Meet the Veterinary Staff of Grace Animal Hospital
The professionals of Grace Animal Hospital have been hand-picked for their commitment to excellent care for pets with the ultimate in kindness and compassion. They always respect and honor pet owners and support their efforts to enhance the human-animal bond.
Meet our special staff:
Lisa Mullett, Practice Manager
Originally from Mineral Wells, Lisa moved to Clarksburg in the year 2000. She has three children, Daniel, Mackenzie, and Olivia. In her free time, she enjoys searching for new recipes, cooking, watching her kids play sports, and spending time with friends. Lisa began working at Grace Animal Hospital as our client service manager since it first opened in 2011. Her caring personality and dedication to the practice have made her an integral part of the hospital family. She says the opportunity to interact with our clients and their furry family members is what she enjoys most about her work. Lisa has a dog named Ebony, two cats, Jasmine and Isabelle, a rat named Quincy, and a horse named Jasper.
Amanda Folio, Operations Manager
Amanda was born and raised in Clarksburg, WV, where she graduated from Liberty High School in 2000. After receiving her Associates Degree in Medical Assisting and working in the medical profession for the past several years she decided to pursue her passion for animal care. In April of 2014 she joined the Grace Animal Hospital team of staff and finds everyday a blessing to be able to care for patients. Amanda is currently working towards her degree in veterinary technology. When not working, she enjoys the outdoors, fishing, camping, gardening, and spending time with her family and three dogs, Fuzzy, Rosco, and Rocky.
Tammy Bailey, Receptionist
Tammy is very happy to be a part of the hospital family and enjoys meeting the variety of patients we see. Originally from Clarksburg, Tammy graduated from Roosevelt-Wilson High School, and then spent 15 years in Virginia before deciding to move back home to West Virginia. She likes to spend her free time reading, swimming, and helping out on the farm. Tammy is blessed with two wonderful children, Christopher and Samantha. Tammy married Kevin Thomas in August of 2014. Sharing their home are three dogs, a black lab mix named Daisy, a Siberian Husky named Misty, and an Australian Shepherd named Lucy.
Sherri Pitzer, Receptionist
Sherri was born and raised in Philippi, WV. She and her family moved to Bridgeport in August of 2002. She is married to the love of her life, Bill, and has two wonderful children, Ashley and Tyler. Sherri started working at Grace in September of 2015 as a receptionist. She loves working around animals and interacting with clients. She says, “Just knowing you are helping someone’s pet to get better makes it all worthwhile.” Sherri’s family has a pug named Milo and two cats, Precious and Bella. While not working, Sherri enjoys working in her flowerbeds, being active with her children’s activities, spending time enjoying family, and being with their pets.
Martha Patton, R.V.T.
Martha was born and raised in the Bridgeport area. She graduated from Fairmont State with her degree in Veterinary Technology, and subsequently became a registered veterinary technician in 1995. During her career, Martha worked with large and small animals, as well as some exotics. She joined Grace Animal Hospital when it first opened in May of 2011, and worked until her retirement in 2013. Although she is retired, Martha continues to work at Grace filling in when needed. She still lives in the Bridgeport area with her husband, Todd, two horses, two dogs, and a cat.
Chelsea Frasher, Veterinary Assistant
Growing up with an obvious love for animals, it was an easy choice for Chelsea to join the veterinary field. She has been with Grace Animal Hospital since June of 2013 and recently graduated with a degree in Veterinary Technology. As a technician, Chelsea gets to enjoy the more personal role with patients as well as with clients. She strives to keep all animals in the hospital not only healthy, but happy as well. Chelsea has two dogs, Kaiya and Kona, and four cats, Bear, Dixie, Noodle, and Alice.
Tanya Stewart, Veterinary Assistant
Originally from East Greenwich, Rhode Island, Tanya now lives in Bridgeport with her husband, Derrick, and their two children, Alex and Addie. She also shares her home with three cats, Pia, Inka, and Hanzo, and two dogs, Draco and Dani. Tanya joined the Grace staff in May 2013 and enjoys helping with the care of our patients. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, sewing, and hiking.
Ashley Pitzer, Veterinary Assistant
Ashley has been a veterinary assistant at Grace since August 2014. She graduated from Bridgeport High School in 2014 and is currently attending Pierpont Community and Technical College. Ashley will be graduating in the spring of 2017 with her degree in veterinary technology. Following this, her plans are to further her education in the field by attending veterinary school. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys dancing, being crafty, spending time with friends and family, and her two dogs and two cats. She feels blessed to be able to share her love and passion for animals alongside her talented co-workers.
Molly Raque, Veterinary Assistant
Originally from Greer, South Carolina, Molly moved to West Virginia in June 2014 to begin attending college for veterinary technology. Shorty after, she was offered the opportunity to work at Grace while obtaining her degree. Molly enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice, with particular interests in diseases and surgery. She plans to expand her knowledge base and gain more experience with exotics and birds. When not working, Molly enjoys traveling, making crafts, and visiting with family in South Carolina. With future plans to have a Pomeranian, Molly shares her life right now with a cat named Shalquoir, and path valley ferret, Artorias.
Lucas Small-Johnston, Veterinary Assistant
Lucas was born and raised in the Clarksburg-Bridgeport area and graduated from Robert C. Byrd in 2008. He has had animals his whole life and would talk about working in an animal hospital when he was younger. Lucas joined Grace Animal Hospital in 2015 and couldn’t be happier about the position and the team he gets to work alongside. He enjoys the outdoors, hiking, and camping. Lucas also enjoys hanging out with family, whether that is a movie with his mom, a sports game with his nephew, relaxing with his wife, or anything with anyone else.