Meet the Staff


Clinical Supervisor

Nola was born and raised in Camp Verde and joined Verde Valley Orthodontics in 2013 after moving back to the Verde Valley.

She has extensive experience in the orthodontic field, having worked in various orthodontic offices for over 30 years. She enjoys working in the clinic as well as at the front desk. Watching patients progress through treatment and seeing the great smiles Dr. Blake creates makes working in orthodontics very rewarding for Nola.

Nola and her husband live on a ranch just south of Camp Verde. They have three sons and three grandchildren. They enjoy family, friends and spending time outdoors on the ranch.


Clinical Assistant / Public Relations Coordinator

C.J. is one of our Clinical Assistants and also helps with our marketing efforts. She has worked for Verde Valley Orthodontics since July 2012.

C.J. has lived in the Verde Valley for over 20 years and is now raising her family here. Her main loves are her two children, Chloe and Jax. When she is not busy being a mom and working you will find her enjoying the outdoors. She loves to travel and meet new people. She is always up for a new and exciting adventure!


Financial Coordinator / Receptionist

Susan has been working for Verde Valley Orthodontics since August 2005. She began as Treatment Coordinator and is now our Financial Coordinator and Receptionist.

Susan has worked in the dental field for over 18 years. She has lived in Cottonwood since 1983 where she raised her 3 daughters, Erin, Jennifer and Alison. All of her daughters are now married and have blessed Susan with 7 grandchildren. Spending time with her family and friends is most important to her. Susan enjoys reading, cooking, gardening and traveling in her spare time.


Office Manager / Treatment Coordinator

BJ is our Office Manager and Treatment Coordinator. She has been with Verde Valley Orthodontics off and on since 1992 (having moved away and returned) and has over 20 years’ experience in the orthodontic field. She can’t seem to stay away as she loves meeting new patients and helping them get the smile they’ve always wanted!

BJ has three grown daughters and was recently blessed with her 2nd grandchild. She has a passion for travel and also likes golfing, skiing, hiking, and shopping!


Clinical Assistant

Natalie is one of our clinical specialists and has been working in the clinic since March of 2009. Natalie has been working in the field of orthodontics since 2007.

Natalie was born and raised in Cottonwood and has lived here most of her life. She graduated with a business degree from NAU in 2007. She has 2 children, Dawson and Kinley, who keep her on her toes! Her husband is a police officer working for the City of Cottonwood. Natalie spends most of her time with her family. She loves photography, cooking, and vacationing (especially in Hawaii!).