Janie was born in Lima, Ohio, and raised in Bluffton, Ohio. She graduated from Bluffton High School and went on to attend Northwestern Business College (UNOH). Janie has been with the Downtown Findlay Dental practice for more than 40 years!
One of Janie’s favorite hobbies is going to Disney World!
Billing & Insurance Coordinator
Marti was born and raised in Clayton, Ohio. She is credentialed as a CPC-A (Certified Professional Coder – Apprentice) through the American Academy of Professional Coders and is a member of the American Health Information Management Association. Marti enjoys being able to help patients. She holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management from Sinclair Community College. Marti’s goals include completing her Associate Degree of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management and continuing her education to earn her bachelor’s degree. She hopes to live in Columbus someday.
When she isn’t working, Marti can be found hanging out with family and friends, trying new restaurants, going to concerts, and reading true crime novels.
Jenny was born and raised in Idaho. She joined the Downtown Findlay Dental practice in October 2018. One of Jenny’s favorite things about the dental industry is helping people enjoy better health. She also loves the fun that she and her co-workers have together.
When she is not at work, Jenny can be found at her remodeled 120-year-old farmhouse. She enjoys baking, gardening and reading. Jenny has been married for 29 years to Craig. They have two adult children who currently live too far away!
Laura was born and raised in Connersville, Indiana. One of Laura’s favorite things about working in the dental industry is the interaction with the patients and staff. Laura enjoys a sense of satisfaction with the work that she does.
When she is not working, Laura likes to cross-stitch, read, visit grandchildren and great-grandchildren, complete crossword puzzles and study Egyptian history.
Lisa was born in Bluffton, Ohio, and raised in Pandora, Ohio. She is a graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School and Bluffton College. Lisa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in secondary education and English. Lisa spent 25 years as a full-time youth worker serving students at Cory-Rawson and Liberty-Benton and joined the Downtown Findlay Dental practice in July 2020. Her favorite thing about working in the dental industry is the patients! She enjoys being able to play a general role in their health, pain relief and smiles. In her short time with the practice, Lisa has enjoyed learning beside experts in the field and looks forward to learning more about dentistry every day.
Lisa is active with her church and also volunteers with a local food box distribution. In her free time, Lisa volunteers at Read for Life at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. She also enjoys reading, spending time with her great-nieces and great-nephews, baking, crafting and sharing long talks with friends and family. Lisa also belongs to a book club and is a freelance writer. A fun fact about Lisa is that she is a three time guest speaker at Echo Ranch Bible Camp and she has traveled to Alaska.
Stephanie was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana. Following high school, Stephanie went on to complete some college courses. She joined the Downtown Findlay Dental team in May of 2021. Stephanie enjoys the teamwork at the office and likes helping the patients.
When she is not working, Stephanie enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Kathy was born and raised in Lima, Ohio. Following high school, Kathy attended Lima Technical College where she completed her Associate’s Degree of applied science in dental hygiene. Kathy joined the Downtown Findlay Dental practice in 1989. One of Kathy’s favorite things about working in the dental industry is the relationships she has with her patients. Kathy enjoys her work family and the bonds they have made over the years.
Kathy belongs to St. Gerard’s Church in Lima, Ohio. Her goal is to become more active at her church after she retires. Kathy also enjoys occasionally working at Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn and has done so for four years. One of Kathy’s hobbies includes raising chickens.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Jackie was born in Defiance, Ohio, and raised in Miller City, Ohio. Following high school, Jackie achieved her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined the Downtown Findlay Dental practice in July 1997. One of Jackie’s favorite things about working in the dental industry is working with the patients and seeing improvements in their overall oral health.
When she isn’t at work, Jackie can be found enjoying spending time with her family.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Laura was born in Lima, Ohio, and raised in rural Ottawa, Ohio. She completed her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Lima Technical College and is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Laura joined the Downtown Findlay practice part-time in 2015 and full-time in June 2017. Her favorite thing about working in the dental industry is developing relationships with many wonderful patients over the years. She enjoys helping people gain and improve their oral health.
