Our Staff

Meet Our Veterinary Care Team

St. Matthews Animal Clinic is a special place—with lots of special people, including our staff of four experienced veterinarians who are passionate about pet care! When you visit, we hope you’ll find that we are a good fit in other ways, too, especially the full range of veterinary services we provide.
Team
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Our Veterinarians

Julie Michalski

Julie Michalski

Associate Veterinarian

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Lindsay Seilheimer

Lindsay Seilheimer

Associate Veterinarian

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Stacy Deren

Dr. Stacy Deren

Associate Veterinarian

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Stacy Deren has been practicing for 8 years and has completed her schooling at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She loves helping educate clients on how to best care for their pets to ensure their happiness, health, and longevity. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her dog (Oliver), and listen to podcasts. 

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Tara McCoy

Associate Veterinarian

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Our Management Team

Sarah Ashabranner

Sarah Ashabranner

Practice Manager

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Sarah Ashabranner has been practicing for 9 years and completed her schooling at the University of Louisville. There, she earned her BA in Psychology. St. Matthews Animal Clinic offers what she would call “The Gold Standard” of patient care and Sarah is proud to lead a team that compassionately prioritizes every individual patient’s needs. The clinic is known in the community as “The Clinic with a Big Heart”, and she can say with confidence that being a part of a team that truly embodies this core value continues to provide the motivation in the pursuit of continued excellence. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the gym, doing anything outdoors, and, most of all, spending time with her family (husband Rick and two girls: Kenley and Kallen).

Bryan Reynolds

Bryan

Patient Care Team Manager & Office/Inventory Manager

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Bryan has been practicing for 5 years and went to school at Sullivan University. He enjoys creating a positive experience with new or shy boarding pets so that they are happy and excited to see him in future visits. When he’s not working, Bryan enjoys all things houseplant-related, saltwater and freshwater aquarium building/maintenance, kayaking, and spending time with his two dogs and four cats.

Rebekah Bollinger

Rebekah

Medical Care Team Manager-RVT

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Rebekah Bollinger has been practicing for 7 years and has completed her school at Murray State University. She goes above and beyond for each patient. The care her patients receive from her is the top priority. In her free time, she likes to try new restaurants, go to her family farm, and spend time hiking and riding around on the workman.

Jessica Draewell

Jessica

Client Care Manager & IT Manager

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Jessica Draewell has been practicing for 8 years. She has completed her schooling at University of Louisville & Art Instruction School. She loves watching all the pets grow up and loves seeing happy, smiling clients! In her free time, she reads, doodles/draws, plays video games, and spends time with family and pets.

Our Medical Care Team

Shelby

Shelby

Medical Care Team-Technician

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Shelby Grant has been practicing for 2.5 years. She is currently attending Galen College of Nursing. She takes pride in how much she learns every day and being able to share that knowledge with the people around her. In her free time, she enjoys being out in nature with her dog (Rey), being lazy at home with her cat (Poe), playing video games, and spending too much money at Target. 

Amanda

Amanda

Medical Care Team-LVT

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Amanda Olges has been practicing for 18 years and has completed her schooling at Murray State University. In her free time, she enjoys tending to the growing farm at her home, learning new skills such as breadmaking, cheese making, and soap with goat milk, hiking, foraging, and exploring. 

Samantha Barney

Sam

Medical Care Team – Technician

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Sam Barney has been practicing for 5 years and is currently attending Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (graduate of 2024). She likes earning the trust of each patient and showing them that it is safe here. In her free time, she plays sand volleyball, reads books, and spends time with her family.

Andrea Rosario

Andrea

Medical Care Team- Technician Assistant

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Andrea Rosario has been practicing for 2 years and has completed her school at Morehead State University & University of Kentucky. She prides herself in giving the love and quality care she would give her own pets. In her free time, she likes to hike, kayak, hammock, and read.

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Bethany

Medical Care Team – LVT

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Bethany Edwards has been practicing for 5 years and has completed her schooling at Murray State University. She is extremely detailed-oriented and always has a to-do list to make sure everything gets done. She enjoys doing crafts like cross stitch and diamond painting, exploring Louisville, and curling up with a good book.

