Meet The Staff

Doctors

Dr. James Williams, D.V.M  | Veterinarian

drjames@mainstreetvet.biz

Dr Williams received his Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Edinburgh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. His pre-veterinary degree was in Agriculture, Animal Science, at the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland, where he was awarded the Ethel B Cruikshank Award as the year’s “Most Distinguished Graduate.”

Since taking over Main Street Vet in 2009, he has been very busy and very happy! “Being a veterinarian is all I ever considered doing and I am very lucky to get to do what I love every day. Working with dedicated and passionate people, for clients who love and care for their pets in a beautiful, small community is a dream come true.”

He is specifically interested in animal orthopedics, soft tissue surgery, dentistry and preventative medicine, and the well-being and comfort of all the animals he encounters. Dr James is very passionate about local rescue operations. The family’s many pets are all adoptees, and he regularly donates his time at spay/neuter and rabies clinics for Morgan County.

Away from work, Dr James enjoys time with his family – wife Jamie and sons Finn (14) 18 and Fritz (12) 16. His interest in American History is another way to connect with his clients, and loves the conversation, stories and book recommendations they often provide about the Historic South. Outside work, he enjoys mountain biking on local trails, rock climbing and watching Morgan County Athletic events.

“Traveling. It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” –IBN Battuta

Dr. Mark Hibbard, D.V.M | Veterinarian

Dr. Mark Hibbard is a Georgia native receiving a B.S.A in Biological Sciences and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, both from the University of Georgia. His interests include surgery, endocrine diseases, and preventive health. Dr. Mark enjoys living in Madison with his wife, Amy, and high-spirited Boykin, Bachelor. The Hibbard Family welcomed their son, Brayden, in September 2018. Outside of work, he likes spending time outdoors, traveling, gardening, and grilling. “I am excited to begin my Veterinary career with the Main Street Vet family and look forward to establishing relationships with clients and patients within the community I now call home.”

“I would rather be amongst forest animals and the sounds of nature, than amongst city traffic and the noise of man.” – Anthony Douglas Williams

Dr. Christy Stancil, D.V.M / Veterinarian

As Main Street Vet’s breeding specialist, Dr. Stancil helps guide and promote responsible breeding practices, which promotes good health and longevity in each pet, and lines of happy pet owners in our community.  With almost 10 years’ experience, Dr. Stancil is also passionate about preventative dentistry and taking care of the needs of our geriatric patients – keeping up with joint mobility, brain health and good nutrition.  The foundation of Dr. Stancil’s practice is her commitment to Quality of Life for each pet.

In her time off, Dr. Stancil works on the farm she shares with husband, Derek, and kids Cole and Rebecca. Relaxing at Lake Oconee or trail riding her horses recharges Dr. Stancil for the week ahead at Main Street Vet.

Dr. Mary Peter, D.V.M

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Debbie Howard | Office Manager

Debbie Howard has has been with us since 2011 and lives in Madison. She and husband Justin have a very active household with three children and 7 dogs. There are also 9 cats and 2 horses relying on the very energetic and always positive Debbie for love and care. Debbie is a true animal lover, both large and small, and had dreamed of working in a vet office since she was a young girl. “I love living in Madison and feel blessed to be able to raise my family and work in a great town,” Debbie says. At Main Street Vet, Debbie manages all aspects of our Boarding and Grooming Services. Contact Debbie at debbie@mainstreetvet.biz.

“The family is the center of life and it is the key of enteral happiness.” – L. Tom Perry

Technicians

Jordan Connard | Registered Veterinary Technician

Jordan Connard shares life with her Double Doodle, Gus Franklin, and her husband, Clint.  Jordan “strives to always give 110%” at everything she does.  She earned her Associates Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in 2018 at Athens Technical College and added “Registered Veterinary Technician” to her credentials the same year.

Veterinary Medicine gives Jordan the chance to help animal live the best lives possible, and she is devoted to communicating best medicine and solutions to people, so they know how to best help their pets.  Her favorite part about MSV is making clients smile and showing that she loves their pets as her own.

As career and goal oriented as Jordan is, she also enjoys shopping, hanging by the pool, spending time at the lake with family, and watching The Bachelor in her time off.

Her favorite quote is from Eleanor Roosevelt:

“You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.”

