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Family 1st Management

Dr. Charles Skoglund— Owner and President

Responsibilities:  Dentist

Dr. Charles Skoglund, D.D.S. is a life-long native of Norfolk, NE. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a D.D.S. Degree from the University Of Nebraska Medical Center College Of Dentistry in 1981.  He has served on many committees of the Nebraska Dental Association including two terms as a Trustee. He has completed the requirements for becoming a distinguished fellow of the dental industry with the designation of FAGD. Family First Dental Associates continues to grow based on Dr. Skoglund's desire to provide support and exchange ideas among the current doctors.

Dean Cyboron - Chief Executive Officer

Responsibilities:  Overseeing all operations of Family 1st, recruiting of dentists, acquisitions 

Dean Cyboron graduated from Doane College earning dual degrees in Economics and Business Administration. He was in the corporate world for 16 years with a fortune 100 company in various management positions. He has been a business owner in the restaurant and construction field before joining Dr. Skoglund in the creation of Family 1st Dental. 

Lisa Timmerman- Chief Financial Officer 

Responsibilities:  Overseeing all operations of Family 1st, Management of financial reporting to accountant, overseeing cash management of organization

Lisa is a native of Osmond, Nebraska.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance & Business Administration.  She has extensive background in the financial planning field, in the banking industry and has managed the billing division of a large physicians practice. She has been in dental practice management for over 10 years.

Stacy Aldmeyer- Clinical Operations Manager 

Responsibilities:  Facilitates and oversees operations of the Clinics.  Development and implementation of process and procedures and clinical protocols.  Streamline activity between locations.

Stacy has been in the dental field for over 30 years, starting out as a chair side assistant and working the front desk. She also went to hygiene school but soon discovered her passion for the business of dentistry. She was a Vice President of Operations for a large group dental practice with over 100 offices in Florida and the east coast. Before working with Family 1st she was a national certified Eaglesoft trainer.

Teresa Johnson – North West Iowa Regional Coordinator

Responsible for:  Oversees the clinics in her region

Teresa has many years of experience in the dental field in both assisting and at the front desk. She has been working in South Sioux for several years as the office coordinator and has joined the management team to help other offices as needed.

Lori HoffNorth East Nebraska Region Coordinator 

Responsible for: Oversees the clinics in her region

Lori has 20 plus years experience in the dental field in both assisting and at the Front Desk. She has been working in Norfolk as the office coordinator and is now responsible for both Norfolk locations.

Ann StottenbergCentral Iowa Region Coordinator 

Responsible for: Oversees the clinics in her region

Ann has worked the front desk for Family 1st Dental for many years before becoming a regional coordinator.

Julie Berger- Southern Nebraska Regional Coordinator 

Responsibilities:   Oversees the clinics in her region. 

Julie attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has a degree in Surgical Technology from Southeast Community College. 

Maria Hewitt – Central Nebraska Region Coordinator 

Responsibilities:  Oversees the clinics in her region 

Maria worked at Patterson Dental in supply order processing and as a service coordinator before becoming a Territory Sales Rep.   Prior to that Maria had 17 years as a Dental Assistant. 

Rhonda Wrenholt- Accounts Payable Specialist 

Responsible for:  Inputting all accounts payable, vendor communications and administrative support for management team and general reception duties at corporate office.

Before coming to Family 1st Rhonda had worked for several years as a Front Desk Coordinator in a large dental office. 

Kaila Newman- Bookkeeping & Payroll Specialist 

Responsible for:  Overseeing day to day deposits from clinics, overseeing payroll, payroll taxes and all reporting for every office. 

Kaila attended Wayne State College graduating with a degree in Accounting.

Emily Rutledge- Marketing/ Advertising Specialist

Responsible for:  Marketing, advertising, and communications for all locations.

Emily attended Wayne State College and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Marketing.

Gary Weich- IT & Equipment Manager 

Responsibilities:   Troubleshooting and the repair of all dental equipment hand pieces, computer hardware and software.

Gary came to Family 1st after 32 years of work at the medical manufacturer as a technical service manager. He has an associate's degree in electronics and is a licensed electrician. He has abundant experience in electronic equipment, computer controls, computer software and hardware.

Keith Fagan– Facilities Manager

Responsibilities:  Maintenance needs of buildings, grounds management,  light construction, painting and updating  of offices, he works in conjunction with Gary on equipment upgrades, and oversee janitorial contracts.

Keith was with the Coca Cola Company for nearly 20 years and was last their branch manager in Norfolk.

