Meet Our Staff

Kelly Stich, DVM, DACT

Kelly is a native Nebraskan who grew up near Dorchester.  She received her bachelors degree at UNL, and her DVM at Kansas State.  Dr. Kelly did her reproductive training at Texas A&M University.  She has been in private practice in Texas and upstate New York, and she was a clinical instructor at Kansas State Veterinary school.  Kelly's work interests include reproduction, chiropractics, acupuncture and herbal therapies.  Kelly and her husband (Dr. Pat) have two boys who keep them very busy.  Kelly also enjoys herding with her border collies, and riding reining horses when time allows.

Patrick McInteer, DVM

Pat was born and raised in Falls City, NE. He received his bachelors degree at UNL, and his veterinary degree at Kansas State.  He practiced in upstate New York before returning to Nebraska, where he and Dr. Kelly started Hillcrest in 2006.  Pat's practice interests are very diverse and include medicine, surgery, lameness and dental cases.  In his free time, Pat can usually be found shooting his bow or bowhunting somewhere. 

Dana Newtson, DVM

Dana grew up in Springview, Nebraska where she spent her spare time training and riding Quarter Horses that her family raised. She graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of equine and small animal medicine.

Dr. Dana completed her undergraduate training at UNL and is excited to be back in the Lincoln area. In her spare time Dana enjoys riding horses, running and spending time with family, friends and her dog Paris.

 

Dana Newtson, DVM

Dana grew up in Springview, Nebraska where she spent her spare time training and riding Quarter Horses that her family raised. She graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of equine and small animal medicine.

Dr. Dana completed her undergraduate training at UNL and is excited to be back in the Lincoln area. In her spare time Dana enjoys riding horses, running and spending time with family, friends and her dog Paris.

 

Dana Newtson, DVM

Dana grew up in Springview, Nebraska where she spent her spare time training and riding Quarter Horses that her family raised. She graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of equine and small animal medicine.

Dr. Dana completed her undergraduate training at UNL and is excited to be back in the Lincoln area. In her spare time Dana enjoys riding horses, running and spending time with family, friends and her dog Paris.

Molly Dietrich, DVM

Molly grew up near Palmer, Nebraska as the daughter of a veterinarian and enjoyed riding and showing POAs (Pony of the Americas). She received her bachelor's degree from UNL in 2012 and obtained her veterinary degree from Iowa State University in 2016. Molly enjoys all aspects of small animal and equine medicine.

In her spare time, Molly can be found riding horses, reading, or spending time with her husband, Chris and their Parson Russell Terrier, Windsor. Molly and Chris are very excited to be back in Lincoln after spending some time away.

 

Dana Newtson, DVM

Dana grew up in Springview, NE where she spent her spare time training and riding Quarter Horses that her family raised. She graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of equine and small animal medicine.

Dr. Dana completed her undergraduate training at UNL and is excited to be back in the Lincoln area. In her spare time Dana enjoys riding horses, running and spending time with family, friends and her dog Paris.

 

Dana Newtson, DVM

Dana grew up in Springview, NE where she spent her spare time training and riding Quarter Horses that her family raised. She graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of equine and small animal medicine.

Dr. Dana completed her undergraduate training at UNL and is excited to be back in the Lincoln area. In her spare time Dana enjoys riding horses, running and spending time with family, friends and her dog Paris.

Kelly Sudik, Office Manager

Kelly was born and raised north of Schuyler, Nebraska. Her family farms and raises cattle. She grew up riding and showing horses throughout grade school, high school, and college. Kelly lives near Ceresco. She has worked in the small animal and horse industry for over 8 years, and has been with Hillcrest since they opened. Kelly handles all aspects of the office.

Kelly is a member of the National Barrel Horse Association, and runs barrels on her gelding Doc. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding horses, or playing with her Boston Terrier, Piglet and French Bulldog, Pearl.

 Brandi Rainforth, LVT

Brandi grew up outside of Adams, Nebraska. She attended Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska, and recieved her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2005. Following college, Brandi worked in a small animal clinic for four years. In 2009, Brandi began working with us at Hillcrest. Brandi is also a certified equine and canine massage therapist.

In her free time, Brandi enjoys visiting local winerys and spending time with her family and pets.

Jen Sewolt, LVT

Jen moved from Colorado to the Lincoln area in July of 2004. She graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology with an Associate of Applied Science degree. She worked in a small animal clinic since 2005 and started with us at Hillcrest in 2015. She shares her home with a French Bulldog, Rowdy, and a Lab, Nash. She enjoys camping and riding horses in her free time.

Becca Meister, LVT

Although originally from the Lincoln area, Becca grew up moving around after her dad joined the Air Force. She spent the summers with her grandparents, trail riding and team penning. She graduated in 2014 from Vatterott College with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She worked in a small animal emergency clinic for a year before starting with Hillcrest in the fall of 2015. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her pets.