Kelly Townsend  | Registered Veterinary Technician

Kelly Townsend has been a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) since 2008, and in the veterinary field since 2000.  She brings a broad variety of experience to Main Street Vet, such as day practice, emergency practice, shelter medicine and specialty medicine.  Kelly also has training and expertise in reproduction, genetics, sonography and radiology.

Kelly is a Dog Sport and Dog Show enthusiast.  She trains and competes in conformation, dock diving, lure coursing and rally.  If its an Amstaff, Miniature Bull Terrier, or Briard, it has already won Kelly’s heart!

Kelly is an engaged and passionate member of the veterinary community, and her motto is “never settle for just ok.” She continues to learn and push herself in the veterinary medical field, and helps everyone around her grow, learn and enjoy a career in this field.

Courtney Stinchcomb | Registered Veterinary Technician

“Helping God’s creatures to live a healthy life, and the warm feeling of seeing an animal recover.” These are Courtney Stinchomb’s words, describing what Veterinary Medicine means to her.

Courtney has earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from The University of Georgia, and her Associate’s in Veterinary
Technology from Athens Technical College. As a licensed RVT, Courtney uses her expertise, education and experience to assist every client at Main Street Vet, in any situation.  Courtney enjoys quiet activities when she is not at work, such as reading, swimming and outdoor activities.

Here is Courtney’s favorite quote:

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

Storey Fyffe | Registered Veterinary Technician

Storey is a recent graduate from Athens Technical College, where she earned a veterinary technology degree. Storey plans to take boards this fall and to eventually finish out her BS in Animal Science in her spare time. She loves to work with all animals, both big and small.

Nicole Lingerfelt | Technician Assistant

Nicole Lingerfelt has worked at Main Street Vet since June 2015. Like many people in the veterinary industry she started as a kennel hand and worked her way up to a full time Vet Tech. She is currently pursuing her degree as a R.V.T. Nicole’s interests in Veterinary Medicine are surgery, emergency care, and large animal medicine. When Nicole is not hitting the books or working she is a full time mom who enjoys spending time with her family, and furry four-legged companions. Nicole also enjoys reading, riding her quarter horse and paint horse, and doing crafty projects. Her easy-going and loving demeanor has a calming presences on all of the animals (and humans) at Main Street Vet.

Congratulations to Nicole on the birth of baby boy, Kyle in December 2018

“The horse is a mirror to your soul. Sometimes you might not like what you see. Sometimes you will.” – Buck Brannaman

Valerie Stapf | Technician Assistant

Valerie joined the Main Street Vet team in July 2019. Originally from Maryland, she is currently living in Monroe with her boyfriend, Corey, and her 2 dogs. Valerie is currently pursuing her R.V.T. degree online. In her spare time Valerie enjoys hiking, kayaking and gardening.

“Animals are such agreeable friends-they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. ” – George Eliot

Dexter Curtis | Technician Assistant

Dexter Curtis Jr. started at Main Street Vet in December of 2019. Originally from Riverdale Georgia, he currently lives in Athens with two adorable guinea pigs Bennie and Theordore. Before joining the team at MSV, Dexter earned his bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology from The Fort Valley State University – the only four-year veterinary technology program in Georgia. Dexter wishes to pursue a career as a veterinarian and hopes to return to Main Street with a Doctorate In Veterinary Medicine.
 
“The task is to transform society; only the people can do that-not heroes, not celebrities, not stars.”  -Huey P. Newton

Morgan Stover | Technician Assistant

Morgan Stover has been a part of Main Street Vet since March 2017. She has five dogs, 3 cats, a chameleon, and a few turtles. In her spare time Morgan enjoys fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities with her boyfriend Nathan and family. Morgan hopes to pursue a career in veterinary medicine and continue her journey at Main Street Vet.

“The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask.” – Nancy Newhall

Customer Service Representatives

Hannah Stubbs |  Customer Service Representative / Dog Trainer

Hannah Stubbs joined MSV in August 2017. She is married to her husband Travis and together they welcomed their baby girl Myra in April 2019. Hannah has two dogs, Moose and Hazel, as well as a plethora of other pets! Her heart is in showing compassion to the people and animals she comes in contact with. She is passionate about keeping a healthy lifestyle and living well. Hannah strives to show the love of Christ to everyone.

“There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.”

