Meet Our Staff
Vicky Tolbert, MBA Practice Manager
Vicky is a true Charleston native. She graduated from the College of Charleston and also has her MBA with concentration in Health Care Management. She has over 20 years’ experience working in healthcare. She previously worked with Dr. Schimpf and Dr. Blum at the Medical University of South Carolina before entering into private practice. In her free time, Vicky is busy with her twin girls that love to play at the beach, pool, and park.
Rebecca Willey, West Ashley & Kiawah Island Office Manager
Rebecca Willey is a Patient Care Coordinator for Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery. She joined our team in March of 2017. Rebecca is responsible for patient scheduling as well as assisting with the day to day operations of the practice. Rebecca is lifelong resident of the Charleston area. Having been born and raised in the Lowcountry, her native roots add a dash of southern hospitality to the patient care process. As a loving wife and mother of two teenage children, Rebecca naturally exudes an unwavering commitment to the well being of the people around her. Coupled with a practice that puts the foremost emphasis on patient safety and satisfaction will leave you with a feeling of being treated as a member of our own family.
Viki Smigelski, Summerville Office Manager
Viki started her career in the medical field in Detroit, Michigan as a Certified EMT. She has worked in hospitals, Urgent Care Centers, and GI before joining the Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery team in 2017. Viki wears many “hats” at Sweetgrass and is skilled in many areas such as CoolSculpting, VelaShape, Ketamine Infusions, and preparing patients for surgery. She is committed to ensuring our patients are comfortable and happy throughout their surgical experience. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to music, and being outdoors.
Amy Woods, Daniel Island Office Manager
Amy comes to the Sweetgrass family from Colorado where she attended the Aveda Institute for her Esthetician’s License. She loves the ability to change someone’s day, week, or life for the better and loves the opportunity to help people love themselves. She has one dog that she and her husband rescued in 2018. She met her husband in middle school and got married in 2019 in Colorado. They both have a love for adventure, road trips and anything outdoors with their dog.
Alyssa Fankhouser, CST, Operating Room Manager
Alyssa grew up in Greenville, SC and made Charleston her home in August of 2019. She graduated with her Surgical Tech degree in November of 2012 bringing almost 10 years of experience in the operating room. She loves being able to help take care of others and truly loves scrubbing in on surgeries. Alyssa enjoys going to the beach, traveling and cooking. She is so excited to be a part of the Sweetgrass team!
Rentia Rose, Cosmetic Surgery Scheduler
Rentia was born and raised in South Africa where most of her family still resides. She graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelors in Psychology. Rentia enjoys traveling overseas with her teenage daughter, trying new restaurants downtown and hitting golf balls at the driving range. Rentia’s background is in luxury spa management and aesthetics has always been an interest of hers. Rentia meets with patients following their consultation with one of our 3 surgeons to give price quotes, discuss financial options, answer questions and schedule surgeries. As Surgical Coordinator, she serves as a personal contact for patients through their surgical process. Her primary focus is to educate patients, assist them through their surgical journey and put patients at ease.
Brittany Meek, CST, Non-Anesthesia Scheduler
Brittany is originally from St. Petersburg, FL while the military life has brought her and her family to Charleston. She graduated with her Surgical Tech license in 2012 out of Tampa, FL and has been working in the Plastic Surgery field for the last 11 years. She thoroughly enjoys being in the operating room assisting surgeons and getting to know patients on a personal level. She is committed to pursuing her education in the RN field. She is a proud military wife to her husband and three children. For fun she enjoys sporting events and any outside activity with her family. Brittany is excited to join Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery and looks forward to meeting you!
Christine Lafond, Patient Care Coordinator
Christine moved to the Lowcountry in 1977 from Maryland. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Trident Technical College’s first Dental Hygiene class in 1992. She worked private practice for a few years, married Dr. Jeff Lafond, and taught at TTC as a registered Dental Hygiene clinical instructor until retiring to raise her three children Abbie, Hannah and Sonny.
Monica Eisemann, Insurance & Patient Care Coordinator
Monica loves the change of scenery after being in Denver, CO for the past 5 years. After working in Medical Spa management for 10 years, Monica was thrilled to take a position that puts her back in front of the patients. On a daily basis you will find her explaining procedures, answering questions, offering guidance, quoting fees and scheduling Dr. Bossert’s patients. Working as the Insurance and Patient Care Coordinator combines her love of medical aesthetics and achieving patient satisfaction on a personal level. While she is not at work, Monica is out exploring her new home with her teenage son, husband and their 4 dogs.
Lea Cates, Licensed Esthetician
Lea was born and raised in Columbia South Carolina where she received my esthetician license back in 2015. Most of her practice has been done in spa settings where she gained the knowledge of care for patients through healing hands, beauty, and skincare. Although, Growing up with family in the Medical setting Lea knew that’s where she wanted to end up. She started that goal by moving to Charleston as a medical esthetician and working here at Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery. Lea’s passion is to make people feel confident in their own skin. She lives a lifestyle of being healthy and active and likes to educate her clients on how to incorporating that lifestyle with good skin. In her free time you can find Lea working out, spending time with family, and her German Shepard.
