Our Management Support Teams

Our management team consists of some amazing people - we are very fortunate to have them all.

Executive Support Team

Charles Skoglund, D.D.S.

Charles Skoglund, D.D.S. – Owner, President and Dentist:

Dr. Charles Skoglund is a life-long native of Norfolk, NE. He graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He has served on many committees of the Nebraska Dental Association, including two terms as a Trustee.  He has completed the requirements for becoming a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Family 1st Dental continues to grow based on Dr. Skoglund's desire to provide support and the exchange of ideas among doctors. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family.

Lisa Timmerman

Lisa Timmerman – Chief Executive Officer:

Lisa grew up in Osmond, Nebraska, and currently resides in Johnston, Iowa.  She began her career in dentistry in 1994 managing Dr. Skoglund's private group practice. In 1999 she joined Family 1st Dental as CFO and Operations Manager. In 2011 she accepted the position of CEO.  She has over 20 years of experience in dental practice management and financial operations of a dental office.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially at her lake home. 

Stacy Aldmeyer

Stacy Aldmeyer – Chief Operating Officer:

Stacy grew up in Carter Lake, Iowa and still resides there. She has been in the dental field for over 38 years. She started a practice management consulting company, where she worked with many private practices on practice growth and development.  She was a certified Eaglesoft, clinical and digital x-ray instructor for many practices and dental schools around the country. She consulted with a large dental group with over 100 offices in Florida in 2002 and then accepted the position of Director of Operations and Regional Vice President with them.  She joined Family 1st Dental in 2009 as Director of Operations until 2011 when she accepted the position of COO.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, golfing, boating, and hanging out by the pool.

Management Support Team

Maria Hewitt

Maria Hewitt – Regional Coordinator (Central Iowa Region)

Responsibilities: Observation of offices, collections, techniques, phone etiquette, scheduling accounts receivable management, recall systems, patient communications and protocols, practice growth and development. Offices: Clarinda, Hickman, Lake City, Storm Lake, Sac City, and Lake View.

Maria has over 20 years experience in the dental field. She has worked as a Dental Assistant and has worked for Patterson Dental in supply order processing, as a Service Coordinator, and a Territory Sales Representative.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, Ohio Bobcat football, and decorating for friends and family.

Teresa Johnson

Teresa Johnson – Regional Coordinator (Northwest Iowa Region)

Responsibilities: Observation of offices, collections, techniques, phone etiquette, scheduling, accounts receivable management, recall systems, patient communications and protocols, practice growth and development. Offices: Dakota City, Hawarden, Laurel, Le Mars, Onawa, Primghar, Sioux City, and South Sioux City.

Teresa has over 20 years of experience in the dental field as a Dental Assistant and Front Desk Coordinator.  For many years she worked in the South Sioux City office before she became a Regional Coordinator.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and going to the lake.

Lori Hoff

Lori Hoff – Regional Coordinator (Northeast Nebraska Region)

Responsibilities: Observations of offices, collections, techniques, phone etiquette, scheduling, accounts receivable management, recall systems, patient communications and protocols, practice growth and development. Offices: Creighton, Hartington, Humphrey, Norfolk-Taylor, Norfolk–13th, O’Neill, Osmond, Randolph, Wausa, and Wayne.

Lori has over 30 years of experience in the dental field as a Dental Assistant and Front Desk Coordinator.  For many years she worked in the Norfolk offices before she became a Regional Coordinator.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, Husker volleyball, and reading.

Nadine Prososki

Nadine Prososki – Regional Coordinator (Central Nebraska Region)

Responsibilities: Observation of offices, collections, techniques, phone etiquette, scheduling, accounts receivable management, recall systems, patient communications and protocols, practice growth and development. Offices: Columbus, Fremont, Grand Island, Loup City, Ord and St. Paul.

Nadine had been working in the Columbus office as their Front Desk Coordinator until she became a Regional Coordinator.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, playing ball with her children, song writng, singing, and tinkering on her guitar.

James Doyle, DDS

James Doyle, DDS - Senior Associate, Senior Recruiter and Dentist at Family 1st Dental of Norfolk-13th

Dr. Doyle is a practicing dentist who also serves as a mentor for some of the younger Family 1st Dental dentists.  He is part of the recruiting team that recruits prospective candidates for Family 1st Dental. 

Dr. Doyle grew up in Commerce City, Colorado, and later joined the Coast Guard for four years. He graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Nebraska.  After dental school he opened a solo clinic in Norfolk, Nebraska.  He joined Dr. Skoglund and Family 1st Dental in 2005.  In his spare time he enjoys golfing and spending time with family and friends.

Lee Dahl, DDS

Lee Dahl, DDS - Senior Clinical Advisor

Dr. Dahl graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is currently our traveling dentist who regularly visits our offices as a mentor covers for any doctor absences as situations arise.

