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Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Chesapeake Veterinary Clinic in Chesapeake! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 740-867-5534 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!



Dr. Lisa Williams, DVM

Dr. Williams, who is originally from West Virginia, graduated from Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture with a bachelor of Science in Large Animal Science. She then attended West Virginia Graduate School for Large Animal Repro Phys. She received her DVM from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. 

Office Manager

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Nikki Linger

Nikki was originally part of our team from 07-09, but her love of animals and their people couldn't keep her away for long and she returned to Chesapeake Vet Clinic in 2013. She has a bachelors degree in Art Education which she obtained from Marshall University in 2007.When she is not at work she spends her time on the water kayaking, enjoying the West Virginia mountains or at home with her 2 calico cats Lexa and Luna and her 2 boxers Emori and Murphy. 

Veterinary Technicians

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Shannon Jones

Shannon joined our team in the spring of 2012. She graduated from Marshall University in May of 2016 with her Masters Degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. She greatly enjoys spending time outdoors, with hiking being one of her favorite pastimes. When indoors, she can often be found watching Marvel movies, cuddling with her four trouble-making felines, or tending to her array of aquarium animals or household plants. 

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Mai Johnson, RVT

Mai is a Registered Vet Tech that has been with Chesapeake Vet Clinic since May of 2018 after graduation from the Vet Tech program at MCTC. Her hobbies include anything outdoors but especially off-roading and camping. When not at work she can mostly be found spending time with her husband Spencer, 2 kids- Adyson and Taylor, 3 dogs, Trigger, Harley and Sadie and Phoenix the cat.

Veterinary Assistants

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Hailee Thacker, Vet Assistant

Hailee is a graduate of Chesapeake High School. She just recently started working as a vet assistant. She adores animals of all kinds. Hailee has 3 boxers, Brutus, Harmony and Hendrix and her 3 cats Otis, Mister and Luna. During her free time she likes to paint, Garden and going hiking. She also loves to spend time with her family and boyfriend.

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Sky Higginbotham, Vet Assistant / Kennel Tech

Sky has been working at Chesapeake since August of 2021 as a vet assistant/Kennel Tech. She graduated from right across the street at Chesapeake High School. She enjoys spending time her friends, family and animals. Sky loves her job and can't wait to see what the future holds. 

Kennel Technician

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Cambria Nutter

Cambria has been part of our team since August of 2021. She has been working as a kennel technician for about 5 years. She plans to eventually go to school to obtain her Veterinary Technician degree. When she's away from the clinic you can usually find her listening to music, reading or prepping for her dungeons and Dragons game. She has 3 cats, Smokey, Cinna, Katara and a hound dog named Tessa. She loves connection with the boarders; always making them feel loved and comfortable while they stay with us. 


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Hunter Ashford

Hunter joined the Chesapeake team in January 2022. She is originally from Bakersfield, California. She moved to the area in the summer of 2020 and has fallen in love with the people and the area. 

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Christina Ferguson

Christina grew up in Huntington, West Virginia. She has 2 amazing sons and has adopted her niece and 3 nephews. She has 2 dogs, and a bird. In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her family. 


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Jessica McKee

Jessica has been grooming for 25 years. Before that she attended Collins Career Center for Agriculture and Animal Science and went on further to attend Ohio University Southern for Equine Studies for an Associates Degree. She has trained dogs for obedience and show for 5 years. Jessica has 3 kids; Madison, Jayden and Brayden with her husband Britton McKee. They also have several furbabies, 3 German Shepherds; Kira, Loki and Ciri, an Aussie; Arya, a Chihuahua; Mia and a Shetland Sheepdog; Savannah.  

In Loving Memory



Clarke, our angel, is watching over us now from the rainbow bridge. She was a dedicated employee for her short 5 1/2 years, and she touched not only our lives, but the lives of our clients as well.

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