Meet the Administrative Staff

Laurie Ribaudo

Laurie Ribaudo

Office Manager

As one of the first people they may encounter at the front desk, patients know Laurie for her smiling personality and easygoing nature. She joined our team in 2006, where her role entails insurance verification, claims processing, posting payments, and making financial arrangements. She thrives in an environment where everyone truly cares about the patients and each other. Outside the office, Laurie enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and decorating.

Kim Pellicane

Kim Pellicane

Financial Coordinator

Kim's sense of humor and bubbly personality keep patients and staff smiling. She has an associate's degree in fashion marketing and management and joined the practice in 2008. Her responsibilities include making financial arrangements and billing, scheduling and confirming appointments, and handling specialist referrals. Kim enjoys being with people, and loves the pleasant, family-like atmosphere at Riverfront Dental Care. Outside the office, Kim enjoys her family, friends, and her dog, Sasha.

Karen Pettit

Karen Pettit

Patient Care Coordinator

Karen began her dental path in 1996 as a Pediatric Dental Assistant certified in CPR and Radiology. She has always loved patient care and giving patients a positive dental experience. In 2018, Karen joined the Riverfront Dental family and has been an essential team member who genuinely cares for all our patients. While not in the office, Karen enjoys spending time with her family, the beach and traveling.

Carina Ruvalcaba

Carina Ruvalcaba

Scheduling Coordinator

One of the first faces patients see when coming into the office, Carina's bright smile welcomes patients with a positive experience. Carina started her career in 2016 as a dental assistant. She is also licensed in dental radiology and has administrative experience. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and loves finding things to do outdoors.

Lisa Stein

Lisa Stein

Marketing/Social Media Coordinator

Lisa graduated with a bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising and worked as a Buyer in the Fashion Industry. At Riverfront she uses her design, marketing and analytical skills to build brand awareness by monitoring trends in all social media aspects. Lisa loves spending time with family, going to the beach and baking.