Whitney Herb, J.D.
Co-Owner / Chief of Finance and Operations
Whitney is an Oregon native, having grown up on a farm in Florence, OR. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Psychology from the Robert D. Clarks Honors College at the University of Oregon, and then graduated cum laude with a law degree from the Willamette University College of Law in Salem, OR, with special training and certification in Alternative Dispute Resolution. After developing a career in business, finance, and real estate in Portland, OR, she and her husband (Dr. Herb) moved to Eugene to own and operate Absolute Wellness Center. Whitney wears all hats at the clinic, happy to serve as clinic bookkeeper, marketer, IT specialist, legal and business consultant, and office comedian. With Dr. Herb spending most of his day in with patients, Whitney is always happy and available to deal with any questions or concerns that come up. In her off hours, Whitney is very athletic and enjoys spending time with friends, family, and Cleo the Wonder Pug.
Katie is a true local having lived in Springfield/Eugene her entire life. She brings a fantastic 15+ years of experience in medical and chiropractic billing. She is always happy to make herself available to patients to help them with any and all issues that come up with insurance and billing, ensuring their time can be spent on their health and wellness instead of their insurance company. Katie has a passion for small local businesses. She has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Entrepreneurship from Western Oregon University. Katie is an avid Duck fan who spends her off hours enjoying life with her loving husband and two adorable children.
Assistant Office Manager
Michele is originally from Washington State but has called Oregon home for over 20 years. She has a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is also a licensed Medical Office Assistant with 12 years of experience, including small clinic management. She is passionate about making sure each patient has a great experience and that they feel comfortable coming to her with any questions that may arise. When not at work, Michele enjoys time with her husband and three children, and is excited to have her three grandsons living close by. She loves hiking to all of the waterfalls that the great Northwest has to offer, and never passes up a chance to try out new local restaurants.
Originally hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Kyra has been proud to call herself an Oregonian for years now. Kyra has a Bachelor’s of Science with a Major in Dance performance from the University of Oregon, which fostered her continued interest in blending physical science and performance art. She is also a licensed Chiropractic Assistant. Kyra incorporates her professional dance training with the medical field in order to fully understand and facilitate what it takes to recover from injury, and maintain an active lifestyle. When not performing or choreographing for local dance projects, Kyra enjoys spending time with her fur baby Ben (a chubby, lovable domestic shorthair cat), wine tasting at Oregon’s beautiful array of vineyards, and watching food & cuisine documentaries.
Medical Office Assistant
Lori brings a warm smile to our reception area and maintains much of the office flow behind the scenes. With a background in office administration and banking, as well as accounting education from Lane Community College, her attention to detail and quick-thinking keep the front desk organized and on schedule. Her coworkers love Lori’s quick smile and compassionate approach to life. Lori has had the opportunity to live in multiple states during her husband’s Marine Corps service. With two little boys at home, Lori has a very active home life.
The Office Wonder Dog
Cleo is our resident greeter, ensuring every patient gets a warm welcome (whenever she isn’t sleeping on the job). She is currently pursuing a challenging dual career as office comedian and guest star of the clinic Facebook page.