in 2017. While she loves the veterinary field, Ashton decided to go back to school late 2016. She is currently enrolled at Limestone College for her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management. She will be graduating Dec 2019 She is looking forward to graduating in early 2020. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, Grayson, husband Jonathan, friends, and family. She has a senior dog Pepper and a newly rescued kitten C.C.

Tristan Harvey

Tristan Harvey
Receptionist

Tristan Harvey began working at Cleveland Park Animal Hospital in the summer of 2008. She started her career at Cleveland Park as a kennel technician but when a position as a receptionist opened in 2011 she readily accepted it. She has been one of the smiling faces at the reception desk ever since. She loves her work as a receptionist because she is able to meet and help the owners of all our wonderful patients. She has lived in Travelers Rest since 2000 with her husband, Travis. When Tristan is not checking patients in for their appointments, she enjoys taking her son Easton to the park. She also enjoys hiking, boating, going to classic car shows and spending time with family and friends.

Carrie Adams

Carrie Adams
Receptionist

Carrie was born and raised in Berea SC.  She graduated from Travelers Rest High School in 2006 and received her Veterinary Assistant certification from Greenville Tech in April 2007 which is also when she began working at Cleveland Park. In 2012 she went back to school and graduated from Greenville technnical College as a surgical assistant in 2014. She now works with us part time. 

She lives in Travelers Rest with her husband Bobby and their daughter Mackenzie and son Griffin. They are active members at Renfrew Baptist church where they work with youth. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. 

Lauren Mauldin

Lauren Mauldin
Receptionist

Lauren Mauldin was born and raised in Travelers Rest, SC. She graduated from Travelers Rest High School in 2015 and pursued a passion in animal studies. Lauren became a member of our team February 2017 and began work as a Kennel Technician, shortly after she then moved to Reception where she plans to stay. She and her husband, Blake enjoy spending time with their 2 dogs, Scout and Fifi, their 2 cats, Betsy and Akilah and their 2 daughters, Arabella and Karline. Lauren loves having the opportunity to see and care for so many different breeds and species of animals and she looks forward to many years with us here at Cleveland Park Animal Hospital.

Amber Burrell

Amber Burrell
Receptionist

Amber grew up in the Blue Ridge area. She graduated from Greenville Technical College in 2013 where she majored in Veterinary Assisting. She has been with us since 2015, working as a kennel manager and now a receptionist. She has three dogs; two Dachshunds named Dora and Diego, and a chocolate Labrador named Maggie. She also has a cat named Hollister, who thinks he's one of the dogs. Amber enjoys trips to the mountains and camping with her husband and daughter.

 

Erica Knight

Erica Knight
Receptionist

Erica has been with Travelers Rest Animal Hospital since October of 2018 but you may only see her on a Saturday here and there. She works full time for a financial planner in Greenville and is only here on a part time basis. Her dad is an Army Veteran and as a family, they moved from state to state pretty frequently. She is thankful that eventually they settled so close to her mom’s home town of Travelers Rest. Erica has found a passion for senior dog rescue and really enjoys giving all of the purest joy and love possible to the older dogs in the rescue/humane society. She and her husband, Jon, have a very sassy daughter that has completely engulfed their lives with light and even shares their same commitment to rescue animal welfare.

Shea Tankersley

Shea Tankersley
Receptionist

Shea was born and raised here in the Travelers Rest area. After graduating from Travelers Rest High School in 2015, Shea went on to Greenville Technical College and in May of 2019 completed an Associate’s Degree of Science in Business Management. She joined Travelers Rest Animal Hospital in July of 2019 working as a Receptionist and has quickly learned to enjoy the fast-paced environment working with the community and their animals. When away from work Shea enjoys spending time with her family, friends, her husband, and her two dogs, Lilah and Ben.

Abigail  Carlson

Abigail Carlson
Receptionist

Bio coming soon!