When she is not at work, Laura can be found exercising, completing home improvement projects, and spending time with her husband and their adult children. A fun fact about Laura is that she was raised on a dairy farm and is the youngest of nine children!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Shelly was raised in Ottawa Ohio. She completed her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene at Lima Technical College. She joined the Downtown Findlay Dental practice in 1983. Her favorite thing about working in the dental industry is helping the patients to have the best oral health and working with her co-workers who are like family.
When she isn’t working, Shelly enjoys family time!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Courtney was born in Bryan, Ohio and raised in Sherwood, Ohio. She is a 2013 graduate of Fairview High School and continued her education at the University of Cincinnati to achieve her degree in dental hygiene. Courtney joined our Findlay practice in June 2021. She enjoys getting to help people and making a difference.
When she is not working, Courtney spends her time with her fiancé and daughter. She also enjoys kayaking and being outdoors. An interesting fact about Courtney is that she is a former cosmetologist!
Becky was born in Lima, Ohio, and raised in Ottawa, Ohio. She is a graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School. Becky enjoys learning more about dentistry and has attended radiography courses and many other dental-related courses over the years. Becky joined the Downtown Findlay Dental practice in February 1997. She spent 16 years previous to that with a dental office in Ottawa. One of Becky’s favorite things about working in the dental industry is restoring someone’s smile with anterior cosmetic dentistry. She also enjoys celebrating birthdays or milestones of co-workers and doctors. Becky is proud of the fact she has been in the dental field for 40 years!
Becky is a member of the SPP Rosary Altar Society at her church. She is also a member of B & B Mother’s Club since 1982 and the Catholic Ladies of Putnam County Prayer Group. When she is not working, Becky enjoys spending time with her family. She and her husband have two amazing sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law, and three adorable grandchildren. She enjoys taking photos and making various types of crafts. She and her husband spend a lot of time at the lake with friends.
Holly was born in Lima, Ohio, and raised in Tiffin, Ohio. Following high school, Holly completed some college courses as well as achieved her radiographer’s license. Holly joined the Downtown Findlay Dental practice in 1989-2004 and then joined again in January 2012. In March of 2020, Holly went to Malawi, Africa on a medical mission trip. She worked in a dental clinic with three Malawian dentists in a very primitive environment and would love the opportunity to do it again. Holly loves helping people smile. Her work family is one of her favorite things. She has known many of them for more than 20 years!
When Holly is not at work, she enjoys spending time with family, camping, kayaking and traveling.
Betty was born in Colorado and raised in California, Indiana, and Ohio. She is a graduate of Findlay High School and Owens Community College. Betty joined the practice in February 2014. Betty’s favorite thing about working in the dental industry is the esthetics of dentistry. Betty’s love for dentistry developed at the beginning of her dental career in a crown and bridge lab. Betty enjoys working at the Downtown Findlay Dental office with her co-workers.
When she is not working, Betty likes to spend time with her family and travel.
Jenae was born in Oregon, Ohio and raised in Millbury, Ohio. She is a 2003 graduate of Lake High School. Following graduation, Jenae attended Owens Community College for two years in pre-dental hygiene while on scholarship playing softball for the college. Jenae then attended Toledo Dental Academy for Dental Assisting. With 16 years of experience, Jenae joined our Findlay location in April 2021. She enjoys her “home-away from home” with her family of co-workers. She also looks forward to building relationships with the patients while helping ease their fears! Seeing their changing smiles is something Jenae looks forward to.
When she is not at work, Jenae loves spending time with her family camping and at sporting events.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Raised in Lima, Ohio and a graduate of Lima Central Catholic, Alexis received her Certified Dental Assistant Certification in 2018. She continued her education at Owens Community College where she achieved her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification in 2020. Alexis joined our Pure Smiles Findlay team in August 2021. Alexis enjoys sharing her artistic talents when placing restorations as well as helping a patient to experience a boost in their confidence by restoring their amazing smile. She looks forward to furthering her knowledge in her career.
Alexis enjoys hobbies such as camping, motorcycle riding, hiking, and playing tennis. She “never settles for less than what she has always hoped for” (author unknown) and looks forward to every moment with her fiancé, their children, and their dog; Casper.