Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


 

Ashley

Treatment Coordinator

What I love about working at BMO:

I really enjoy working in a Christ-centered practice with loving staff and doctors. I look forward to coming to work each day and seeing our smiling patients.

Family/History:

I was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. I attended East Carolina University, (Go Pirates!) where I met my husband Gerald, who is serving our country in the United States Army. In 2021 we bought home our beautiful son, whom we can't get enough of. 

Fun Facts:

  • I have two German Shorthaired Pointers; Shiner and Ruby
  • My favorite ice cream is Mint Chocolate Chip
  • I worked at the YMCA for over 10 years, where I got the nickname "Bubbles" for my bubbly personality 
 

Elaine

Treatment Coordinator

What I love about working at BMO:

I love the family-like atmosphere and the level of professionalism exhibited at BMO!

Family/History:

I am married to my husband Richard and we have two daughters, Elizabeth and Emily.

Fun Facts:

  • I am the youngest of nine children and a “Preacher’s Kid.”
  • I am a former kindergarten teacher at Trinity Academy of Raleigh.
 

Emily

Treatment Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant, DA II

What I love about working at BMO:

Being a part of this practice is more like being part of a family. I enjoy coming into work every day and spending time with my co-workers. I love relationships and building them with every patient I see, and consider it a joy to be a part of their lives.

Family/History:

I was born and raised in Raleigh, have four children, and an adopted dog, Dax.

Fun Facts:

  • I have been a part of this practice since I was eight years old. I came as a child and teenager for treatment with Drs. Stone & Hixson. I have worked here since 2003.
  • I love to laugh all the time. I am often overheard quoting comedies and tv shows.
  • I enjoy working out (not running. I hate running.), the beach, Target, country music concerts, traveling, and steak. Math makes me cry.
 

Laura

Orthodontic Assistant, DA I

What I love about working at BMO:

I love the doctors and staff and the caring Christian atmosphere. I also love interacting with the patients and seeing the progress in their smiles. 

Family:

I have been married to my wonderful husband, Richard, for over 30 years. I have two sons. My oldest son works with a software company in Raleigh. My youngest son is a missionary in the Middle East. I have four beautiful granddaughters and one precious grandson.

Fun Facts:
  • I attended Wayne Community College for Dental Hygiene
  • I have been a part of the BMO Team for 30+ years
  • I love dining outside
  • I live in Clayton
 

Heather

Orthodontic Assistant, DA II

What I love about working at BMO:

I enjoy being challenged and thinking outside of the box. I love being able to help restore confidence in our patients in a God-honoring environment.

Family/History:

I was born in upstate New York but raised in North Carolina. I have two beautiful golden retrievers named Remi and Beckett.

Fun Facts:

  • I have been with BMO since September of 2011
  • I love restoring things to new life
  • I love classic cars- you will likely find me at a car show during the summer
 

Jamee

Office Manager

What I love about working at BMO:

I love that I look forward to going to work every day because I know that I will be working with not just coworkers, but my friends who make me laugh and genuinely feel cared for.

I’m originally from Richmond, Virginia. A few years ago I moved to Wendell with my husband, Andrew, and our dog, Miley.

Fun Facts:

  • I graduated with a degree in Psychology from Bridgewater College.
  • I enjoy singing and listening to music in my free time.
  • I am really passionate about community service, and I love volunteering with my mom for Remote Area Missions, which is an organization that teams up with many different doctors in different specializations to provide free healthcare for those that can’t afford it.
 

Jen

Orthodontic Assistant

What I love about working at BMO:

I love working in such a friendly, Christian atmosphere where the staff loves and takes interest in the lives of both each other and our patients.

Family/History:

I was born and raised in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania and moved to Wake Forest in 2014 to attend Southeastern with my husband, Kean. I graduated from SEBTS in May 2017.

Fun Facts:

  • My husband and I got married on New Year’s Day in 2014.
  • We have two guinea pigs - Meeko and Kenobi.
  • I enjoy all types of crafts, especially crochet.
 

