Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

River Valley Dental of Hadley, MA is proud to host a well-trained staff full of energy and compassion. From our office staff to our dental hygienists, we want you to feel comfortable and special at every visit, confident that your dental care is in the very best hands. Our goal is always that you leave our office looking forward to your next visit!

Patty - Office Manager

Patty comes to us from our previous location in South Hadley and has worked in the dental field for 35 years. A lifelong resident of South Hadley, Patty enjoys spending time with her husband, three grown children and stepson.

When she's not helping patients with billing and insurance questions, she likes to vacation in Maine, garden, and take long walks with her dog Ellie.

Elizabeth - Hygienist

Liz completed her Dental Hygiene education at Springfield Technical Community College in 2011. She has worked in the dental field since 2004.

Liz has a special interest in providing non-surgical periodontal treatment and strives to remain current in the field with continuing education. She enjoys getting to know her patients and ensuring that their visits are comfortable and pain free.

Some of Liz’s other interests are spending time with her family and friends, hiking with her dogs and cooking.

Katie - Hygienist

Katie earned her dental hygiene license in 2013, after working more than six years in the journalism field. Katie’s goal is to help patients achieve optimal oral health through various dental procedures, while keeping them as comfortable as possible. When she’s not at work, Katie is spending time with her husband, their young son and family dog.

Caitlin - Dental Hygienist

Caitlin graduated from STCC for dental hygiene in 2011. She is very passionate about helping her patients. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her daughter and her dog.

Kristin - Dental Assistant

Kristin has been a dental assistant for 20 years. She enjoys spending time with her son, daughter and two dogs. She loves the beach, traveling and cooking.

Ellie - Business Manager

Ellie has served in the dental profession for over 30 years. She started her dental career as a dental assistant/office coordinator and now specializes in insurance management and accounts receivables. Ellie enjoys working with all the staff members, but most importantly, working with our patients.

In her spare time, Ellie enjoys being with her husband, George, two daughters, and most importantly, her two grandsons. She enjoys spending time in Lake Murray, S.C. and in Florida.

Hope - Front Desk

Hope has worked in the dental field for over 10 years and grew up locally in Amherst. She attended UMass where she completed her degree in Communications.

Hope enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, loves photography and being outdoors. She also loves to travel and visit her family in Greece.