The Administrative Team at Jackson Creek Dental Group
Providing Quality Service for Jackson, Ione, Pine Grove, Sutter Creek and Pioneer
Jeri joined us in 2010, and is responsible for the day-to-day, behind the scenes running of the practice. She brings with her a solid background in administration, human resources and business management, and her people skills are a perfect fit for our office. Jeri is proud to be part of a group that is so passionate about dentistry and focused on making the patient experience the best that it can be.
Prior to being involved in the world of dentistry, she managed a group of retail stores where her responsibilities included store design, management and execution, as well as sales and employee training and retention. She attended California State University in Fresno, majoring in psychology.
During her time away from work, Jeri enjoys spending time with her family and reading mystery novels. She also enjoys traveling and has spent two years living with her family in Saudi Arabia.
Sandy’s unique background in technology, healthcare and marketing has proven to be a huge asset here at the Jackson Creek Dental Group. Joining us in early 2005, her natural drive and enthusiasm instantly made her an indispensable part of our practice. Sandy enjoys being a part of a practice that is so passionate about the dentistry it offers. She is sincerely interested in helping to make each patient’s experience the best it can be and loves being given the opportunity to use her marketing skills to help educate them and the whole community about keeping smiles for life.
Sandy has taken an active role in helping various local organizations and committees serving the dental needs of children in our county who may not otherwise have access to dental care. She volunteers her time at community events helping to educate both children and their parents on a variety of dental health topics, and is a member of a local oral health initiative.
Sandy is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Amador County and a past Kiwanis board member and Key Club Advisor at Argonaut High School. She loves spending time with family and friends and also loves antiques.
Trina joined us in 2010, bringing over 13 years of dental experience to our office in the areas of administrative and clinical support, management and training. Prior to that she was a Field Account Manager for Pac-West Telecomm, Inc. and Grainger Industrial Supply. At Pac-West Telecomm she was named top sales person of the year five years in a row. Her dedication, passion and management expertise have added great value to our organization. One of Trina’s goals is to serve others to create “wins” for both patients and employees, and she strives to do this every day. She likes the family atmosphere at Jackson Creek Dental Group, and the fact that we are very involved in our local community.
When Trina is not working at the dental office, you will find her out hiking, biking or camping with her family. They also enjoy doing a lot of traveling together.
Betty comes to us from the legal field where she was a paralegal secretary for a law firm here in Jackson before joining our practice. Prior to that, she spent over a decade as a practicing attorney in Kauai. Betty graduated from Chico State University with a degree in Spanish, and went on to get her law degree at the University of San Francisco Law School. When she decided she was ready for a career change she looked for a company that generated positive energy and had friendly, happy, smiling employees. She found all that with us. Now her duties include handling daily deposits and day sheets, posting insurance checks and working with insurance companies regarding patient claims.
When not at work Betty enjoys music, theater, dominoes and cards. She is an avid musician and plays the piano. Betty is also an active member of her church.
Chris, Practice Coordinator
Joining our office in 2010, Chris comes to us with over 12 years in the Early Care and Education industry. She administered the Comprehensive Approaches to Raising Educational Standards (CARES program), working with teachers and family child care workers providing classes for continuing education related to children and administration of childcare. Chris also spent time as a resource and referral coordinator for Choices for Children along with bookkeeping duties and data analysis to state, county and community stakeholders. She attended Cosumnes River College taking general education courses with an emphasis on business and child education.
Chris loves working for a company who values great customer service and wants to make their patient experience the best that it can be. She has brought her great organizational skills and creativity to our workplace and we all love it.
You can find Chris and her family out 4×4 wheeling all around the county. She is extremely involved with the Rubicon Trail Foundation, and very active in Boy Scouts making sure all scouting requirements have been met as the boys advance through the Boy Scout ranks. She also enjoys scrapbooking and crafts.