Meet Our Staff

Kris - Office Manager

Kris has grown up with Olson & White Orthodontics, having worked for Dr. Olson since 1984! Kris knows more about our history than anyone. She knows the value of working for the best orthodontic office in the St Louis/St. Charles area.

As our office manager, Kris excels at making sure we provide EXCELLENT care and customer service for all our patients. She enjoys seeing the generations of families that continue to receive their orthodontic care at Olson & White.

In her free time, Kris and her husband, Kenny, enjoy watching their three children play basketball, soccer and volleyball.

Laura - Office Manager / Orthodontic Assistant

Laura was introduced to orthodontics in 1988 as a patient of Dr. Olson’s. She joined the team in 1997 working part-time as a sterilization tech. Broadening her job responsibilities, she became certified with Expanded Functions in Orthodontics. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Laura began working full time in January 2004.

Laura and her husband, Tim, enjoy playing softball and being outdoors with their two 4-legged kids, Abby and Giada. In August of 2016, they welcomed their first son, Andrew, and enjoy spending every moment watching him laugh and grow!

Kim H. - Accounts Manager

Kim H. is our accounts manager and has been with the Olson & White team since August 2010! Kim has an accounting degree from Missouri State and has been working in the field since 1988. She splits her time at both the Florissant and O’Fallon offices as our accounts manager.

Kim has been happily married to her husband, Jim, for 20 years. They have five boys who keep their weekends packed with baseball, cross country, basketball, track and football. In what little spare time she has, Kim enjoys her book club and scrapbooking.

Joan - Accounts Payable

Joan joined the Olson & White Orthodontic team in 2006. She works part-time as an assistant to our Office Manager helping with accounts payable. Joan resides with her husband in Wentzville. She has three grown daughters who are married and have blessed her with eight very busy and active grandchildren. In her spare time, Joan really enjoys shopping, scrapbooking and sewing. Joan loves the people she works with and the challenge of always learning something new on the computer since she wasn’t fortunate enough to grow up with them!

Michelle - Treatment Coordinator

Michelle began with Olson & White Orthodontics in June of 2001. Prior to her position here, she worked for a dental insurance company. Michelle was also a patient of Dr. Olson’s and because she loved the office and him so much, she began working for him as Treatment Coordinator. Michelle’s favorite part about her job is meeting the kids and seeing the beautiful smiles emerge!

Michelle is a very loving mother to Daisy, her black lab and Nestle, her chocolate lab. You will find Michelle and her four-legged babies most often boating, where Michelle hydrofoils on a sky ski. She also very much enjoys camping, running half marathons, going to the park with the dogs and eating Mexican food!!

Amy - Treatment Coordinator

Amy has been with Olson & White team since September 2011. With over 14 years of experience in orthodontics, Amy is certified with Expanded Functions in Orthodontics. She loves orthodontics and working with children and watching their confidence grow as their smiles change.

In her spare time, Amy loves to spend time with her husband and adorable son, Jake.

Shelly - Insurance Coordinator/ Front Desk Coordinator

Shelly’s smiling face will greet you as you walk in the door at our O’Fallon office. She is always eager to assist our patients in any way she can! Shelly has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since 2009.

Shelly is wife to Jake and mom to Myca and Lennon. They enjoy being outdoors as much as possible! This includes trips to the park and to the lake for boating.

Nicole - Treatment Coordinator/ Insurance Coordinator

Nicole has been with Olson & White since 2011. Before joining our team, Nicole traveled the world as a military dependent and as an active duty Air Force member. She started in our Florissant office, but you can now find her in our O'Fallon location where she helps with the front desk, insurance, and treatment coordinating.

Nicole and her husband have two boys, Jacob and Luke who keep them on their toes! She enjoys spending time with family, reading and traveling.

Ashley F. - Insurance Coordinator/ Front Office Coordinator

Ashley was introduced into the Dental field in 2012 and transitioned into the Orthodontic field in September of 2014. She will greet you at the front desk in our Florissant location. Ashley enjoys seeing our patients' confidence change as their new smile emerges throughout treatment.