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Casandra

Medical Care Team- LVT

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Casandra Petersen has been practicing for 6 months and has completed her schooling at Murray State University. She prides herself on connecting with clients and patients to make their experience the best that it can be. In her free time, she enjoys learning gardening tricks and agility training with her three dogs. Her favorite domestic animal is a cow and her favorite exotic animal is a honey badger. 

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Devereaux

Medical Care Team- Technician

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Devereaux Lemmones has been practicing for 3 years. She takes pride in bridging the gap between client/patient relationships so that all feel informed and confident in their decisions without compromising anything important. In her free time, she enjoys foraging for mushrooms, taking care of her snakes, and going to concerts.

Kristin

Kristin

Medical Care Team Member-Technician

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Kristin Jent has been practicing for 2 years and has completed her schooling at Brown Mackie College. She has loved having that one-on-one interaction with patients and clients on a daily basis. In her free time, Kristin likes to drink coffee and sit on her front porch.

Medical Care Team Member - Kaitlin Cole

Kaitlin

MedicalCareTeam–LVT

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Our Client Care Team

Courtney Voll

Courtney

Client Care Team Member and Medical Care Assistant

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Courtney Voll has been practicing for 3 years and has completed her schooling at Spalding University and Indiana University Southeast. She is interested in learning anything and everything she can. Being cross-trained between two departments has allowed her to better assist and provide comfort to clients and patients. She truly loves her patients. In her free time, she plays volleyball, hikes, enjoys nature, likes being around animals, and watches ALL reality TV shows. 

Kirsten

Kirsten

Client Care Team Member

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Kirsten Mitchell has been practicing for 3 years, having completed her schooling at Western Kentucky University. She really cares about each patient that walks through the door and does her best to support their individual needs. In her free time, she enjoys taking walks, fishing, and spending time with her husband, son, and three pets (Gracie Lou, Lucy Belle, and Meeko Nose).

Alex Cundiff

Alex

Client Care Team

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Alex Cundiff has been practicing for 2 years and has completed her schooling at Louisville School of Massage. She feels she has a very special connection to animals that makes them feel comfortable. In her free time, she likes relaxing at home and bowling. 

Rachel Horn

Rachel

Client Care Team

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Rachel has been practicing for 2.5 years. Currently, she is attending nursing school. She prides herself in the care of her patients, treating and caring for them as if they were her own. She enjoys listening to music, going to concerts, and taking her dog (Charlie) to the park.

Our Patient Care Team

Cass Spoonamore

Cass

Patient Care Team

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Cass Spoonamore has been practicing for 2 years and has completed her school at Bellarmine University. She enjoys making pets feel comfortable in a new/different environment. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crocheting, and photography.

Megan Haycraft

Megan

Patient Care Team

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Megan Haycraft has been practicing for 12 years. She has completed her school at Elizabeth Community and Technical College. She gives the best quality care and enriches the lives of the patients. In her free time, she likes karaoke, travel, photography, napping, and spending time with her dog (Zen).

Abigail Lauria

Abigail

Patient Care Team

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Abigail Lauria has been practicing for 6 months. She is giving boarding clients quality care and making sure they are happy and comfortable during their stays.
In her free time, she likes training and showing horses. 

Devin

Devin

Patient Care Team

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Devin Freeman has been practicing for 3 months. He enjoys making sure that they remain safe and happy during their visit. In his free time, he enjoys swimming, playing video games, watching movies, and visiting Kentucky Kingdom. 

Crystal Melton

Crystal

Patient Care Team

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Hunter

Patient Care Team

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Hunter has been practicing for 6 months. He has completed his schooling at Penn Foster and wants to make sure that the individual needs of each patient are met. He likes to collect old gaming memorabilia, watch Anime, and repair old gaming consoles.

Our Grooming Team

Groomer - Lawrence Mudd

Lawrence

Groomer

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For 37 years, Lawrence Mudd has been a groomer. He takes pleasure in his ability to engage with his clients as well as the amount of time he has invested in training his patients. He enjoys going to concerts and sports. 

Groomer-Lew Winstead

Lew

Groomer

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For 5 years, Lew Winstead has been a groomer. He has completed his school at Nash Academy. He prides himself on loving each and every one of his clients, as well as providing them with a clean/perfect groom. He enjoys live music, concerts, and travel.