Our Team Members



Katie graduated from Lac qui Parle Valley High School in 2009. She graduated from Minnesota West: Canby Campus in 2010 with a degree in Dental Assisting. She worked for two years as a Dental Assistant in Montevideo before being hired at Minnewaska Dental in 2012.
She loves getting to know patients of all ages. She makes sure all of her patients have a great dental experience and looks forward to them coming back.
In her spare time, Katie enjoys fishing, playing softball, cuddling her kitten Bella, and spending time with her friends and family.


Eleigh is a 2000 Minnewaska Area High School graduate and a 2002 Ridgewater Community College graduate of the Sales and Marketing Program. She joined Minnewaska Dental in 2012 with over 10 years of business experience.

She enjoys getting to know all of our patients and making them feel right at home.

Outside of the office, Eleigh enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, gardening, and taking full advantage of Lake Minnewaska in the summer and the winter.



Kari began her career as a dental assistant and due to her passion for dental health; she pursued additional education in dental hygiene.  Kari obtained her degree in dental hygiene in 2001 from St. Cloud Technical College.  She also earned her certification in Restorative Function in 2005 which allows her to place amalgam and composite restorations.
Kari has over 30 years of experience helping patients find solutions to achieve good oral health.  She enjoys getting to know her patients and ensures they have a positive experience. Kari joined Minnewaska Dental in 2012 and has been instrumental in helping patients improve their dental health.
In her free time, Kari enjoys road cycling, riding her motorcycle with her husband and her biker chicks, and spending time with her grandchildren.