Our Administration Staff
Kim Quackenbush, Practice Administrator
Kim Quackenbush is a fourth generation Tallahassean who graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and continued her education, earning her Risk Management certification and licensure. Kim is energetic and enthusiastic, and her motto is to “participate in life". Serving as Practice Administrator at Tallahassee Ear, Nose and Throat since 2000, her management focus is to establish policies and procedures that ensure strong business practices, compliance to regulatory guidelines, and quality and compassionate service to the patients. Notably, the group has been recognized by MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) as a practice top performer. In the Tallahassee community, Kim has served for many years on a steering committee to provide continued support and educational opportunities to local practices that are members of Capital Medical Society. She volunteers her time with many health related organizations and is an avid supporter of Relay for Life. Other activities she enjoys are; traveling, exercising, arts and crafts, spending time with her family, and volunteering in her church. Anyone who knows Kim is very much aware she is a lady strongly committed to working with the physicians and staff to provide a quality experience for all patients.
Tricia Skinner, Nurse Manager
Tricia Skinner is a Nurse Practitioner and our patient education coordinator. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she was head nurse and clinic manager at the University of North Carolina in the Ear, Nose and Throat Department and clinical director at Tallahassee Ear, Nose and Throat. In 1995, she completed her Master’s degree at Florida State University. Tricia also manages our Electronic Medical Records system, which she has customized for our specific needs.
Kim Green, Human and Capital Resources
Kim has been employed by Tallahassee Ear, Nose & Throat for over 17 years. She graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing concentrating in Purchasing. She currently is responsible for the human resource department and manages TENT’s capital resources. In this role, Kim works with every staff member in the office. One of Kim’s key functions is to support and maintain the computer systems in the office. The flow of information in the office and between offices is key to providing quality medical care. Kim enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and being near the beach. She is proud to be a part of the TENT team!
Lisa Myrick, Audiology Department Manager
Lisa has over twenty years of professional experience and serves as audiology department manager. Originally from Boynton Beach, Dr. Myrick served as audiologist and manager at a large ear, nose and throat practice in South Florida before she and her family moved to Tallahassee in 2000. Dr. Myrick received a Master of Science in audiology in 1985 from Florida State University. In January 2005, she received a Doctorate of Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Myrick has a long history of service to the Deaf community and is fluent in American Sign Language.
Cathy Izquierdo, Business Operations Manager
Cathy Izquierdo has been with Tallahassee Ear, Nose and Throat since 2005 and currently serves as Business Operations Manager. Cathy has more than 40 years of professional experience in administration and management, with the last 20 years being in the medical field. Her emphasis has been in human resources and financial management. As a former IBM’er, she credits them with instilling in her a strong work ethic and desire to succeed. She enjoys working with stained glass, sewing and, most of all, spending time with her granddaughters. Cathy’s goal is to bring a caring and professional demeanor to her job, while insuring the smooth day-to-day operations in her areas of responsibility. She is pleased to be a member of a team of physicians and staff in a practice that places the care of their patients first.
Sheri Smith, Patient Services Manager
Sheri Smith is a Tallahassee native who graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor's degree in Marketing concentrating in Customer Relationship Management. Sheri joined Tallahassee Ear, Nose and Throat in 2012, bringing with her over 15 years of customer service experience. In the Tallahassee community, Sheri volunteers with Pop Warner, a community based athletic program for football and cheerleading, and Relay for Life. Other activities she enjoys are floral design, arts and craft, and spending time with her family. Sheri‘s goal for our patients is that they each receive the highest quality of service possible while interacting with our office.