Ashley and her husband, Andrew, were recently married in May of 2016. They have two four-legged children, Lucy and Grizzly, and could not imagine life without them! In their free time they enjoy spending time with family and friends, four-wheeling, and working on their farm house.

Genevieve - Front Office Coordinator

Genevieve is our “fashionista” and more importantly the first face you’ll see as you come through our door in Florissant. Genevieve has been part of our team since 2004. She is always eager to make our patients feel right at home.

Genevieve has a beautiful little boy named Charlie that she adores. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Val - Front Office Coordinator

Val has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since 2014. She looks forward to greeting you at the front desk in the O'Fallon office! Before joining our team, Val worked in the Accounting field. She has an Associate's degree in Business and a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Val enjoys being a part of the front office team, meeting new people, and seeing all of the beautiful smiles that emerge from all of our patients.

Outside of work, Val enjoys spending time with her family. She has four precious children, Abby, Lindsey, Megan, and Giacomo. Between cheerleading, gymnastics, and soccer, Val is always on the go cheering on her children in their activities!

Christine - Front Office Coordinator

Christine has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since June of 2015! She says she loves working with the staff and all of the patients. Christine attended Wayne State University where she received a Bacelors degree in Business Administration.

Christine and her husband have three children, Kayla, Abby, and Nathan. She and her family moved to St. Louis from Michigan and they are enjoying how family oriented St. Louis is. You can find Christine and her husband watching their children play sports, out on a family hike, or enjoying the charm of St. Louis.

Corrie - Orthodontic Assistant

Corrie has been with Olson & White since 2006 and in the field of orthodontics since 2002. Corrie is certified with Expanded Functions in Orthodontics. Her reward comes from watching the patient’s confidence grow as they progress through treatment.

Corrie loves her family! She has a wonderful husband and two beautiful children. Corrie looks forward to meeting you when you come visit our office!

Jenny - Orthodonic Assistant

Jenny is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded Functions and has been part of our team since 1998. Her talents include creative marketing ideas and organizing fun staff retreats.

Prior to her employment with our office, Jenny taught preschool and has an Associate’s Degree in early childhood education. She is passionate about children and has three adorable little boys named Owen, Aidan, and Dylan.

Kim - Orthodontic Assistant

Kim started her orthodontic career with Olson & White. She has been with our team since 1989! She is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded Functions. Kim enjoys meeting new people and getting to know them throughout their treatment. The smile at the end is her greatest reward!

In addition to her full time position at our office, Kim is a full time patron at her local Mexican Restaurant. When not having Mexican, Kim is a whirl of activity! She plays volleyball, racquetball, and works out daily. During her down time she enjoys gardening & spending time with her family.

Pennie - Orthodontic Assistant

Pennie is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant and has been in the orthodontic field since 1992. She is very happy to be a member of Olson & White Orthodontics and says, “This is truly the best office I have worked in throughout my entire career.” She works hard to give each patient the wonderful smile they deserve! Pennie has been with the Olson & White team since 2006!

When not at work, Pennie can be found enjoying life with her family, especially her three grandaughters and grandson. Pennie is originally from San Diego, CA, but raised her children in Seattle, WA. She has been in the St. Louis Metro area since 2000 and loves it. Pennie was recently married in July of 2016. She and her husband enjoy Jazz in the Park and a good movie.

Vanessa - Orthodontic Assistant

Vanessa just celebrate her 14th year with the Olson & White Orthodontics! A member of our team since 2002, she began her career in orthodontics in 1982. She is a Certified Dental and Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded Functions. Her greatest reward is watching patients progress through treatment.

When not at work, Vanessa loves watching the St. Louis Blues! She and her spouse, Terry, have two children, Jourdan and Brett. In her spare time, Vanessa loves to garden and watch movies.

Jamie - Orthodontic Assistant

Jamie has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since March 2012. Jamie has been in the orthodontic field since 2003 and she is certified with Expanded Functions in Orthodontics.