Family 1st Dental of Clarinda

Mark Mosier: University of Missouri—Kansas City

Mark and his wife, Darcy, have three children; Grant, Courtney, and Justin.  He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and missionary work.

Lee Gertsen:  University Nebraska Medical Center

Lee grew up in Watertown, SD, where he played hockey.  In his leisure time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and Husker Football.  He was married to Dr. Suga this past summer.

Kim Suga: University of Nebraska Medical School

Kim grew up in Sioux Falls, SD.  She enjoys reading, outdoor concerts, cooking, Husker Football, golf, and spending time outdoors.  She was married to Dr. Gertsen this past June.

Family 1st Dental of Central City (Family 1st Dental of St. Paul/Central City)

Tina Barger: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tina grew up in Ansley, Nebraska.  She enjoys sports, reading, and riding motorcycles, and her husband, Dave.

Family 1st Dental of Columbus

Kendra Pavlik:  University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kendra was born in Superior, Nebraska and raised in Hebron.  She loves to cook, read, and spending time with her family.  Her and her husband, John, have three children: Neve 4, Evan 21 months, and one due in December.

Michelle Bargen: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Michelle was born and raised in Fairbury, Nebraska.  She enjoys cooking, spending  time with family,  being an avid sports fan, especially Nebraska Football.  She and her husband, Jeff, have three children:  Owen 4, Laura 2, and one due in February.

Family 1st Dental of Creighton 

Brandi Dimmitt:  University of Nebraska Medical Center

Brandi's home town is Harrison Nebraska.  She now lives and practices in Creighton while raising her two daughters Kathy 11 and Maddy 7.

Family 1st Dental of Fremont 

Chad McClellan:  University of Nebraska College of Dentistry

Chad was born and raised in Omaha.  His hobbies included: triathlons, biking, sports, staying active, and being outdoors.  He has a daughter, Ava, who is 21/2 years old.

Family 1st Dental of Geneva and Family 1st Dental of Hebron

Jim Cossaart: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jim was the oldest grad in his class at the age of 42.  He is a former farmer and still enjoys cattle ranching, gardening, and IndyCar Racing as a spectator.  He and his wife, Deborah, have three children: Emma, 22, Sophie, 19, David, 17.  He spent eight years in private practice in Middlebury, Vermont.

Family 1st Dental -Park Place

William Hull: University of Nebraska Medical Center

William grew up in Fairbury Nebraska and comes from a ‘dental family' - his paternal grandfather, father, great uncle, and son are all dentists.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, reading, baseball, and grilling.  He is married and has 3 sons, two stepsons, one stepdaughter, six grandkids, and one great grandson.

Family 1st Dental of Hartington and Family 1st Dental of Randolph 

Jay Bernecker: University of Nebraska Medical Center. 

Jay grew up in Plainview, Nebraska. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing basketball, and running.  He and his wife Miranda have four children:  Jayda 71/2, Jaxson 41/2, Lauren 3, and Brynn 9 months.

Family 1st Dental of Hawarden

Kari Bolen: Creighton Dental School

Kari grew up in Sioux Falls, S.D.  She enjoys camping, golfing, sports and movies.  She and her husband, Justin have been married for five years and have two dogs and a cat.

Family 1st Dental of Hickman

Tom Martin: University of Nebraska College of Dentistry

Tom was born in Portland, Maine where he went to school and taught 7th grade for 5 years.  He and his wife have been married for 37 years and have two grown children, Julie and Bryan.  He enjoys golfing, vegetable gardening, and tennis.

Family 1st Dental of Humphrey

Eric Smith: University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Eric grew up in Omaha, but loves the small town life where he can enjoy his hunting hobby.

Family 1st Dental of Lake City

David Verbik: University of Iowa College of Dentistry. 

Originally from Denison, Iowa, David enjoys weekends with his family, exercising, and growing plants.  He is married and has two daughters.

Family 1st Dental of Laurel

Lee Dahl: University of Nebraska Medical Center

He and his wife, Kayleen, live in Laurel.  They have two grown sons who have their own family.

Family 1st Dental of Le Mars

 Zach Dannenbring: University of Iowa College of Dentistry   

 Zach was born in Anchorage, Alaska.  Is a huge fan of the Iowa Hawkeye's and the St. Louis Cardinals.  He and his wife, Amanda, live in Sioux City and they are expecting their 1st child this November.

Family 1st Dental Pioneer Woods

Wesley Parks:  University of Nebraska  Lincoln College of Dentistry

Wesley grew up in Omaha and went to school at Nebraska Wesleyan in Lincoln.  He has served in the United States Army Reserve for nearly 9 years.  He has four children and one grandchild. 

