Meet our Staff

Mary Beard

Patient and Insurance Coordinator

Born and raised in Indiana. Mary moved to Cleveland, TN in 2006 and has loved living in Tennessee ever since then. She has worked in the medical field for more than 15 years and is committed to providing a wonderful experience for our patients. In addition to working hard at The Vein Institute, Mary also has two amazing children that keep her very busy, but she wouldn’t trade it for anything.

Robin Long

Registered Vascular Technologist

Born in Tennessee, but lived in many different places while her father was in the Navy. Robin earned her ultrasound degree from Wallace State College in Alabama. She has worked as a registered vascular technologist since 1997. Coming full circle, Robin moved back to Tennessee and is happy to call this great state her home once again. She is pleased to be part of The Vein Institute team and committed to the overall health of each patient. When not at work, Robin enjoys spending time with her family.

Embree Poole

Registered Nurse

Born and raised in Rome, Georgia, Embree attended Samford University where she earned her degree in nursing. She is currently in the process of reinstating her license as she is coming out of “retirement”. Embree is a proud mother to three wonderful children and she’s happily married to her husband Chris, who is a nephrologist. She loves living on Signal Mountain and enjoys going for a run and spending time with her family.

JaDon Taylor Gardner

Practice Manager

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, JaDon later moved to Memphis to attend Rhodes College where she earned her BA. She was a manufacturer’s representative for 11 years but now prefers to assist patients directly in the office. Working alongside her husband, Dr. Gardner, she has found a good balance between work life and home life with their lovely two daughters. When she’s not working hard in the office, you’ll find JaDon creating an oil painting masterpiece, on the golf course, or just enjoying downtime with family and friends. JaDon is also a dedicated member and volunteer at her local church.

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