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Jessica Mitchell, RVT

Office Management

Jessica started at EAMC in 2006 after graduating from Gwinnett Tech with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She is a Monroe, GA native and currently resides there with her husband and two young sons. Also demanding her attention at home is Catsy, Domestic shorthair and her cat Smudge, Domestic long har. She is currently pulling duties in office management. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys baking and travel. She loves the family feel at Eastside.

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Abby Byrd

Practice Manager

Abby joined Eastside Animal Medical Center in December of 2015 as an emergency assistant. Originally from Chicago, Abby now lives in the Atlanta area with husband and children. The rest of her crew include a Siberian Husky named Amaya Bella and a feisty chihuahua mix named Charles and two guinea pigs Mr.Jack and Mr. Stitch. Abby transferred to general practice in January of 2017. Outside of work and hanging with family, Abby enjoys watching movies, spending time with her family and is a country music fan.

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Carla Luppi - Schmidt, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Carla is a newcomer to Eastside as of June 2020. Originally from California and recently relocated to Georgia in 2020. Carla is a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2011 and has been in the veterinary field since 2007. Carla shares her home with her extremely enthusiastic Border Collie named Marshall and two cats named Moose and Tiny’s. In her spare time, she loves to go to Disneyland, Travel and spend quality time with her husband.

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Rayne Moscoso, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Rayne joined our team in June 2017 as a Registered Technician newly graduated from Gwinnett Technical College. Rayne is originally from Paucarpata, Arequipa, Peru, and now resides in Dacula. In her spare time, Rayne enjoys working out, outdoor activities, and sleep.  She has a Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix named Belia. She was recently hired on a Disney production - look for her on the big screen soon!

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Tracy Schaeffer, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

 

Tracy has been with Eastside Animal Medical Center since January 2016 as a Registered Veterinary Technician. Originally from Pennsylvania, she has grown roots here in Georgia with her husband and 2 teenagers. Also filling the house is Oskar a German Shepherd, Hagen a Belgian Malinois and Eclipse the cat.

Tracy spends many hours outside mountain biking, riding gravel and country roads. She also very much enjoys baking delicious treats and traveling to new places.

Melissa Wells

Melissa Wells

Receptionist - General Practice

Melissa has been working for Eastside Animal Medical Center since May 2016. She currently lives in Monroe with her husband Pagett and their 3 kids (Taylor, Kayleigh and Christian), 2 dogs (Dee Dee and Chester) and 2 birds (Liberty and Midnight). Her favorite thing about working at Eastside is that’s it like home away from home. In her spare time Melissa enjoys attending her children’s sporting events, traveling, camping and movies.

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Brittany Fincher

Veterinary Assistant

Brittany has been a part of the EAMC family since 2014. She is currently enrolled in a Veterinary Technician program and has plans to specialize in Wildlife care.

She has a horse and a chicken. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, conservation work, and any outdoor activities.

Brittany Lacey

Brittany Lacey

Veterinary Assistant

Brittany Lacey has been with Eastside since January of 2019, and has been working as a Veterinary Assistant since 2015. She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster program to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She has 5 dogs: a cattle dog mix Remington, a pointer mix Winchester, a French Bulldog Colt, a Pitbull Jojo, and a Basset Hound Lt. Dan. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dogs, painting and also trained her own therapy dog, Remington.

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Dana Walker

Veterinary Assistant

Dana is a Georgia native. She grew up in Lawrenceville and moved to Loganville when she got married.

With her husband and 5-year-old son, she lives with her cats Beldar Conehead and newest addition Marshall-Antonio, and Pot-Bellied Pigs Thomas and Millie.

Dana is currently enrolled at Penn Foster to obtain her RVT license, and has been working in the field for 13 years. When she is not working, she enjoys being with family (they are everything to her), gardening, hiking, and Netflix!

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Jordan Farris

Veterinary Assistant

Jordan has been at EAMC since September 2018. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2012. Originally from the Lawrenceville area, she and her husband recently settled to Loganville  after 9 years of moving around for the Marine Corps with their two children, two dogs and two cats! Jordan enjoys coffee, reading, working out and does photography outside of work. Her favorite thing about working at EAMC is the amazing team and atmosphere aside from helping patients and assisting in client education on pet wellness!

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Jill Christiansen

Veterinary Assistant

Born in West Palm Beach, Jill moved to Atlanta when she was 3 yrs old and has since lived in Massachusetts and Tennessee, but returned back to her home roots! Jill has been a veterinary assistant for over 6 years and absolutely loves her job and helping animals.

When she is not working she loves playing with her dogs Isis, Eddie, and Ronnie, or Netflixing with her cats Milan, Dewey, and Punkin! Jill also loves attending car shows and riding her motorcycle when it's not too hot outside! She is so happy to be an addition to such a wonderful group!

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Jordyn White

Veterinary Assistant

Jordyn joined the EMAC team in November of 2020. She is currently an undergrad at the University of Georgia, getting a Bachelors degree in Biology/Neuroscience. 

Originally from Milton, GA, she is now living in Athens, GA with her Pitbull named Harper and her many pet tropical fish! In her free time, Jordyn enjoys taking care of her many houseplants as well as hanging out with friends/family.  

Katherine Ellstrom

Katherine Ellstrom

Veterinary Assistant

Katherine was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Katherine moved to Loganville, Ga about 10 years ago. She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician program. Katherine joined our team as the emergency receptionist in 2019.

In her free time, Katherine enjoys watching Netflix, reading, walking/playing with her dogs a red heeler named Luna and a Catahoula named Xena, spending quality time with those most important to her.

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Hannah Copple

Receptionist - General Practice

Hannah started with Eastside Animal Medical Center in April of 2021.

She has studied large animal science at the University of Minnesota and is from Rochester, Minnesota originally.

Hannah has a lease warmblood mare named Charlie and shows the Georgia Hunter Jumper Association circuit. 

When she is not spending time riding and showing her horse she loves to figure skate, swim, and crochet amigurumi animals!