MEET THE TEAM
Melissa our Office Manager, has been a member of our staff since 2011 and has worked in dentistry for over 10 years. Prior to working in the front office, Melissa was a dental assistant in the San Juan Islands where she grew up. With her experience as an assistant and years of working in the front office, Melissa is very knowledgeable and well-versed on all of our office’s operations and procedures. Her favorite part of her job is “developing long lasting friendships with our patients” and “seeing the joy people have after they see themselves with a beautiful new smile. We always exceed their expectations.”
When she is away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, gardening and taking her dog on hikes.
Kelsey, our Invisalign Coordinator, is Dr. Bob’s oldest daughter and has worked with him full time since May of 2009. She runs our Clearly Comfortable Smiles offices in the Seattle area. In her spare time, Kelsey is passionate about animal rescue and educating people in responsible pet parenting; as well as pursuing acting, modeling and painting to fulfill her creative side. Her favorite thing to do is cuddle with one (or more) of her 4 cats and watch Disney movies with her husband and sister.
Favorite quote: “Have courage and be kind”
La Donna Kelley RDH, our Hygienist has worked for Dr. Bob since 2010 and has been in dentistry since she was 16 years old. She graduated from Dental Hygiene school in 1997 and has been practicing ever since. She is passionate about dentistry and loves interacting with her patients. She is an avid skier in the winter, and enjoys spending time outdoors camping, sailing and riding her mountain bike during the rest of the year.
Marea, Dr. Bobs assistant is a licensed CDA with expanded duties. She has worked by Dr. Bob’s side for over 10 years and been in the dental industry for over 40 years. Her favorite part about her job is helping people to smile again. In her spare time Marea likes to spend time with her grandchildren, go camping and four wheeling with her family and motor home around with her husband!
Rose, Dr. Bob’s loving wife, has worked with him off and on his whole dental career. She attended Washington State University, graduating with a degree in interior design. She enjoys making jewelry, cutting gems with her father, and throwing dinner parties for her friends. Dr. Bob and Rose have been married for over 30 years. They were set up on a blind date by his first ever-dental assistant…Rose’s sister! They enjoy traveling together, wine tasting and spending time with friends and family
Maddi is Dr. Bob’s youngest daughter. She is currently attending Whatcom Community College and Washington Engineering Institute here in Bellingham, majoring in civil engineering. Maddi loves building things, golfing with her dad, and going to Disneyland as often as possible.