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Meet The Team

River's Edge Animal Hospital Team

Meet our caring and compassionate veterinary care team committed to providing exceptional veterinary care for you and your family.​​​​​​​

Addie B.​​​​​​

Chief Hospital Administrator
​​​​​​​Veterinary Management Inc.

Addie has been in the Veterinary industry since 2004. While in high school, she did an apprenticeship at a veterinary practice in her hometown, Salisbury, North Carolina. She quickly found passion in this ever-growing field. She has worked in emergency, surgery, and general practice.

Prior to joining our team, Addie worked as a manager for a large veterinary hospital in the suburbs of Atlanta, GA for eight years and then spent a short time in Pensacola, FL managing a veterinary urgent care. The thing Addie most enjoys about her job is making our clients happy and seeing the staff learn and grow so that they can serve our community best. When she is not at work, she enjoys traveling, shopping, boating, and spending time with her family.

Nicole H.

Client Service Representative Manager

Nicole is a native of Rock Hill and has been in the veterinary field since 2008. Before working in the veterinary field, she worked in human medicine. Nicole quickly found out her passion was with animals and everything came naturally. She enjoys building relationships with clients and their pets. Nicole has a special knack for small dogs. She lives with her husband, 4 dogs, and 1 cat. In her spare time, she loves exercising.

Ariana W.

Veterinary Technician Manager

Ariana was born and raised in the Carolinas. She has always grown up with animals from horses to dogs. She has always had an interest in animal services and sought out classes even in highschool in vet assisting. Wanting to pursue a higher education, she graduated during COVID in 2020 with her associates in Applied Science with a focus of Veterinary Technology from Piedmont Technical College in Newberry SC. Her life goal is to eventually receive her bachelor's degree to then become a Licensed Veterinary Technologist.

Michael G.

Client Service Representative & Veterinary Assistant​​​​​​​

Michel has lived in Rock Hill for over 30 years. He has experience in multiple careers but found his passion in caring for and saving animals. He has been in the veterinary field for 3 years. He loves to help clients by educating them and giving them the best care for their pets. He lives with his wife Nina, son Mateo, 2 dogs Rudy & Reesi, and cat Muse. In his spare time, Michael enjoys outdoor activities, visiting breweries, video gaming, flying drones, watching sports, and hanging out with family and friends.

Amanda M.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Amanda was born and raised in Charlotte NC. She received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Western Carolina University in 2016 and got her Associates' degree in Veterinary Technology from Gaston College in 2019. Amanda has been an RVT for 2 years. She is interested most in Dentistry and Anesthesia. Amanda have 5 cats named Stella, Toothless, Dooku, Jango, and Mumbo. In her free time, she loves to read, play video games, and hang out with friends.

Kellyn V.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kellyn Van Riper is from the local area. After graduating from Gaston College and becoming an LVT she has been working in the animal industry for 12 years. Living on a small farm with 3 cattle dogs and chickens is a large part of her life, but spending time on the lake with friends and family is her happy place.

Brandee L.

Veterinary Assitant

Originally from Canton Missouri (right on the Mississippi), Brandee has been in the Veterinary field since 2008. She has worked in Washington, Nebraska, North, and South Carolina. Since moving to the Carolinas she has worked in pet sitting, daycare, boarding facilities as well as in animal medicine. In 2015, she rescued her little diva Kaya (choc lab/heeler mix) who keeps her in check. Brandee enjoys working in surgery and dentistry although she loves her day-to-day interaction cuddles with the fur babies. Her favorite aspect of her job is making life-long relationships with our clients and their pets. In her downtime, she loves cooking (especially GRILLING) and absolutely anything outside. She also enjoys skydiving and doing mud runs when possible.

Liz J.

Veterinary Assistant

Liz has lived in the Carolinas most of her life. Liz has been working with animals since middle school and started with teaching horse lessons and volunteering at a local vets office. After working general practice for 6 years Liz advanced her knowledge and skills by working animal ER/ICU in a specialty hospital for 3 years. She is excited to bring her ER skills back with her to general practice. Liz and her husband spend free time hiking, camping, and paddle boarding. Liz has two rescue pitties Monza and Enzo and a horse named Stewie.

Morgan L.

Veterinary Assistant

Meet Morgan, a dedicated veterinary assistant at Rivers Edge Animal Hospital. With three years of experience in the veterinary industry and a passion for animal care, she is on her way to pursuing a veterinary technician degree. When she's not caring for animals, Morgan is a proud pet mom to Bandit, Harley, Zara, Sandy, and Blaze. In her spare time, she loves staying active through working out and swimming, relishing the great outdoors, and exploring new destinations through travel. Morgan's commitment to animal welfare and her adventurous spirit make her a valuable part of the Rivers Edge Animal Hospital team.

Sarah M.

Client Service Representative

Introducing Sarah Manning, a fresh face on the River's Edge team, bringing her passion and enthusiasm to the veterinary field. With a dedicated and loving partner by her side, John, they've shared a remarkable 26-year journey of marriage. Their family is a delightful blend of love and laughter, as they proudly raise three incredible adult children: Taylor, Avery, and Griffin.
The Manning family doesn't stop there; they share their home with their faithful furry companion, Duke, a 6-year-old Yellow Labrador Retriever. Duke is not just a pet but an integral part of their lives, offering unwavering loyalty and endless tail wags.
When not caring for animals or spending quality time with her family, Sarah's adventurous spirit comes alive. She loves to explore new horizons, whether it's visiting local breweries, embarking on journeys to discover charming towns, or immersing herself in the thrill of concerts and sporting events. With her dynamic blend of family devotion and an adventurous spirit, Sarah Manning is a wonderful addition to the River's Edge team!

Valerie A.

Veterinary Assistant

Originally from Rhode Island, Valerie joined the River's Edge Family in August of 2023. Valerie has been in the veterinary industry since 1990 and holds degrees from Winthrop University as well as York Tech. In her spare time she enjoys reading, riding horses, yard work and going to the beach. Her and her husband Scott are proud parents to their son, Scott and daughter, Morgan as well as 2 cats and 7 chickens. She looks forward to building relationships with clients and their furry family members!

Diana C.

Veterinary Assistant

Diana is a biology graduate from Wingate University with three years of hands-on experience in the veterinary field. At home, she's surrounded by a furry family, including Chance, her loyal 8-year-old pit bull, and her feline companions, Noki, a playful 2-year-old orange tabby, Mako, a 2-year-old gray and white beauty, and Sesame, a curious 6-month-old Siamese. Beyond her professional life and pet care, Diana enjoys hitting the dance floor for line dancing with friends and cherishes moments of restful sleep.

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