Jan grew up in a small farm town in southwestern Minnesota. After graduation from Slayton High School, she attended Willmar Technical College for her Administrative Assistant Degree, which led her to a position at a mechanical contracting company in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She received her Associate Degree from Ridgewater College in Sioux Falls while maintaining her full-time position for the mechanical contracting company in Sioux Falls.
In 1988, Jan moved from Sioux Falls to Norwood/Young America with her husband and sons. Shortly thereafter she was employed at Norwood Dental as scheduling coordinator and gradually moving into her current position as Business Manager. During this time, she has gained a vast amount of knowledge in the dental field. She enjoys her many responsibilities as a business manager and is excited to participate in assisting patients in achieving their dental health wants and needs. Jan is proud to be a member of the Norwood Dental team because the team constantly pursues the best that modern dental technology has to offer.
When not working at Norwood Dental, Jan enjoys golfing, bowling, gardening, reading, and helping with various church projects. Jan, her husband Brian and two sons, Eric and Brad, have made a home in Norwood/Young America and enjoy the friendly small town community.