Natalie Tankersley, DVM, MS – Owner
Originally hailing from California, Dr. Natalie received both her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science (specialization in Livestock and Dairy) and a Master’s of Science in Animal Science (specialization in Ruminant Nutrition) from the University of California, Davis. She is a 2009 graduate of the University of California Davis – College of Veterinary Medicine (specialization in Food Animal Medicine). That same year she and her family migrated to the Northwoods of Wisconsin, where she has been practicing since.
Dr. Natalie’s experience includes evaluation and screening of infectious diseases, management of vaccine trials in food animals, transition cow management, and general production animal medicine. Her interests include herd health management, nutrition, and mastitis prevention.
Jordie Gredvig-Nordrum, DVM
Dr. Jordie Gredvig-Nordrum grew up in Beaverton, Oregon. She attended Carroll College for her undergraduate degree in Biology (2012), and went on to complete an Associate’s degree in veterinary technology through Portland Community College (2014). Jordie found her love of dairy cattle while working as a vet tech student with a rural practice in Oregon. She earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University in 2018. Dr. Jordie enjoys working on milk quality issues with our dairy farms as well as the unique challenges with the wide variety of farm styles Northern Vets services – from small backyard sheep and goat operations to large dairies and everything in between. In the summer you can find Dr. Jordie exploring the many local waterways in her kayak, riding her horse around their farm, or hiking with her Labrador; while in the winters she spends snow shoeing and ice fishing with her husband, Jonathan.
Megan McMahon, DVM
Dr. Megan grew up in St. Francis, Minnesota. She attended the University of Minnesota Twin Cities where she earned both her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science (2018), and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine with an emphasis in food animal medicine (2022). Her passion for food animal medicine developed as she worked on farms, including both dairy and swine farms. Through work and internships during veterinary school, she gained experience designing and running research trials, so if you are interested in conducting an on-farm trial of your own, reach out to Dr. Megan! Dr. Megan enjoys working with a variety of farm animals and is excited to build connections with farmers. Outside of work, her hobbies include hiking, gardening, fishing, and spending time with her family.
Lily Futrell, DVM
Dr. Lily grew up splitting time between the Twin Cities and Rock Creek, Minnesota. She attended Normandale Community College for her Associate degree, and also enlisted in the Minnesota Army National Guard as a Patient Administration Specialist (2014). She then transferred to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities to complete her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science (2019), and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine – food animal emphasis (2023). Dr. Lily grew up working with a hobby dairy goat farm and it sparked her passion for a career with livestock. She then pursued opportunities to learn more about production animals, and the population dynamics of health and disease. She has a particular interest in small ruminant medicine and bovine lameness. Dr. Lily is still serving in the National Guard as a Staff Sergeant with the Minnesota Medical Detachment. She enjoys walking her dogs, playing darts, snowmobiling, and growing her small hobby farm with her family.