Our Penn Yan Team
Anne Olmstead, LCDA
Dental Assistant/Team Leader
Anne is an integral part of the Eaves Family Dental practice and serves as the team leader for all the dental assistants. She has her Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) certification and is a Licensed Dental Assistant. Anne has worked at Eaves Family Dental since 1985, which gives her the distinction of being the longest-employed person at the practice. Since starting here, Anne has enjoyed being involved with all the new technologies as they have developed and become available. She enjoys meeting new patients and the ones we have seen for years have become like family to her.
Anne’s interests outside of the practice include working as a certified Zumba instructor. She teaches four classes each week! Anne also enjoys doing CrossFit and walking the Outlet Trail. Anne likes to spend as much time as possible with her granddaughter Charley & grandson Steele, and her two grown daughters, Brooke and Carrie. Anne even finds time to work in some scrapbooking. Anne's husband Marty is the P.Y.A. High School baseball coach. Anne is a lifelong resident of the Penn Yan area.
Kelly Dunning, LCDA
Kelly is a Dental Assistant for our Penn Yan location. She joined our team in April of 2014. Kelly loves to work with a team that is always willing to help out. She also enjoys meeting new patients.
Outside of work, Kelly enjoys camping, gardening, spending time with her friends & family, and also spending time outdoors. Something that Kelly would like to share about herself is that she is a married mother of 3 (1 boy and 2 girls) and she has a German Sheppard named Thor.
Christi has been with our team since February of 2013.
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Jill joined our team in January of 2016. She has been in the dental industry for 7 years and is currently working towards being a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). What Jill likes most about her job here is the patients she sees and her coworkers that she has the pleasure of working with.
Outside of the office, Jill loves to workout in any way. She loves to spend time with her friends and family as much as she can and she enjoys playing games such as darts and cornhole!
One thing that Jill would like to share about herself is that she has two beautiful daughers. Morgan who is 10 years old and Hannah who is 8.
Picture of Cassondra to come soon!
Cassondra joined our team in June of 2016 as a Dental Assistant.She is certified in OSHA and is currently working towards her licensing and certification. Cassondra has been in the dental industry since 2000. She says that she loves the family atmosphere and she thinks the patients are wonderful!
In her spare time, Cass loves to be outside enjoying an array of outdoor activities. Some of those activities include hiking, fishing, gardening. She also loves to dance and exercise.
Something that Cass would like to share is that she loves to spend great quality time with her son and family. Most of all- she loves just being around people!
Hygiene Team Leader
Brittany joined our team in June of 2015. She has been in the dentistry field for 4 years. She has a degree in foreign language. One of the things that Brittany likes about her job is that she is able to do front office operations and she is also able to assist and interact more with patients when she is on the clinical side of things. She says that it's the best of both worlds.
Brittany is new to the area, just moving here from Virginia. Something you may not know is that her Fiance's family has been in the Finger Lakes area for decades. Being that they have been here for a very long time, she says that it makes it a lot easier to fit in. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys baking and is very good at it.
Erin Canzler, RDH
Erin has been at Eaves Family Dental since graduating in May 2008 from Broome Community College with a license as a dental hygienist. Our patients love Erin’s outgoing, fun, and patient personality. She enjoys working with people and is always the first to volunteer to assist anyone who needs help.
When Erin is not working, she likes to spend time with family and friends. She loves working out and spending her summers on Keuka Lake.
Jessica Pallar, RDH
Jessica has been with us full-time at Eaves Dental since 2009. What she enjoys most about being part of the Eaves Family Dental team is the constant interaction with our patients and being able to provide the most up to date care possible.
Outside of work, Jessica enjoys being outside camping, hiking, and spending time with her family & her two Great Danes, Jack and Anna. Being from this area, the Finger Lakes and the Adirondacks are her favorite places to be.
Jean Sebring, RDH
Jean is one of the consummate professionals at Eaves Family Dental. She has been with the office since 1998, with many, many more years in dentistry prior to that. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science degree and all licensing and continuing education for her dental hygienist's license. Jean’s favorite part of her job is our great patients; the people she works with and our beautiful work environment are added bonuses. She is touched by our patients’ many stories, jokes, journeys, children, adventures, and antics!
Chief Operating Officer
Jessi joined Eaves Family Dental Group full time in May 2009. As the daughter of Drs. Ed and Marilyn, Jessi has grown up helping out around the office. Although she originally planned to pursue a career as a dentist, Jessi has found she prefers the management side of the practice.
