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Our Staff

 


Lena, Certified Medical Assistant & EPIC Superuser, CLIA Officer

Lena is a wonderful addition and so important to our skin care team. She has been involved in the promotion of excellent skin health since 1989. Certified as a medical assistant and as an aesthetician, she brings with her 7 years of dermatology experience with the John Hopkins University Dermatology department. She works directly with Dr. Richey and will provide the utmost care for you while you are here. She is now pursuing an associates degree in science at Collin College. She enjoys reading, cooking, and gardening. She loves cooking, eating New Orleans cuisines, spending time with her loving and very active kids, husband, family, and cheering for her New Orleans Saints! WHO DAT!​​

 


Tasha, Physician Office Representative & HIPPA Officer

Tasha comes to us with several years of experience in the medical field. She worked for Methodist Hospital and has a background in the medical office, having taught medical billing and coding. She obtained an Associates of Applied Science in billing and coding and currently pursuing a degree in HIM at Davenport University. She is originally from the Hoosier state, but relocated to Texas 14 years ago and considers herself “officially a Texan”. Tasha is very passionate about her family. They steal her heart as she loves raising her teenager. Tasha enjoys cooking, line dancing, a good joke, traveling and more. She is very empathetic and strives for being a strong patient advocate.

 


Amber, Clinical Operations Supervisor, OSHA Officer

Amber graduated from PCI Health Training Center of Richardson TX as a National Certified Medical Assistant. She worked for many years in specialties such as pediatrics, internal medicine and family care. Amber received her dermatology training under direct supervision of Dr. Jonathan Richey and works beside him performing surgical, laser, and cosmetic procedures under his direction. She also is the OSHA officer and electronic medical record Superuser. She has completed her Associate’s degree at Collin College in McKinney TX and looks forward to continuing her education and learning as she advances in the medical field. Amber has two beautiful children, a son, and daughter. Her pride and joy are spending time with her family and attending her children’s activities. She has completed her Associate's degree at Collin College and is now attending UNT to complete her Bachelor degree in Science with a minor in Management.

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Brianna, Physician's Office Supervisor

Brianna is so excited to be the newest addition to our team! She has worked at Baylor Scott & White - McKinney for over a year and brings her leadership and management skills to our practice as a Supervisor of Baylor Scott & White Dermatology Specialists - McKinney. Brianna was born in Dallas and currently resides in Frisco, Texas. She attended the University of Kansas (Rock Chalk Jayhawks) for three years studying pre-nursing. After changing her major, she decided to move back to Texas to pursue her personal and career goals. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Health Studies from Texas Women's University and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Healthcare. Brianna spends most of her time with her two young children- Brayden & James. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family and friends, catches up on her favorite TV shows, and enjoys traveling.



Carolina, Practice Administrator, Certified Coder & Insurance Specialist

Carolina is thrilled to be a part of our team and we are equally glad to have her. She grew up in Greenville, TX. In 2011 she received her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Medical Office Management and a certificate of proficiency in medical coding and insurance at Tyler Junior College. After working at Dermatology Specialists of McKinney for a while, she used her certificate of proficiency in medical coding and insurance for the Health Texas Provider Network multispecialty clinics in McKinney and became a certified coder and insurance specialist through Practice Management Institute. She brings her talents and additional skills back to Baylor Scott & White – Dermatology Specialists as a manager of our growing staff. She recently graduated with her Bachelors of Arts and Science in Applied Technology and Performance Improvement at the University of North Texas in Denton and currently pursuing her MBA in Strategic Management. When asked to tell about herself she says, “I have the most amazing husband, Jeremiah, and cutest kids, Isaiah Gabriel and Samira Grace.



Shalonda​, Certified Medical Assistant 

I studied Medical Assisting at PCI health institute in Richardson, Texas in 2006. I have been in the medical field since 2002, I have great experience working in various departments like Primary care, urgent care for pediatrics, and in an employee health department. I was born and raised in Dallas, but reside in Anna, Texas. I am currently going to Collin College to further my education and follow my career goals to become a Registered Nurse. I am also a mother to five boys who bring me so much joy and excitement into my life. I enjoy spending time with my husband, kids and Chihuahua.



Alex Spohnholtz​

Alex is brand new to Baylor Scott & White and is especially excited to be a part of our team. He is currently in pursuit of a pre-nursing degree from Collin College, and is currently taking his prerequisite courses. Alex was born in Florida, but with his Dad being in the Navy, he has lived in many different places and currently resides in McKinney, Texas. He has worked in customer service for many years, and strives to always provide the very best service that can be offered. Alex loves to spend his free time with his beautiful wife, tackling many adventures together, such as food tours, traveling, cocktail classes, and devoting all of their remaining time and attention to their awesome cats, Pepperoni and Avocado. He looks forward to growing within the medical field and is honored to be a part of the team. 



Favi Schafer​​

Favi is thrilled to be part of our skin care team. She was born and raised in El Paso, TX and has recently moved to the DFW area. She has worked many years in the medical field in specialties such as chiropractic, muscular rehabilitation, woman’s health and hospital/surgery admission registration. Favi graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration from University of Phoenix . She enjoys cooking and reading. She also loves spending time with her husband and three children. ​



Samantha Steele

Samantha was born and adopted from Angeles City in the Philippines. She was raised into a military family, and has be able to travel the world to include countries such as Guam, Okinawa Japan, Indonesia, and Singapore. A fun fact regarding her siblings; they were all born in a different country. Samantha has been taking classes for medical coding and billing. She became interested in the medical field when she was younger and has found her niche within medical coding and billing. She looks forward to learning more about dermatology. She became a full-on Texan when her family moved here in 1999. She resides in McKinney with her husband, son and two dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family going camping at the State parks.​