Meet the Staff

Meet Our Friendly San Antonio, TX Dental Office Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into Elite Endodontics is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.

Deanne Shead, Office Manager
Joined our team in May 2011. Deanne grew up in Canada - and met her husband James while he was stationed at Fort Drum, NY. On January 27, 1995 they got married and they moved to Texas in the summer of 1996. They have lived in Texas for the remainder of James' military career (he retired in May 2016) - with the exception of 3 years in Germany, which is where their 2 children were born - Emily and Ethan. Deanne has worked in the dental/administrative field since 1996 - and also worked part time in a general practice when she was in high school. She loves spending time with her family/friends and has a very active outdoor lifestyle, including camping and spending time on the beach. She has two horses and two dogs who are also "part of the family."
Allison Ramjit, Human Resources Manager
Started with the practice in March 2011.
Mary Ann De La Vega, Scheduling Coordinator
Joined our team in October 2015. Mary Ann came to our office with over 16 years of administrative experience, 4 of those years were in the dental field. She and her husband have 3 daughters and 1 son. Her hobbies include reading, painting, and boot camp. Her favorite things to do are travel, antique shop, visit museums and spend as much time as she can with her family, friends, 4 adorable grand babies and 2 nieces. She is also a very "proud Navy mom!"
Jessica Jaramillo, Insurance Coordinator-Registered Dental Assistant
Joined our team in November 2015. Jessica grew up in Amarillo Texas. She moved to San Antonio with her husband and 3 children in 2012. She has over 14 years experience in the administrative field and 8 years in the dental field. She received her RDA license in 2008 and joined a General Dental office that specialized in treatment for the underprivileged community, she also has experience in Cosmetic Dentistry. She enjoys cooking,music,photography, traveling and has a passion for art. She also enjoys spending time with family/friends and making sure everyone has a smile. She is the "rainbow" in our office and you can see why she has been nicknamed "Colors." :)
Jennifer Ford, Registered Dental Assistant
Joined our team in January 2016. Jennifer has worked in the dental field for 10+ years (3 years in pediatric dentistry and 7 years in the general field before joining the Elite Endodontics team). She has 3 children, a daughter and 2 sons. She is a very outgoing person, kindhearted, loves to laugh and make others laugh too. Her hobbies include swimming, attending amusement parks, and spending time with her family/children. She enjoys listening to music, keeping up with current events, and learning new things.
Sithima Wendel, Dental Assistant
Started with the practice in May 2016. Sithima grew up in San Antonio. She met her husband Jeff here. They have two wonderful daughters, Jocelyn and Kirsten. She has two pets: a dog and a beta fish. She loves to listen to music while cooking. On the weekends her family enjoys Geocaching and visiting state parks. She is also a San Antonio Spurs fan!