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Meet Our Staff
Cedar Creek is proud to introduce our 6 veterinarians. All are members of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) as well as the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA). Our veterinarians and staff strive to work together to provide the best care possible to our patients.
Dr. Wayne Beasley graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Dr. Beasley and his wife, Cheri, have lived in Williamston since 1984 and started Cedar Creek Veterinary Clinic in 1991 to provide quality, compassionate veterinary care to both small animal and exotic pets. Dr. Beasley’s special interests include treating avian and reptile patients. He is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), Association of Reptile & Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) and attends conferences on a regular basis to stay up to date on all of the latest medical developments. At home he enjoys his family as well as his dog, cats, stingrays, garfish, turtles and Koi.
Dr. Cheri Beasley graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. She enjoys canine & feline medicine & surgery. She is also in charge of the practice management at Cedar Creek, and regularly attends continuing education conferences. Dr. Cheri Beasley was previously voted Williamston’s favorite veterinarian. In her spare time Dr. Beasley enjoys gardening, traveling and spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.
Dr. Derek Nolan graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. He is one of our canine, feline, avian and exotic pet veterinarians, who is particularly interested in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Nolan has been a member of AAV since 2000. He worked at Cedar Creek prior to Veterinary School and came back in 2002. He has been voted Williamston’s favorite veterinarian for the past 2 years. When not in the clinic, Dr. Nolan enjoys spending time with his wife Dr. Robinson, their two children, and his many aquatic turtles.
Dr. Dana Tatman-Lilly joined Cedar Creek Veterinary Clinic in 2009 after completing a small animal internship. She received her DVM from Michigan State in 2008 and holds a Master’s Degree in Nutrition. She enjoys working with cats, dogs, rabbits, and an assortment of other exotics. Dana belongs to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, serves on the MSU-CVM alumni council, and the MVMA Small Animal Seminar Committee. Her pets includes four spoiled cats, an equally spoiled bearded dragon, and some fish. Outside of work she and her husband enjoy traveling, kayaking, and hiking.
Kera has been with the clinic since September 2009. She graduated from Michigan State University with a Veterinary Technology certificate of completion. She also has a Bachelors of Business Administration from Western Michigan University. Along with being a licensed vet tech for the clinic, Kera likes to help out with the marketing and social media aspects. She interned at the San Francisco Zoo and has also worked at MSU animal oncology. Kera attends continuing education conferences throughout the year to stay knowledgeable on current veterinary medicine. At home she has one cat, Harley, and a French bulldog named Henrik.
Maureen graduated from Michigan State University in August 2012 with a bachelors degree in Veterinary Technology. She began working for Cedar Creek as a licensed Vet Tech after graduating but has worked at the clinic since August 2011. She also has a Bachelors of Science in Zoology from MSU. Maureen has interned at the Detroit Zoo in the National Amphibian Conservation Center and worked at Binder Park Zoo in their education department. For 2 years she also volunteered at Howell Nature Center Wildlife infirmary where she worked with a variety of Michigan wildlife. She continues her education by attending conferences to keep up on veterinary medicine. Maureen has a English setter named Wally and 2 turtles, Peter and Atlas.
Tracy Bio coming soon!
Melissa has been working at the clinic since July 2010. She loves exotic pets and has a great deal of knowledge on them having worked with them for 15 years. Melissa has snakes, lizards, a chinchilla, and a flying squirrel. She also has 2 friendly cats named Jack and Nigel.
Kacie started working at Cedar Creek in Dec 2014. Kacie is currently a veterinary assistant but is in the process of becoming a LVT. Kacie enjoys spending free time with her family and her two dogs, Hahns and Dexter.
Holly has been working at Cedar Creek Vet Clinic since August 2005. She has a Bachelors Degree in Business and is continuing her education to get into Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is married to Chris and has three children Alex, Heidi, and Quinn. Holly has a German Shepherd named Lucia, a box turtle, Marissa and a bearded dragon named Irish.
Mindy has been a receptionist at Cedar Creek since November 1998. Mindy also keeps the clinic running efficiently by helping out with the administrative work. She enjoys being able to see all of the special pets and clients that come through. Mindy has 4 grandchildren and two cats.
Audrey has been with the clinic since December of 2014. In the future she plans to transfer to MSU to pursue her DVM. She loves learning about all of the wonderful and exciting pets that come into the clinic. At home she has two ferrets, Ziva and Steve, as well as a Border Collie named Clover.
Caitlin started at Cedar Creek in June 2015 and is currently a senior at Michigan State University where she's majoring in Animal Science and minoring in Agronomy. After graduation, Caitlin plans pursuing her Veterinary Technology degree and focus on large animals. She is especially interested in equine reproduction. She has one cat named Bentley and a Golden Retriever named Paisley.
Angela joined our staff as a receptionist in December of 2015. She currently majoring in Zoology at Michigan State University. After college, Angela plans on pursuing her DVM. She is especially interested in wildlife and exotic medicine. At home, she has two cats and a Future Leader Dog named Peach.
Mikayla started working at Cedar Creek in August 2016. She is currently taking classes at both Lansing Community College and Michigan State University where she is majoring in Animal Science with a focus of beef cattle production and management as well as minoring in Agribusiness Management. At home she has two German Shepherds, Brodie and Hondo, an Australian cattle dog mix, Buck, two cats, Tabby and Chloe, a horse, Dice, and several chickens.
Christopher had been volunteering at Cedar Creek veterinary clinic for two years before starting to work here in January 2014. He loves all animals especially birds. He has a Quaker parrot named Cleo along with a household full of other pets. He plans on becoming a veterinarian one day.
Courtney started working at Cedar Creek in June 2014. Courtney helps out with veterinary assisting as well. She is currently in the DVM program at MSU. Courtney has one dog named Nala, and in her free time she enjoys conducting research on campus, giving tours of MSU, and watching MSU football.
Jake started working at Cedar Creek in February of 2016. Jake also does assisting here at the clinic along with kennel. He is an undergraduate at Michigan State University and plans to pursue a DVM. Jake spends his free times hiking and camping. He really enjoys seeing all the different animals that come in on a daily basis.
Mikayla started working at Cedar Creek in January of 2017. She works as a Kennel Assistant and is currently majoring in Animal Science at MSU. Mikayla plans on taking the next year off before applying to vet school. She loves horses and is on the MSU Dressage Team. At home, Mikayla has a golden retriever.