Meet the Team

Kathleen - Practice Manager

Kathleen attended the University of Saint Joseph where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Management.  She began her career at Pratt and Whitney, and worked as an Office Manager at Hartford Healthcare.  Prior to joining Conroy Orthodontics, her children were all patients of Dr. Conroy!  During her time working with us, Kathleen has worn many hats.  She has worked as a Scheduling Coordinator,  Treatment  Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator, and Team Lead.  A major highlight of Kathleen's day is seeing patients' smiles transform throughout treatment. In her free time, Kathleen enjoys a good Rangers hockey game, spending time with her family, friends, and hiking with her dogs, Bailey and Chevy.

 

MaryJane - Office Manager

MaryJane has been in the medical/pharmaceutical sales and customer service industry since 1991. She holds a Certificate of Completion in Dental Assisting from Middlesex Community College.  MaryJane started her career in dentistry working in pediatrics. She is now thoroughly enjoying the field of orthodontics, working closely with patients of all ages! The highlight of MJ's day is her interaction with all of the patients who enter our offices. MJ is always ready with a kind word and enjoys developing close relationships with our patients and team members. She is very knowledgeable and is often the first person that our patients interact with. Outside of the office, she enjoys entertaining family, cooking, a good movie and spending time with her husband Michael and three grown children.

 

Kimberly - Financial Coordinator

Kim joined our office in August of 2010, bringing with her over 20 years of customer service, financial and administrative management experience.  Prior to joining Conroy Orthodontics, Kim was a banking officer for ten years, managed a pediatric dental practice for five years and was a Student Loan Officer at ESCU also for five years.  During her time with us Kim has been one of our Front Office Coordinators, Observation Coordinators and currently one of our Financial Coordinators.  That’s a lot of coordinating!  She loves to learn and expand her knowledge and expertise…but most of all she loves helping you!  Her goal is to provide an amazing experience with exceptional orthodontic care!  When not working, Kim enjoys entertaining family and friends, gardening, reading and is always ready for a good joke!  “There is little success where there is little laughter” – Andrew Carnegie

 

Laura - Financial Coordinator

Laura joins us with over 12 years experience in the dental field.   With her background and knowledge she is happy to assist you with all your scheduling and appointment needs.   Laura enjoys watching the patient's smile and confidence progress over the course of treatment. She loves getting to know you and your families and wants to make sure that you always have a great experience at our offices!  Laura resides in Glastonbury with her husband and two pugs.   She enjoys volunteering her time for Glastonbury Little League. When not working, she loves to cook and travel with her husband and spend time with her three grown children.


Kerry - Treatment Coordinator

Kerry has worked in orthodontics since 1997! She has worked in several capacities throughout her career. She is certified in Radiology, Infection Control and CPR. Kerry enjoys working with patients, making them feel comfortable, and of course, seeing the end results – their beautiful smiles! Her warm personality puts patients at ease. Kerry’s talents go beyond the clinic to our in-house lab where she creates retainers and appliances for our patients. Over the years, she has worked with thousands of patients, and she loves when patients recognize her outside the office and tell her about their positive orthodontic experiences!


Nisheena - Treatment Coordinator

Nisheena has been in the health care field since 2005 and started as a Certified Nursing Assistant.  She discovered a love for dentistry when attending Porter & Chester Institute of Technology, where she became a student ambassador for her dental class.  She graduated in 2015, and is Radiology, Infection Control and CPR certified. She loves working with patients of all ages and wants to make a positive impact in peoples' lives. Nisheena is married and a mother of three. She also has a Chihuahua named Meeyah and Pittbull named Cam. Sheena loves to sing and enjoys producing music in her spare time. She also enjoys spending as much time with her family as possible!


Diane - Clinical Coordinator

Diane has worked as an orthodontic assistant since 1990!  She is a graduate of Briarwood College where she attended the Dental Assistant program. Diane enjoys all aspects of assisting our doctors.  Her greatest gift to our office, and to our patients, is her ability to make our patients and their families feel at ease through her warm and engaging conversation.  Diane’s strong clinical skills and her confident care of our patients help our doctors achieve an excellent result.  Diane is especially proud of her contribution in achieving beautiful, lasting smiles for all of our patients. 


Betty - Clinical Assistant

Betty has worked in orthodontics since 1977! While working, she achieved her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in business from Eastern Connecticut State University.  Betty brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to our practice that can only be acquired by her years of experience working with doctors, patients and families.  When a patient sits in Betty’s chair, the kindness and patience she exudes will calm even the most fearful of patients. Outside the office, Betty enjoys the time she spends with her many close friends and family; particularly her grandson Ollie.  She is especially adept at finding a good bargain! 


