Successful 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 9 years per staff member and an average orthodontic office experience of 12 years.
For the past 18 years, Val has greeted patients at Horner Barrow Orthodontics with her warm, bubbly personality. She is very knowledgeable about orthodontics because she has over 32 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 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 in 2015. Kelsey’s main role 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.
Megan grew up in Sioux Falls before bouncing around the globe for a number of years. Now back at home, she is excited to join Horner Barrow Orthodontics and be a part of the team that helped create her smile! In her free time Megan likes hiking and camping, loves traveling and enjoys listening to country and oldies rock.
With 31 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 members 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, and his wife Kendra.
Jolene joined the team at Horner Barrow Orthodontics 21 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 smiles. When not working, Jolene enjoys spending time with her two sons, Lincoln and Lunden.
For nearly 18 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.
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 enjoys spending time with her husband, Austin, and their daughter, Lennox, and their two dogs.
Kendra has been a team member at Horner Barrow Orthodontics for 6 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, daughter, Mila, and son, Tucker.
Jamie is from Brandon, SD, and has been a team member of Horner Barrow Orthodontics for 5 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 is from Sioux Falls, SD. She graduated from Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Canby, MN with her dental assistant degree and joined Horner Barrow Orthodontics in 2018. When not working, Marissa enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Dillon.