 Family 1st Dental of Loup City

John McElroy:  Creighton Medical Center

John grew up in Iowa and moved to Nebraska where he now practices dentistry in Loup City.  He and his wife, Kathleen, have grown children and many grandchildren.

Family 1st Dental of Loup City

Clint Jordan: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Clint grew up on a ranch in Broken Bow with his hobbies of skiing, fishing, and traveling.  He and his fiancé live in Loup City where they spend their time with their five year old son, Miles. 

Family 1st Dental of Norfolk Taylor

 Charles Skoglund:   University of Nebraska Medical Center

 Charles and his wife, Louise, have one daughter and two sons, and a granddaughter.

 Don Smith: University of Nebraska

 Don and his wife have four children and 3 grandchildren.  He enjoys fishing.

Family 1st Dental of Norfolk 13th Street

James Doyle: University of Nebraska Medical Center

James grew up in Commerce City Colorado and joined the Coast Guard for four years.  After dental school he opened a solo clinic and joined with Family 1st Dental in 2005.  He has two grown children with his first wife who passed in 1995.  He was married to Mary in 1998 who has two grown children of her own.

Eric Dendinger: Creighton University

Eric was born and raised in Norfolk, Nebraska.  He is a big Nebraska football fan as well as a Creighton and North Carolina basketball fan.  He has played piano for most of his life and for the last 8 years he has played keyboards in a blues and rock band out of Omaha.

Family 1st Dental of O'Neill

Zak Kopf:  University of Nebraska Medical Center

Zak grew up in Overton, Nebraska.  He turned his college baseball career into a coaching pastime.  In his leisure time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and taking advantage of the many outdoor activities that Nebraska has to offer.  He and his wife Carrie Divis were married in June of this year.

Family 1st Dental of Ord

Khurrum Sheikh: Creighton University

He enjoys Creighton University sports and is a proud supporter of the team.  He enjoys spending time with his family doing actives with them on the weekends.  He and his wife, Stephanie, have three children; Sofia 31/2, Zachariah 22 months, and Joseph 7 months.

Family 1st Dental of Primghar

Jean Irwin: University of Iowa College of Dentistry

Jean grew up on a small farm in NW Illinois.  She has been married for 39 years to her husband, Larry.  They have two grown children.  She and her husband enjoy hunting, fishing, gardening, crocheting quilting, and sewing, building a wind generator, and solar panel.

Family 1st Dental of Primghar

Stephanie Schmitz: University of Nebraska

Stephanie is originally from Elk Pint, South Dakota.  She and her husband, Chad, are expecting their first child in November.  She enjoys all sports, especially golf, tennis, and basketball.

Family 1st Dental of South Sioux

Doug Barr:  Creighton College of Dentistry

Doug and his wife, Mary, have a daughter Lauren and a son Jordan.  He has been in dentistry for over 30 years.  In his down time he enjoys all sports.

Liz Munch Creighton College of Dentistry

Liz grew up on a farm in Ewing, Nebraska.  Her and her husband, Dan, have two children: Claire 2 and Madie 4 months.

Family 1st Dental of Sac City and Family 1st Dental of Lake View

R. Louie Ching:  New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD)

Louie grew up on a farm in the Philippines.  He and his wife, Luisa, have two sons, Paul who is eight and Jon who is four.  He enjoys hunting, travel, dual sport motorcycling, and spending time with his family.

Family 1st Dental of Sioux City

Jill Paulson:  Creighton College of Dentistry

Jill grew up in South Dakota.  She enjoys gardening and practicing dentistry.

St. Paul Dental Clinic

James Krejci:  University of Nebraska

James enjoys hunting, fishing, Nebraska Football, and working around the house.  He and his wife Lauri have a son, Jared, and a daughter, Jayme.

Family 1st Dental of St. Paul/Central City

Tina Barger:   University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Tina grew up in Ansley, Nebraska.  She enjoys sports, reading, riding motorcycles, and spending time with her husband, Dave.

Family 1st Dental of Storm Lake

Sarah Jewett:  University of Iowa

Sarah and her husband, Travis, have two children:  Bryce 4 and Ian 9 months.  She enjoys reading, scrapbooking and spending time with her family.  Despite their poor record, she is a huge Cyclone's fan.

Family 1st Dental of Wausa and  Family 1st Dental of Osmond

Ben Aitken:  University of Nebraska Medical Center

Ben grew up in South Sioux City.  He enjoys duck and geese hunting in his down time.  He and his wife, Nicole, have a three year old son Sam, and a new baby daughter.

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