Meet The Team

Leadership Team

Rose Nierman

Rose Nierman

Founder/CEO

Rose Nierman speaking at the Medical Billing/ CrossCoding CE Course

Rose Nierman

Founder - Nierman Practice Management

Rose Nierman is the founder & CEO of Nierman Practice Management, a dental innovator, pioneer, and educator. Rose is on a 34-year mission to help dentists get paid by medical insurance and has a long history of innovation of medical billing in dentistry solutions, including education, technology, and support resources.  

Rose is a former dental hygienist that worked in a prominent TMJ disorder treatment practice. She developed her passion and skills for helping TMD patients get out of pain and increasing case acceptance through medical insurance reimbursement. Her entrepreneurial spirit drove the creation of the first manual, forms, workshops, and software for medical billing for TMD and dental sleep medicine.  

Today, Nierman Practice Management has helped over 15,000 dental professionals implement dental sleep medicine, TMD, and medical billing. 

Jon Nierman

Jon Nierman

President

Jon and Rose Nierman

Jon Nierman

President

Jon Nierman’s mission is to remove the barriers and make it easier for dental practices to implement airway and orofacial pain treatment. 

As President of Nierman Practice Management, he specializes in the development of continuing education programs, software systems, and medical billing services to facilitate dental practice growth for medically necessary services. 

Under Jon, Nierman Practice Management has provided over 5,000 hours of continuing education featuring an internationally renowned faculty. 

Jon is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, a brazilian jiu-jitsu brown belt, and a classical/jazz pianist.  

Favorite Hobbies

Piano, Jiu-Jitsu, Traveling

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Strategic planning, innovation, public speaking, leadership, management, marketing, sales, promotion, networking, education.

Years of Experience

12

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

12

Courtney Snow

Courtney Snow

Vice President

Jon and Rose Nierman

Courtney Snow

Vice President
Favorite Hobbies

Cooking & Snorkeling

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Active Listening & Critical Thinking

Years of Experience

13

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

9

Maria Ardizzone

Maria Ardizzone

Director of Medical Billing

Maria Ardizzone

Manager of Medical Billing Services
Favorite Hobbies

Ballroom and Latin dancing.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Many years of thinking outside the box. I now have a box of my own!

Years of Experience

37

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

2

Client Success Team 

Becky Reed

Becky Reed

Implementation & Training Specialist

Bradley Gastwirth

Bradley Gastwirth

Implementation & Training Specialist

Bradley Gastwirth

Implementation & Training Specialist
Favorite Hobbies

Puzzles, cooking, tinkering with electronics, restoring old lamps, building arcade machines/computers, playing guitar and other instruments, and gardening.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Qualitative teaching, knowledgeability, patience, friendliness, ability to decipher different learning styles, people skills, active listening, diplomacy, and organizational excellence.

Years of Experience

10

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

5

Megan McCormick

Megan McCormick

Implementation & Training Specialist

Paul Dominguez

Paul Dominguez

IT & Support Leader

Paul Fishing

Paul Dominguez

IT and Support Leader
Favorite Hobbies

Tournament Bass Fishing, Recreational Bass Fishing, Technical Studies, Reading, and Faith based reading, events, instruction.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Manage internal IT operations, working the front lines of Nierman Practice Management IT internal and external support systems, with strong technical troubleshooting abilities, excellent communication skills, always interfacing with a combination of both technical and non-technical departments. Install, upgrade and support company software and assist with the day-to-day operations for company initiatives.

Years of Experience

23

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

10

Spencer Estock

Spencer Estock

Support Specialist

Sales & Consultation Team

Maura Lovett

Maura Lovett

Sales Leader

Janice Franchak

Janice Franchak

Industry Sales Specialist

Janice Franchak

Industry Sales Specialist
Favorite Hobbies

Photography and bird watching.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Have worked in all sections of a Dental Office, including, Dental Hygienist, Assistant, Office Manager, Medical Biller, Front Desk and Repairperson.

Years of Experience

40

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

10

Angelo Canella

Angelo Canella

Sales Specialist

Jenny Dager

Jenny Dager

Sales Specialist

Development Team

Vitaliy Kryvonos

Vitaliy Kryvonos

Lead Developer

Vitaliy Kryvonos

DentalWriter Web Developer
Favorite Hobbies

Hang out with my family, have mini parties at home with friends, online action games

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes
Perseverance, thinking outside the box for problem solving and solution, online security.
Years of Experience

15

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

5

Tamara Kryvonos

Tamara Kryvonos

DentalWriter UI Designer

Jeremy Hobbs

Jeremy Hobbs

Developer & Support Specialist

Continuing Education & Marketing Team

Tara Chernekoff

Tara Chernekoff

CE & Meeting Coordinator

Milena Soriano

Milena Soriano

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Milena Soriano 

Digital Marketing Coordinator
Favorite Hobbies

Going to concerts, enamel pin collecting, reading, and writing.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

SEO, team work, social media knowledge, copywriting, and bilingual communication.

