Staff

Meet Our Team



 

Dr. Colquhoun

Dr. Colquhoun

Dr. Colquhoun founded Sunrise Animal Hospital in 1994. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. He began his career in North Carolina as a mixed animal practioner. He moved to South Carolina in 1990 and has been serving pet owners in the Greenville community ever since. His professional interests include veterinary dentistry and internal medicine. Dr. Colquhoun has served on the South Carolina Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners from 2002 until 2010. On the national level, Dr. Colquhoun is on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards. Dr. Colquhoun and his wife Margaret have 2 Bloodhounds named Truman and Onslow and 4 cats Erminie, Abby Shuto, Jenny and Kevin.





Dr. Simpson

Dr. Simpson

Dr. Simpson grew up in a rural town outside of Kokomo Indiana. He attended Wabash College where he received his degree in biology and then proceeded to Purdue University to attend veterinary school. Dr. Simpson has served as a small animal practitioner and the lead doctor at an emergency center since graduating in 2008. He has a special interest in small animal emergency medicine and small animal soft tissue surgery.


Dr. Simpson is active in his church, and enjoys outdoor activities, especially adventure races where he competes heavily, and is a licensed Realtor. He is also a certified Krav Maga instructor and parkour student, and enjoys pushing himself and others to higher levels. He spends most of his free time with his chocolate lab Nestle. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, South Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, and the Greater Greenville Medical Association.





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Kensey Buchanan

Kensey has worked at Sunrise Animal hospital for 12 years. Starting in 2005 as a Certified Veterinary assistant, she quickly realized that this was a hospital that she wanted to be a part of for a long time. As the clinic administrator now, she still holds the same belief that high standards of pet care and client satisfaction are essential to our practice. Married and mother of two, Kensey also has a family of four fur children - two dogs, Dash, an Australian Shepherd and Sita, a Chihuahua, as well as two cats, Titus and Katie.





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Kim Chiswell

Kim has been in the animal field for over 20 years. She has been a veterinary assistant at Sunrise Animal Hospital since September of 2009. She has always been passionate about all types of animals. When she is not at Sunrise, Kim runs a non-profit organization for exotic animals called Safe Haven & Educational Adventure, Inc. She has over 200 rescued animals on her property that include mammals, birds and reptiles. She also has two German Shepherds, a pit bull, a wolf hybrid and three cats.





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Lorraine Olivo

Lorraine joined the staff of Sunrise Animal Hospital as a receptionist in July of 2013. After many years working with the public for a municipality near Detroit, Lorraine feels she has finally found her dream job. When she is not at work, she can be found volunteering at the Greenville Humane Society or helping with transports and home visits for two golden retriever rescues. Most days she can be seen entering or leaving the hospital with her 4 cavaliers in tow, Baxter, Tucker, Josie and Tillie. Waiting for her at home are her two-golden retriever rescue fur kids, Murphy and Bailee.





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Anna Arms

Anna started working at Sunrise Animal Hospital in November of 2014. She is a vital part of our kennel staff, but quickly worked her way up to a veterinary assistant. She has grown up with animals and always loved them. She currently has a dog, Seth, a cat named Sebastian and two ferrets, Boba and Cayde.





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Irene Bennet

Irene has been with Sunrise Animal Hospital since 2015 as a veterinary technician. After many years living in New York City, working in both general and specialty practice, she finds her role here at Sunrise both familiar and comfortable. She is happy to have a home here in Greenville, which she shares with her cat, Grace Kelly, and her 3 year old golden retriever, Shep. She enjoys all the dog parks and dog friendly outings here in Greenville, like the Greenville Drive and Swamp Rabbit hockey games.





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Erin McGee

Erin was born and raised in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. After graduating from Blue Ridge High School in 2011, she attended Greenville Technical College, where she obtained a certificate in wedding planning and business management, with most of her background in catering. Though she is proud of her accomplishments, she has always had a genuine love for animals. This led to her joining Sunrise in March 2017 as a receptionist. She enjoys making sure all pets and clients get the best of care while visiting. In her free time, Erin enjoys traveling, being outdoors, cooking and spending time with her family, friends and two dogs, Nova and Oliver.





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Rachel Williamson

Rachel is currently the lead veterinary assistant here at Sunrise Animal Hospital, and has been with us since 2015. She is also a licensed lawyer in the state of South Carolina, but most of her experience comes from working hands on in previous animal hospitals. She enjoys working at Sunrise and interacting daily with our patients. She has one dog named Dagny and one red-eared slider named Atlas.





Rachael “Ray” Styles

Rachael joined our staff in November of 2016 as a veterinary assistant. She has been in the field for 10 years, with most of her experience in exotics and emergency medicine. She is currently in school to become a licensed veterinary technician and wants to specialize in exotics. Rachael enjoys painting and making everyone laugh, even at herself. She can speak American Sign Language, she can’t swim and she is also afraid of heights. She has many pets, from cats and dogs to small exotic animals.





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Honor McAllister

Honor has been with Sunrise Animal Hospital as the kennel attendant since February 2017. After attending Bob Jones to study studio art, she realized she wanted to work with animals. She greatly enjoys her work here at Sunrise, and always keeps the hospital smelling great! She enjoys a variety of artistic activities, as well as spending time with her Siberian cat, Willow.





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Morgan Barnes

Morgan has been with Sunrise since October 2017. She is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and attended Murray State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with an area in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts in German. Morgan is also a licensed veterinary technician. She loves to travel and believes it gives her the opportunity to learn about new cultures and explore new cuisines. Morgan also enjoys photography and hiking with her four dogs: Puddles, Vera, Gunner and Lady. She also enjoys reading with one of her two cats, Gemini and Doc curled in her lap.