Meet Your Brookfield Dental Team
You’ll learn to love our team from the moment you call in to schedule your first appointment! Each member of our staff has been hand-selected based on their training, experience, as well as their unique and friendly personality. They’ll ensure you have absolutely everything you need for every appointment and that no question goes unanswered. Read on below to say “hello!” to our fantastic team! They can’t wait to meet you!
Kim has been with us for over 20 years. She helps keep all the doctors in line! She loves spending time with her black lab, Tucker, and also enjoys theatrical dance. If you have any questions about our office, Kim can usually answer them.
Jean has a degree in Office Mid-Management and first became a member of our dental team in October of 2017. She is from the New Berlin area. Outside of work, Jean and her husband have two sons and two grandchildren. She enjoys spending her free time riding Harley motorcycles with her hubby and friends, gardening, reading, and spending quality time with the grandkids!
A Cudahy native, Katie lives in the West Allis area today. She attended the Esthiology program at Aveda Institute before deciding to join the oral healthcare field. Her career spans over five years now, and she joined our practice in early January of 2019.
At home, Katie has a loving boyfriend named Adam and a dog named Chance. When she isn’t busy at work, she spends her free time hanging out with family and friends and trying lots of new foods.
Stacey is our office coordinator. She first got her start in the dental field in 2004 as a sterilization tech, slowly moving her way up to management. In fact, she’s held every position in a dental office that doesn’t require a license! She currently holds an Associate’s degree and is working towards completing her Bachelor of Science. She’s proud to have now joined the Elmbrook Family Dental team in January of 2019 and looks forward to getting to know all of our patients very well as time goes on.
After growing up in Las Vegas, Stacey has lived in the Milwaukee area since 2014. She married her best friend in 2014 and has a son named Liam. They are also currently expecting the next little addition to their family in the summer of 2019! When she isn’t busy at work, she enjoys skiing, gardening, golfing, and traveling. She’s also a BIG reader and finishes around 300 books every year!
Teri is our Operations Manager, and she has over 30 years of experience in the dental field, which includes time spent as a practice administrator, the director of client services for a large dental laboratory, and a dental consultant. She studied business administration at MATC and is currently a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and the Kaplan College-Dental Practice Advisory Board.
Outside of work, Teri is married to her high school sweetheart Jim and has three incredible children and three amazing grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with friends, family, and her rescue pup Peanut. On the weekends, you can usually find her working in her gardens, creating floral arrangements, cruising around in her 1970 Chevy Pick-Up and enjoying live music with her husband.
Tiffani has been a member of the Elmbrook Family Dental team since 2013, and she will be the first face you see when you walk into our beautiful clinic. She loves getting to know patients and their families very well over time! Before her dental career, she attended cosmetology school and ahs been a hairdresser for well over a decade. Although she changed her career path in 2009, she still dapples with hair occasionally. She also started as a dental assistant but discovered she enjoyed working more at the front desk over time.
Tiffani married her high school sweetheart in 2012, and they have two boys named Owen and Oliver, as well as a cute fur baby named Hoover. She is a big shopaholic when she isn’t busy in the office and loves everything from fashion to shoes to hair, makeup, and accessories. She also really enjoys spending quality time with her family, like going on adventures to the zoo, building forts in Wisconsin Dells, or having movie nights on Saturdays.
Kari actually worked as both a spa manager and a retail manager before deciding to switch to the dental field. She got her start at Elmbrook Family Dental in 2016 and really helping each patient have a smooth experience at the practice!
Originally from Bay View, Kari now lives in Waukesha. She married her husband Alan in 2017 and gained an awesome son named Luke in the process. She is very passionate about volunteering, regularly working at the Waukesha Food Pantry, the Hop Center, and Dak Hill Nursing Home. She also considers herself a big “foodie” and loves trying new restaurants and providing other people with enthusiastic recommendations. She is a big animal lover and has three cats at home. Of course, she also loves spending free time with her family and friends.
Kim is a Waukesha native and attended the Dental Assisting program at MATC for her education. She has been in the dental field since 1981, spending over a decade assisting before moving to the front desk over 20 years ago. She’s been a member of our oral healthcare family since May of 2018!
Kim has been married to her husband John for nearly 40 years, and they have two grown children named Eric and Abby. Her hobbies include spending quality time with her family, reading good books, and going on walks.
When you visit our dental office, Sharleen's smile may be the first one you see. She has spent numerous years working in people-centered industries, and her true compassion for people and genuinely giving personality make her the perfect fit for welcoming patients. A true Conch (native of Key West), Sharleen currently lives in the lake country, and she enjoys spending time outdoors, swimming and boating when she’s not in the dental office. She is happily married, and she and her husband enjoy spending time with their rescue dogs. They have three Newfoundlands, Huckleberry Finn, Gruff, and Birdie; a husky mix named Loki and a cattle dog mix named Badger. They enjoy biking, walking, and traveling.
Kelsie’s happy and genuine smile will likely greet you when you visit our dental office, and you will quickly realize that her kindness, enthusiasm, and smile are all highly contagious. Kelsie studied health and human performance, and she loves working with each patient to help them better understand their oral healthcare needs and the importance of keeping your smile healthy. She started her career in the dental field as a patient care coordinator, and she enjoys working with our dental patients to keep the healthy smiles on their faces. Kelsie lives with her rescue dog Cooper and they enjoy traveling to new places, hiking, exploring caves, camping and checking out new cities.
