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Meet the Team

The Team at San Marcos Gentle Dental


Jennie was born and raised in Texas, and has managed the financial aspect of San Marcos Gentle Dental for over fifteen years. When she’s not at the office, Jennie enjoys being with her three sisters, her son, and her daughter. Jennie loves to stay active by regularly participating in water sports like water skiing, jet skiing, and wakeboarding.


Margaret is a San Marcos native, and a graduate of Texas State University. She’s the friendly face that will greet you at the front desk! Margaret handles the scheduling and marketing of San Marcos Gentle Dental. Her free time is spent with her loving husband and daughter. She also loves to cuddle the smallest members of her family, which include two English Bulldogs and two cats.


After growing up in Dallas, Kayla attended Texas State University, where she studied Family and Child Development and Social Work. After falling in love with working in the medical field, Kayla joined San Marcos Gentle Dental. Nothing makes working at our office more fulfilling for Kayla than greeting patients as they arrive and seeing them show off a dazzling smile as they leave! When she’s not at the practice, Kayla enjoys kayaking on Lake Austin, floating on the river, and boating with friends and family.


Kathy is happily married to Dr. Donnelly, and has over 20 years of experience in the dental field. Family is the most important thing in Kathy’s life, and she frequently hangs out with hers at football and basketball games, boating, on picnics, and at family reunions when she’s not assisting patients at the office.


Gretchen is originally from Uhland, and achieved her Associates of Science from Coastal Bend College. As a dedicated Dental Hygienist, Gretchen enjoys getting to know her patients and working to help them maintain a healthy smile. Outside of the office, Gretchen likes to spend time with her husband, Stephen, her lovely daughter, and the family dogs. She loves to garden, sew, and cook. Gretchen enjoys treating the team at San Marcos Gentle Dental to her homemade baked goods!


Stormy hails from Corpus Christi, and earned her Associates of Science from Del Mar College. She’s worked as a dental hygienist ever since! Many of her family members have various roles in the dental field, so dentistry has always interested her as a profession. Stormy’s patients appreciate how friendly and gentle she is, which helps them feel at ease during their appointment. She likes helping patients in her care by improving their dental health. When she’s not at the practice, Stormy loves being with her daughter and two dogs.


Pam found her way to Texas after graduating from high school in Kansas City! She settled in the area after her husband retired from the Army and has enjoyed her life here ever since. Pam has been a dedicated dental assistant for over twenty years, and enjoys helping each of her patients. She also serves as an instructor for a dental assisting course that is held in Dr. Donnelly’s office with the Continuing Education Department of Texas State University. In her spare time, Pam loves being with her husband of over forty years, and the family’s cats and dog. She enjoys gardening, reading and collecting pottery and antique textiles.


Robbie was born and raised in Luling. After she began her career as a dental assistant, Robbie worked to earn numerous certifications, including CPR, RDA, and nitrous oxide certification. She’s worked as a dental assistant for over fifteen years, and enjoys helping patients feel at ease with her gentle care and friendly disposition. In her free time, Robbie loves spending time with her husband and three children. She especially enjoys cheering on her son at his football and basketball games, and rooting for her daughter during softball and basketball games.


Tara grew up in Port Lavaca, and later moved to San Marcos. Tara truly enjoys working at San Marcos Gentle Dental as a dental assistant, and even spends her Saturdays teaching a Dental Assisting course held at Dr. Donnelly’s office in conjunction with the Continuing Education Department at Texas State University. When she’s not at the practice, Tara loves spending time outdoors with her pets and working in her garden. She especially enjoys the summer and tubing down the river, or lounging on the riverbank with her dogs!