Meredith

Lab Coordinator

What I love about working at BMO:

I love coming to work every day because I know that I am working with a fantastic staff and doctors who care about our patients and treat them like family.

Family/History:

I was born and raised in Angier, North Carolina.

Fun Facts:

  • I attended UNC-G for Archaeology.
  • I love to travel and spent three summers living in Greece.
 

Kacy

Financial Coordinator

What I love about working at BMO:

The positive, supportive and welcoming environment of the staff here is unbelievable. It is a privilege and a blessing to work alongside these men and women every day.

Family/History:

I was born and raised a Texas girl, but have had the joy of living all over the world as an adult. I discovered Raleigh when I moved here for seminary back in 2010 and just recently moved back to make it home.

Fun Facts:

  • I love reading, watching movies and television, dancing, sports, traveling, and learning and experiencing new things (especially new languages and cultures).
  • I'm a huge music buff and I enjoy listening to an unusually wide variety of genres, as well as singing and playing around with my guitar.
  • My favorite movie is The Princess Bride--aka possibly the greatest movie ever made--and if you haven't read the book, it might be even better..

 

Brittany

Patient Care Coordinator

What I love about working at BMO:

When I started working at Bumgarner and Martin I immediately felt like I was part of the family. I love the friendly environment and how everyone love their jobs!

Family/History:

I was born and raised in south Georgia. I am married to my best friend Kevin Smith and we live in Wake Forest. I graduated from Southeastern Seminary in the fall of 2019.

Fun Facts:

  • I am having a baby girl in June
  • I lived in Africa for 2 years
  • I love coffee and hot tea
  • I love doing anything outside
 

Sarah

Orthodontic Assistant

What I love about working at BMO:

I love the kind and Christ-centered environment that welcomes everyone who walks through the doors.

Family/History:

I was born in Rhode Island and raised in Canada, but North Carolina is home! My favorite people in the world are my brother and sister.

Fun Facts:

  • I’ve never had a pet.
  • I got my braces done at this office!
  • Ice cream is the way to my heart.
 

Zoë

Orthodontic Assistant

What I love about working at BMO:

I love who we are at BMO! I love that the people I work with are not just coworkers but they are family members and my closest friends. But what I love most of all is that God is first in all that we do.

Family/History:

I’ve lived in Wake Forest my whole life and it is a huge part of me. I love it here so much! My family is everything to me, and if you don’t find me doing something with church, I’m with them.

Fun Facts:

  • I was a patient at BMO when it was HBO! I loved it then just as much as I do now
  • I have been wake boarding since I was three
  • I have five dogs that I love to death
 

Blair

Orthodontic Assistant, DAII

What I love about working at BMO:

I love working in an atmosphere that strives to honor and serve God each and every day. I also love the caring staff who treats you like family and welcomes everyone with open arms.

Family/History:

I am a homegrown Carolina girl originally from Middlesex, North Carolina.

Fun Facts:

  • My favorite food is sushi.
  • I have a fur baby named Copper. My favorite sport to watch is hockey.
 

Sarah E.

Patient Care Coordinator

What I love about working at BMO:

I love how welcoming and personable the staff are. Everyone is so loving and positive. It's evident Jesus is in this place.

Family/History:

As a former patient, it's so exciting I now get to be apart of the team.

Fun Facts:

  • I love animals and cooking.
  • On my days off I'm usually learning new cooking techniques or spending time in nature.
 

Lauren

Pro Bono Coordinator

What I love about working at BMO:

I ADORE the people with whom I get to work! They are the kindest, sweetest, most genuinely thoughtful people you'll ever meet. And on top of that, I love getting to make our Smiles For A Lifetime program a reality for our patients!

 

Family/History:

I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where my parents still live in my childhood home. I got married in 2010 and moved to NC with my husband 6 months later! In 2017, we brought home our beautiful son, and in 2019 our precious little girl, both of whom we cannot get enough of.

Fun Facts:

  • I volunteered with Young Life for almost 10 years!
  • I love traveling -- both domestically and internationally
  • I taught high school history for 5 years
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