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Meet our team

At Orthodontic Specialists of Lake County, we love what we do and feel fortunate to have a second home at our offices in Antioch, Grayslake, and Gurnee. Our team extends professional care to patients of all ages at our family-friendly practice.

Whether you’re receiving Invisalign® clear aligner treatment or giving braces a try, you can be confident with the unparalleled service of our outstanding team.

Karen

Karen

Office Manager

Antioch

I’m the office manager for our Antioch office and have been a part of the team since 1992! Our doctors are so amazing to work for - it’s like my own family.

I enjoy being one of the first people to greet our patients. The interaction with them, getting to know their families, and seeing them go home at the end of treatment with a wonderful smile are the best.

I’m a native of Chicago and currently live in Antioch with my husband, Steve. I enjoy warm vacations, spending time with my family and my grandchildren, walking, yoga, decorating, and entertaining. I’m also involved in our Chamber of Commerce in Antioch.

Julie

Julie

Office Manager

Grayslake


I’m one of the smiling faces that you’ll see at the front desk. I’ve been a part of the team since 1996!

I’m a native of Lancaster County, PA and I live in Grayslake with my husband, Rob and my two lovely daughters, Mya and Tara. You may see me on the side of the soccer field and basketball court supporting my girls.

In my free time, I enjoy walking, yoga, and bike rides with the family - especially to Tastee Freez, or as they now call it: “The Freeze”!

Elaine

Elaine

Office Manager

Gurnee

I joined the OSOLC team in 2020. I started in dentistry in 1999 and love everything about helping patients love their smiles. I’m thrilled to have found my new work home.

Currently, I live in Gurnee with my husband and 4 kids and I really enjoy being a part of this community.

Kelly

Kelly

Business Manager

Grayslake


I’ve been a part of the team since I was 11 years old - when I got my own signature smile! Braces have come a long way since I was 11; we now have fun colors, shorter treatment times, and less discomfort, but it’s still fun!

My husband, Bucket, and daughters, Kaley and Kendall, and I live in Grayslake. We can often be seen at school events, sporting events, and community activities. We love our town and the people in it!
 

Sheila

Sheila

Smile Coordinator

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I joined the OSOLC team in 2006. After owning my own business, I decided to return to the dental field where I previously had 10 years of experience. I first came to love OSOLC when my children were patients - and now enjoy being part of such a positive, professional team.

My husband and I live in Grayslake where we raised our four sons. In my free time, I enjoy being at the movies and watching plays. I also love going to the gym, spending time with family and friends - but I especially enjoy playing with my four grandkids

Katie

Katie

Smile Coordinator

Antioch

I joined the team in 2004. I love the interaction with patients and parents. As a Smile Coordinator, I see patients come to our office for the first time and then get to see their smiles transform. Working with this team is truly a great part of my day and I always look forward to coming to the office.

I live in Wisconsin with my husband, York, and our three children, Ivan, Stella, and Juliet. When I’m not at work, I volunteer in the local community and enjoy hiking, camping, reading, and spending time with my family

Tina

Tina

Smile Coordinator

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I joined our team in 2013. I love children and enjoy meeting new people and helping them through the process of achieving great smiles.

I love the team spirit here and making each patient’s visit an enjoyable experience.

I’ve lived in Gurnee for over 19 years with my husband and three kids. When I’m not in one of our offices working, you’ll find me running around Gurnee! I ran in the last 14 Chicago Marathons. The training needed to cross the finish line is similar to seeing patients’ teeth transformed into beautiful smiles. Both take time and dedication to achieve the final goal.

Karlie

Karlie

Smile Expert

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I joined the Orthodontic Specialist of Lake County team in the fall of 2019 and I absolutely love it! I enjoy working with the doctors, team and patients to give them the very best smiles.

My hobbies are yoga, swimming, and softball. I’ve played softball since I was six years old and now spend my weekends coaching a softball team.

Lilly

Lilly

Smile Expert

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I joined the team in 2021. I love being a part of this environment where we help people achieve a beautiful smile. I have two young daughters and enjoy working out and running spartan races. When I am not working, I love to sit down and read a good self-development book. I also plan to go back to school to specialize is FX makeup because I love doing Halloween makeup on myself and my daughters and others.

Amanda

Amanda

Smile Coordinator

Grayslake

I’ve been with the team since 2011 but my daughter was a patient long before I came to work here. I love working with the wonderful staff and patients who make my job fun and exciting. My favorite part of my job is seeing our patient’s faces as they see themselves for the first time with their new smile!

I am a native of Hinsdale, IL, and currently live in Libertyville with my husband, Steve. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, visiting my daughter, traveling abroad, and reading.

Holly

Holly

Smile Expert

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I graduated from Swedish American Hospital as a radiation therapist in 1984 and received my Bachelor of Health Arts degree in 1990 from the College of St. Francis. After taking some time off from the health field to raise my children, I joined the team in 2004.I’m currently the Smile Expert for the Grayslake office. I’m also in charge of inventory and purchasing for all our offices and oversee our Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance.

I have lived in the area since 1997 with my husband and three kids. I first discovered Orthodontic Specialists of Lake County as a mom and loved the friendly welcoming atmosphere. It was a perfect fit to be part of the OSOLC team.

Shannin

Shannin

Smile Expert

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I started my career in orthodontics in 2006 after I took some time off to raise my daughter.

I live in Lake County with my husband, Joe, and our two children, Maddi and Zach. When I’m not in the office helping the doctors create spectacular smiles, you might see me at local events supporting the community.

I love being a part of such a friendly, fun, and welcoming team!

Dayana

Dayana

Smile Expert

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I joined the team in 2020. I have been working in the dental field since 2015 and have always been interested in orthodontics. OSOLC has always been an admirable practice that I am now very thankful to be a part of.

I enjoy interacting with our patients and watching their smiles transform. I also love being a part of a close-knit and hardworking team.

In my free time, I like to stay active by playing sports and going to the gym. I love spending time with my big family and enjoying home-cooked meals. I always look forward to weekend getaways and traveling with my friends.

Tina

Tina

Smile Expert

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I joined the team when I received my Certified Dental Assisting certificate in 1984 from the College of Lake County. I’m currently a chairside assistant and quality team supervisor for OSOLC. I absolutely love working with our patients, educating them about their teeth, and seeing the beautiful transformations that happen with orthodontics.

I have lived most of my life and raised my children in Lake County with my husband and we now live just over the border in Wisconsin. When I’m not working, I enjoy reading, antiquing, and spending time with my family.

Cathy

Cathy

Smile Expert

Antioch | Grayslake | Gurnee

I began working here in 2005. I love meeting all the people in the community and seeing our patients around town.

I moved to Grayslake in 2000 from the east coast but I’m originally from Louisville, KY. My husband, David, and my three children and grandson love the Grayslake area.

Kim

Kim

Office Assistant 

Antioch | Grayslake

I'm the office assistant for our Grayslake location. I love this job because it keeps me super busy and on my feet all day long. It's great working with such an amazing, helpful, and fun group. Plus, we get to make people happy everyday!

I had been taking my family to OSOLC for several years before joining the team in 2019. I’m originally from Libertyville and since my husband was in the Navy, we have spent time in Virginia and San Diego.

We currently live in the Grayslake area with our 2 daughters. I love traveling (Las Vegas and Disney World are our favorites), reading, and spending time with friends and family.