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.
Jennifer Redding-Finley
Chief Operations Officer
Kelly Zielinski
Chief Communications Officer
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    China. There is such a mystical quality to the Chinese countryside.
  • 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?
    Confident
  • 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. While I am fairly new to the Dental and Oral Surgery space I have been in the marketing and public relations space for the last 15 years.
Kelly Zielinski
Chief Communications Officer
Lexi Nelson
Director of Clinical Care
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    Somewhere in the countryside, with a vineyard and good country music playing in the background.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    Micromanaging the Boston Red Sox.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    Trapshooting.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I have been an OMS Assistant since 2011. My favorite thing about my job is that it doesn't feel like a "job". I love what I do!!
Lexi Nelson
Director of Clinical Care
Laura Ogie
Director of Patient Services
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    I would choose Paris because it is such a historically beautiful and romantic city.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    I think I would make a great teacher and really enjoy working with children.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Determined.
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    As a musician, I’m surprised at my ability to memorize the music and lyrics of so many songs so quickly. Also, I can beat almost anyone in a game of chess.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I’ve been in the dental field for 18 years, the past 3 of those years in oral surgery. I like the variety of the oral surgery specialty and the fact that there is always something new to learn. I appreciate the opportunity for growth on a professional and personal level.
Laura Ogie
Director of Patient Services
Alyssa Ramirez
Financial Coordinator
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    I would spend a week in Okinawa, Japan, the island has the record for longevity and the most centenarians of the world. I want to go and soak in the health and happiness of the people!
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    I would be an athletic trainer for young volleyball players.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Positive.
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    I can dance hula.
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    My favorite thing knowing that I am helping to facilitate healthcare for those in need.
Alyssa Ramirez
Financial Coordinator
Beverly Vinzant
Surgical Assistant
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
    New Zealand to hike the Milford Track – 33 miles of adventure and beauty.
  • If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
    Adventure Tour Guide.
  • What one word best describes you?
    Compassionate.
  • What are you surprisingly good at/what is your hidden talent?
    I am athletic and love hiking/backpacking and all things outdoors!
  • What is your favorite thing about your career/job and how long have you been doing it?
    I’ve been doing this for 40 years and enjoy interacting with my patients and providing calmness and support to them during their procedures.
Beverly Vinzant
Surgical Assistant
Rachel Cloney
Surgical Assistant
  • 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
Ashley Nestojko
Scheduling Coordinator
  • 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 Nestojko
Scheduling Coordinator
Kalona Johnson
Patient Coordinator
  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? 
    I would go to George Lucas’ “Skywalker Ranch” to master the Jedi Arts. Haha! All jokes aside, I’d want to go to Dubai for the shopping, food and culture.
  • 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