Susan Borum, Receptionist

Mrs. Susan worked in the field of floral design before joining the Lee Parkway Veterinary Clinic team two years ago as our valued receptionist and resident mom. Susan has been married happily for over 43 years to her husband, Craig. They have two daughters, Dr. Sarah Gilliam and Laura, one granddaughter, Ella, and two grandsons, Maddox and Will, with Maverick on the way in October 2017. Her pet family consists of three dachshunds, Maddy, Shelby, and Ginger, along with six grand dogs, and two grand cats.


Justin Mayfield, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Justin studied pre-veterinary medicine at both Dalton State College and Northeast Alabama Community College, and earned his Certified Veterinary Assistant certificate from the U.S. Career Institute of Colorado. Justin has worked as a kennel technician and veterinary assistant since 1995 in practices in Georgia, as well as Tennessee, and we are happy to have him as a part of the Lee Parkway Veterinary Clinic family. Justin's home family consists of his partner since 2008, Ron Roberts, as well as his mother and father, Wilma and Tom Mayfield. Justin has an extensive pet family as well, consisting of an Egyptian Mau cat named Cheetah, a Toy Poodle, Buster, a Shih Tzu named Buddy, a Jack Russell Terrier named Jack, a Poodle named Sunny, a Min Pin named Baby D, five Chihuahuas named Karma, Brownie, Tank, D'Ago, and Winston, a Leopard Gecko named Bob, an African Grey Parrot named Kiwi, and several fish including Koi and Guppies.


Kim Gates, Receptionist

Kim has 1 daughter (Brittany). She also has 2 cats, Harley and Davy Jones, and a dog named Molly. She is new to working in veterinary medicine. She loves her family and sunset walks on the beach.


Brittany Gates

Brittany is currently pursuing her Registered Veterinary Technician license. She has 2 cats, Stella and Charlie, and a Boxer mix named Ellie. She has lived in Chattanooga/North Georgia her entire life. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2011.