About Our Staff
Erin Braun - Back Office Coordinator/Medical Assistant/Surgery Scheduler
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. She graduated as a Medical Assistant, Alpha Beta Kappa with high honors.
As the medical assistant and surgery scheduler 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, and son, Remington. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her family and trying new food. She loves what Colorado has to offer and is going to keep the state her permanent home.
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.
Heather Woodson - Front Office/ Surgery Scheduler
Heather Woodson graduated from Arapahoe High School in 2008 and spent the next several years as a Barista and Manager for many Starbucks stores around the state. She always wanted to be in the medical field and her love of working with people pushed her to pursue going back to school to become a Medical Assistant. She attended Arapahoe Community College for 2 years learning the ins and outs of the front and back offices, along with billing and coding. She graduated Spring of 2018 with her certificate in Medical Office Technologies and Medical Assisting with high honors.
Heather works in the Front Office of Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care and brings enthusiasm and positivity into conversation with all of our patients. She is diligent about making sure each patient experience is as punctual, thorough and as seamless as possible. We are lucky to have Heather as part of our team.
Heather is the mom to two wonderful children, Charlotte and Lucas, and she enjoys spending her free time with them going to the zoo or playing outside. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family trying new things or traveling to see new places.
Shay Matthews - Medical Assistant
Shay Matthews graduated from Cascade High School in Cascade, Montana. She is a Montana native but has been in Colorado for 12 years. After high school she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field and attended Anthem college in Aurora, CO; she graduated in 2010 as a Medical Assistant. After finishing school, she worked with the elderly in assisted and retirement communities for 5 years.
As the medical assistant to Dr. Stone, Shay brings an amazing amount of energy to work and loves to apply this to our patients. She takes pride in providing exceptional continuity of care and in her organization in the clinic. Shay will always put patients first and helps all patients feel at ease while in the office at their appointments.
Shay and her husband have two daughters, Lilah and Alena, and they enjoy spending time with them outside of work. She loves visiting her family in Montana and exploring all the great things Colorado has to offer. She enjoys camping, hunting, fishing and 4-wheeling with her family.