Meet the Team

Jodi – Financial & Administrative Coordinator

Hi! I’m Jodi and I’ve been in the orthodontic field working part-time since 2012. I love seeing the changes in our patients’ smiles and the confidence it gives them. I also enjoy the challenge of learning the insurance industry and helping our patients understand their benefits. In my time away from the office, I love spending time with my husband and our two active boys. My hobbies include traveling, learning piano and percussion, volunteering at my church, and singing. Life is good!


Lori  – Financial Coordinator

Hello, my name is Lori! My career in dentistry began in 2005 and in 2016 I joined the GLK Team. I can honestly say that each team member is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to our patients. My favorite part of my job is getting to know each of our patients and their family members. Each day, I look forward to answering all of your insurance and financial questions. My time away from the practice I enjoy boating, playing cards, bowling,  attending concerts and my grandkids events. My husband and I keep busy on our farm and I love spending time with my family.


Shawna – Patient Care Coordinator

Hello! I have been in the orthodontic field since 2003. My favorite part of my job is building relationships with our patients and their families! I also love seeing the change in their smiles. Outside the office, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, taking walks with my dog, and enjoying a good movie or taking a shopping spree. I live with my husband and our two boys!


Rachel – Patient Care Coordinator

Hi, I'm Rachel!  I am a former patient at GLK Orthodontics and a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota Duluth.  You may even notice my photo around the office and our website!  I enjoyed my time in treatment with GLK Orthodontics and I want to give all our patients the same welcoming and caring experience I had.  My favorite part of the job is getting to know patients and see their smiles change along with their confidence in themselves.  When I'm not working I enjoy taking weekend trips up the North Shore and making art for the Minnesota community!


Lisa CDA, LDA – Treatment Coordinator

Hello! My name is Lisa. I have been at GLK Orthodontics since March of 2005! I began as a clinical assistant and have transitioned to a treatment coordinator.  My favorite part of my job is meeting all of our new patients!  I love to make children and adults alike feel comfortable and like family!  Away from the office, I enjoy spending time with my family and boating on the Mississippi River.


Kelsy CDA, LDA – Treatment Coordinator

Hey! I'm Kelsy! My career in orthodontics began in 2008.  I still find myself loving all aspects of orthodontics.  I take pride in being part of the team creating amazing smiles.  When I'm not enjoying time laughing with the staff at GLK, you can find me on adventures with my family.  My husband, our two kids and I spend most of our tiem up north and we can't get enough of the outdoors.  I can't wait to meet you!


Kim CDA, LDA

Hi! My name is Kim. I joined the team after completing my internship at the office in the summer of 2002. I enjoy watching the transformation of our patients' smiles throughout treatment. My favorite things to do outside of work are spending time with my family, watching movies, and going on walks!


Christina CDA, LDA

Hello, I’m Christina! I have been working for this amazing orthodontic team since 2007. The most rewarding part of my job has been seeing our patients each month, watching their teeth straighten, and developing wonderful lifelong relationships with both the patients, as well as their families! My husband, Matt, and I are blessed with four beautiful children; Makayla, Macy, Jackson and Beau.  They keep us very busy and entertained!  I enjoy any adventures my kids take me on and Zumba!


Kristan CDA, LDA

Hey! I’m Kristan and I have enjoyed working in the orthodontic field since 2005! I had braces as a teen and loved the transformation and confidence that it gave me. I knew that I wanted to help others get that same feeling! It has been exciting to get to know the patients and their families while we watch their smiles transform!  When I am not working my husband Tim and I love to be outdoors. You can find us snowboarding and hiking during the winter or canoeing, camping, hiking, playing volleyball, or mentoring with Big Brothers/Big Sisters!

 

Amber CDA, LDA

Hi, I'm Amber!  I worked at GLK for 3 years as a Lab & Sterlization assistant. In the fall of 2016, I joined the team as a dental assistant!  Working with patients every day and seeing their smiles and confidence change is one of my favorite parts of my job.  Outside of work, you will find me with my husband, Tim, or hanging out with my nieces and nephews.  My favorite pastimes include cooking, baking, hiking, boating, and crafting.


Kayla CDA, LDA

Hello!  My name is Kayla, I started at GLK in August of 2018 after interning at the office and have loved every minute of it!  While I was in school, it became clear that my main desire was to eventually work in orthodontics.  So you can imagine, when I found out that I received orthodontics as my specialty office for my intership I was very excited!  I spent three weeks interning here and immediately saw how well the doctors and assistants got to know the patients and their families and absolutely loved that aspect of working in ortho.  Now, I feel so blessed to be part of a great group of people who have the same love that I do - changing smiles! While I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Jordan, our fur baby and our families.


Shalona CDA, LDA

Hello!  My name is Shalona.  I have been working in orthodontics for over 20 years and I absolutely love it.  I feel so lucky to be part of the GLK family.  I love connecting with our patients and their families.  Outside the office, I enjoy time with my family and our friends.  We like to travel, to go to concerts, and to take trips on our motorcycle.


Ramsey CDA, LDA

Hello!  My name is Ramsey! I started at GLK Orthodontics in August of 2020 after I interned here.  After interning, I knew right away I wanted to be in the orthodontic field.  My favorite part about my job is making a connection with each patient as their smile transforms to give them confidence.  Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my friends, family, and my dog.  I love spending time outdoors, traveling, and having a good laugh with my friends!

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