Meet Our Team
Laurie Lindahl – CFO/HR Director
Born and raised in Memphis, Laurie loves being a Tennessean. Designer of Rolling Hills’ welcoming, atmosphere, Laurie is at the heart of the professional success Rolling Hills has experienced. Laurie takes joy in seeing her team and the practice thrive. A dynamic partnership, Laurie and Dr. Lindahl are passionate about best practices when it comes to the patient experience, and the quality of the work-life balance of the professionals providing it. When she isn’t ensuring things are running smoothly at the practice, Laurie heats up the tennis courts as a semi-pro competitor, and spends lots of quality time supporting her and Marty’s two beautiful daughters, Chloe and Carly.
Julie T. – Insurance Coordinator
An integral part of the Rolling Hills team, Julie has been with Dr. Lindahl’s team for 14 years. In her own words, “As the Insurance Coordinator, I enjoy helping patients through the challenges of maximizing their insurance benefits. I am so fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful, dedicated, and devoted team whom I proudly call my friends. Here at Dr. Lindahl’s, we strive for excellence. I love being a part of the experience and the joy we bring to the faces of our patients, who are, to no surprise, like family.” When Julie isn’t working, she enjoys taking advantage of the beautiful Smoky Mountains in her rad custom Jeep! She also loves, hiking, and horseback riding with her beautiful family.”
Missie M. – Patient Coordinator
A legacy member of the Rolling Hills team, Missie has been a patient of Dr. Lindahl’s since 1998. Joining the practice in 2004 as Patient Coordinator, Missie loves keeping in touch with all of the patients whose lives she has gotten to watch unfold through the years — patients who have married and had children of their own who are grown up now! She’s very thankful to have the ability to work with people she considers family. When she’s not working, she likes to keep up with Laurie Lindahl by keeping fit, and is an avid runner.
Shannon F. – CDA/RDA
For the past 26 years, Shannon has dedicated her incredible compassion and skill to providing thoughtful and knowledgeable care for her patients. Having joined Dr. Lindahl’s team in 2012, Shannon truly exhibits the attitude that she loves her career. In her own words, “I am grateful to be a part of a team that truly cares for their patients as family. Dr. Lindahl is a perfectionist when it comes to smiles. He keeps up with all of the latest technology and is very passionate about providing high-quality dentistry while making the patient comfortable.” When Shannon isn’t at work, she loves spending time on Tellico Lake with family and friends.
Brooke G. – Registered Dental Assistant
Sunny, thoughtful, and dedicated to serving the patients of Rolling Hills, Brooke joined Dr. Lindahl’s team in 2012. An RDA for the past 6 years, Brooke has also been a patient of Dr. Lindahl’s since she was a child. Her early experience witnessing how he strives for first-class patient care was a major reason she decided to pursue dentistry as a career. In her own words, “I love my team! They are an amazing group of co-workers and friends. We have fun and love taking care of our patients.” Outside the practice, Brooke enjoys being a wife and a mother to her son and daughter. When asked from a career standpoint, who she admires the most, and why, her response is: “[My co-worker], Shannon. She will go out of her way to help anyone in need.”
Alina B. – Registered Dental Hygienist
A true symbol of the enthusiasm for health and meticulous care we strive for at Rolling Hills, Alina has been an RDH for the past 14 years, and a RDA for the past 3. Born in Romania and raised in Toronto, Alina speaks perfect English and Romanian and is “excited to be a part of all the amazing things we are doing” in our practice to advocate for our patients. Inspired by her childhood dentist, Dr. Garach, who repaired her broken tooth when she was 14, Alina does her best to uphold the example of compassion, knowledge, dedication, and organization, she witnessed. Not only is she a skilled craftsman when it comes to oral health and repair, Alina loves to work with her hands and can also lay tiles and hardwood like a pro! Having double-majored in Bio and History in college, Alina is a true history buff and is proud to have been married to her sweetheart, Marius, Director of Choral Activities at Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, TN, for the past 14 years.
Summer H. – Registered Dental Hygienist
A truly resilient spirit, Summer brings 5 years of stellar experience, dedication, and compassion to our practice. A native of Tennessee, Summer knows firsthand the value of health and well-being having survived a serious bout with cancer when she was 3. Crediting the care she received at St. Jude’s as the reason she’s alive today, Summer was inspired by Esther Wilkins to pursue a career in oral health. Having written the “Hygiene Bible” that all hygienists use in school, Summer was impacted by Wilkins’ dedication: “[Wilkins] was a super smart woman!” It’s inspiring to see the way Summer applies herself when it comes to caring for her patients with the same knowledge and skill. Weekends, Summer loves to binge-watch Anime, and spend time with her husband and 2 year old son.
Kami L. – Front Office Coordinator
An invigorating addition to the Rolling Hills Dream Team, Kami’s favorite motto is, “Don’t just exist in this world, get out there and do it!” In addition to her several years of experience on the administrative side of healthcare, Kami brings an attitude of initiative to our practice proactively caring for patients by following careful attention to detail and maintaining optimum communication. An avid volunteer in our local community, Kami has served on the Blount County Rescue Squad and with Second Harvest Food Bank. Born and raised in her beloved #Maryville, Kami is an energetic mother of two beautiful teenage girls that keep her young and on her toes.