Meet the friendly staff members in our South Hadley office:


Ellie – Office Manager
Ellie has been with River Valley Dental since 2010 and has been in the field of dentistry for over twenty years. She has two daughters and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.


Jamie – Hygienist
Jamie has a bachelor’s degree from UMass Amherst and has recently completed her dental hygiene program at the University of New Haven. She is a lifelong resident of Northampton, MA. She enjoys fitness, teaching spinning classes at Hampshire Athletic Club, and playing basketball.

Kristin – Dental Assistant
Kristin has been in dentistry for over fifteen years. She has lived Western Massachusetts most of her life. She enjoys spending time with her two children, Kayleigh and Alex, and loves dogs. Outside of work, Kristin enjoys fitness and living an overall healthy lifestyle.



Patty – Reception
Patty started working in the dental field over 20 years ago. She enjoys spending her spare time with her husband Tony and her three sons and step-son. Her interests include gardening, crafts, and going to the beach in Maine during the summers.


Valerie – Hygienist
Valerie joined River Valley Dental in 2012 as a receptionist while she pursued her hygiene degree at Springfield Technical Community College. Originally from Palmer, MA, Valerie has two sisters and a dog named Buddy.