Edna says that after working in this office for 25 years she still looks forward to coming to work every day and that it is her “home away from home.” As a vital member of our team, her love for her work is evident to our patients and her coworkers. She can always be counted on to send a smile your way and she loves guiding our patients through treatment as their smiles grow more confident.
Originally from Michigan, Edna and her husband Russ moved to Arizona in 1982 and raised their two daughters here. Her daughter Nicole is an ortho assistant in our office and Angela just graduated from ASU.
Being with her family and friends is Edna’s favorite pastime outside of work. Together, they love to travel to Maui, prepare gourmet meals at home and dine out on sushi.
With Walker Orthodontics since 1993, Celeste originally started as a chairside assistant is now seen at the front desk. She had orthodontics as a teen and credits it with giving her confidence that changed her life. It was that experience that led her to her career. She wants to be a part of giving that same confidence to others.
Both natives of Arizona, Celeste and her husband have two grown daughters. One is a nurse at Mayo Hospital and the other is a Veterinary Technician. Never short on energy, Celeste recently graduated with her Bachelors of Science Degree in Graphic Design.
Celeste also is an avid crafter and lampwork artist who makes glass beads and jewelry. Ask her if she is wearing any of her own beads, and she’ll be glad to show you. Celeste and her husband share their home with five cats and three desert tortoises.
Karen specializes in insurance billing and coordination. She is happy to help you with any insurance questions and her focus is to help you receive your benefits. She is glad to be a part of the Walker Ortho family because she knows the importance of a confident smile. Her own daughter blossomed with the help of orthodontic treatment.
Karen is an Arizona native and is married with two grown children and one granddaughter. When Karen is not at work, she loves to attend Jazzercize and Zumba classes, and enjoys dancing.
Specializing in orthodontics since 2005, Liz has been working with Dr. Walker since 2006. She really does find joy in her work and you will often hear Liz singing at the office while working on patients. She loves to see our patients grow more self-assured with their new smiles and she enjoys the new friendships she builds with them by the end of their treatment.
Liz has lived in Arizona all her life, growing up in Mesa and graduating from Dobson High School. As a working Mom, she is quite busy taking care of her four young children, but always has time to satisfy her sweet tooth by baking for her family.
Margie brings decades of rich experience as an orthodontic assistant to Walker Orthodontics, where she enjoys watching great smiles in the works.
She has three children and you wouldn’t know it to look at her, but Margie is the grandmother of six grandkids. When she isn’t at work she enjoys yoga and video games. Her other passtime is riding her Harley in the fabulous Arizona weather.
As part of the Walker Ortho family since 2009, Nicole loves being able to come to work with her best friends. Her passion for her work comes from helping patients achieve their best smile and the confidence that comes with it.
Born and raised in Arizona, Nicole and her husband Michael are enjoying newlywed life without kids… for now. In the mean time, their dog Luna gives them lots of joy on long walks and visits to the dog park. She and Michael are foodies and love cooking and sharing meals with their family and friends as well as reading and watching movies.
Megan was born in Michigan but has lived in Arizona most of her life. As a beneficiary of orthodontic care, she takes pride in watching our patients gain self confidence just like she did when she was younger.
Originally from Michigan, Megan is an avid sports fan and particularly enjoys watching Michigan teams. Her other love is being active outdoors and enjoying this great Arizona weather. She is excited to be starting a family this fall.