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Meet the Clinical Team

Grace Corman

Grace Corman

Lead Technician Assistant

Grace is a Lead Technician Assistant who is a part of both our outpatient and surgical nursing teams. She is from McCordsville, Indiana, but currently lives in Little Flower, Indianapolis. Grace graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Harrison College and is currently studying through the Purdue University Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program and plans to graduate in the fall of 2024. Grace has been working at Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center since 2015, starting in the kennel before transitioning to the nursing staff. She loves the family atmosphere, client and patient relationships, team bonding, and opportunities to learn and improve her skills. Grace has a black cat named Dexter. In her free time, she enjoys thrifting and antique shopping, camping, kayaking, and hiking. Grace also recently got engaged and plans to get married by the end of 2024.

Shelby Lockhart

Shelby Lockhart

Lead Technician Assistant

Shelby is one of our Lead Technician Assistants and is from Middletown, Indiana. She studied through the International Business College Veterinary Technician Program. Her favorite part of her job is being able to watch patients grow up and help care for them along the way. She has a border collie pitbull mix named Norman and a weimaraner named Addie. Outside of work she loves camping, boating, being outdoors, and spending time with her friends and family.

Matilyne Laughner

Matilyne Laughner

Lead Technician Assistant

Mattie is one of our Nursing Staff Leads from Michigantown, Indiana who now lives in Indianapolis. She studied for 2 years at Purdue and is currently taking courses through Penn Foster. Mattie loves Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center for our clinic’s family feel, the relationships she has with the doctors and staff, and the lifelong friendships she has made. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is being able to help those without a voice. Mattie has a poodle mix named Ruby, a miniature poodle named Walter, and a black cat named Potato. Outside of work, Mattie enjoys music festivals, travel, watching Purdue Sporting Events, tailgating, and puzzles.

Katie Blaize, RVT

Katie Blaize, RVT

Lead Registered Veterinary Technician

Katie is one of our Registered Veterinary Technicians and a Nursing Staff Lead. Her hometown is Rawlins, Wyoming, but she now lives on the eastside of Indianapolis. Katie has an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite parts about Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center are the family atmosphere, the dedicated staff, and the never ending opportunities for growth in the field. Katie has a beagle mix named Ace, and four cats: Dahlia, Jedi, Riley, and Lucy. In her time away from the clinic, she enjoys hiking, swimming, reading, longboarding, and traveling.

Simanney Wilkins, RVT

Lead Registered Veterinary Technician

Simanney is a Registered Veterinary Technician from Lapel, Indiana. She has an associate degree in applied science in Veterinary Technology from the International Business College Vet Tech Institute. Simanney has previous experience in surgery, ER/triage, research, and oncology. At Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center, she enjoys expanding her knowledge in veterinary medicine, building relationships with patients and clients, and the family atmosphere amongst the staff. Simanney currently lives with her son, Barrett, and pitbull, Boone. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son and family, playing slow pitch softball, kayaking, and camping.

Abby Huss, RVT

Abby Huss, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Abby is a Registered Veterinary Technician from Elkhart Indiana. She graduated from the International Business College Veterinary Technician Institute with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Abby has three domestic shorthair cats: Little Kitty, Ace, and Lenny. She enjoys attending concerts, reading, and spending time with friends.

Lindsey Albea, RVT

Lindsey Albea, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Lindsey is a Registered Veterinary Technician who graduated from the International Business College Veterinary Technician Institute with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Lindsey is married and has a son. Outside of work, she enjoys fishing, gardening, and riding bikes with her family. She has a bulldog mix named Sherman and a dwarf rabbit named Pete.

Ashley Edgar

Ashley Edgar

Veterinary Assistant

Ashley is a Technician Assistant from Fishers, Indiana. She began working in our kennel in 2018 while studying Biology and Animal Science at Purdue University. After graduating in 2021, Ashley joined our outpatient nursing staff full-time. She really enjoys the relationships she has formed with our patients and clients. Her favorite part of Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center is planning and hosting puppy parties, fundraisers, and other events for the clinic. She also enjoys running our social media accounts and being able to share fun and educational content with our clients. Ashley has a rescue staffie/pitbull mix named Bean who is about 8 years old. In her free time, she enjoys going to concerts, creating art, and spending time with friends/family.

Jacey Almendinger

Jacey Almendinger

Veterinary Assistant

Jacey is one of our Veterinary Assistants and also is involved in tracking inventory. She was born in Burlington, IA and currently resides in Ingalls, IN. She graduated from the International Business College Veterinary Technician Institute with an Associate of Applied Science degree in 2019. At Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center, she loves her team, the doctors, and being able to educate pet owners and advocate for those who do not have a voice. Jacey has an Australian cattle dog named Piper, a Chihuahua named Bug, an Australian shepherd named Sassy, and two cats named Doc Holiday and Juice. She enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking with her dogs, visiting family, and spending time with her husband.

Tahni Weeks

Tahni Weeks

Veterinary Assistant

Tahni is a Technician Assistant from Indianapolis, Indiana. She has a shiba inu named Pepsi and three domestic shorthair cats named Valkyrie, Kukri, and Toffee. In her free time, Tahni enjoys reading, drawing, and training animals.

Emma DiCristofolo

Emma DiCristofolo

Veterinary Assistant

Emma is from New Palestine, Indiana, and is one of our Veterinary Assistants who assists with inventory. She grew up with a mélange of pets including dogs, cats, frogs, and turtles. She loves being able to see all of the adorable patients of Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center and being able to be a part of their care. She has three cats named Boots, Dumpling, and Malley, and a chocolate lab named Junie B. Jones. In her free time she loves spending time with her family.

Rachel Mroz

Veterinary Assistant

Rachel is a Veterinary Assistant from Fishers Indiana who now lives in Fortville. She is currently a student of the International Business College Veterinary Technician Institute. Rachel has a pitbull mix named Leroy and a domestic shorthair named Cancan. Rachel says that she enjoys the company of the people that she works with as well as the different experiences she gets with the patients. Outside of work, she enjoys going to the movie theater, building Legos, and spending time with friends.

Hannah Hagy

Hannah Hagy

Veterinary Assistant

Hannah is one of our Veterinary Assistants from Cumberland, Indiana, who graduated from the International Business College. She absolutely loves kittens and enjoys meeting our kitten patients at their first appointments. Hannah has five cats of her own: Fredward the orange tabby, Leo the brown tabby, Khaleesi the Maine coon, Lizzy the domestic longhair, and Jane the domestic shorthair. Outside of work, Hannah’s hobbies include running, crocheting, and spending time with her friends, family, and boyfriend.

Kara Craig

Kara Craig

Veterinary Assistant

Kara is one of our Veterinary Assistants who is from Monrovia, IN and currently lives in Indianapolis. She is currently studying at Penn Foster and loves that Fall Creek Veterinary Medical Center gives her the opportunity to continue to expand her knowledge while helping animals. Her pets include a basset hound named Beaver, and three cats: Goose, Bunny, and Bentley. In her time away from work she loves to go fishing with her dog.

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