Office manager, Gleelan Dental Care
How long have you been in the dental industry? What position do you currently hold?
I have been in the dental field since 1997. I started out as an EFDA and migrated to front office. I am currently the office manager at Geelan Dental Care in downtown Portland.
What is your favorite part of working in dental front office?
I enjoy the variety of tasks I get to perform each day. There is always something to solve. I enjoy being able to solve those problems and help patients obtain their dental treatment.
How long have you been a member of ODEA? Why did you join?
I was previously a member, finding ODEA informative as well as a great way to collaborate with others, share experiences of works well and doesn't work in the dental office.
What benefit do you gain from being a member of ODEA?
I'm a new member and joined to glean ideas and knowledge from others.
The ability to network with other dental administrative professionals.
What is your favorite activity outside of work? How do you spend your time?
My favorite things to do are antiquing, going to garage sales (especially estate sales), watching movies, and taking road. I also love spending time with my husband and our cats: Ninja & Chuck Norris.
Tell us something surprising about yourself!
I would love to start a pet rescue sanctuary modeled after The Cat House On The Kings in California. I'd rescue cats, dogs, goats & pigs!