MaryAnn Mullins | Customer Service Representative

MaryAnn Mullins is a native of Morgan County and has been with Main Street Vet since May 2018. She has a very energetic 4 year old as well as 4 dogs, 4 cats,4 horses and a miniature pony that keeps her busy with home life. MaryAnn loves caring for all the fur babies and their parents. MaryAnn received her associates in Pre-Nursing from Georgia Military College in 2011 and her BS in Health Care Administration in 2014 from Ashford University. She continues to further her education in the veterinary business.

“Dream Big, Work Hard, Stay Focused and surround yourself with good people.”

Taylor James | Customer Service Representative

Taylor James started at Main Street Vet in August 2016. Originally from the Buckeye State, she currently lives in Greensboro with her husband Eli and a mama to her fur babies – 4 dogs, 4 cats. While she is a critical person in the receptionist team at MSV, she is also committed to her online studies at Penn Foster and wants to eventually work as a Veterinary Technician. When Taylor isn’t working or studying she and Eli enjoy visits to the beach, and adventures with their fur family!

“If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet, he said.” – Rachel Wolchin

Angie Jordan | Customer Service Representative

Angie Jordan has grown up around animals, big and small – rescuing, raising and nursing back to health. So, naturally she feels right at home here with her second family, her Main Street Vet family.  Her career at MSV began with Grooming and Boarding, where she forged relationships with many of our patients. Last year, she moved into a Customer Service role, and she has met so many more clients and created relationships with so many of our wonderful patients and families! She loves to see both familiar and new faces!  Outside of her role here, She is a mommy to two beautiful little boys, Wayne (3) and Liam (5 months) and a wife to her loving husband. They are enjoying every part of raising their children, they love to explore nature, and take their oldest fishing (they cannot wait to be able to take their youngest, too). When time allows, She truly loves to do nature photography.

Marisa Solis | Customer Service Representative

Marisa Solis joined MSV in May 2020. She enjoys lake life on Lake Oconee with her wife, Lorena, and their fur children, a toy poodle named Mia and rescue cat named Emma. Marisa’s love for animals was evident from a young age – picking up and nurturing strays, volunteering at her local animal shelter and showing livestock. She has always had a strong passion for helping animals as well as their humans and strives to show kindness and empathy to everyone she meets. In her spare time she enjoys life on the lake, staying active, and spending time with her family.

Boarding & Grooming

Elizabeth Hilsman | Groomer

Elizabeth Moore has been a member with us since May of 2015. She lives in Madison and is currently attending Athens Technical College to pursue her career in Veterinary Medicine. She has 3 horses and 1 dog. Her passion in life is to be able understand the behavior and well-being of animals. In her spare time, she loves to ride her horses and spend time with her friends and family.

“Some friends have to walk on four legs just so they can carry around such big hearts.” – Unknown

Delaney Pope | Groomer

Delaney Pope has been a member of Main Street Vet since 2016. She has 4 dogs and 2 cats.in her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and spending time on the lake. Delaney hopes to continue building towards a career in veterinary medicine.

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” – Wallace Stevens

Tara Greenspan | Lead Pet Care Specialist

Tara Greenspan joined Main Street Vet in October 2018. Tara is originally from the buckeye state. She has been in Georgia since 2002. When Tara was a young girl she always brought home stray dogs and that is when her love of animals bloomed. Tara is excited to be taking on a lead role in the Boarding/Doggie Daycare area of the business. Tara has 3 kids son Avery and daughters Sagan and Danika. She also has 4 fur children: Apple, Collier, Bunny and Lila.

Abby Everett | Pet Care Specialist

Abby Everett joined Main Street Vet in August 2019. She loves going to the lake on the weekends and spending time with her friends. She has 3 cats and 2 dogs who are beyond spoiled! Abby has a soft spot for all animals and is very excited to be apart of the Main Street Vet team! 

Breanna Godwin / Pet Care Specialist

Breanna Godwin has worked in our field, caring for animals, since graduating from Putnam County High in 2014.  Two things make Breanna a client and co-worker favorite at MSV – she has 7 years of customer service experience, and she is motivated by “the feeling of knowing that me doing my job makes everyone else’s job easier.” Breanna makes pets and their owners’ lives easier by going the extra mile every time, and because she is a people person with a great personality.

“Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.” James Altucher