After receiving her DVM with honors from the University of Illinois College of Vet Med in 1995, Dr. Thill was an associate at a practice in Channahon, IL for 18 years before venturing out as a relief veterinarian in the suburbs of Chicago.
In 2017, Dr. Thill talked her husband and four girls into moving away from the cold Chicago winters and starting a new life in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Thill continued to provide relief veterinary services after her move to the Raleigh/Durham area before joining the team at Carpenter Animal Hospital.
Dr. Thill lives with her husband, Ed, and her two high school daughters, Cassie and Olivia. Her two older daughters, Jordan and Ally, are still finishing their college educations in the Midwest. Dr. Thill's family also includes Ella (Great Pyrenees mix) and Rufus (Shepard mix), & 3 cats Mozzie , B11, and Snickers. In her spare time, Dr. Thill enjoys reading, running, nature walks, going to the beach, and spending time with her family.