Meet the People behind Hendersonville Animal Hospital. Our values are at the core of who we are. They embody how we work, the standards we have, and the principles that underpin every part of our efforts.
Aine Corridon, Owner
Aine grew up in Hendersonville. She has four children, Davis, Livy, Cora and Mason. Aine enjoys running and competes in many marathons. She has two dogs named Belle and Kevin, and two cats named Gretta and Leo. She is a graduate of Hendersonville High School in 1992 followed by receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology from Auburn University and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University.
Our Clinic Cats- Karen and Paul
Jennifer L. Wilkinson, DVM
Jennifer began practicing veterinary medicine in 2000. She joined our team in March of 2012. She is a native of Ohio and moved to middle Tennessee in 2006. She has her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Pre Vet Medicine & Biology from The University of Findlay. Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Tara Read, DVM
Tara is from Pennsylvania. She began practicing veterinary medicine in 2008. Prior to joining our team in September of 2017, she primarily practiced pet emergency care. She has her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Delaware and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The University of Tennesse
Kim attended Volunteer State Community College. She met Dr Corridon at Rivergate Pet Emergency Clinic where she was offered the Veterinary Technician position upon the opening of Hendersonville Animal Hospital in 2007. She has years of veterinarian experience and has worked with horses as well as exotics.
Amanda Sangermano, Kennel Staff/ Bather
Amanda’s love for animals began at a very young age with interests in veterinary work, grooming, dog training, and her most passionate interest in dog behavior/behavioral rehabilitation. Amanda joined the team early February 2020. She also has her own pet sitting business on the side. In her free time, Amanda enjoys going to the movies, being creative through music and art, and hiking with her two rescue dogs, Rockwell and Mia.
Lisa Lutz, Professional Pet Groomer
Lisa has been a professional groomer since 1999. She grew up with Irish Setters and many mixed breed dogs. She has experience grooming many breeds with all different types of fur. She takes pride in her work and will treat your pet with a tender and loving hand. Lisa is married and has two kids. She has two Boston Terrier’s named Lemon and Larry and a Boxer named Brody.
DJ Thweatt, Receptionist
DJ started in the veterinary field in 2011. He joined our team in 2013. DJ is cross trained and can complete many Vet Technician tasks as well as keeping up with the responsibilities in reception. DJ has a small Chihuahua mix named Daenerys Targaryen. “Dani” for short, a Husky Mix named Kaiba, and three cats names Lock, Shock and Barrel. Dj loves helping!
Joey Beaulieu, Receptionist
Joey joined our team just before the New Year in 2020. She moved from New Hampshire two months after her high school graduation in 2017. Joey has always felt strongly about taking care of her fur babies and helping others do so. In her free time she enjoys painting, dancing and occasionally playing her guitar, Gretschen. She has two small mixed breed dogs named Lily Mo and Snitch.
Gracie grew up in Hendersonville,TN and she has been around and loved animals her entire life! She has two dogs, two cats, two horses, and a chicken! She is always looking for ways to help others and care for all kinds! She looks forward to loving on your fur babies!
After 18 years at our local Chick-fil-A, it was time for a new season in life. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to engage with, and love on, the 4 legged fur babies in this area. She is a mini- caretaker for her mom, and is extremely active in her church. She is looking forward to meeting all of our clients/patients at Hendersonville Animal Hospital!!
Lecia has been in the veterinary field since 2015. She has experience with small animals, large animals, and even some exotics! You will mainly see her as your technician, but you can sometimes catch her in our reception area because she is cross trained. Lecia knew from a young age she had a passion for animals and knew this field is where she belonged. Lecia looks forward to always caring for your pets as if they were her own fur babies!
Stacey has been a veterinary assistant with Hendersonville animal hospital for a little over a year now. She has been in the veterinary field for 11 years, starting in East TN. She has specialized in assisting in different surgeries from orthopedics to spay and neuter and dentals. In her free time, Stacey enjoys hiking, hanging out with her dog,Ollie, and her two daughters.
Ali was born and raised in Clarksville Tennessee. She is currently in the veterinary technician program at Austin Peay State University. Growing up around many different kinds of animals has made her an animal lover early on. Her favorite animals are pigs and she has two cats named cash and mooshi for now.
Samanth agrew up on a farm in Portland Tennessee. Her passion for animals has grown with time as she pursued the career of her dreams. She loves spending time outdoors and has many pets including cats, dogs, goats, and a guinea pig. With many years of experience with animals, she has worked in the veterinary field since 2016 and has been with us since March 2021.
Makenzie attended school at Middle Tennessee State University and has a degree in Equestrian Science. She has been working with small animals since 2016. She has been with us since fall of 2019. She has a dog named Penny and a leopard gecko named Soarin.