Meet the Staff

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Staci Vestal

Office Manager

Staci studied business administration at UNC-Wilmington and Caldwell Community College. She grew up in Boone, and is Mom to Brodie. Staci likes volleyball, golfing and hiking. She has been with Dr. Hill's practice since May of 2015. "This practice has great employees and an awesome atmosphere. I'm enjoying meeting all of the patients."


Sarah Thompson

Front Desk Coordinator

Sarah graduated from Peace College with a BA in Biology and grew up in Zebulon, NC. She enjoys spending time outside and going to baseball games with her husband Zach and son Calvin who is 4. Sarah has worked in a medical office for 9 years and dentistry is new to her.  “I love interacting with the patients and getting to know them!”

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Alicia Barnes

Dental Hygienist

Alicia received her Dental Hygiene degree from Catawba Valley Community College in 2008. Her goal is to help our patients maintain good oral health and to provide high quality care. Alicia enjoys swimming, hiking, shopping and spending time with her husband Brad, their daughter Harper and their three dogs, Jax, Luke and Gunner. Alicia has been with Dr. Hill’s practice since 2008. “Assisting patients with their overall dental health and patient interaction is very important to me."


Rochelle Anderson

Dental Hygienist

Rochelle received her dental hygienist degree from Grand Rapids Community College in 1999. Rochelle, her husband, and three children moved to NC in 2006. They quickly fell in love the high country and decided to make Blowing Rock home in 2016. Rochelle loves to cook and entertain. Her family enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking and taking road trips with their 2 dogs. “Dental hygiene is a great way to help people with their dental health and interact with patients in the community!”

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Kristy Shew

Certified Dental Assistant

Kristy received her Dental Assisting degree from Wilkes Community College in 1994. A High Country native from Boone, she has been married to Kerry for 17 years. They are the parents of two daughters, Emma, 13, and Ella, 10, and have three dogs. Kristy likes spending time with her family and vacationing at the beach. Kristy believes that going to the dentist doesn’t have to be a scary experience. “I like helping patients have a good experience.”

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Kim Lewis

Dental Assistant

Kim attended Palm Beach University and has 22 years experience in the dental field. She enjoys working with patients and establishing a comfortable experience while they are in our office. With her husband Randy, she has a blended family of 5 children with a grandchild on the way. She loves music, movies an spending time on the New River tubing and kayaking. "I am a people person and like getting to know all of our patients!"

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