About our teamSuccessful orthodontic treatment requires all the elements of good teamwork, communication and commitment. Each staff member takes pride in their work, recognizing the important role they play in making sure that you have the most pleasant orthodontic experience possible. We enjoy working with you or your child to achieve the best possible treatment results. Our experienced staff has an average affiliation with Horner Barrow Orthodontics of 8 years per staff member and an average orthodontic office experience of 11 years.
Val Fincher, Administrative Coordinator
For the past 16 years, Val has greeted patients at Horner Barrow Orthodontics with her warm, bubbly personality. She is very knowledgeable about orthodontics because she has over 30 years of orthodontic office experience. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know the patients and their families. She also loves seeing the beautiful smiles once the braces are removed. Val is an animal lover and in her free time enjoys spending time with her husband, Al, children and grandchildren.
Kelsey York, Receptionist and Assistant
Kelsey grew up in Watertown, SD and graduated from Lake Area Tech. in 2008 with her dental assistant degree. With 7 years of assisting in a general dental office, she was excited to change to orthodontic assisting. Kelsey’s main role now at Horner Barrow Orthodontics is working in the front as one of our receptionists. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kris, and their two daughters, Jayla and Jori. She loves reading, watching movies and spending time outdoors.
Courtney Peters, Receptionist
Courtney grew up on a farm outside of Sioux Falls. She joined the Horner Barrow Orthodontic Team in 2016. She loves the patient interaction and seeing all of their smiling faces each day. In her spare time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her son, Jack. She loves country music, cooking and being outdoors.
Angie Bos, Treatment Coordinator and Assistant
With 28 years of orthodontic experience, Angie understands all aspects of orthodontics. As treatment coordinator for Horner Barrow Orthodontics since 1999, she is one of the first team member you meet when you have your new patient appointment. She enjoys helping our patients and their families feel comfortable with our office by making sure they understand what their orthodontic experience will be like. In her free time, Angie likes to bake and spend time with her husband, Rick, and son, Tyler.
Jolene McCloud, Treatment Coordinator and Assistant
Jolene joined the team at Horner Barrow Orthodontics 18 years ago. She graduated from Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Canby, MN with her dental assistant degree. At Horner Barrow Orthodontics, Jolene fills two roles as a chairside assistant and treatment coordinator. She loves watching patients find confidence and happiness with their beautiful new smile. When not working, Jolene enjoys spending time with her two sons, Lincoln and Lunden.
Kylie Klemme, Clinic Coordinator and Assistant
For nearly 16 years, Kylie has been a team member at Horner Barrow Orthodontics. She graduated from Southeast Community College in Lincoln, NE with her dental assistant degree. With her enthusiastic personality, she enjoys meeting our patients and watching the awesome change that they experience from their orthodontic treatment. After work, you can find Kylie spending time outdoors with her husband, Matt, their two sons, Evan and Bennett, and her step-daughter, Brooke.
Lacy Finley, Assistant
Lacy graduated from Lake Area Tech. in Watertown, SD with her dental assistant degree and joined Horner Barrow Orthodontics in 2013. She loves the positive reaction she sees from our patients when they get their braces off and see their new smiles. Lacy is from Sioux Falls and enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Austin, and their daughter, Lennox.
Kendra Berens, Assistant
Kendra has been a team member at Horner Barrow Orthodontics for 3 years. She is from Chancellor, SD and graduated from Lake Area Tech. in Watertown, SD with her dental assistant degree in 2014. Her interest in orthodontics was inspired by her own ‘braces’ experience and she enjoys helping patients gain confidence by making their smiles beautiful. Outside of work, Kendra enjoys spending time with her husband, Tyler, and their two dogs, Anna and Penny.
Jamie Peterson, Assistant
Jamie is from Brandon, SD and has been a team member of Horner Barrow Orthodontics for 2 years. She attended Lake Area Tech. in Watertown, SD and graduated with her dental assistant degree in 2015. She became interested in orthodontics from her wonderful experience with ‘braces’ from Horner Barrow Orthodontics. Jamie loves helping patients gain confidence by improving their smiles. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and her dog, Ace.
Marissa Erickson, Assistant
Marissa is from Dawson, MN and is the newest member of the Horner Barrow Orthodontics Team. She graduated from Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Canby, MN with her dental assistant degree. When not working, Marissa enjoys rollerblading and spending time outdoors with friends and family.