Meet The Team


Gloria Clay

Insurance Coordinator

Gloria is a graduate of the Chester County Technical Institute in PA. She has 25 years experience in the dental field as an assistant and as an insurance and financial coordinator. In addition Gloria has worked in the field of Ophthalmology for 9 years as an insurance coordinator, billing and coding supervisor and Business Manager. She moved to Richmond, VA in 1997 with her husband, daughter and son and now has 2 beautiful granddaughters and a beloved dog, Raylan. Gloria loves to travel and enjoys reading and studying the Bible.


Becky Scalone

Scheduling Coordinator

Becky has worked in the field of dentistry for many years. She began her career as a chairside dental assistant before managing orthodontic, periodontic, pediatric as well as general dentistry offices in the Richmond area. She will greet you with a smile and strives to make your dental visit a positive experience. She enjoys reading, keeping up with the granddaughters, and playing golf with her husband,Joe.


Terry Jennings

Registered Dental Hygienist

Terry Jennings graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1982. She grew up in Ashland, Va. and attended Lee Davis High School. She served as president of the 1982 Hygiene Class. She has been with our office since November of 2001 as a full time hygienist. When not in our office, you can find her at a dog show where she enjoys showing her own dogs as well as clients dogs.


Cheryl Ender

Registered Dental Hygienist

Cheryl has been a lifelong resident of Richmond. She is a 1986 graduate of the MCV/VCU School of Dental Hygiene and has a Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene. Cheryl has been a part of the dental team at Drs. Finley-Parker and Kitts for 17 years. She actively pursues continuing education in order to provide the best dental treatment to her patients. She enjoys working closely with her patients to obtain and maintain the best oral health which will benefit their overall well-being. Cheryl values providing a comfortable and relaxed environment for dental services and desires her patients to build trust in her and other team members. She regularly participates in opportunities to deepen her knowledge and values service within the community. Cheryl loves time with family and a favorite activity is spending time on the great Wicomico and Rappahannock Rivers.


Lee Gentry

Lee Gentry has been a dental assistant for the last 30 years.  She is a native of Richmond.  Lee graduated from Saint Gertrude High School in 1978 and attended Radford University.  Lee has been married for 30 years and has two grown daughters.  Her passions are family, food and fun!


Leah Kuykendall

Leah was born and raised in Midlothian VA and graduated from Midlothian High School in 2010.  She then attended Medical Educators School for dental assisting. Leah joined our clinical team in 2014  working alongside Dr. Finley-Parker making sure each procedure goes smoothly.  She  enjoys meeting new patients and treating the ones we have seen for years, making sure the patients are comfortable and have a pleasant experience during their visit.  In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach, being active and spending time with her dog Gus.


Cara Forthuber

Cara grew up in Richmond, VA with her parents and two brothers.She attended the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia and joined our team in October, 2015.  She is very kind and enjoys working with and helping guide patients through their dental experience. In her spare time she enjoys activities on the river and trying out all of the new restaurants in the area.


Phyllis Burkett

Office Manager

Phyllis has over 30 years in the healthcare field. She brings a huge range of professional knowledge with her.  Phyllis started working in the healthcare field for an insurance company and then worked in the psychiatric field for 3 years before moving to a dental office.  She is able to clearly communicate both clinical and financial information.

Phyllis has two daughters, two dogs, and most importantly five grandchildren.  She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family when she is not working.