Years of Experience

4

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

3

Miguel Rodriguez

Miguel Rodriguez

Graphic Designer

Cece

Cece

Chief Barketing Officer

Medical Billing Service Team

Corrie Stanford

Corrie Stanford

Medical Billing Manager

Corrie with family

Corrie Stanford

Assistant Manager of Medical Billing Services
Favorite Hobbies

I love to read, craft, plan parties, and spend time with my kids.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Strong communication skills and long term experience in dental & medical practice settings.

Years of Experience

15

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

5

Tanivia Thicklin

Tanivia Thicklin

Medical Billing Assistant Manager

Tanivia Thicklin

Medical Billing Supervisor
Favorite Hobbies

Traveling and watching movies.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes
Team leader, attention to detail, multi-tasking, excellent communication ability, dependable, good customer service, medical terminology, ICD coding, CPT procedures, insurance verification, pre-authorization, gap exceptions, claim submission, claim denials & appeals, problem solving, going over and Beyond for our clients
Years of Experience

13

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

7

Michelle Morris

Michelle Morris

DME Specialist

Jon and Rose Nierman

Michelle Morris

DME Specialist
Favorite Hobbies

Hanging out with friends and family, golf, swimming, and going to country music concerts.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

I have over 30 years of experience in the medical field ranging from working in the clinical arena to medical administrative duties. I also teach Medical billing and coding at a local college I have been blessed to work side by side with some of the best experts in the field over the years sharing their knowledge and teaching me how to excel at what I do.

Years of Experience

20

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

4

Angela Purol

Angela Purol

Medical Billing Concierge

Marycruz Gonzales

Marycruz Gonzales

Medical Billing Concierge

Marycruz Gonzales

Medical Billing Specialist
Favorite Hobbies
Family time, exercise, and cooking.
Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

10 Years of medical background.

Years of Experience

4

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

4

Shanique Williams

Shanique Williams

Medical Billing Concierge

Shanique Williams

Medical Billing Specialist
Favorite Hobbies

Shopping, watching movies, and I like to go to church.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Providing great customer service going over and beyond to please the client. Verifying benefits for Durable Equipment and TMJ. Submitting pre-auth and gap request along with claim submission.

Years of Experience

2

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

2

Alyssa Gudewicz

Alyssa Gudewicz

Medical Billing Concierge

Alyssa Gudewicz

Medical Billing Coordinator
Favorite Hobbies

Being a mom/step-mom, photography, art, being outdoors.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

I have a love for fighting for my patients to get the care they need covered by their insurance!

Years of Experience

10

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

4 months

Ashley Tiller

Ashley Tiller

Medical Billing Concierge

Ashley Tiller

Medical Billing Concierge
Favorite Hobbies

I live in Florida, so going to the beach is a must! I love photography and scrapbooking! I enjoy cooking and learning new recipes. I absolutely love animals, I have 3 Pitbulls, a Blacklab and 1 Kitty who thinks he's a dog. I love spending time with my husband, I have no children, but I do consider all my animals my children!

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

I have many years of experience in Customer Service. Working with Reps and Insurances. I also have experience in Botox, Verifications, and Authorizations. I have many many years experience in using a multiline phone system. I believe I am a very sweet and patience person, which helps alot when it comes to being in customer service..

Years of Experience
10
Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

0

Cheresse Pullin

Cheresse Pullin

Medical Billing Concierge

Eileen Ezzard, NCICS

Eileen Ezzard, NCICS

Medical Billing Coordinator

Eileen Ezzard

Medical Billing Coordinator
Favorite Hobbies

My favorite hobbies are gardening, video games.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

I have been Certified Medical Billing Specialist for 11 years and for the past 4 I have been at Nierman Practice Management. Everyday you learn at this job and I love my job and the team I work with are wonderful to work with.

Years of Experience

11

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

5

Diane Bayliff, NCICS

Diane Bayliff, NCICS

Medical Billing Coordinator

Diane Bayliff

Medical Billing Coordinator
Favorite Hobbies

Shopping, going to the park with the kids, and swimming.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

I try to be very thorough with everything I do and I have a lot of patience.

Years of Experience

3

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

2

Eva Gooden

Eva Gooden

Medical Billing Coordinator

Denise Sandoval

Denise Sandoval

Medical Billing Coordinator

Denise Sandoval

Medical Billing Coordinator
Favorite Hobbies

My family and I are very spontaneous and we love to go camping.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Well I've been in the medical field for about 20 years now and have done everything from front desk receptionist to back office medical assistant.

Years of Experience

6

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

2

Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis

Medical Billing Coordinator

Samantha Rutledge

Samantha Rutledge

Medical Billing Coordinator

Accounting Team

Tina Snow

Tina Snow

Finance Support Specialist

Tina Snow

Finance Support Specialist
Favorite Hobbies

Reading, occasionally knitting, and arts and crafts.

Skills, Qualities, or Attributes

Consistency and resourcefulness.

Years of Experience

20

Years at Nierman Practice MGMT

5

In Loving Memory

Don Meuse

Don Meuse

Director of Development & Technical Support

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