Meet the Gang!
A professional in the dental field for more than 30 years, Nan is living proof that orthodontic treatment for adults can change a person’s life. After her teeth were straightened with braces, she found new confidence in her appearance. Her goal is to help other adults realize that they deserve great smiles for better dental health and a great boost of self-esteem. Nan is married to her high school sweetheart, is the mother of one son, and loves to paint Oregon’s natural beauty.
Chris joined our team in 2008 to help families with financial arrangements and handle insurance needs. She quickly learned how it feels to belong to a welcoming and tight-knit group of passionate individuals. The enthusiasm of her teammates was infectious, and soon Chris became just as passionate about helping improve the quality of life for our patients. Chris spends her free time quilting, crocheting, enjoying a good book, or chatting with her husband or one of their two daughters.
Sheri has worked all over the dental industry–behind the scenes, next to the chair, and at the front desk. She loves to watch the transformation of both a smile and a patient’s self-confidence through treatment. Sheri is the mother of three boys with her husband, Jason, and as such, she can usually be found cheering on a budding athlete from the sidelines.
Since 1998, Dawn has been an essential member of our team, doing everything she can to help the practice run as smoothly as possible so our patients are back to their busy lives before they know it. Dawn’s been amazed by how much of a difference their practice has made in the lives of people they’ve come to know so well. Her own family includes her husband, two children, and four pets.
Jacqueline has been with our team for almost 15 years. She likes that each patient provides a new challenge and a unique set of orthodontic needs. As a reward for her problem-solving, she gets to see their bright, healthy smiles after the treatment’s completed. Jacqueline loves to sightsee and shop at thrift stores, with or without her three grown children. She and her husband take every opportunity to travel the world.
Mandy has cherished her time as part of the team, since it gives her the opportunity to get to know each patient as they travel down the road to a beautiful smile. She especially enjoys assisting in helping kids, teens, and adults become one step closer to a happy and healthy grin. She finds their increased self-confidence more rewarding than any other aspect of the job. Mandy and her husband, Dewey, have been married since 2004 and are the proud parents of two children.
Nadene knew she had a calling in the dental field when she had braces from 6th to 8th grade. Nadene has worked in a general dentistry practice, a cosmetic dental office, and since, 2004 in orthodontics with Dr. Hardin. Getting to be a part of changing smiles and changing lives brings her much joy. When she’s not busy with the Smile in Harmony crew she enjoys riding her bike, eating at vegan restaurants or dancing the night away. Her grown up sons live nearby and she likes to spend time with them too.
Orthodontic Assistant/Treatment Coordinator
As soon as Kim was introduced to the field of orthodontics, she knew she had found the right career. And when she discovered Harmony Orthodontics, she knew she had found the right family. She loves to get to know patients as she guides them on their journey to a beautiful smile. Kim lives in Portland with her husband and son–her two partners in crime for four-wheeling in the sand and rooting for the Portland Trailblazers.
Community Relations Specialist
Tracy joined the Harmony Team as a Community Relations Specialist in 2012. Her background as a Registered Dental Hygienist has transitioned nicely into the world of orthodontics. With her main focus out in the community, she misses treating patients but enjoys her new role in marketing. She is married to her college sweetheart and has a beautiful daughter and lovable son. She is relatively new to the Pacific Northwest and fell in love with Mt Hood and the surrounding beauty. She loves to run and bike all over Oregon while her favorite pass time is riding her two Tennessee Walker horses.
Community Relations Specialist
Nicole became a permanent part of the Community Relations Specialist team in 2014. For the past couple years she has had active roll in the It’s My Ability 5K for Autism. She has wonderful twin daughters that are active in sports so most weekends she will be cheering them on. With any free weekends, she might be participating in a Half Marathon or riding her bike. She has been married for nearly 20 years to her high school love.
Social Media and Marketing Specialist
Alyse was born and raised in Damascus, and is a graduate of Barlow High School. You may not see her in the office but you will find her at school and community events running our photo booth. Alyse also manages our social media outlets and assists with making sure you know all about what we’re up to. Alyse has been married to her husband Ryan since 2009 and has two beautiful daughters. She enjoys music, pizza, and crafting.
Amy has been in the dental profession for the past 13 years. She found her true calling when she began assisting in orthodontics 7 years ago. “I love seeing the results of orthodontics in our patients new and improved healthy smiles! “Amy has been married to her husband for 14 years. She enjoys baking, reading and working on crafts when not chasing after their twin little boys.
Ashlyn is passionate about helping kids, teens, and adults achieve a beautiful smile. As a patient herself, she understands what our patients go through to make that beautiful smile possible. Ashlyn grew up on the Oregon Coast, and loves to take her husband and son back home to visit. She also enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.
Lela has been with our team for about a year and got into orthodontics because she loves helping people gain more confidence in themselves. Lela spends a lot of time on a boat with her dog Pepper and fiancé. She is our original country and outdoor girl who maintains her hobbies by working at places like Fisherman’s on the weekends. She loves helping her husband be a fishing guide. You’ll love her attitude and witty personality.
Orthodontic Assistant, Scheduling Coordinator and Spanish Interpreter
Christiy was born in Idaho and raised in Portland. She always had a desire to get into orthodontics since she was in dental assisting school. She is amazed how the teeth can move around and create a completely different smile for a person and loves to be a part of that life changing experience! Outside of work she spends her time with her family and their dog Cinnamon.
Paul is the newest member of our team. He was born and raised in the Portland/Gresham area and loves both the people here and the great outdoors. Paul comes from a background in the medical field, and is very excited about the opportunity to continue helping people have great health, and now a great smile! When he is not working you can find him doing something active with his son, daughter and his wonderful wife of 12 years, Ashley.
Bilingual Scheduling Coordinator
Rosy moved to Portland in 2006 and has enjoyed every minute of it! Experience in the customer service sector for 4 years, an active volunteer (even got a degree in Community Development in 2013) and love working on computers. In her free time she can be found volunteering, running or dabbling in an art project.