Meet our Administrative Team

We pride ourselves on having a person answer the phone instead of an automated phone tree… On being able to process administrative issues like school or camp forms in a timely basis…  On the average tenure of our office staff being about twenty years…  On greeting you with a warm smile and without a phone in our hand or a frosted window between us.


Ileana Hernandez

Ileana is our Office Manager and has been part of our team since 1988. She is married and has one adult daughter. This office is her family and her home away from home. Her passions include cooking, gardening, and exercising.


Lisa Boehle

Lisa has been working in our practice for over 25 years. She just loves babies! When not working in the front office, Lisa loves being at home with her husband and four children.


Melanie Burns

Melanie works in the front office as well as helps with all things related to marketing. She loves spending time with her two children, running marathons, and practicing mindfulness.


Michele Sexton

Michele is our Chief Operating Officer and direct route to Dr. Jay. She is the concierge in “concierge medicine”. She’s on hand to facilitate appointments, handle requests, and help with referrals. Michele comes to us after being a stay-at-home-mom raising her children. Previously, she worked as a publicist in the travel and hospitality industries. Michele holds a BA from Smith and a MA from Columbia.





Breena Valente

Breena is the assistant to our developmental psychiatrist, Dr. Gottlieb, and helps with all things related to technology. She loves being a mom to her two teenagers. On her time off you can find her hiking or in the water.


Amy Hollis

Amy works in our front office on Saturday mornings.  Her children have been patients of Dr. Jody’s since 2006, and she has been working in the office since 2009. She loves spending time with her family, cooking, and all outdoor activities.







Lucy Griffin

Lucy works in our office every Saturday morning. She grew up coming to this office and now her new baby girl is part of the practice! Her passions include spending time with her daughter and teaching singing and acting.