Jessica Clark

Jessica Clark
Receptionist

Jessica joined the Travelers Rest Animal Hospital team in July of 2020. She is a recent graduate from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s in Biology. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology at Clemson University. In her free time, Jessica and her boyfriend love to take their two dogs, Charlie and Frankie, on hikes, fly fishing trips, and foraging throughout the Pisgah National Forest. When she isn't outdoors, Jessica enjoys relaxing and knitting beside her cats, Goop and Princess Lil Butt.

Veterinary Technician

Heather Nix

Heather Nix
Managing Veterinary Technician

Heather Nix was raised in Travelers Rest and graduated from Greenville Tech in 2005 with 2 degrees- one in Small Animal Care and the other in Veterinary Technology. She has been a veterinary technician for 13 years, and started at Cleveland Park in March of 2013. She is a huge hound lover, and enjoys giving extra kisses to any four legged creature with long, floppy ears! She feels incredibly blessed that God has allowed her the opportunity to work in such a wonderful career field. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, including her 8 four legged “children”- Tilly, Griffin, Clark, Ajax, Pax, Stella, Franklin, and Beatrice. Heather is also big on pet nutrition, and has toured the Hill’s Pet Food facility in Topeka Kansas, so feel free to ask her about Science Diet and the research that goes into their pet food...and all the cute beagles that reside there!

Kayla Meyer

Kayla Meyer, LVT
Veterinary Technician, LVT

Kayla Pope has been a part of Travelers Rest Animal  since May of 2009. She graduated from Tri-County Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Veterinary Technology. Kayla was born and raised in Greenville and still currently resides there with her 11 cats: Dodger, Alley, Penny, Pita, Shelby, Wonk-E, Bruce, Nutmeg, Sunny, Kovu and Simon; a Leopard Gecko named Dude; her dog Hank and 3 Parakeets named Kiwi, Maize and Fig. Known as the "cat lady" at the office, she loves all animals equally but cats hold a special place in her heart. Kayla also enjoys researching pet nutrition, and hopes to become certified as a hospice and euthanasia technician in the near future.

Marisa Lorenzoni

Marisa Lorenzoni, LVT
Veterinary Technician, LVT

Marisa Lorenzoni was born in upstate New York, but moved to South Carolina when she was 8 years old. She was surprised by the variety of cultural differences, but she realized that she loved the south! As a child, she had a passion for animals and wanted to strive towards a career in which she could explore that passion. In 2012 she joined the Cleveland Park Animal Hospital family as a kennel technician. In 2014, her hard work and determination allowed her to graduate from Tri-County Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Veterinary Technology. She passed her boards in 2015 and became a full time LVT for the practice. She enjoys finding forever homes for other animals as well. Away from work she enjoys hiking and spending time with her dog, Buzz and fiance, Cameron. Family is also a big part of her life!

Lucas Eades

Lucas Eades, LVT
Veterinary Technician, LVT

Lucas Eades joined the CPAHTR team in February of 2016.  Before joining our team, Lucas worked as a veterinary technician in Seneca for about a year.  Lucas graduated from the veterinary technician program at Tri-County Tech in May of  2017 and became licensed shorty thereafter.  Being  a lifelong resident of Pickens South Carolina, Lucas has gained much experience with caring for animals such as chickens, ducks, dogs, cats, rabbits, goats and horses.  Lucas is a member of Gap Hill Church of God where he enjoys serving the church as worship leader for the youth and college group as well as singing in the choir.  Besides serving God in everyday life, Lucas loves spending time with family, friends and his pets.

