Meet Our Dental Team
Jenny, Office Manager
Patients who have been with Dr. Chris for many years may remember Jenny. She worked as his assistant for 11 years and has recently returned as the office manager of our practice. In total, she has nearly 20 years of dentistry experience. At Pioneer Greens, she appreciates our advanced technology, which makes our patients’ experience more effective and comfortable. Jenny and her husband Justin have been married for 8 years, and they have 5 children between the two of them. In her spare time, she enjoys running, being outside, and watching her children’s sporting events. An interesting fact about Jenny is that she has 6 brothers and 4 sisters, all of whom also have names that start with J.
Katie, Financial Coordinator
If you have a question about financial logistics, Katie is the person you need to talk to. She takes pride in knowing that she works on a team that helps people achieve their best smiles. Although she is a native to Lincoln, NE, she attended school at Laramie County Community College in Wyoming. Throughout high school and college, she showed horses and trained dogs. Today, in addition to working in our office, she teaching horseback riding lessons and dog obedience classes. She lives with her husband, young daughter, four dogs, pony, two horses, and many chickens on small acreage.
Lori, Scheduling Coordinator
Whenever you call to make an appointment at Pioneer Greens, you are likely speaking with Lori. Although still fairly new to dentistry, she is a perfect fit for our practice because she loves interacting with our patients every day and working with our outstanding team. Lori comes from Hastings, NE, and studied at Hastings Community College. She and her husband, Craig, have been married for 35 years. She is a mother of two and became a first-time grandmother in 2018. In addition to spending time with her family as often as possible, she likes to golf with her husband.
Cassandra, Dental Assistant
The best part of the job for Cassandra is helping patients smile with more confidence. She enjoys being part of our collaborative team and brings about 15 years of dentistry experience to every appointment. Originally from Colorado Springs, CO, she went to Front Range Community College in Fort Collins and has advanced training in expanded duties, nitrous oxide sedation, X-rays, and coronal polishing. Cassandra and her teenage daughter recently moved to the area, but her parents and brothers still live in Colorado. In her spare time, she likes to refinish furniture, cook, eat, be in nature, and be with her daughter—when she allows it.
Jordan, Dental Assistant
Originally from Valparaiso, NE, dental assistant Jordan is an invaluable member of the Pioneer Greens team. From scheduling to preparing tools to following up with patients, dental assistants make sure the office runs smoothly -- and we just can’t get by without them. Jordan says her favorite thing about working at our office is the fact that we work as a team. And of course, the patients. In her free time, Jordan enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Ashanti, Sterilizing Assistant
As a new member of our team, Ashanti is excited to learn as much as she can about dentistry. With our knowledgeable team, she feels that she gets expert hands-on training every day and likes being part of a close-knit group of dental professionals. She attended North Platte High School and is the oldest out of four children, with two sisters and one brother. She also has three dogs and enjoys hanging out with her friends.
Julie, Dental Hygienist
Julie has been in the dental profession for more than 30 years, has a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and is certified in CPR as well as local anesthesia. She consistently attends continuing education courses in order to expand her skillset. Her favorite part about coming to work every day is helping the doctors provide high-quality dentistry in a comfortable atmosphere that patients love. When not at work, she likes to spend time with her husband Ken, gardening, exercising, and playing with her 7 grandchildren.
Megan, Dental Hygienist
Every day, Megan looks forward to working with our amazing team here at Pioneer Greens Dentistry to encouraging our wonderful patients to take care of their smiles. Originally from Wahoo, NE, she attended UNMC College of Dentistry and has advanced training in CPR, local anesthesia, and expanded functions. Megan is an only child and has a black lab/beagle named Hogan. She grew up on a farm and loves to tailgate for Husker football, hang out with friends, and wake board in the summer. An interesting fact about Megan is that she started her own photography business before going to hygiene school!