Jennifer Snyder - Chief Operations Officer

Jennifer Redding-Finley

Chief Operations Officer

  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    Amalfi Coast, Italy for the beauty, culture and great wine.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    Head football coach for my University of Oklahoma Sooners…would maybe even settle for assistant coach or personal assistant to the current head coach - Lincoln Riley.
  • What one word best describes you? 
    Virgo!
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent? 
    Ability to use power tools and woodworking.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I’ve been in healthcare for 25 years and with Dr. Lin and Dr. Gramins for 10 of those.
    The best part of my job is the ability to help make people’s lives better, whether it’s a team member and helping them to be the best they can be at what they do or a patient and ensuring they receive the highest quality of care possible.
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    Santorini, Greece is at the top of my list because of the beautiful scenery and breath-taking sunsets.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    I would love to get into forensic dentistry.
  • What one word best describes you? 
    Multitalented
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent? 
    I have an artsy side and love to zone out on craft projects… I need to update my vision board.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I have worked in oral surgery for almost 14 years and my favorite thing about my job is the people. Every day I interact with all kinds of different personalities. I love the challenge of easing someone’s worries or providing input to teammates to help them navigate challenges.
Jessica Valdez

Jessica Valdez

Assistant Practice Manager 

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Kelly Zielinski

Chief Communications Officer

  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    Japan
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    A whitewater rafting guide taking groups on tours of the Salmon River.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Adventurous
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    I can organize almost anything…and I like doing it!
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I love the variety that each day brings. I have been in the marketing and public relations space for the last 15 years.
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? 
    Skywalker's Jedi Ranch.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have? 
    I would be an actor or singer.
  • What one word best describes you? 
    Fun
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent? 
    Singing. I’m a GREAT singer.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it? 
    I like that I like at least 5 new things everyday. This job definitely keeps me on my toes and focused. I am 9 months in and look forward to many more months and years to come.
Kalona Johnson Patient Coordinator

Kalona Johnson

Scheduling Coordinator

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Andrea Garcia

Financial Coordinator 

  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    New Zealand. My favorite movie is Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit series so to see the movie set would be an experience I would never forget.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    I would like to own my own antique shop. I collect vintage, antique, and relic items I find and to wonder where the piece has been is a treasure in itself.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Hardworking
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    I can recite the alphabet backward
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    My favorite part of my job is the people I work with. I have worked in the medical field for 8 years and in the dental field for the past 2 years. I have had the opportunity to learn and grow in a field that is always changing and keeps me wanting to learn each and every day.
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    I would love to explore Sicily, Italy to see where my family on my grandfather’s side originated from.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    Either working in a kindergarten classroom educating the young minds, or as a health education professor at a university.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Understanding
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    I have great balance, not only physically but also with balancing what life throws my way.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    My favorite thing about my job is getting to meet new patients every day!
MONY

Mony Guzman

Patient Coordinator

LEXI

Lexi Nelson

Director of Clinical Care

  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    Santorini, Greece! I love everything about their culture, food, wine and stunning views.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    The Announcer for the Boston Red Sox (I wish!)
  • What one word best describes you? 
    Tenacious.
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent? 
    If I told you my hidden talent, it wouldn’t be a secret anymore. 😉
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I have been in the Oral Surgery field since 2011. My favorite thing about my job, is that it doesn’t feel like a “job”! I love what I do!
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    If I could spend a week anywhere in the world it would be Italy. There is so much rare history and beautiful architecture that can't be found anywhere else in the world.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    My dream job would be an editor for a fashion magazine in New York.
  • What one word best describes you?
    One word that describes me is Independent.
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    One of my fondest hidden talents is decorating and scrapbooking. I love putting random designs together to make a masterpiece.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    My favorite thing about my job is the respect and appreciation I receive from my colleagues which drives me to give my patients the best care they may need.
Rachel Cloney Surgical Assistant

Rachel Cloney

Surgical Assistant

Jenny

Jenny Sindelar

Surgical Assistant

  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    Thailand because it is beautiful and has my favorite food
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    I would be a police officer
  • What one word best describes you?
    Witty
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    Double-jointed
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I enjoy working with great coworkers and being challenged by all different kinds of patients. I have been in this field for almost 2 years.
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    I would want to go to Scotland and visit my family castle, I would love to learn more about my family heritage and experience tangible family history.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    I would be a surgery specialist in Veterinary Medicine, or I would be living in Costa Rica, helping out with the sea turtle rehabilitation and protection groups they have there.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Informative.
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    I am an art enthusiast. I love to sketch, paint, draw, oil pastel, create ceramics, and my ultimate passion is photography. I love using art as a creative and positive outlet for life’s funny little stressors.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    Patient care is not only a priority of mine, but it is also my passion. Making sure patients feel comfortable knowing they are in the best hands possible is something I strive for. I have been working in the front office since March of 2017, and I love every minute of it.
Ashley

Ashley Nestojko

Surgical Assistant