Devon has worked for Drs Papa and Haskins for 12 years. She started working there as part of her co-op, then moved onto becoming a dental assistant. Before starting out in dentistry, Devon worked as a cashier in a fruit market.
What motivates Devon is learning as much as she can about her job, including new IT systems and collaborating with her colleagues. She also loves to provide for her family – her partner Steve and six-year-old daughter McKenzie.
Her proudest career moments have been working up from her co-op to become a dental assistant, including making impressions, then being offered the chance to become a receptionist.
What do you enjoy doing in your leisure time?
Spending time with my daughter andmy family, going up north and shopping.
What are three things you are thankful for?
My daughter, my partner and my amazing family and friends.
Four words to describe you?
Fun, reliable, energetic andloving.
What do you love about your profession?
I love communicating with patients and building relationships with them, as well as learning on the job every day. My colleagues are also fun to work with!
Do you have any skills, talents, or certifications that most people don’t know about?
I danced for 14 years at a dance studio and I love cooking.
What are you happiest doing when you aren’t working?
Being a mom, spending time with my family and watching my daughter play hockey and dance.
Live your life to the fullest and just be happy!