Heather - Practice Administrator
Heather attended the College of Lake County where she completed her practicum in Early Childhood Education. As an advocate for children, she was excited for the opportunity to join our team in promoting the optimal growth and development of our patients. She has over ten years experience working in administration and with children. She was raised in South Bend, Indiana. She moved with her family to Gurnee as a teenager, and lives there currently with her husband and son. In her free time she enjoys reading, trips to Chicago, and puzzles.
Dawn - Accounts and Treatment Coordinator
Dawn graduated from Prospect High in 2013. She loves working with children and her first experience was through her high school's preschool program. She also works as a part-time nanny. Dawn is excited to be a part of the team at Children's Dentistry Group and watch our patients experience coming to the dentist, some for the very first time, to learn to properly care for their teeth and gums and develop good habits. She finds it rewarding to see them smiling after their visits.
Lisa - Administrative Assistant
Lisa met Dr. Herer approximately 21 years ago when she started bringing her clients to him from a non-profit organization for the developmentally disabled called Clearbrook, for their dental visits. Lisa was employed with Clearbrook for nearly 22 years, and her love for patient and family care reflects here at CDG. Lisa is excited to be learning about the dentistry world with the doctors at CDG. Her knowledge and experience with clients that have special needs is a welcome addition to our team. Lisa and her husband have two beautiful children and have lived in the Lake County area for the past several years.
Donna - Administrative Assistant
Donna received her bachelor's degree in business administration from Roosevelt University. She worked in the corporate world until she became a stay at home mom. For the last 16 years she has been volunteering at her children's schools and scout groups. She enjoys reading, running, spending time with family and friends. Donna is planning on running her first half-marathon in the near future. She has lived in the McHenry County area for the past 20 years with her husband and two beautiful children. She looks forward to seeing our patients grow and always have a positive experience at Children's Dentistry Group.
Roman - Administrative Assistant
Roman graduated from Hattiesburg High School in 2002 where he was voted "Most likely to become a comedian" in the future. He also attended Pearl River Community College in pursuit of acting development. In his free time he likes to catch a good action movie with his friends, hit the gym, and most of all cooking for his friends and family. Roman loves children, especially all six of his nieces and nephews. With over eight years of experience working as a front desk receptionist for hotels, he is very happy to switch gears and join our team!