Meet the Team
I have been the financial coordinator for Hanis Orthodontics since 2000. I enjoy working with families and insurance companies to make sure that our patients’ financial needs are comfortably met. What I love most of all is seeing our patients’ beautiful smiles when their treatment is completed. My husband, Ken, and I are proud parents of our two grown children and proud grandparents to our wonderful grandchildren.
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My name is Kelley and I have worked in the front office of Hanis Orthodontics since May 2015. My husband and I moved to Katy in 2014 and hope to plant solid roots in this great community. I love my job because of the positive interaction I have with the patients and their families. It gives me such joy to make the visits to our office easy, worry-free and FUN! In my spare time I enjoy reading, running and raising my rowdy baby boy and pocket beagle, Gunner.
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My name is Mary J and I have been honored to work at Hanis Orthodontics since 2011. It is my privilege to greet you as you enter our office, talk to you on the phone, or help you make a cup of coffee. I love getting to know our patients and their wonderful families. I am a native Texan and have been happily married to my college sweetheart since 1975. (Gig’Em Aggies!) We have been blessed with three beautiful daughters and four wonderful grandchildren. They keep me smiling and are a joy in my life. If you have not been to our office, please come by and let me show you around. You are always welcome here.
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I was born in New London, Connecticut while my dad served in the Navy. I grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho and married my high school sweetheart where we raised our 5 children for 16 years. I have had braces twice! After seeing the great results my daughter had with Hanis Orthodontics, I became a patient. Working at the office, I love the new friendships created with each new family that joins our practice. I love seeing our patient’s self-esteem grow as we help them create a healthy beautiful smile. I also feel blessed to be a part of such an amazing team!
My name is Ellen, and I am the Treatment Coordinator at Hanis Orthodontics. I have been with this wonderful practice since 2007. As a treatment coordinator, I have the privilege of welcoming you to our office, introducing you to our doctors, and explaining your available treatment options. It brings me great joy to help create beautiful smiles and friendships. I am happily married and a mother to two wonderful children and one handsome grandchild.
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I was born in Larchmont, New York. I decided to go into the orthodontic field after seeing my daughter, Kayla, go through her Phase I Treatment. It was such a positive experience and I loved learning about everything at her appointments. Being able to see the transformation that our patients go through during treatment is one of the reasons I love working at Hanis Orthodontics and the other is that I get to work with the sweetest team around!
My name is Janet, and I have been blessed to be a certified orthodontic assistant at Hanis Orthodontics since 1985. The most fulfilling part of my job is the relationships we create with our patients as we see them grow up before our eyes. I am happily married with two grown sons, and in my spare time, I love to go to the beach and spend time with my family.
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My name is Kathy, and I have been a certified orthodontic assistant in the Houston/Katy area for over 20 years. I love seeing the progress technology has made in the field of orthodontics and the many ways it benefits our patients. I have a wonderful husband of 26 years, two beautiful daughters, and two amazing granddaughters!
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My name is Amy, and I have been an orthodontic assistant since 2000. I love seeing the changes in my patients’ smiles! I am married to my husband, Dana, and we have two boys, Kyle and Garrett, and a step daughter, Sara. My hobbies are spending time with my family outdoors, running, and going to Texas A&M and Houston Texans football games!
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My name is Ashley and I have been an orthodontic assistant since 1999. I love seeing my patients smiles change over the course of treatment. Seeing them happy makes me happy! My husband Matt and I have two kids, Mason and Avery, who keep us very busy with their activities. In my spare time I enjoy traveling to the beach to be with family and friends and supporting the Astros and Texans.
I was born and raised in Corpus Christi and moved to this area in 2001 with my husband and two boys. When not in the office, you can find me at sporting events with the boys or with neighbors and friends. I love spending time by water any chance I get! My favorite part about my job is seeing the patients grow up right in front of our eyes!
I am originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to Sugarland in 2001. My interest in orthodontics stems from the combination of technology and patient interaction. I enjoy seeing the beautiful smiles created here!
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My name is Ansley and I am the Marketing Coordinator at Hanis & Proft Orthodontics. I was born and raised in Gainesville, Georgia. I moved to Texas in 2022 and have loved every minute! What I love most about my job is meeting so many amazing people at our office, our referring dentists’ offices, and out in the community. In my free time, I love spending time with my niece, Lucy!
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I have worked in the dental field for 21 years, and I have worked as an Orthodontic Assistant for 19 of those years. I have worked with Dr. Hanis for a little over two years! There are so many things that I love about this office. I love interacting with patients and working with very knowledgeable doctors. Most importantly, I work with the best team! I have worked with Amy, Morgan, Ashley, and Kim W. for over a decade – I consider them my family. I am a late college graduate. I received my AS degree in 2017 from Lone Star College and my BAAS degree 2020 from Lamar University. I started my college journey in 2008 as a single mother of 2. I have 5 grandbabies all under the age of 10! I am a die-hard Steelers fan. I love pizza, rootbeer, and peanut butter cookies!
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I am an Orthodontic Assistant at Hanis & Proft Orthodontics. I have worked here for over two years. The best part of my job is seeing my patients’ new smile at the end of their treatment! I am married with two children, four grandkids, and two dogs. I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, hiking, and camping. I love Mexican food, cold coffee, and being with my granddaughters.