Meet Our Team
Abdi joined CCFD in June 2015 and has been in the dental field since 2004. He attended University North Carolina, Fayetteville Tech, and OTT. He is originally from Puerto Rico, and has lived in Chadbourn, NC since 2001. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and studying the Bible.
Brittany joined CCFD in February 2012 and has been in the dental field since 2011. She is from Morehead City, NC and moved to Wilmington, NC in 2005, where she attended Cape Fear Community College. She loves going offshore fishing, attending concerts, spending time in the Outer Banks and with family and friends.
Julie joined CCFD in October of 2020. Julie was trained on the job as a Dental assistant when she first joined the field 32 years ago but went on to complete her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification at Indiana University. She currently resides in Little River, SC and has been in the area since 2014. In her free time, Julie enjoys fishing, crafting, spending time with her kids and grandkids, camping, singing, playing the piano and antiquing.
Kachiri joined CCFD in October 2014 , she has been in the dental field since 2011. She is from Fayetteville, NC and attended Sunrise School of Dental Assisting. Kachiri loves to go to the beach, fishing and spending time with her family.
Katie joined CCFD in July 2014 and has been in the dental field since 2009. She is from Turkey, NC and attended school in Greenville, NC. Katie enjoys spending time with her 3 children and husband. She loves going to the beach, fishing and spending quality time with her family.
Kelsey Mathis has been with CCFD since August 2020. Kelsey attended Cape Fear Community College and has been a dental assistant for 5 years. Kelsey is originally from PA, but now resides in Wilmington and has been there for 17 years. She enjoys going to the beach, paddle boarding, spending time with her boyfriend and her two fur babies Chloe and Sadie.
Megan joined us at CCFD in 2017 and has been working in the dental field for three years. She is originally from Waxhaw, NC, and received her education from Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs. Megan moved to Southport, NC in 2017. When she’s not in the office helping patients, Megan enjoys beachcombing, hiking, fantasy football, and spending time with her husband.
Miranda Hayes has been with CCFD since August 2020, after recently graduating from Cape Fear Community College on August 1, 2020. Miranda was born and raised in Nakina, NC where she still currently resides. Some of Miranda’s hobbies include swimming, going to the river, drawing, riding ATV’s and reading.
Savannah is from the Baltimore area and moved to Southport about a year and a half ago. She is currently attending the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and brings five years of customer service knowledge to the CCFD team, which she joined in 2019. In her free time, Savannah likes going to the beach and spending time with friends. She says, “Hanging out at American Fish Company listening to music is my favorite in the summer!”
Shannon has been with CCFD since she moved to Wilmington, NC, in July of 2019. She is originally from Amityville, New York, attended school in Levittown, New York, and has been in the dental field for fourteen years. Shannon loves to learn and experience new things and meet new people. In her free time, she enjoys talking walks with her husband and dog, yoga, fishing, and going to concerts.
Tamesha has been with CCFD since February 2017. She attended Miller Motte and has been a dental assistant for 5 years. Tamesha is originally from Leland. Her hobbies include spending time with her 4 children and husband, cooking, shopping, getting dressed up, and modeling.
Tara joined CCFD in June of 2021. She has been in the dental industry for over 15 years and is a graduate of the Ohio State University – EFDA program. Prior to joining the CCFD team, she worked in Ohio as an Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Dental assistant. Tara lives in Bolivia, NC with her husband, daughter, and son. They love exploring and finding new activities to do as a family.
Tiffany joined CCFD in 2020. She has been in the dental field for 11 years. She is a graduate of Platt College/Oklahoma Health Academy, where she is originally from. Tiffany lives in Sunset Beach and loves enjoying the beach, working in her yard, reading and spending time with friends, family and her four dogs!
Ashley Terwilliger Joined CCFD in 2021. She attends Cape Fear Community College working towards her Associate of Arts degree. Ashley’s hometown is Wilmington where she resides currently. When she gets a break from work and school, Ashley enjoys painting and spending time with family and friends.
Bethany joined CCFD in 2022. She is working towards an Associate’s degree of Arts & Science at Brunswick Community College. She lives in Supply near Holden Beach, where she grew up. Outside of her work life she loves experiencing new foods and hiking.
Janelle joined CCFD in 2014 and has been in the field since 2004. She is from Florida and Upstate, NY. She moved to the Oak Island area in 2014. Janelle loves working in her flower garden and walking on the beach. She also loves to spend time with her four children and five grandsons.