Bethany WaltonDirector of Operations
Bethany is our director of operations. She keeps things running from behind the scenes in the office upstairs. She is an Arizona native who moved to Tennessee in 2011. She studied at Pima Community College where she earned an associate’s degree in Business Administration. Bethany started at Carthage Family Chiropractic, LLC in April of 2019. Bethany is a wife and mother of two boys. She enjoys making cakes on the weekends in between football games and dirt track races.
Emily HootChiropractic Therapy Assistant
Emily Hoot is a Chiropractic Therapy Assistant (CTA) for Carthage Family Chiropractic, LLC. She was born in Carthage but her parents were missionaries and moved to the Dominican Republic with Emily and her six brothers and two sisters. She and her family returned to the United States in 2011. Emily has been working for Carthage Family Chiropractic, LLC since January of 2019. Emily enjoys outdoor activities, traveling and spending time her big family.
Samantha SandersMarketing Director
Samantha was born in Smith County and attended MTSU for her B.S. in Nutrition. She lived in North Carolina during her internship and realized Carthage was where she wanted to settle down. Samantha finds fulfillment in educating and uplifting individuals. She worked in public health for over 5 years and has been at Carthage Family Chiropractic, LLC since July 2019. Samantha loves spending time with her husband, Patrick, her two children, and being outdoors.
Karen WilliamsCPC, Billing Manager
Karen is a native Tennessean, having grown up in Wilson County. She moved to Smith County in 2015 and met Dr. Cripps as a patient for treatment after a car accident. Karen graduated from Austin Peay State University in 1988 and has worked in healthcare for over 30 years in various roles. She is also a Certified Professional Coder and handles our billing and insurance issues. She is a former Search and Rescue K9 handler, has two grown children, and a new role as grandmother. She loves to travel, but Tennessee will always be home.
Tonya AndersonFront Desk Team Member
Tonya has lived in Smith County all her life. She has worked in the medical field for several years in various roles. Tonya is married to her husband, Joe, and they have two children and three dogs. Tonya enjoys cooking, spending time with family, and loves being outdoors.
Gus CrippsOffice Dog
Gus is a German Shepherd. He is a part of our office staff. His daily schedule includes greeting patients, accepting treats, and taking naps. He loves all patients and children.