Office Staff
Brief biographis of PIE Office Staff

Richard EngarRichard C. Engar, DDS, CEO (formerly Attorney-in-Fact) since 9/1/91. Graduated from University of Washington School of Dentistry. Practiced 10 years full time in Salt Lake County. Member, Clinical Faculty, U. of Utah general practice dental residency program. Trustee, Academy of General Dentistry 1997 - 2003. 1997 Utah AGD Dentist of the Year. Distinguished Dentist Award, Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2006. Member ADA, UDA , AGD, Pierre Fauchard Academy, Academy of Dentistry International, International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists. First elected to Board of Directors April 1991.

Maralee FrancisMaralee Francis Office Manager. Employed at PIE since 2003. Notary and licensed insurance agent since 2004. Has had thirteen years of experience as a dental assistant. Maralee has enjoyed working with the exceptional dentists in Utah and has appreciated the opportunity to be of service to them. She has been a valuable asset to PIE for many years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience from her affiliation with the dental field for over twenty years.
Lisa Ta'ala - Office AdministratorLisa Ta’ala Office Administrator. Employed at PIE since September 2013. Licensed insurance agent. Eight years of cumulative experience in the dental field working as a dental assistant and at the front desk. Ten years of experience in the medical field working in clinical office administration. Lisa has joined our team with pre-existing knowledge and skills and looks forward to working with PIE to continue to provide excellent service to Utah’s dental professionals.
Amber MacGregor - Claims AssistantAmber MacGregor Claims Assistant. Employed part-time at PIE since April 2007. Compiles claims statistics, prepares reports and accomplishes other secretarial duties. Has Associate Degree in Arts & Psychology from the University of Phoenix. She has been an excellent assistant to the PIE staff and has enjoyed the opportunity to interact with and help PIE insured dentists for the past several years.