Our Staff

The staff of Hillcrest Orthodontics, PC has been serving the residents of Mobile and Brewton since 1959.

Administrative Staff


Suzanne Elmes


Appointment Coordinator and Treatment Coordinator

Suzanne has been with our practice since June 2000. She is an Appointment Coordinator and Treatment Coordinator. She has completed Charlene White’s New Patient Coordinator Certification Course, Dale Carnegie training, and several Excel courses. Suzanne is fluent in American Sign Language and assists our patients from the deaf community. Suzanne is also certified in CPR and Radiation Safety.

She has been married to Nick since 1974, and they have two wonderful sons, two fabulous daughters-in-law and five beautiful grandchildren! Her interests include reading, walking, gardening and traveling.

Kathe Gieseler


Financial Coordinator

Kathe joined our practice in late summer of 2005 as Financial Coordinator, responsible for insurance verification and claims filing, and patient accounts. Kathe brings over 30 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience to our practice. She completed Trapezio Knowledge and Training Solutions’ courses for certification in Financial Coordinator and QuickBooks-Ortho. Kathe is a 2014 graduate of Dale Carnegie. She is also certified in CPR and trained in Radiation Safety.

In addition, Kathe is an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at 1707 Government Street, serving on several committees and participating in the choir. She completed Sewanee’s four-year Education for Ministry Program. Her many hobbies include baking, crocheting, reading, crossword puzzles, fishing and kite-flying.

Clinical Staff


Our Staff is AOAC Team Certified

It is our commitment to provide the most advanced and modern orthodontic care available. The AOAC Team Certification is proof of that unwavering commitment to our team, patients and the community we proudly serve.

Michelle Jay


Orthodontic Assistant

Michelle joined our practice in July 2012. She holds a Level II Orthodontic Assistant Certification through the Trapezio Academy of Orthodontic Assisting. Michelle is also certified in CPR and Radiation Safety.

Michelle and her husband, Nicholas, enjoy spending weekends attending vintage car shows, camping and kayaking. She also finds time for reading and cooking delicious treats. Michelle and “Nick” share their life with their sweet son, Nathan. She always has a picture of Nathan available to share—just for the asking.

Caitlin Grissett


Orthodontic Assistant

Caitlin joined our practice in June 2014. She holds a Level II Orthodontic Assistant Certification through the Trapezio Academy of Orthodontic Assisting. Caitlin is also certified in CPR and Radiation Safety. Caitlin joined our practice after graduating “First in Class” from the Taylor Dental Assisting School in Pascagoula, Mississippi with a Certificate in Dental Assisting.

Caitlin enjoys educating her patients on proper hygiene techniques to aid in their dental health so they will finish their orthodontic treatment with a healthy, beautiful smile. She takes her responsibility as an Orthodontic Assistant very seriously and strives to make sure her patients have the best experience possible under her care. You will always be greeted with a smile when Caitlin welcomes you into the clinic.

Caitlin has two beautiful daughters, Joselyn and Olivia. They are an outdoor family. They enjoy hunting, fishing and swimming at their favorite sandbar on the Escatawpa River. They are a devout family and are very involved in their church, Ridglea Heights Baptist Church.

Tiffany York


Orthodontic Assistant

Tiffany joined our team in April 2019. She graduated from Faith Academy in 2017. She loves spending time with her family and going on vacations. Her favorite place to go for vacation is Gatlinburg, TN because of the beautiful scenery. Tiffany’s weekends are spent mostly outdoors with her friends or her dog, Sugar. She also loves to attend church and West Mobile Baptist Church.

Hillcrest Orthodontics, PC

  • Mobile Office - 1605 Hillcrest Rd., Mobile, AL 36695 Phone: 251-634-0242
  • Brewton Office - 422 Douglas Ave., Brewton, AL 36426 Phone: 251-634-0242

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