Terah Akridge – Office Manager
An employee since 1987, Terah has worn many different hats, from being a lab tech to an orthodontist assistant. Since 1999, Terah has enjoyed the role of office manager. She loves the friendships she has established with patients over the years and participating in the emotional transformation each patient experiences once their teeth are straight. She enjoys live music, boating, dancing and time with family and friends. Terah has two adult children that continue to make her proud every day.
Kim Eilers – Receptionist/Appointment coordinators
Kim has worked for Akridge Orthodontics since 2003. She recently celebrated10 years with our office! She enjoys forming relationships with the patients and their families. Some of Kim’s favorite activities are going to yard sales with her best friend, playing volleyball and traveling. She has three grown children and three stepchildren, a wonderful husband and a fat cat.
Brittany Horton – Orthodontic Assistant
Brittany has been an Orthodontic Assistant with Akridge for a year and a half, which makes her the newest member of our team. She sees the staff as her second family and enjoys being with them both inside and outside of work! Brittany loves working with her patients and her great personality makes her a favorite with everyone.
Sandra North – Orthodontic Assistant
Sandra has been a part of the Akridge Orthodontics team for over five years. She feels she works with the best staff members around! Before she was a part of our staff, she was one of our very own patients. One of Sandra’s favorite aspects of her job is seeing the patients’ confidence build as their smiles become what they have always wanted them to be! When she isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with her boys, Isaiah (who loves playing basketball) and Ethan (who loves swimming). She enjoys shopping and being outside in the sunshine. God and her family are the most important things in her life.
Charley Donahue – Lab Tech
Charley has worked in the Lab at Akridge Orthodontics for nearly two years. He prides himself on maintaining a clean, sterile work environment and enjoys making patients’ retainers, once their braces come off. He loves being a part of helping others have beautiful smiles, which will earn them many compliments. Charlie was born in Florida, but moved to Louisville at a young age. He attended University of Louisville and played soccer there.
Amber Chism – Orthodontic Assistant
Amber has been with Akridge Orthodontics since 2007. She is married with 1 daughter, and 3 step-daughters. Her family enjoys spending time together outdoors as much as possible, especially if it involves camping or boating. She also has a cat named Gracie that is very much a member of her family.
She absolutely loves her job, and seeing the result that braces has on a child. She feels that improving not only their smile, but their confidence is all but magical.
Tammia Richerson – Orthodontic Assistant
Tammia is an orthodontic assistant, and has been with the practice for 16 years. She lives in Campbellsville, KY with her husband of 11 years, Craig. They have a daughter named Deidra who is 27, and they are proud grandparents of Deidra’s cat named Minnie.Tammia enjoys her job and thinks it’s wonderful to see the changes that braces make in people’s lives. She says they smile more and have more confidence when they’re braces are taken off.