Meaghan Marcom, CMA (AAMA)
Originally from the Bay Area in California, Meaghan moved to the East Coast to attend Johnson & Wales University where she earned her Bacherlors of Science in Sports, Entertainment & Event Management degree. After meeting her husband in Charlotte, North Carolina, the two moved to Charleston where Meaghan decided to have a career change into the medical field and has loved it ever since! When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their son, and yellow lab, Gunner!
Natalie Garber, Medical Assistant
Natalie was born and raised in Ohio. She graduated from THE Ohio State University (go Bucks!) with her Bachelor of Arts degree. She always dreamt about escaping the cold and after getting married, her and her husband moved to Charleston. Natalie worked in veterinary medicine for 8 years before deciding to make the switch to human medicine. She is currently pursuing her degree as an RN. Outside of work and school, Natalie enjoys exercise, including Crossfit and weight lifting, being outdoors, traveling and spending time with her husband, friends and dogs. You’ll find Natalie at all our locations at different days of the week assisting your provider with your consults, pre-op, and post-op appointments!
Mckenzie Roof, Medical Assistant
As a former front desk coordinator at our West Ashley location, Mckenzie made the transition of coming to the clinical side of Sweetgrass in August 2022 and we have been thrilled ever since! Assisting all clinics, at all locations, Mckenzie is familiar with your appointments and care like the back of her hand! Her bubbly personality is contagious amongst our staff and patients! While not taking care of patients at work, Mckenzie spends her down time with her family, her boyfriend, being outside on the water, traveling to Maryland and going four wheeling!
Tammy Speicher, CRNA
Tammy was born & raised here in the Lowcountry. She earned her Masters in Nurse Anesthesia at the Medical University of SC in 2007 and comes to us most recently from the CRNA practice there. Tammy has delivered lots of anesthesia during her 13+ years experience and she LOVES giving great naps!
She and her husband Eric reside in Summerville with their 9 year old twins and Zoey (dog). When their crazy lives slow down, they take the family on a camping trip or out to the family river house!
Chris Hensley, CRNA
Chris is officially from the upstate of South Carolina. He earned his Master’s in Nurse Anesthesia at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2008. Chris and his wife reside in the Charleston area with their four girls and two dogs (girl pups as well, Chris is clearly outnumbered!). When they aren’t running to soccer, tennis, basketball, gymnastics or dance, Chris and his family enjoy the beach, the mountains or spending time with friends!
Beth Bourgeois, RN
Beth was born and raised in Moncks Corner, SC. She attended the University of South Carolina, Beaufort where she received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She loves making other people feel good about themselves and being their hype girl. When Beth isn’t at work, she’s more than likely spending time outdoors, hanging out with her four Boykin Spaniels or with her friends and family.
Chelsea McAneney, RN
Chelsea was born in Charlotte, NC and moved to Charleston at the age of 8. She graduated from College of Charleston with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and then a few years later received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Francis Marion University. After working night shift in the hospital for a few years she transitioned into cosmetics here at Sweetgrass. Chelsea loves exercising (specifically kickboxing), spending time on the water & snuggling up with her dog Pepper. Chelsea hopes to continue her education and become a nurse practitioner. You can find Chelsea working in and out of the operating room!
Katie Millwood, RN
Katie is originally from the upstate of South Carolina. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with her bachelor's degree in nursing. Prior to working at sweetgrass she worked at MUSC in the Emergency room. However, she says that she has found her perfect fit here at sweetgrass. You will most likely see her in the operating room, pre and post op and clinic. She loves interacting with and meeting patients! When she's not working you can most likely find her with her friends, on a beach or at the gym!
Storm Alexis Gandy, RN
Storm Alexis comes to us from Columbia, SC. She graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate with a bachelor's degree in nursing. Her nursing career started out in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit before making the change to Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery. Storm Alexis couldn't be happier with her decision and enjoys getting to interact with patients throughout the consultation process in clinic and then seeing them in the OR. It is her favorite part of the job! When she is not working, Storm Alexis loves spending time at the beach and hanging out with friends!
Claire Wilfong, RN
Claire grew up in Charlotte, NC before heading down to Columbia, SC to pursue her nursing degree at University of South Carolina. Upon graduation, Claire was part of the team at MUSC where she worked in the Pediatric OR. Claire joined our Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery family in June 2022, and you can find her at all our locations getting you prepped and ready to go for surgery!
Anna Frank, CST
Anna joined our team in 2020 coming to us from Norman, Oklahoma where she was born and raised. She graduated with her Surgical Tech degree in 2014 holding 8 years of operating room experience under her belt. In her free time, you can catch her at the beach, in the gym, or spending time with friends and family. She has a passion for plastic surgery and is looking forward to helping patients achieve their goals at Sweetgrass!