Our staff is dedicated to providing friendly, outstanding service to our patients as you prepare for and recover from your procedures.
Dr. Lucas Hardy has been CEO of Wyoming Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since June 2006. He completed his residency and received his Certificate of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Southern California/LA County Hospital in 2006. His D.M.D. degree was awarded in 2002 by the University of Lousiville School of Dentistry. Dr. Hardy was honored with the Dr. X Elwood Sanders Award for Surgical Excellence.
Dr. Hardy coauthored “Oral Surgery for the General Dentist,” an article that appeared in Compendium in 2005. Dr. Hardy lives in Casper, Wyoming, with his wife, Kim, and his five children.
He enjoys hunting, woodworking and spending time with his family in the wonderful Wyoming outdoors in his spare time.
Dr. Jack Hardy joined Wyoming Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in June 2011 as CFO. He completed his residency and received his Certificate of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Southern California/LA County Hospital in 2011. His D.M.D. degree was awarded in 2007 by the University of Lousiville School of Dentistry.
Dr. Hardy grew up in Lander, WY and lived in Green River, WY prior to beginning college. He now lives in Casper, Wyoming, with his wife, Jami, and his six children.
In his spare time, Dr Jack Hardy enjoys skiing, snowmobiling, lake days, and spending time with his family.
When you walk through our doors, Karlee is the first employee that welcomes you to our office. She is known for always having a warm smile that greets every patient and visitor. As the Front Desk Coordinator, Karlee has been a valued part of our team since March of 2013. She truly enjoys her interactions with patients, remembering each by name, and is always the first to volunteer for any event our office participates in.
Karlee is a Casper native who is married to her husband, Dom, of 5 years and together they have one beautiful daughter, Adalina. In addition to her work at WYOMS, she is a talented photographer that has a knack for capturing families in their candid happiness.
As a new addition to WYOMS, we are thrilled to have Melissa join our Surgical Assistants on Dr. Luke’s team. Her cheerful personality and over 15 years of dental experience bring so much light to our office.
Melissa also moonlights as a Certified Personal Trainer as well as teaching classes at a local gym. Don’t let her active life fool you because she still loves tacos! Melissa loves being a mom and spending all the time she can with her husband of 11 years, Brandon, and their two wonderful daughters, Shanaea and Sophie.
Stephanie has been a part of Dr. Jack’s team as a Surgical Assistant at WYOMS since the new location opened in 2011. As a long time employee with 14 years of experience, she is now also the Back Staff Manager for the surgical assistants of the office. Steph attended college in Sheridan and Portland, then finished here at Casper College. She truly enjoys getting to know our patients and making sure they get the best care possible.
Growing up in Wyoming, Steph enjoys everything the outdoors has to offer. She spends her spare time keeping busy with her amazing son, who she says is constantly showing her what life is all about. She feels very fortunate to have married her best friend; and with him, they are always on the go with traveling, camping, and football games. Plus, she’s attended over 30 concerts! She is inspired by Joanna Gaines and is planning a trip to Waco in the near future.
As the Insurance and Financial Coordinator, Aimee is who you will speak with about the financial aspect of any procedure appointments in the office. She has been with WYOMS since the new location opened in 2011. Aimee has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Wyoming and is also an AAOMS Allied staff member.
Outside of the office, Aimee is a proud “dance mom” to her daughter, Olivia. She is newly engaged to her fiancé, Kyle, and busy preparing for her wedding this summer. Aimee and her fiancé have two German Shepherds and love spending their spare time at the lake or mountains.
In 2009, Amanda started with WYOMS as a surgical Assistant when Dr. Luke was the only surgeon of the office. She is now a Surgical Assistant on Dr. Jack’s team as well as the Marketing Director for the office. Amanda sincerely enjoys her interaction with patients, as well as planning the events for WYOMS and our participation in the community.
When Amanda isn’t working, her husband of 5 years, Josh, and two young boys keep her busy with sports, camping and adventuring, bringing along their chocolate lab, Doc Brown. As Wyoming natives, they enjoy soaking up all of the great things that make Wyoming home. She also likes volunteering for her boys’ school in her free time and helping her husband grow his industrial design business.
Larissa was with WYOMS for a short time, then joined our office again and has been with us for 3 years as a Surgical Assistant on Dr. Luke’s team. Originally from Russia, she is bilingual and holds a Teaching Degree from University of State Sakhalin. Our staff enjoys the unique and cultured presence she brings to the office.
Larissa is mom to one daughter in college who she likes traveling often with. She has been to several countries, focusing on her passion of the history of each area, visiting museums and historical sites. She also enjoys visiting her family in Russia. When Larissa isn’t traveling the world, she also enjoys theatre plays, Broadway shows and spending her spare time reading.
Cherie is a Surgical Assistant for Dr. Luke’s team. Although she joined WYOMS about three years ago, she has been in the dental field for over 14 years. Her contagious smile and laughter is something our other staff members and patients enjoy most!
As a newly engaged, die-hard Broncos fan, Cherie and her fiancé, Brandon, attend several games each year. When Cherie isn’t watching the Broncos, she is also a Certified Personal Trainer that enjoys working out as well as outdoor activities including snowmobiling, hiking and snowshoeing.
Moving from Riverton, Rachelle joined us almost a year ago. She is a valued part of Dr. Jack’s team as a Surgical Assistant and says she really enjoys working with the staff here at WYOMS. (We are fond of having her here, too!)
Before deciding to join the dental field, Rachelle attended culinary school and was in the food industry for 10 years. She then decided to switch gears and attended the Dental Assistants program and moved to Casper. Rachelle has a daughter, Lucy and spends most of her time with family and friends. She attends many concerts, enjoys traveling and, of course, cooking; but her most fun characteristic is her love for zombies!
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Kari has been the Office Manager of WYOMS for just over a year and the staff adores her! Her primary responsibility is interacting with the employees on many different levels. Even though she is still learning, she chooses to enjoy every aspect of working at WYOMS. She keeps our ship sailing with her many years of knowledge and experience.
Originally from Michigan, Kari and her husband, Tom, have been married for 24 years and have two daughters together-Taylor and Emily. Kari is left-handed and her favorite pastime is golfing. She also loves palm trees, which neither Wyoming or Michigan have, so she enjoys traveling when she can.