Tammy, Practice Administrator







Tammy has been at Epperson since October 2001. She had the great privilege of working with Dr. Epperson for 6 years. She became a manager in 2005 and has enjoyed every day at work. 

Tammy has 2 children, Matt & Eleni. She has lived in many places around the world. Her dad worked for Texaco and lived near Chicago, Illinois, and Houston, Texas. After becoming a Military spouse, she traveled the world. She lived in Athens, Greece for three years and had the opportunity to visit the Greek islands of Crete and Santorini, where she got her daughter’s name. She also lived in San Antonio, Texas (where her son was born), the Netherlands, Germany, and Altus, Oklahoma before finally settling back in Indiana. She is very grateful for all the opportunities she has had. 

What she likes best about working at EVS:

Meeting all the pets and their parents. I have become “Auntie” to many. I love the people I work with and could not ask for better friends. They have helped me through some very hard times. Many clients have become very dear friends. I cannot imagine being anywhere else.


2 dogs: Bree Ava (Yorkshire Terrier) & Mia (Chihuahua Mix)

Grand Pets:

1 dog: Ike

1 cat: Tabby

Kayla, CSR/Office Manager








Kayla has been at Epperson since August 2014. She and her wife, BobbieAnn, have one daughter named Sophie. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and pets, play board games, and read. Her favorite author is Jodi Picoult. She also loves to travel, especially to Disney World. She could spend all day wandering EPCOT!

What you like best about working at EVS: 

Getting to know clients and watching new pets grow.


1 dog: Batman (Miniature Pinscher)

3 cats: Harvey, Selina, and Grayson


Veterinary Technicians & Assistants

Ashley, Veterinary Assistant/CSR








She is married to Nina and they have a daughter named Ava. Other than her strong passion for all types of animals, she really enjoys nature, the outdoors, and anything water-related! Kayaking has become her newest favorite hobby. She also loves reading, writing, and painting.

What she likes best about working at EVS:

The entire staff at Epperson is amazing. Everyone is super friendly. Even though we are a small staff, we work together very well to make sure every pet and every client is taken care of. Dr. Switzer’s passion for animals really shows in her work, and our relief vet, Dr. Christmas, is very dedicated to understanding each pet’s needs.


3 dogs: Elsa (Blue Nose Pitbull) & Luke and Maevis (Chiweenies) 

1 cat: Stache

Samantha, Veterinary Assistant

Samantha is married to Curtis and has two sons, Zach and Tristan. She has loved animals since she was a child. She grew up with animals of all kinds and got her start in the veterinary industry six years ago. She couldn’t imagine doing anything else! 

What she likes best about working at EVS:

“Committed, compassionate, and fun coworkers! I have trust in the doctor and staff both at work and with my pets.”


2 dogs: Naomi (American Bully) & Meech (Pitbull)

5 cats: BB, Dorian, Tom, Nemo, & Mina

Christy, Veterinary Assistant

Christy grew up in Illinois and lived on a farm. She attended Murray State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Veterinary Technology.

What she likes best about working at EVS:

“I like the way we all work so closely together and show the same passion for caring for all the animals.”


1 dog: Clifford (Great Dane)

1 cat: Marbles


Kenzie has known her whole life that she wanted to work with animals. She loves seeing an animal in need walking back out the door, knowing she’s done everything she can to help them get better!

What she likes best about working at EVS:

“I love working in an environment where everyone works well together. We all care about each other and share the same passion when it comes to caring for each and every animal that walks through the door.”


3 dogs: Opal (Labradoodle), Pearl (Aussiedoodle), & Groot (Catahoula Mix)

2 cats: Jasper & Tobi

Grace, Veterinary Assistant

Grace is a Biology major at USI and is minoring in Business Administration. She is a triplet with 2 brothers, and she enjoys running and reading. She is also the 2021 Illiana Watermelon Queen and an Ambassador of Marketing and Promotion for the IWA.

What she likes best about working at EVS:

“I enjoy getting hands-on experience in a clinic setting, as well as being able to take care of members of your family. I love learning from and being around such a supportive staff and caring clients.”


2 dogs: Cutie (Miniature Schnauzer) & Breezer (Great Pyrenees Mix)

2 cats: Kenia & Luna

2 Nigerian Dwarf Goats: Bronco & Opie

Customer Service Representatives

Amber, CSR/Veterinary Assistant


Amber loves to travel and explore new places with her husband, James. She would love to visit all 50 states and the rest of the world.

What she likes best about working at EVS:

“Being able to help animals get the care that they need to live a long and happy life.”


2 dogs: Jasmine (Papillon/Pomeranian Mix) & Gabby (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)