Kristy is the Practice Administrator/ Professional Assistant for Dr. Runnels. Kristy has over 20 years experience in the Dental field. She is excited to work for Runnels Orthodontics and is looking forward to making smiles more beautiful. Kristy in her spare time enjoys running, the beach and spending time with her family and friends. Kristy has one son who is a graduate of Auburn University… War Eagle!
Candace is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant for Runnels Orthodontics and has been with Dr. Runnels since 2011. Candace grew up in North Carolina before making the panhandle her home. One of her favorite parts of working in Orthodontics is seeing not only beautiful smiles improve, but confidence grow in our patient’s. Candace is a busy mother of two boys, Miles and Maxen and loves to spend time outdoors and traveling with her family.
Rae is a Clinical Assistant for Runnels Orthodontics. In 2013, Rae graduated from North Greenville University in South Carolina, a few days later, she married her college sweetheart and packed her bags for Tokyo, Japan where they lived for two years before moving to the panhandle. Rae’s favorite thing about working in Orthodontics is building relationships with the patients and seeing their smiles improve each visit.
Melissa is a Front Desk Administrator and Insurance Coordinator for Runnels Orthodontics. Melissa graduated with a bachelor’s in Health Care Administration in 2014 from Ferris State University, a few months later she moved to Phenix City, Alabama to be closer to her college sweetheart at FT Benning Army base. They were recently married, re-stationed by the army, and are enjoying the Florida sunshine. Melissa’s favorite thing about working in orthodontics is helping patients gain confidence and seeing the patient transformations!
April is a Certified Orthodontics Assistant and New Patient Coordinator for Runnels Orthodontics. April graduated from California State University, Chico in 2016 with a bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology. April came to us all the way from California eager to have a job that involved patient care. She recently got married to her husband who is in the U.S. Air Force and are now stationed at Eglin Air Force Base enjoying the Florida beach with their dog, Leo. April’s favorite part of the job is getting to be apart of the journey to a beautiful smile!
Brittany is the Front Office, Financial & Marketing Coordinator for Runnels Orthodontics. She grew up in North Carolina where she met and married the love of her life before moving to Florida. Together they have 3 amazing little boys ages 7, 5 and 3. Brittany has been working in the medical field for 10 years now with a growing passion for Orthodontics. Her favorite part of the job is being able to see all the hard work the patient’s put in, pay off with beautiful smiles.