Administrative Team


Hygiene Coordinator

Catherine is our hygien coordinator.  Her prior experience includes corporate purchasing and public relations. In her free time, she enjoys visiting her sons at the University of South Carolina & Michigan State University, watching soccer, spending time with family and volunteering in the community.  She lives in Holt with her husband Harry.


Insurance Specialist

Joy is our insurance specialist, responsible for billing and following up with insurance companies, patient accounts, and paying our bills. She has worked for many years in the dental field with experience as a chairside assistant, practice manager and insurance coverage specialist, and with a large dental benefits provider. Joy has a theatre and music degree from Central Michigan University but is a Spartan fan as well, participates in several preforming groups, enjoys reading, singing, spending time with her grandchildren, and anything purple.


Treatment Coordinator

Ellen joined Discover Smiles in 2017 with over 20 years of dental experience. Ellen is  a registered dental assistant and has a B.S. in Public Administration from CMU. Ellen has worked both the clinical and administrative side of dentistry. In her free time Ellen enjoys spending time with family, playing games, traveling and entertaining.


Hospital, Marketing, & Treatment Coordinator

Kim joined Discover Smiles Pediatric Dentistry in 2019 after working in general dentistry for a number of years.  Her passion for healthcare, coaching and helping others has found Kim an ideal fit with our young parents.  Her background in Marketing and Advertising lends an upbeat creativity in everything from our event planning to community and doctor relations.  She shares our Discover Smiles mission of bridging the gap between an individual’s overall and oral health. 

She appreciates every active moment with her husband and 3 young boys.  But Kim also loves being outdoors for Michigan’s changing seasons, reading, sports, and trendy fashion statements J