Meet Our Staff
Erin Morris is the Practice Manager at Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center. She began her career in 2013 as a Surgical Technologist and has held key leadership posts in clinical, administrative and aesthetic areas of the practice until her appointment to the Practice Manager position. In her current role, she is responsible for managing all facets of clinic operations, and at any given moment you will find her performing a variety of tasks from scrubbing vein surgery to interfacing with insurance companies to performing a Coolsculpting treatment. At every opportunity, she is eager to learn new things. She has exceptional communication and organizational skills. Erin feels lucky that she works in a place that enables her to meet patients from all walks of life and count her co-workers as friends. Outside of work, you can find Erin spending time exploring the great outdoors with her husband or playing with her two cats.
Airine Kim is the Chief Marketing Officer at Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center. She oversees the strategic planning, growth and fiscal operations of the practice. She leads all practice marketing activities from traditional to digital and brings significant expertise from work at Cartier, Chloé and Samsung Electronics. The medical field, however, is a new arena and one which she finds highly rewarding. She values every single patient and customer service is her #1 priority. She is very curious and always wants to learn more. Airine is a native of Paris, France and a graduate of Seoul National University where she received a Master in Business Administration on a full academic scholarship. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Korean and French. When she is not working, Airine enjoys hip-hop dance, drawing, and cycling/hiking/hanging with her husband Dr. Kim!
Janis Ritala is the Billing Coordinator at Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center. She is responsible for all aspects of patient billing and claims. Janis has many years’ experience working in the medical field. She first started out as a receptionist and worked her way up to become an expert in medical coding and billing. She is adept at keeping up with insurance companies’ ever changing regulations, but working with patients is a highlight of Janis’s job. Whether it be in person or on the phone, Janis enjoys supporting patients and helping them understand their insurance coverage options.
Christina Ancich is the Aesthetic Coordinator at Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center. She is a 3rd generation native of Gig Harbor and has lived there all her life. Christina attended Renon’s Cosmetology School in Seattle and worked as a cosmetologist for over 10 years. She was always interested in the medical field as well and this led her to enroll in medical classes at Tacoma Community College. Christina is now able to combine her love for Aesthetics and Medicine in her role at Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center. Seeing post-treatment results and improvements in the everyday life of her clients brings Christina great joy. Outside of work, Christina loves spending time with her husband, two amazing boys and great friends. Family and friends are very important to Chris and she feels blessed that they make her smile and laugh every day.
Sarah King is the Licensed Master Aesthetician at Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center. She has a passion for skin health and has been actively involved in the aesthetic industry for over a decade. Sarah first developed an interest in skin care early in life. This became a passion and launched a career dedicated to providing the best skin care available and educating clients on optimal choices for their skin.
Sarah attended Clover Park Technical College and graduated from the program of Esthetic Sciences. She continued her education at the Washington Laser Institute, the leading laser training program in Washington State. Sarah has extensive experience with laser-based skin treatment and holds multiple laser certifications. She is also certified in microneedling, Coolsculpting, Hydrafacial, and has had extensive field experience with many different clinical skin care lines.
Sarah’s philosophy of care is to create optimal and safe outcomes by understanding each patient’s unique skin history, customizing treatment plans, and providing education. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys outdoor hiking, baking, camping, and spending time with family.
Jordan Christiaens is the Lead Technical Director at Northwest Vascular Diagnostics and a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT). She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Vascular Technology from the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She further completed an externship at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California. Jordan joined Cascade Vascular in 2008 then was part of the original team when Northwest Vein & Aesthetic Center first opened. She has a passion for diagnostic vascular ultrasound and a specific interest in venous disease. In her free time, Jordan enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.