Meet The Team

James Cooley – Practice Administrator

James, COOJames joined the KCOMS team in early 2019. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a degree in Nursing and has worked in several areas of health care management over the past 30 years, including; Sports Medicine, Occupational Health, Employee Health, and managed client operations for large companies across the country with onsite health clinics.

He is a blessed with an amazing wife and two adult daughters. He enjoys traveling/exploring, exercising, football, good food, morning coffee, and learning from others.

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Reda Vaughn – Practice Manager

redaReda is originally from Tennessee but now resides in Lexington.  She has been with our practice 14 years.  She attended MATC in Madison, Wisconsin and enjoys walking and spending time with her friends and family.

Reda is a Member of the Jaws Society.

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Lisa Steely – Billing Manager

Lisa is originally from Lexington but now resides in Paris, Kentucky with her husband and one child. She enjoys UK basketball and spending time with her family. Lisa has been a part of the KCOMS practice for 18 years.

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Laura Buchholtz – Professional Relations Director

laura-buchholtzLaura is originally from Lexington where she attended Tates Creek High School. She continued on to study at Eastern Kentucky University. She is married and has two children. Laura enjoys reading, being outdoors, sports, and spending time with her family. Laura joined the KCOMS practice 18 years ago.

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Kim Hall – Clinical Manager

Kim discovered her passion for the dental industry at a young age. She worked in the general dentistry field for several years as an expanded duty dental assistant before joining the KCOMS team in 2007. Kim is a graduate of Estill County High School and currently resides in her small hometown of Irvine, Kentucky with her husband and their two dogs. She enjoys spending time with friends, being outdoors, and vacationing at the beach.

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Shannon Pugh- Implant Director

ShannonShannon grew up in Nashville, Arkansas and attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She and her husband have three children and enjoy spending time as a family outdoors. Shannon has been an intricate part of the KCOMS team for 12 years.

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Amanda Shell- Implant Coordinator (Beaumont Office)

AmandaAmanda was born and raised in Lexington, KY. She resides here with her three dogs, Casey, Cali & Maverick. She attended BCTC and continued her education at the Institute of Dental Technology. She has been an asset of the KCOMS team since 2014.
When she’s not helping people regain their smiles she enjoys hiking, spending time with her family and friends, and cheering on the UK Wildcats & Cincinnati Bengals!

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Becky Spargo, Implant Coordinator (Richmond Office)

Staff memberBecky resides in Winchester, KY with her husband and 2 daughters. She is a graduate of Montgomery Co. High School and BCTC with an Associate in Arts Degree. She has been in the dental field for 23 years, with many years of that time working on and off for KCOMS. When not spending time with family and friends, she enjoys going to the beach, exercising, and shopping.
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Tori Jude, Implant Coordinator (Hamburg Office)

Tori, Staff memberTori was born and raised in Mt. Sterling, KY where she currently resides. She attended Med-Quest College and has been a part of the KCOMS team since 2018. She spends her free time watching movies, golfing, and spending quality time with friends and family.
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