Eunice - Clinical Assistant + Ordering Specialist

Eunice has been an orthodontic assistant since 1993 with over 26 yrs. of experience.  She learned her amazing skills on the job but is also Radiology, Infection Control and CPR Certified.  Eunice also orders all supplies (both clinical and administrative) for three locations.  She is extremely organized and detail oriented.  Besides being an experienced and skilled assistant, “Eunie” is great at making you and your children feel at-home and relaxed when you visit.  She loves getting to know her patients and creating a bond that is beyond a beautiful smile!  Eunice is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and loves to talk about her travels and experiences.  Outside the office, Eunice enjoys traveling and spending as much time with her family, friends and fur babies as possible.


Liz - Clinical Assistant

Liz started her assisting career in 2013.   Her interest in orthodontics started when she was in braces as a child! Liz graduated from Porter & Chester Institute and is Radiology and CPR certified.  Liz loves meeting our patients and is always smiling! She enjoys seeing the progress that our patients make from visit to visit.  She has a passion for orthodontics that is contagious! In her spare time, Liz enjoys going to the beach, hiking with her Chihuahua, Zoey, and shopping.


Elena - Clinical Assistant

Elena studied at Central Connecticut State University and Middlesex Community College before discovering her passion for the dental field. She completed her dental assisting program at Porter & Chester Institute, and graduated with certifications in Radiology, Health Safety, Infection Control, and CPR. Elena interned for Dr. Conroy while in school, and it was at this time that she decided to pursue her career in orthodontics. Elena joined our team in January 2014.  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.  Elena has two sons, Kelvin Jr. and Noah, and a dog named Rocko.  Kelvin Jr. plays many sports in their town, so she spends much of her time cheering him on in the stands along with Noah and her husband, Kelvin.  Elena says her family motivates her to always do her best and strive to reach her goals.


Deb - Clinical Assistant

Deb has been an orthodontic assistant, and has over twenty-five years’ experience.  She is certified in Radiology, Infection Control, and CPR.  Deb takes pride in what she does at Conroy Orthodontics, and loves showing patients how our doctors help them achieve an amazing smile.  She also enjoys meeting new families, and being part of patients’ orthodontic journeys.  In her spare time, Deb enjoys pet-sitting for individuals’ fur babies, sitting on the beach in Cape Cod, and spending time with her Dad.


Michele - Clinical Assistant

Michele has been a dental assistant since 1986, starting her career in general dentistry, and found her passion for Orthodontics in 1989.  She joined our team in 2016.  Michele is certified in Radiology, Infection Control, and CPR.  Michele treats all of her patients like family, and does her best to make them feel at ease. She and her grown son, Joey, share a home in Manchester. In her free time, Michele enjoys going to the gym, traveling, and taking her German Shepard, Atlas, to obedience training classes.


Briana - Scheduling Coordinator

Briana became interested in the medical field in 2012 after learning about her own dental hygienist’s positive experiences in dentistry. She attended Dental Assisting school in West Hartford and has over 10 years’ experience in customer service with just over 5 years in the dental field specifically. While Briana enjoyed assisting the dentists on her externships, she felt that her skills and personality were better utilized at the front desk allowing her to greet and interact with patients first hand.  Briana has the sweetest newborn named Zaire, who she is completely obsessed with.  Outside of the office she enjoys being outdoors, spending as much time with her family as possible, and eating!  Briana loves learning about different cultures and how food is prepared.  Some of her favorites are Thai, Italian, Vietnamese and Polish food.  If you need a recommendation on where to eat for lunch, Briana will gladly make a suggestion!


Taylor - Scheduling Coordinator

Taylor studied at Middlesex Community College and has over 10 years in customer service.  She is always there to greet you with a smile on her face, and is willing to help anyone in need.  She loves to see our patients happy with their progression and each journey to a great smile!  Outside of work, Taylor loves spending time with her family, enjoys hiking, fishing, music, and spending time with her dog, Copper.


Crystal - Schedule Coordinator

Crystal is a recent addition to our scheduling team.  She studied at Tunxis Community College with a focus on Early Childhood Development. With over 15 years experience in customer service and supervising, Crystal is more than happy to assist you with all of your scheduling and appointment needs.  She is wonderful with children, loves dogs and is super eager to learn more about dentistry!


Alanna - Scheduling Coordinator

Alanna is a recent addition to our scheduling team.  She received her Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts from Bay Path University, and will be pursuing a Master’s degree this fall.  With over ten years’ experience in the customer service field, Alanna is more than happy to assist you with all of your scheduling and appointment needs.  Her goal is to make your scheduling experience as smooth as possible, in addition to gaining further knowledge about the orthodontic field.