Meet The Staff
Shayla was born and raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas where she currently resides with her husband and their children. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from the University of Arkansas. Shayla enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and cheering on the Razorbacks.
Shelley grew up in Oklahoma and moved to Arkansas in 1988. She received an Associate’s degree from Northern Oklahoma College in 1984. Shelley joined NWA OMS in February 2014. She and her husband have been blessed with four children and four grandchildren. Shelley enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, canoeing, hiking and reading.
Jennifer was raised in Alma, Arkansas and currently resides in Fayetteville with her husband, two boys, and dog Seamus. She joined Northwest Arkansas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2014. In her free time she enjoys knitting, kiting, traveling, cheering for the Hogs and St. Louis Cardinals, doing anything outdoors, and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Kara grew up in Southwest MO and currently lives in Farmington with her husband, two children and their dogs Lucy and Rikki. She joined the NWAOMS team in 2016. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching sporting events and spending time with her friends and family.
Tanya currently lives in Farmington with her husband and three children. She has worked at Northwest Arkansas Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery since 2006 as a surgical assistant. She received her certification in Phlebotomy 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, watching local sporting events and spending time with her family.
Jenny grew up in Ozark, AR. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arkansas Tech University in 1998. Jenny currently lives in Bentonville with her family. She enjoys reading, singing, playing the piano and spending time with her friends and family.
Leah moved to Fayetteville from Van Buren in 1977 when she first began her career in oral surgery. She joined the team at Northwest Arkansas Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 2009. She and her husband Greg are both graduates of Van Buren High School and have been married since 1983. They live in Viney Grove where they have raised 3 children, all of whom are graduates of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Leah has one grandson and one granddaughter.
Madison is from and currently resides in Prairie Grove with her husband and two children. Madison is a christian and enjoys spending time with her family and takes pride in her job.
Anna lives in Springdale with her husband, daughter, and dogs. She joined the NWA OMS clinical staff in 2014. In her spare time, Anna enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family.
Krista grew up in Northwest Arkansas and currently resides in Fayetteville with her dog, Asher Belle. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Arkansas. In her free time she enjoys cheering on the Razorbacks,off-roading in her jeep, and being outdoors with friends and family.
Amber grew up in Texas and now lives in Fayetteville with her dog, Riley. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Arkansas. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, working out, being outside and cheering on her Razorbacks and Dallas Cowboys.
Emma grew up in Northwest Arkansas and currently resides in Rogers with her dog, Elvis. She started her career as an oral surgery assistant in Alabama in 2014 and moved back home to Northwest Arkansas to continue her career here at NWAOMS. Emma enjoys watching football, running, baking, fishing and reading books.