Sarah  Pressley

Sarah Pressley, LVT
Veterinary Technician, LVT

Sarah Pressley was born and raised in the upstate of South Carolina. She spent her childhood outdoors with a variety of farm animals including horses, goats, ducks, cows and chickens. As she got older, she began to develop an interest in Veterinary Medicine. After graduating from Pickens High School in 2010, she attended Tri-County Technincal College's Veterinary Technology program. She graduated in 2014 from college with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. Her first job as a technician was in her hometown of Pickens where she worked 2 years in a small animal practice. While there she passed both State and National boards and is now a licensed veterinary technician as well as gaining essential experience in a veterinary hospital. Sarah joined Cleveland Park TR in March of 2016 where she hopes to further her knowledge and experience with both small and large animals. In her downtime, she spends a lot of time in the woods talking with God and enjoying his creations.  She loves fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping when she has the time. She and her husband of 4 years live off the beaten path in the Table Rock area with their 4 dogs, Pup, Ruger, and Kimba.

Nicole Singleton

Nicole Singleton, LVT
Veterinary Technician, LVT

Nicole Southerlin started with us in May of 2017. She is a native of Greenville and plans on staying here. After graduating high school, she decided to attend technician assistant school, but that was not enough for her so she decided to get her license as a Veterinary Technician, LVT. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2017. We love having Nicole around. She is a great technician with a very loving personality. Her hobbies include fishing, hiking and attending car shows with her fiancé Adam. She has many fur babies, Piper, Peaches, Ginger and No No. They are her loves! 

Crystal Blankenship

Crystal Blankenship
Veterinary Technician

Crystal was born and raised in Greer, SC. and graduated from Blue Ridge High School. In 2007 she married her high school sweetheart. They now have 2 boys. Crystal has been a veterinary technician since 2006. You can always find her loving on animals everywhere she goes. Crystal and her family currently have 5 dogs, 2 cats, multiple chickens and the newest addition is a mini pig named Cornbread. Crystal dreams of owning her own farm someday.

Heather Clemente

Heather Clemente
Veterinary Technician

Heather Clemente grew up off the beaches of South Florida, but eventually moved to South Carolina with her family in search of a slightly cooler climate, and beautiful changing seasons. Heather is currently pursuing a degree in Animal Science and has continued to work full-time as a Veterinary technician at Cleveland Park Animal Hospital since graduating Travelers Rest High School in 2011. In her spare time, Heather enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Nil and Ety. Nil is a registered therapy dog who volunteers at local elementary schools and assisted living facilities. Ety also has extensive training as a multi-purpose working dog. 

Shauna Warlick

Shauna Warlick, LVT
Veterinary Technician, LVT

Shauna Warlick joined the team at Cleveland Park Animal Hospital of Travelers Rest in 2018.  She has been in the field for several years . She attended Tri-County Technical College to recieve her associate degree in applied science with a major in veterinary technology. Futhermore, becoming licensed as an LVT by the SCLLR. Shauna grew up in the upstate and now raises her 3 children in the area.  They enjoy going camping, hunting, and fishing together.  Shauna has always been an animal lover and has dogs, cats, birds, rabbits and reptiles in her home.  She feels blessed to be a part of Travelers Rest Animal Hospital and has plans of staying with us long term. Shauna truly has a passion to help animals through their anxiety and make every vet visit a positive experience.

Eva Chaney

Eva Chaney
Veterinary Technician

Eva started her career with Travelers Rest Animal Hospital as a receptionist in October of 2018 and has since moved into a veterinary technician position. During her time here at trAH, Eva has discovered that she really enjoys draining abscesses and affectionately gets called the pimple popper by her co-workers. She has always enjoyed the movie "The Sound of Music" because it reminds her of her home. In her spare time, Eva loves to travel, especially to the warmer climates, and enjoys hiking in the great outdoors with her wonderful Great Danes, Maclin and Templar.

Jessica Greene

Jessica Greene
Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon!

Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson, RN
Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon!

David Balles

David Balles
Veterinary Technician

David is a senior attending North Greenville University in pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in Biology with an Animal Science focus. He joined Cleveland Park as a kennel/veterinary assistant in August 2016. He was born in Hawaii and moved to South Carolina 10 years ago. He has built a life and family here that he truly loves and enjoys. His goal after graduation from NGU is to be accepted into veterinary school and earn his DVM. He also aspires to come back after a few years of veterinary practice to be a professor at North Greenville University. He would love to help students achieve the same dreams he is working toward. He is very passionate to be able to give back to the college that has given so much to him!

