About Our Staff
Erin Braun - Back Office Coordinator/Medical Assistant
Erin Braun graduated from ThunderRidge High School in 2009, in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Wanting to pursue a career in the medical field, she decided to attend Anthem College in Aurora, Colorado. Graduating as a Medical Assistant Alpha Beta Kappa with high honors, she completed her externship at a Concentra Urgent Care. For the future, Erin is continuing her education to pursue a career as a Nurse Practitioner.
As the medical assistant of Dr. Herzog, Erin is pleased to know every patient at Castle Rock Foot and Ankle Care. Her passion for her work can be seen in her ability to recall each patient’s needs and in her innate desire to go above and beyond to see those needs met. Having been with the practice since 2011, Erin has an extensive knowledge base that allows her to extend the best possible care. Her compassionate personality puts our patients at ease, welcoming both existing and new people into our office every day. She is a vital asset to our team, benefiting patients and coworkers alike.
Outside of work, Erin enjoys being outside and staying healthy with her husband, Hank. In her free time, she runs and hikes with her husband and their rescued dog, Berkley, from the Castle Rock Dumb Friends League. She loves what Colorado has to offer and is going to keep the state her permanent home.
Erin Nicole Joyner - Medical Assistant
Erin Joyner graduated from ThunderRidge High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado in 2012. Though she initially intended to pursue a degree in Graphic Design (which is still a passion), her aunt, who is an RN, encouraged her to consider a career in the medical field. In 2014, she enrolled in Pima Medical Institute and graduated with high honors in the Medical Assistant program.
Her naturally caring disposition and friendly demeanor bring an additional warmth to the office that makes everyone feel welcome. Ever attentive to the needs of patients, as well as the office, Erin is both flexible and efficient--a great asset to our staff.
In her spare time, Erin enjoys exploring Colorado's rich, natural beauty with friends and family. Driving to the mountains in her Xterra, hiking, and just kicking back with her sketchbook and pens, are some of her favorite ways to spend her time. She is also a self-proclaimed foodie, and takes great pleasure in sampling Denver's diverse range of eateries.
Colleen Wenchell - Front Office Coordinator
Colleen Wenchell is a New York native, and she has been living in Colorado for almost 2 years now. Before getting into the healthcare field, Colleen worked in retail. After some time, she decided she wanted to make a positive influence in people’s lives. In 2010, Colleen signed up at a trade school for Medical Billing, where she learned the ins and outs of the office/billing side of the healthcare field. She completed her Medical Billing Certification and has been working in the healthcare field since 2011.
When you come to our office, Colleen is the first to greet you. She enjoys making our patients feel welcome. There is always talking and laughing in the waiting room due to Colleen’s outgoing personality, and the occasional slip of the New York accent.
Colleen enjoys the life Colorado has to offer, and her love for the outdoors has grown in leaps and bounds. When she’s not working she enjoys trying new restaurants with friends, spending time with family, going to the gym, going for walks, cooking and especially spending time with her new puppy Tucker. Even though she is a New York native, she is a true Denver Broncos fan at heart.
Anita Wallace - Billing Specialist
Anita Wallace started her medical billing career in the lab industry and moved on to primary care and specialty practices. She has had the opportunity to learn the daily operations of all billing functions. She is committed to prioritizing the needs of our patients above all else. She sees every problem as an opportunity to make a positive change. Changes in healthcare throughout the years have made her knowledge extensive of the medical billing process.
Anita was raised in Englewood, CO and graduated from Englewood High. She has worked in the Douglas County community since 1997, and she he has resided in Elbert County for 25 years. Anita and her husband have a blended family of 6 children, 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She loves her country style life in Elbert county, and she enjoys spending time with family most of all. Her hobbies include crocheting and gardening during the warm seasons of wonderful Colorado.
Beth Konecny - Front Office/Surgery Scheduling
Beth Konecny graduated from The University of Colorado at Boulder in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature. After pursuing a career in the real estate field for several years, Beth stepped away to focus on raising her three children. Outside of work, Beth is an avid reader. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends exploring Colorado’s unique locations, local restaurants, and attending the theater.