Team Leads

Denise Qualls

Denise Qualls, Practice Administrator

Denise’s years of experience, both as the mother of four children and in the business world, helped to prepare her to join with Dr. Perkins in 1998 when he opened CCAO. She has been an integral part of this practice since the beginning, and both patients and employees of CCAO appreciate her willingness to do whatever is necessary to facilitate superior patient care.


Derek Miller

Derek Miller, Information Technology Director

Derek joined CCAO in 2014. He has experience in IT department management, systems and network engineering, and desktop support. He enjoys facilitating communication and relationships through technology, and is excited to join CCAO. He and his family enjoy exploring the Rocky Mountains together.


Keziah Ritter

Keziah Ritter, Marketing Lead

Keziah joined the CCAO team in 2016. She has an eclectic background with experience in radio and adolescent care. She is passionate about people. On the weekend you can find her watching Netflix with her husband, exploring with her dog, fishing, or at happy hour with friends.


Katie Shafenberg

Katie Shafenberg, Executive Assistant

Katie joined CCAO in 2016 with a background in business. She is passionate about making sure our patients receive excellent service at CCAO. On the weekends you can find her spending time with her husband and dog, doing photography, or going to brunch with friends.


Breanna Serrano

Breanna Serrano, Clinical Support Lead

Breanna is a Colorado native born and raised. She received her bachelors of science in healthcare administration in 2012. She started in the nursing department in 2013 and moved into the clinical support lead role in 2018. When not at work Breanna likes to spend time with her daughter.


Brittany Padgett

Brittany Padgett, Medical Assistant, Lead Nurse

Brittany is a California native who moved to Colorado five years ago. She joined CCAO in 2018 and became Lead Nurse in 2019. When Brittany is not at work she enjoys exploring the beauty of the Colorado with her family as well as relaxing at home with a good book.


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