Meet the Staff


Kathie – Office Manager

Kathie is a lifelong resident of Rockford and former LPN, with emergency room, medical, and athletic office experience. She has worked with Dr. Kelly since 2001. Kathie and her husband, Larry, have four adult sons (three daughters-in-law) and five grandsons (so far). Kathie enjoys time with the family, gardening or at the beach, any beach.




Katie – Dental Assistant

Katie has been working in dentistry since 1978. She has been with Dr. Kelly since 1982. She enjoys spending time with her family and water/pond gardening.


Sanja – Dental Assistant

Sanja has been in the dental field for over 9 years. She is bi-lingual and fluent in Serbo/Croatian. She lives in the Rockford area with her young and growing family.


Renee – Registered Dental Hygienist

Renee is a Rockford native and has been working in dentistry for over 12 years. She is proficient in hearing impaired communication. Renee is married to Dave and they have two adult children. She enjoys fitness activities, especially outdoors.