Meet Our Team
Mary, Front Office Administrator
Mary is the first smiling face you will see when you visit the office. Her friendly and caring personality ensures that you will feel welcome and at ease, no matter what the reason for your visit. Mary was a patient of Dr. Mark's before she joined the practice in 2008, and she knows how you as a patient want to be treated. Her impressive attention to detail is the reason all business and clerical aspects of the office run so smoothly. Mary's husband is an electrical contractor, and together they designed and built their current home. They both enjoy cooking, gardening and anything to do with the great outdoors.
Jenny, Front Office
Jenny joined the front office team in 2011. Her warm smile and effervescent personality are here to greet you on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Jenny grew up in Michigan's upper Peninsula and has a Bachelor's degree in Medical Dietetics from Ohio State University. She resides in Gurnee with her husband and 4 children and keeps busy with their hockey, dance and gymnastic activity.
Barb, Front Office
Barb joined Dr. Mark's front office team in 2008 and is on hand to greet you with a smile on Mondays. She has 17 years of experience in the dental field with both general and periodontal practices. Her main focus is on insurance claim resolution and treatment plan scheduling, and she will be more than happy to help you find a convenient time to schedule your treatment. Barb and her husband live in the northwest suburbs and have one married son. Her interests include gardening, photography and travel.
Tabrea is a graduate of Southern Illinois University. She received her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1993 and her Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management in 1994. Tabrea has been with Dr. Mark since 1999. The expertise and periodontal experience she brings to the practice will help promote your dental health. Tabrea is a real "people" person. She enjoys interacting with her patients and is great with children. She will make you feel comfortable about your dental care and during your visits with us. Tabrea is married and has two teen-age daughters. She enjoys biking and health and fitness.
Courtney began her career in the dental field as a hygiene assistant. Wanting to expand her horizons, she enrolled in the dental hygiene program at the College of Lake County and received her Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2005. She has been a part of Dr. Mark's practice since her graduation in 2005. Courtney is naturally upbeat and friendly. Her gentle manner and professionalism are guaranteed to put you at ease. Courtney is married and her two "children" are of the puppy variety. She is a yoga enthusiast and a huge Cub's fan.
Alina, Dental Assistant
Alina was born in Lithiuania and received her Dental Assistant's degree in 1995. She joined Dr. Mark's practice in 2007. Besides her native tongue and English, Alina is also fluent in Russian and has some knowledge of Polish. Alina will make you feel comfortable and at ease during your dental appointment. In her spare time, Alina likes to cook, garden, hike and spend time with her family. Alina and her husband live in Spring Grove. They have a grown son and daughter and two black labs.
Beata, Dental Assistant
Beata is originally from Poland. She joined Dr. Mark's practice in 2015. Beata has 10 years of experience as a dental assistant. There are several things Beata enjoys about being a dental assistant, but the one that she enjoys the most is talking to our patients and making them feel at home and comfortable. When Beata is not at work, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. Her hobbies are baking, volleyball, and gardening. Beata and her family reside in Vernon Hills.