Meet the Team

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Dr. Ron Jessup

IMG 1266Dr. Jessup is a life-long Virginian, born in Radford Virginia to a family of three boys. His dad was a career Virginia State policeman and his mom, a school teacher. He spent much of his youth in Wythe and Chesterfield Counties, eventually settling in Swift Creek. Dr. Jessup graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelors of Science in chemistry. He then entered the School of Dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He began his dental career in the Richmond area, opening his first practice in Henrico.

Today, he is excited to be part of the Midlothian Village area closer to his Swift Creek home. Dr. Jessup has been married for 38 years, has two children, and five grandchildren all living five minutes from his home. He is very involved in his church, and has done mission work in orphanages throughout Russia for many years. He enjoys reading, biking, traveling, boating, playing with his two dogs but most of all spending time with his grandkids.

Dr. Jessup knew he wanted to help others through a career in dentistry. It was always his answer when he was asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" and nothing stood in his way of meeting that dream. Today, the dental profession has allowed Dr. Jessup the ability to serve his patients through building trusting relationships and helping people from age 2 to 99 to better their dental health, image, and confidence.

 
Juli Pitsenberger, Office Manager
Juli is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana but has lived in Glen Allen, VA since 1996. Juli enjoys spending time with husband Dale, three dogs, two daughters and their husbands and grandson. Juli likes to spend time reading, camping, and cooking (when she is in the mood to).

 

 

Rhonda Hajduk, Front Office, Dental Assistant
Rhonda is from Mechanicsville, VA and now resides in Louisa, VA where Rhonda and her husband John enjoy spending time with their 4 children and 2 granddaughters. Rhonda and her husband also enjoy kayaking, biking and taking beach trips. Rhonda also enjoys baking.

 

Sasha Jessup, Front Office
Sasha is from Russia! She worked as a translator on one of the mission trips in Russia in 2009 when she met Dr. Jessup and his son Hunter, her future husband. They have been married since 2012 and have two children. Sasha is very excited to be a part this family, both at home and at work. Dr. Jessup has not only been the best boss but also the greatest father-in-law, Grandpa and friend.
 

 

Alyssa Staiano, Dental Assistant
Alyssa is from Milford, Connecticut but has been living in N. Chesterfield, VA since she was 16. Alyssa spends most of her time with her 9 year old daughter, Natalie. They enjoy going to musicals, trips to the beach and riding bikes.
 
 
Cindy Fickling, Dental Hygienist
Cindy has called the Richmond area home for 26 years now and after raising children in the Mechanicsville area she now resides in Midlothian. Cindy went back to school in her 30's and obtained her BS in dental hygiene at VCU along with her oldest daughter. Now that Cindy's children are grown, Cindy is working on an ever growing bucket list as she enjoys traveling, preferably anywhere that is warm. Cindy recently learned how to golf and would love to learn to ride horses. After having worked many years with Dr. Leary, who retired two years ago from this practice, Cindy is still seeing Dr. Leary's former patients who she adores and is enjoying getting to know Dr. Jessup's patients along with many new faces to the practice. Cindy loves that the practice is small and personal... and after working at many different practices, with many different professionals, she feels that Dr. Jessup's practice is where she belongs.