Denise has 20-plus years of experience and is still going strong as our assistant who has the longest tenure. She has been married to her husband John for 30 years and counting, and together they have two children, Ian and Brittany. Of course, we can't forget their English Springer Spaniel, Molly. Denise's favorite football team is the Packers, which made it very hard for John to accept since he comes from a heritage of Bears fans. She also enjoys most other sports, antiques, crafts, and spending time with her family.
Katie joined our office in November of 2005. She attended Waukesha County Technical College for dental assisting and graduated in 2003. She married her longtime sweetheart in May of 2007, and they welcomed a son in May of 2011. She enjoys scrapbooking and golfing in her spare time.
Mindy joined our team as a Dental Assistant in May 2007. She earned her degree in 1999 from Fox Valley Technical College. She hails from Oshkosh, but she moved to Brookfield when she met her now husband, Cory. Together, they share a passion for caring for and fostering homeless animals. Mindy always has a smile on her face and will make your visits very comfortable.
Tonia joined our team as a dental assistant in April 2013. She has been a dental assistant for over six years, and she also has an education in business and real estate. She grew up in Fort Atkinson and is currently living in the small community of Lake Mills with her cocker spaniel, Eli. She enjoys traveling with her boyfriend, going to the movies, and hanging out with friends.
Emily joined the practice in August of 2017. She attended Waukesha County Technical College for Dental Assisting and graduated in 2014. She enjoys traveling, boating, golfing and camping with family, but most of all spending time with her puppy Bella.
Lydia graduated from Hennepin Technical College in Eden Prairie, Minnesota in 2014. She has been a dental assistant for 3 years. She has recently welcomed a new puppy, Emmylou into her life! In her free time, Lydia enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Heather is originally from Wauwatosa and has had several jobs over the years, including working at McGinns Irish Pub for two decades and practicing photography for almost 10 years. Today, her career as a dental assistant spans a full decade, and she joined the Elmbrook Family Dental team in August of 2019. She has two children (a son and a daughter) at home. When she isn’t busy at the office, you can usually find her working out, running 10K’s, and sewing pillowcases for children undergoing cancer treatment.
Octavia is a Milwaukee native and studied at the Kaplan College for Dental Assisting. She’s currently been working as an assistant for almost 15 years and first joined our office in 2018. She has advanced training in CEREC Same-Day Restorations as well!
At home, Octavia has a young daughter whom she loves spending lots of quality time with. Her other hobbies include listening to music and watching movies.
Anne previously worked as a daycare teacher before deciding to join our dental team in March of 2019. Originally from Elkhorn, she has a college degree in education and is also a Certified Dental Assistant. When she isn’t busy at the practice, you can find her spending lots of quality time with her family and friends, going on runs, and reading a good book.
Before joining us at Elmbrook Family Dental, Gabi attended WI Dental Assistant School in Oconomowoc. She is also a certified nursing assistant and is excited to help our patients improve their oral health. Gabi is a proud homeowner in Whitewater and lives with her boyfriend named Jordan and their two labs Toby and Behelli. She enjoys going on walks, mountain biking, hanging out with friends and family, shopping and boating in the summer months.
Carrie has been working with us since 1996. She is a 1989 graduate of Madison Area Technical College. In her free time, you can find her golfing, skiing, running, or pursuing one of her many passions, the most important being spending time with family and friends!
Miranda is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's four-year dental hygiene program. She married her high school sweetheart in July 2005. In her free time, Miranda loves cooking, reading, golfing, and spending time with her family and friends. Her quiet, confident style disguises her fun-loving personality.
Ashley graduated from WCTC with a degree in dental hygiene in 2008. She has been a part of Elmbrook Family Dental's hygiene team since January 2010. She has a passion for patient care, dental health, and she is always eager to share her knowledge and advice. She married her best friend Barry in June 2005. They love spending time with their children, Gracie and Parker.
Sarah joined the Elmbrook Family Dental team in May 2014, but she has been in the dental field since 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, but she went back to school to pursue her true passion. She earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Waukesha County Technical College. In 2012, Sarah married her husband, Josh, and they currently live with their two dogs, Chesney and Nelson. In her free time, Sarah enjoys reading, going to Packer games, listening to country music, and hanging out with friends.
Corey graduated from Waukesha County Technical College in 2012 and worked as a dental assistant before returning to WCTC to pursue a dental hygiene degree. Corey graduated in May 2015 and joined Elmbrook Family Dental shortly thereafter. In August 2015, Corey married her best friend Greg. They recently moved into their first home together and have an adorable puppy named Clay.
Kristina has been working as a dental hygienist since 2004, and she joined the Elmbrook Family Dental team in 2019. She is currently a member of the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). When she isn’t busy helping patients, her favorite hobbies include going to concerts, fishing, doing yoga, painting, and traveling!
Kelly first got her start in the dental field when she worked for her father’s practice over the summers. Later, she attended WCTC and graduated with her dental hygiene degree in 2008. Once her father retired, she joined the Elmbrook Family Dental team in 2018! She has been an outstanding Dental Hygiene Club member since 2008 and also won a Dental Hygiene program award in 2008.
Kelly is from Menomonee Falls and loves being a proud mom to her young son. She also has two cats and two dogs at home. Whenever she isn’t busy at the office, she spends her time gardening, doing home improvement projects, dancing, and simply being with loved ones. She’s also traveled to Guatemala five times so far for medical/dental missions!
Tanya earned her dental hygiene degree at MATC and worked as a hygienist for a few years prior to starting at Elmbrook Family Dental in 2018. She is originally from Milwaukee and now lives in the Jackson area.
At home, Tanya has two wonderful daughters – Angelee, who loves soccer, and Evalynn, who loves dance. She has also been with her significant other Pat for five years and counting. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, baking with her girls, traveling, and hiking.