She loves the time she gets to spend building relationships in a way she wouldn’t be able to if she were treating patients. Jessi most enjoys training and implementing new systems to provide a better experience for our clients. In addition to working at the practice full time, she is pursuing a career as a practice management consultant and is considering working on an MBA.
Jessi is currently training for her first triathlon. In what little spare time is left, she tries to spend as much of it as possible with her dog, Gizmo, and her family in the Adirondacks.
Haley has been a patient in our office ever since she was a child. She joined our team as an intern in May of 2015 and became a full time employee in May of 2016. Haley went to Keuka College for Business Management and received her Bachelor's Degree in May of 2016. Haley says that she loves our team here in Penn Yan. She enjoys seeing new people everyday and hearing them compliment our team for the great work. Although she works in the front, she says that it is still rewarding to hear patients say how great our team is.
In her spare time, Haley likes to spend time with family and friends and be outside. When the weather is nice, Haley spends most of her time at/on their boat on Seneca Lake. Haley has a Jack Russel Terrier named Chip and loves spending time with him.
Mel has worked at Eaves Family Dental since 1997. She is semi-retired and on her second tour of duty for our practice. She remains a valuable member of our staff. Before coming to Eaves Family Dental, Mel attended State University of New York at Geneseo, and then went on to a very successful 25-year career in banking as a vice-president in various customer service areas. One of her most enjoyable experiences has been getting to know our patients and their families and following their care.
Mel lives with her husband of 41 years, Bill, on the bluff. In her spare time, she enjoys running, swimming, gardening, and cooking.
Missy has been at Eaves Dental since March 2010. Working in an office environment, especially a busy dental office, is a new experience for her. She is enjoying learning about the exciting world of dentistry. Missy’s past work experience has all been outdoors, on horse farms and doing landscaping, so this is a whole new world and she is eager to continue to learn.
In Missy’s free time, she enjoys horseback riding, running, mountain biking, and anything else that takes her outdoors.
Picture of Lisa coming soon!
Human Resources and Accounting Manager
Lisa joined our team in July of 2016. She has been in the dental industry for 10 years. Lisa earned her AAS in Accounting from Alfred State College of Technology. What Lisa likes most about her job is that she takes pride in being organized and having strong work ethics and that she loves learning new things and helping others.
Outside of the office, Lisa like to spend time with family, watch the Buffalo Bills, listen to Jason Aldean (her favorite) and on the creative side, she likes to scrapbook, garden and bake & decorate cakes.
Photo of Robin coming soon!
Administrative Team Leader
We welcomed Robin to our team in September of 2016. This is her first "go" in the dental industry. Robin spent 19 years as a team leader working with individuals with developmental disabilities. What Robin likes most about her job so far is the very friendly and welcoming environment. She also says that the team is very helpful and knowledgeable.
Outside of the office, Robin likes to watch her children play sports-- soccer, softball, track, motocross, and sprint car races! Something that Robin would like to share about herself is that she is happily married with 4 children-- 2 boys and 2 girls. She has 2 dogs and 2 cats. Herself along with her family just bought their dream home and they enjoy doing family things in their spare time.
Our Geneva Team
Shannon Cali, LCDA
Shannon has been with our team here since November of 2014. She carries a couple of roles in our Geneva office. She is the Team Leader, the Treatment Coordinator, and also a Licensed & Certified Dental Assistant. She is a licensed and certified dental assistant and she has her A.S. in Business Management with a concentration in Healthcare Administration. What Shannon enjoys about our practice is the variety that comes with the position and that she can help patients with every aspect of their dental treatment. From scheduling an appointment to utilizing their insurance benefits and so much more.
Outside of work, Shannon enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys being outdoors and gardening. Something you may not know about Shannon is that she is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association.
Colleen Fletcher, LCDA
Colleen is a Licensed & Certified Dental Assistant and joined our team in June of 2012 with over 10 years of experience in the dental field. Colleen works with all of our doctors and loves working with our patients and making them smile. Colleen says, "It is wonderful working with a team of professional, ambitious, caring, and dedicated coworkers."
In her spare time, Colleen farms Christmas trees and apples with her brothers on her family's land. Colleen loves spending time with her friends and family, which includes her pet Rottweiler named Clair and cat named Ollie.
