Dr. Earl JonesRetired Veterinarian
Dr. Jones earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University in 1979. In June of 1979 he started the practice here at Cahaba Mountain Brook Animal Clinic. The last 30 years have seen many changes to and much growth of the practice. Dr. Jones and his wife, Ann Hope Jones, have three children, Amelia Hale, Virginia Oleinick, and Patrick Jones, and 4 grandchildren. Some of Dr. Jones' outside interests include hiking, backpacking, swimming, biking, rafting, music, and friends.
Dr. Darcy G. SchofillVeterinarian
Dr. Schofill grew up in Birmingham and attended Birmingham-Southern College where she majored in Biology and French. She then received her Masters in Reproductive Physiology with a minor in Cellular and Molecular Biosciences at Auburn University. After graduating from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005, Dr. Schofill practiced in Phoenix, Arizona for a few years before returning to the Birmingham area. She is excited to be a part of the CMBAC family. She and her husband, D.J. live in Hoover with their daughter Madison and their Pyrenees/Lab mix.
Dr. Drew LowryVeterinarian
Dr. Lowry graduated with honors from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. He has continued to develop a special appreciation for his role in enhancing the relationship between his patients and their families by providing complete care at all life stages. He has especially appreciated all aspects of surgery and the role of physical rehabilitation. He has a special interest in ultrasonography and the benefit this service provides for patients and their overall health. In addition, he has pursued additional training in ultrasonography and oral surgery. Dr. Lowry has had the privilege to serve through Christian Veterinary Missions in the remote part of southwest Ethiopia tending cattle and goat herds among the Bana tribe. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Originally from the Birmingham area, Dr. Lowry practiced veterinary medicine at an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital in the middle Tennessee area. He and his wife, Nicole, look forward to returning to the Birmingham area with their three children (Emma, Lucy Kate, and Jacob). They have one Maine Coon cat, Boudreaux, who rules the house. While not at the office, Dr. Lowry enjoys spending time with family, involvement within his community of faith, all things Auburn (War Eagle!), and fitness.
Elicia HicksLicensed Veterinary Technician/Practice Manager
Elicia grew up in Mobile, AL and relocated to Birmingham with her husband in February 2004. She received her Associates degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine from Faulkner State Community College in May 2001. She then went on to obtain her B.S. in Zoology/Pre-Vet from Auburn University in May 2003. After moving to Birmingham and working in veterinary medicine for a couple of years, she decided to pursue a license in Veterinary Technology which she obtained in 2007. She has been a part of the CMBAC team since February 2008 and has thoroughly enjoyed working here.
Elicia became our practice manager in 2020. She still keeps her tech skills and education up to date, even though she has taken on a much needed management roll.
She now resides in Alabaster with her two children, one dog, two cats, and a bearded dragon.
Jess RancontVeterinary Technician
Jess grew up an 'Army brat' but ended up in Birmingham in 2005 to be near family. After High school she pursued a career in human medicine, but ultimately decided to combine her interest in biology and science with her passion for animals. She began working in veterinary medicine in 2008.
Jess is the one you will find baby talking the animals and talking to clients for long amounts of time. Her top priority is making the animals as comfortable as possible.
She enjoys USWNT Soccer, camping, kayaking, hiking, hanging out with family and friends, photography, and reading . She has four dogs FULL of personality and a very mischievous cat named Apollo.
Sidney GarnerLicensed Veterinary Technician
Sidney grew up in Birmingham. She joined the CMBAC family in 2016 and loves working with us. Sidney is a graduate of Jefferson State Community College and a licensed veterinary technician. She has two cats that she loves very much.
Katy BurksLicensed Veterinary Technician
Katy was born and raised in Birmingham, Al. She attended Briarwood Christian School and then went on to attend Jefferson State Community College. She started working in the veterinary field in 2013. She obtained her license in veterinary technology in 2019. Katy joined our team at CMBAC in 2020.
She has a passion for diagnostic imaging and pathology. Katy is very comfortable with a microscope and enjoys learning new things.
Her pets include two dogs, Rambo and Colt, and a thoroughbred, Marina. Katy married her husband, Garrett, in April 2021. In her free time she enjoys riding her horse, playing/watching sports, and reading.
Hunter ParsonsLicensed Veterinary Technician
Hunter is originally from Sylacauga, Al. She got married and moved to Pelham, Al in 2015. That is also the year she started working in the veterinary field. A couple of years later she decided to pursue an education in veterinary technology. She became a licensed veterinary technician in 2019.
Hunter has a passion for emergency medicine, critical care, and geriatric care. She joined our team at CMBAC in 2020. She loves getting to take great care of our patients.
At home she has a beautiful little girl, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and a hamster. In her free time she loves doing agility training with her dog, Havoc. Hunter also enjoys going to hockey games with her family.
Devin YoungVet Tech Student
Devin is from Oak Grove, Al. She worked for our sister company, DogU, for 2 years before joining our team at CMBAC in February of 2021.
She is starting in the veterinary technology program at Jefferson State Community College in August of 2021 with the hopes of obtaining her license in veterinary technology.
Devin has a golden retriever named, Oakely. In her free time she enjoys hiking and paddle boarding.
Dr. Allison WilliamsAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Allison Williams is originally from Orlando, Florida where she received a degree in Public Relations and a second degree in Molecular & Microbiology from the University of Central Florida. In 2004 she was accepted into the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville Florida - Go Gators! While in veterinary school she received accolades for her service in shelter medicine & surgery and was featured in UF's Alligator news for her company 'aWEARness', which designed and sold clothing to raise money for animal shelters. Upon graduation, Dr. Williams moved to Birmingham, Alabama and has been an active member of the veterinary community ever since. She has been at Cahaba Mountain Brook Animal Clinic since 2016 and loves the staff and community she has gained since moving to Birmingham.
Dr. Williams is motivated by her love for animals and people and wants to be a person who lives with purpose. She treats client's pets like they are her own pets, understands the human animal bond and enjoys the moments and memories she makes with clients and staff. She has a passion for small animal soft tissue surgery, internal medicine and enjoys routine well visits where she feels she gets to know her clients and patients better. She thrives on a positive environment and enjoys quizzing the staff with trivia on music/pop culture even though most of them are too young to know the answers!
Dr. Williams lives in Birmingham with her husband, son and two daughters. Outside the clinic walls, she loves to be creative, is involved with her children's PTO and loves time with her wonderful friends. She also enjoys the cuddles from her Doberman, English Labrador and her five rescue cats and Munchkin kitten.