In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and cards and spending time with family and friends.

 Mark Mosier, DDS

 Mark Mosier, DDS, FAGD - Dental Practices and Policy Consultant

Dr. Mosier possesses over 30 years of experience in dental management and is a third generation dentist. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Dentistry, has been a clinical instructor at two dental schools, and currently serves on the board of the American Academy of Dental Group Practice.  His passions include providing guidance in strategic planning, organic growth, employee relations, conflict resolution, communications, marketing, and efficiency.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family at church, flying airplanes, or competing in mountain bike races with his youngest son.

Gary Weich

Gary Weich – IT & Equipment Manager 

Responsibilities: Planning/installation of all computer systems, office networks, support of all IT projects, oversees the repair of dental equipment and installs new equipment.  He is the first point of contact for our offices seeking technical assistance over the phone or e-mail. He performs remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions to determine the best solution.

Gary came to Family 1st after over 30 years of work at the medical manufacturer Covidean, where he was the technical service manager. He has an Associates Degree in Electronics and is a licensed electrician. He has abundant experience in electronic equipment, computer controls, computer software and hardware. In his spare time he enjoys riding motorcycles on ice, off-road dirt biking, working on his 1968 AMX car, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Kaila Newman

Kaila Newman – Payroll Specialist and Office Manager

Responsibilities: Processes payroll account transactions (salaries, benefits, garnishments, deductions, taxes, and third party payments), coordinates timekeeping and payroll systems, oversees processing of payroll changes (new hires, terminations, raises, and system upgrades), and ensures compliance with relevant laws and internal policies. She collaborates with our accountant and auditors and manages payroll tax audits. She also maintains accurate records, resolves issues and answers payroll related questions.

Kaila attended Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting.  She has previous experience in an accounting firm dealing with multiple clients. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, Husker football, and attending her children's sports activities.

Emily Rutledge – Marketing & Advertising Specialist/Event Planning/Recruiting

Responsibilities: Develops strategies and tactics to get the word out about our company and drives patients to our front door.  She creates and deploys successful marketing campaigns from idea and design on through their execution. She experiments with a variety of organic and paid acquisition channels - content creation, pay-per-click campaigns, event management, publicity, social medial, lead generation campaigns, performance analysis, and much more. She also produces valuable and engaging content for our website and internal and external marketing materials that attract new patients. She also builds strategic relationships and partnerships with key industry representatives, agencies, and vendors. She is also part of the recruiting team who work hard to bring on new talented dentists and team members across our company.

Emily attended Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Business Administration. She also has an Associates of Arts Degree in Graphic Design. She has previous experience in marketing and event planning from her family business and as the Membership Director of a YMCA. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, Husker sports, and reading.

Ashly Koch

Ashly Koch – Accounting and Reporting Specialist

Responsibilities: Gathers and analyzes financial information for internal use. She evaluates the company's performance using key data and supports budgeting and funding for the company while assisting with our investment portfolio. She works directly with our accountant to assist with accounting procedures and directly assists Kaila with payroll.

Ashly attended Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting. She has previous accounting experience from working as a bank teller. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, taking walks, and watching Husker football.

Keith Fagan

Keith Fagan – Facilities Manager

Responsibilities: Planning and coordinating all office refurbishments and installations, such as telecommunications, heat, and electricity. He manages the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards. He inspects our buildings/structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations. He reviews utilities consumption and strives to minimize the cost. He works in conjunction with Gary on equipment upgrades, oversees janitorial, snow removal, and lawn mowing contracts.

Keith was with the Coca Cola Company for nearly 20 years. He has owned his own contracting business. In his spare time he enjoys gardening, golfing, and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Katie Bergh

Katie Bergh – Accounts Payable Specialist

Responsibilities: Processing accounts payable in compliance with financial policies and procedures. She performs day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, posting, and recording accounts payable data. She reconciles the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all invoices are accounted for, are properly posted, and paid while verifying discrepancies and resolving clients' billing issues. She works closely with Ashly and Kaila on financial statements, reports, and payroll taxes.

Katie has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Bellevue University.  She has previous experience with billing while working as a personal assistant for a photographer. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband, landscape photography, and hiking.

Family 1st Dental Support Center

JaVae Ermels – Operations Specialist

Responsibilities: Working with the operations team on many projects to include insurance analysis, ensuring policies, procedures and operating standards are applied consistently across offices. JaVae will work with the management team in developing procedures, auditing controls and operational processes.

For the past 25 years JaVae has held a variety of positions in a dental office, most recently as the office manager. She was also a part-time Eaglesoft trainer for Patterson Dental. In her spare time she enjoys dancing, teaching dance lessons, traveling, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.