Christine Walker, RDH
Christine joined our team in August of 2015 after previously working in our office in 2005. Christine has her Degree in Dental Hygiene and is registered in dental hygiene. She also has her certification in local Anasethesia Nitrous Oxide. She has been in the dental frield for over 20 Years. Christine loves that she is able to help her patients achieve the optimal oral health that they deserve.
Chris is a happy mother of 5 fur babies; Sasha, Baron, Coco, Kal, and Zoey! She loves her job, loves her family, and says that life is great!!
Something you may not know about Chris is that she is a first degree black belt in Goshin Jutsu and she is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.
Our Bath Team
Melisa has been with Eaves Family Dental since 2007, when she started as a receptionist. She has experience working within the office as a hygiene assistant, insurance, treatment & scheduling coordinator, and has now filled the roll of our Team Leader in the Bath office. She really has done it all!
Beyond work, Melisa enjoys being the mother of three boys. She enjoys spending her free time in the sun, shooting archery, golfing, and enjoys vacationing at the beach.
Kayla joined our team as a receptionist in March of 2015. Something that she enjoys about being a part of our team here at Eaves Family Dental is that she is able to greet all the patients as they walk in the door and that she has been able to learn so many new things about dentistry!
Outside of the practice, Kayla loves spending time with her family. She is currently engaged and has a 13 month old son named Odin and a Blue Heeler named Riley. Something that Kayla really enjoys in her spare time is taking her son to do new things!
Carmen has been in Dentistry for 20 years. She joined our team in April of 2013 as a Certified Dental Assistant. Carmen loves to work with our patients and also understanding our patients needs. She enjoys interacting and completing treatment as needed.
In her spare time, Carmen enjoys reading, gardening, doing yoga, and she is a huge Sons of Anarchy fan. She has 2 children and she currently resides in Elmira.
Lisa Little, LCDA
Lisa has been in Dentistry for 11 years. She joined our team as a Detal Assistant in January of 2014. What she loves most about her job here, is educating patients on treatment that is presented to them. She also enjoys helping the patients understand payment options because it will help them reach their goals to have a better smile.
In her spare time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her children, she likes arts & crafts, going to amusment parks and also like thrill rides. She is a single mother with two daughters. One is in her second year of college and one is set to graduate in June of 2016.
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Gwyn has been a part of our team since January of 2016. She is a Licensed and Certifiet Dental Assistant and she also has her AAS Degree in Floriculture Merchandising! Gwyn has been in dentistry for 7 1/2 years and her current educational pursuit is to keep her license and certification current with continuing education!
What Gwyn likes most about working for our practice is that our friendly organized staff is always there to help one another. She also enjoys helping and caring for our patients.
Some of the things that Gwyn enjoys in her spare time are hiking, camping, snowshoeing, and being outdoors with her husband and children. She enjoys doing things with her chruch and is also a youth group leader! Something she would like to share about herself is the best place she ever lived. Gwyn lived in Hawaii for 3 years when her husband served in the military!
Lori Fleishman, RDH
Lori is a Registered Dental Hygienest who joined our team in February of 2013. She has been in dentistry for over 23 years. Lori loves that working with Eaves enables her to provide optimal care with the best technology available in dentistry. She enjoys working with our team and she loves her patients. She says that it is very rewarding to see the oral health of her patients improve, and she looks forward to seeing them when they come in for appointments.
Lori enjoys spending time with her family, gardening in the summer, reading & traveling to Florida in the winter. In the summer months, her and her husband enjoy camping with their Labradoodle, Zoey, and their toy aussie, Miley! Something she would like to share about herself is that her and her husband have been married for 35 years and they have 2 daughters, Shannon & Rebecca, and a son named Eric.
Tina Stolpinski, RDH
Tina joined our team here in March of 2015. She has been a hygienist for 16 years and a dental assistant for 2 years. What Tina loves most about being at Eaves Family Dental is that she gets to meet a lot of new people from all different backgrounds. Patients become like family to her and she gets to laugh and cry with them. She loves meeting the needs of each patient which allows her to stay sharp in her knowledge and technique of dentistry. She says that the patients have been wonderful and friendly to her and being new to the practice, everyone has been very helpful and become great friends to her.
Outside of the practice, Tina enjoys to garden, read, swim, needle point, and do puzzles. Tina has been married to her husband, Paul, for 22 years and they have two wonderful daughters named Eliya and Sarah.