Veterinary Technician Assistant

Samantha  Broadwater

Samantha Broadwater
Veterinary Technician Assistant

Sam joined the Cleveland Park of Travelers Rest team in July 2016. Having always loved large animals she spent most of her time during her college career at the dairy farm and horse farm of Clemson University. She graduated Clemson University in May 2014 with a degree in Animal Agribusiness. She is a lifelong resident of the upstate, and after finishing college, she moved back to Greenville where she worked as a receptionist and kennel/veterinary assistant at another animal hospital. She and her husband, Ethan, have 3 dogs - Remy, Tripp, and Summer - and 2 cats - Addie and Charlotte. They enjoy hiking with their dogs, spending time with family and friends, and being on the lake. 

Amber Barrows

Amber Barrows
Veterinary Technician Assistant

Bio coming soon

Matt Metrinko

Matt Metrinko
Veterinary Technician Assistant

After 16 years in law enforcement and military contracting, including 12 as a K9 handler and 10 as a Bomb Technician, Matt had a change of life and joined trAH in late 2020. Starting as a Veterinary Assistant, Matt is in school for his license and plans to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician and finish his certification as a Canine Trainer. He currently lives with his wife of 18 years, his retired K9, a lazy cat and an extremely sassy Swedish Vallhund.

Anna Little

Anna Little
Veterinary Technician Assistant

Anna was born and raised in Greenville, SC.  She graduated from Blue Ridge High School in 2020 and joined our team in July of that year.  She is currently attending Clemson University with a major in Animal and Veterinary Science, looking to pursue a career as a veterinarian.  During her occasional free time, Anna enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her sweet kitty, Luna.

Brian Cordle

Brian Cordle
Veterinary Technician Assistant

Brian joined our team July of 2019. He graduated from North Greenville University and is looking to pursue youth/college ministry. When not working he enjoys being with friends or walking the streets of Greenville discovering new places and sights. He has fit in well with us here at Cleveland Park, the pets love him, as he does them.

Madison Faulkner

Madison Faulkner
Veterinary Technician assistant

Madison was born and raised in Greer, SC. She graduated from Byrnes High School in 2018. She became a member of our team August of 2020 as a boarding technician. Madison is currently pursuing a degree in veterinary technology. From the time she was a little girl she knew she wanted to pursue her dream in veterinary medicine. It’s a passion that never faded. She is blessed to be a part of such a wonderful team at trAH. In her downtime, she spends a lot of her time outdoors, or hanging out with her fiancé Caleb, her baby girl Aubrey and her fur babies; Bubba, Cedar, Aspen and horse Ace.

Boarding Staff

Heather  Ashley

Heather Ashley
Boarding Manager

Heather Ashley was born and raised in Greenville SC. She joined our team in 2017. She graduated from Greenville Technical College in 2008 with her certification in Veterinarian Assisting. She has one fur baby, Watson. In her free time, she enjoys attending Clemson games with her husband and is always at a baseball field with her three kids.    

Elizabeth (Buffy) Greene

Elizabeth (Buffy) Greene
Boarding Technician

Bio coming soon!

Amanda Warren

Amanda Warren
Boarding Technician

Grooming Staff

Elisabeth Terry

Elisabeth Terry
Pet Groomer

Elisabeth Terry grew up in Greenville, SC, and has lived all around the upstate. She enjoys Travelers Rest for the small town community feeling. Elisabeth graduated from Greenville Technical College with a Certificate in Professional Grooming and Animal Care in August of 2017. She worked as a groomer for several years before joining Travelers Rest Animal Hospital in May of 2019. Elisabeth loves her fluffy clients and is excited to see new faces. Her Border Collie mix, Panda, keeps her on her toes!