Jamie is married to her wonderful husband, Scott, and have two beautiful children. Jamie enjoys the outdoors and is a big Cardinals and Blues fan.

Ellen - Orthodontic Assistant

Ellen has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since September 2014. She is certified with Expanded Funtions in Orthodontics and has been in the orthodontic field since 1991. Ellen is very enthusiastic to provide great patient care. She loves being a member of the team and seeing the transformation of our patients' smiles.

In her spare time, Ellen loves to spend time with her family. She is happily married to her husband, Tim and they have two children, Troy and Jake. Ellen enjoys watching all of her son's baseball games and being outdoors.

Jessica - Orthodontic Assistant

Jessica has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since February 2015. She grew up in the Quad Cities, but moved to the St. Louis area to attend school. Jessica graduated from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville in May 2013, receiving her Bachelors of Biological Science. She has always had a passion for Dentistry and has been working in the dental field since 2012. Jessica is Expanded Functions certified in Orthodontics as of 2015. Her favorite part about dentistry is seeing a patient's personality grow with confidence in their smile. This is what brought her to the orthodontic field!

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time outside and staying active with her fiancé Brandon. She adores her four-legged kids, Zoey and Rowe, and loves to spoil them.

Corin - Orthodontic Assistant

Corin recently joined our Olson & White team! She is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded Functions and has over 12 years of experience. Corin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration from Missouri State. Prior to her dental career, she worked as a restaurant manager.

When Corin is not watching her boys play baseball, she enjoys off-road biking and spending time with her family in the great outdoors.

Susan - Lab Technician

Susan and her family moved to the area in 2009 from Cape Girardeau, MO where she was born and raised. She and her husband have three sons. Susan loves to garden, fish and spend time outdoors.

Susan became an orthodontic assistant in 1983. She is a certified Orthodontic Assisant with Expanded Functions and basic skills. Susan also has been trained in fabricating orthodontic appliances. Since 2011, Susan has been in charge of our lab and enjoys making the appliances for our patients. Susan says that she likes working for Olson & White Orthodontics because of the exceptional quality of work and the care that is provided for our patients.

Jordan - Lab Technician

Jordan has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since 2013. He assists in our lab with making retainers. Jordan says that he loves that everyone is very nice and easy to talk to. He enjoys when he has made a retainer and a patient really enjoys the hard work that he has put into it.

Jordan is very passionate about sports. He is currently attending Lewis & Clark Community College where he plays his favorite sport, Baseball.

Derek - Lab Technician

Derek has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since August of 2016. He currently attends Fort Zumwalt West High School. Derek assists in our lab making retainers. He enjoys working at Olson & White Orthodontics because he says everyone is very nice.

When Derek is not working, he enjoys playing xbox and playing baseball at Fort Zumwalt West.

Marissa - Records Technician

Marissa has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since May 2014. She works part time in our O'Fallon office and does an awersome job keep our clinic cleaned and organized! Marissa enjoys working with all of the children at our practice.

Marissa currently attends St. Charles Community College. She loves fashion and enjoys traveling.

Ashley W. - Sterilization Technician

Ashley has been with Olson & White Othodontics since 2014 and she says she has loved every minute of it! She loves that she learns new things each and every day from working side-by-side with her father! Ashley loves working with the patients and really enjoys all of her co-workers. Her favorite part of working in the orthodontic field is watching a patient's smile transform over treatment.

When not at work, Ashley really enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Kyle - Sterilization Technician

Kyle has been with Olson & White Orthodontics since August of 2016. He is a senior at Fort Zumwalt West High School. Kyle really enjoys being able to learn new things every day from all of his co-workers. He says that his favorite part about working at Olson & White is how approachable everyone is and how easy they are to talk to.

When he is not working, Kyle enjoys playing baseball at Fort Zumwalt West.

Welcome to Olson & White Orthodontics, where we proudly serve the residents of O’Fallon and Florissant, Missouri with the most advanced and comprehensive orthodontic care available. Drs. Robert Olson, Richard White and their team are dedicated to staying on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in the orthodontic field to ensure you achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile for a lifetime.
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