Meet The Staff

Jenn

Front Office Coordinator

Jenn has her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Healthcare Management. She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for 2 years and has settled into a management role in our practice. Jenn is married, has one daughter and a miniature Pinscher named Zeus. In her off hours she loves going to the beach, reading and being with her family.

Jenn assists our patients by sending accurate bills, and submitting and following up on all insurance claims processed. She focuses on patient needs in order to provide them with an excellent patient experience in our office.

Stephanie

Practice Relations Coordinator

Stephanie was born and raised in Sarasota and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She has a strong background in hospitality and worked in healthcare sales for over 5 years. Stephanie is happily married and has a chocolate lab named Reesie. She feels fortunate to have her family in Sarasota and has fun being on the water, following Gator football, playing tennis and spending time with family and friends. Stephanie is also very dedicated to serving our community through her involvement in Junior League of Sarasota.

Stephanie is our team member who maintains communications with our referring doctors and staff, to ensure a smooth experience for patients and their dentists when referring to Dr. Raska.

Cassidy

Scheduling Coordinator

Cassidy works at our front desk and supports each patient by cheerfully answering the phone, scheduling appointments and being the voice and face of our practice to patients. She is originally from Connecticut and has her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Connecticut. Cassidy is married and has two miniature poodles named Peanut and Popcorn. In her free time, Cassidy enjoys boating and spending time with her husband & family.

Cassidy really enjoys working with each patient and keeping our office schedule flowing smoothly and conveniently for our patients.

Missy

Surgical Assistant

Missy completed her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) course through Meridian College of Sarasota. Missy is originally from Ohio and her family is the center of her life. She has three children, two grandchildren and a Yorkie-Poo named Chloe! In her free time she enjoys finding fun things to do in the community, going to the beach and spending time with her family.

Missy supports Dr. Raska and each patient during clinical procedures and keeps patients’ comfortable, answers their questions and ensures a positive experience while in our office. Her kind and welcoming personality is a true asset to our Practice.

Vhalyn

Surgical Assistant

Vhalyn completed her Dental Assistant (DA) course through Smile Smart of Sarasota. Vhalyn is originally from North Carolina and moved to Sarasota in 2008. In her free time Vhalyn enjoys spending time with her husband, rock climbing, snorkeling and raising her seven tropical birds & aquatic fish. She is dedicated to serving others through her involvement in Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast – and locally through serving at her church.

Vhalyn supports Dr. Raska and each patient during clinical procedures and strives to make our patients feel comfortable and at ease with her friendly personality and caring demeanor.