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Occasionally one individual can be the force of an entire organization. This can surely
be said of Chris Wolz. Chris represents GFD in every way; from her intense dedication
to hard work to her compassionate caring attitude while working with patients. Chris
was born in Louisville, Kentucky and attended Moore High School. She has been with
GFD for 30 years but is still very young at heart. She is married with two beautiful
children: Caitlyn is a freshman at the University of Kentucky, and Dustin is a sophomore
at Taylorsville High School. Along with her husband, Herman, the family is very active
in sports as well as functions Fisherville Baptist Church. If you have any questions about
Gerlach Family Dentistry just ask Chris…She grew up here and knows the family well!
Karen has worked at Gerlach Family Dentistry over 25 years and states,
“The Gerlach’s are family to me.” Her position is expanded duty dental assistant
and a team player. She graduated from Moore High School and attended
Jefferson State Vocational School to attain her dental assisting certification.
Karen is happily married to Robert “Rob” D.Heiskell for 18 years. She has been
blessed with two wonderful children, Madison Layne and Robert David Heiskell III
also known as “Trey”. Madison is 16 yrs old and attends Bardstown High School where
she is an all-star soccer player, as well as, a cheerleader. Trey is 14yrs old and
attends Bardstown Middle school where he plays soccer, basketball, and baseball.
When she’s not cheering on her children she enjoys exercising, mainly running or Jazzercise,
listening to country music, and attending church on Sunday. Karen has a female
boxer named Miracle. Miracle got her name because Karen says “It’s a Miracle we have a dog!”
Karen’s future goals are to retire young and spend as much quality time with her family as possible.
Gina is the lone surviving employee of Dr. Arch J. Lewis, the original dentist
that worked out of our Third Street and Woodlawn location. She has remained a
cornerstone of this practice as she is friendly and familiar with many of the
South End’s prominent original families.
Professionally, Gina is a registered Dental Hygienist, who graduated from the
University of Louisville in 1983. Her interests include serving the well being
of her family, helping friends and participation in a variety of sports.
Gina grew up as a junior golfer under the tutelage of her father, Bill Brunsman,
the long standing but now retired professional at Owl Creek Country Club in Anchorage.
However, she has more recently been involved in USTA league tennis where she consistently
improves and advances in skill level. She is married to husband Fred, and they are the
proud parents of two beautiful children, Trevor who is 19 years old and is a college student,
and Kelsey, a sophomore at Louisville Male High School. The family regularly attends
Southeast Christian Church and enjoys participating in Bible Study and other spiritual
endeavors like attending the annual Easter Pageant.
Amanda has been a receptionist for Gerlach Family Dentistry since 2007.
Outside of work she spends time with her family and friends. Her favorite
activities are scrapbooking, reading, watching movies and listening to music.
She enjoys summer the most because she can go hiking, swimming and take long
walks with her Chihuahua Bella.
Margaret has been a licensed dental hygienist since 1973, and worked as a dental
assistant beginning in the 1960’s. She is married to Dan, who has retired from UPS, with
two adult children, both graduates of the University of Louisville. She enjoys working
with patients and especially with children. During February’s Dental Health month, she
presents a dental program to preschools and kindergartens.
Margaret is a member of The Church of the Ascension of Our Lord. She enjoys
gardening with flowers. She does a variety of sewing and crafts, and hopes to get back
into stained glass work soon.
Julie is a 1982 graduate of the University of Kentucky dental hygiene program.
She has practiced part-time all 19 of those years and has been part of the Gerlach
Family Dentistry Team for 2 years now.
She has one 24 year old son who has recently married a wonderful young lady.
Julie is active at Southeast Christian Church and enjoys the outdoors
especially camping and golf.