Holly, Hospital Manager
Holly is our fabulous manager at JIVH and can be found around the hospital making sure everyone is happy but at the same time, keeping us all in line! Holly has worked in veterinary medicine since 2002 and was formerly the manager at Flowertown Animal Hospital, Holly most enjoys her interaction with the patients and their families as well as her veterinary team.
Holly has lived in the Ladson/Summerville area her entire life and . Holly has been married for 17 years and has 3 active, wonderful boys (Xander, Owen, and Sully). Holly’s love of animals has also further filled her home; 3 dogs, 5 cats (ask her about her Dwarf cat Sansa), 2 corn snakes, and 1 bearded dragon. She enjoys outdoor activities like camping, fishing, and hiking but she also has a passion for baking and trying new recipes.
Penny has been with JIVH for over 30 years and is one of our fabulous Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVTs). Penny was born in New York, but has called Charleston, SC home since the age of 2. She attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to earn her Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology. Her 30 years of experience allows puts all of us at ease that our loved ones are in her hands.
Penny wears many hats at JIVH with one of her primary rolls being lead surgery technician, caring for her patients' every need intra and post-operatively. She is proud of the way our entire team strives to provide the absolute best of care for each and every patient and client. After years of experience, she still says the best thing about her job is seeing a pet going home well after coming in for being sick or hurt. She hopes our clients know how much we care for their pets and that we truly treat each of them like our own.
When Penny is not caring for your family members at JIVH, she can be found spending time watching her kids, Ben and Sarah, play sports and watching baseball with her husband, Kelly. Her family also includes a beautiful yellow lab, Maelee, and a beautiful cat named Lil Cricket.
Lindsey has been making us a better hospital for the past for 14 years! Lindsey started her career in the veterinary field with her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Clemsom University in 2002 (Go Tigers!). She has a passion for watching both owners and pets grow together and to forever practice the best veterinary care that JIVH can provide. Her goal is that everyone leaves with a better understanding of the importance of preventive veterinary medicine in a friendly and compassionate environment. She wants current and future clients to know that their pet is being cared for by a passionate and competent team that truly does "treat pets like family".
Outside of work, Lindsey has a close-knit group of friends who do everything from concerts and dinner to road trips and of course, watching Clemson athletics. She also has an obsession with watching the Olympic games. She is a slave to her cat Fido, who insists on playing fetch, beach volleyball and chasing the infernal red dot
Anna joined our team in December of 2017 and will soon be a certified veterinary technician!
Anna is originally from Seneca, SC. She lived in Charleston for a few years before moving to Houston, Texas to attend the Veterinary Technician Institute of Houston.
Anna recently moved back to Charleston and looks forward to getting to know all of the pets and clients of James Island. She has an adorable dog named Griffin and in her free time, she loves spending time with him: hiking and looking for sharks teeth on the beach along with her fiance.
Theresa joined our JIVH team as a Veterinary Assistant in November 2017. She is originally from Massachusetts and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Fitchburg State University in 2013 and during her time there, she worked as a dog groomer. Since graduating she has worked on several sea turtle conservation projects around the world. She moved to South Carolina in 2016 to work with the nesting Loggerhead sea turtles in the area.
Theresa has really enjoyed her time working at JIVH so far and all the experience she is gaining working with the team. She intends to use this time and experience to eventually further her education and become a certified veterinary technician.
While not working at JIVH, Theresa spends as much time as possible at the beach and with her Chihuahua mix Taz. She also volunteers on the weekends at the Edisto Island Serpentarium working with snakes, alligators, and other reptiles.