Kerry Pettner

Practice Coordinator, Patient Care Coordinator, Certified Laser Specialist and Botox Provider

Kerry has worked with Dr. Picerno since 2004 as her Patient Care Coordinator. She will be by your side at your initial consultation with Dr. Picerno and will assist you through your facial cosmetic treatments. Kerry has created strong relationships with our patients through the years and is dedicated to providing a positive experience for every patient. Kerry likes to ensure every patient she meets feels welcomed and educated about their cosmetic goals. She is also trained and certified to perform Botox and Dysport injections, laser treatments such as the Intense Pulsed Light, skin tightening and resurfacing, hair removal, facial and leg veins, and lesion removal. She is also a certified UltraSlim Tech. Kerry has been in the medical field for over 25 years and thoroughly enjoys the facial cosmetic industry.  Both she and her husband are Colorado natives and participate in outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, and backpacking on a regular basis.

Kimberly Dunn

Botox® and Laser Provider

Kimberly is a paramedical esthetician at FacesFirst and has been with the practice for 15 years.

A licensed professional of 26 years, she specializes in laser treatments, fillers, Botox, Dysport and all skin treatments offered at FacesFirst. A graduate of ASU, she also received her esthetician and cosmetology license in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is highly educated in her field and supports and supervises upcoming estheticians in the state of Colorado through an education program.

Kimberly is continuously helping clients with their skin goals and current skin conditions. Explaining the process of your skin goals and making you feel at ease make her a true professional. As a former cheerleader for the Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos, she has also been a sponsor for the Denver Broncos cheerleaders for many years and keeps them looking their best.

In her free time, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her twins and family. She is also an avid cyclist and skier.

Tina Hotchkiss


As professional in the esthetics industry, Tina offers an on-going learning experience by constantly educating herself with available knowledge. This is her key to being the best esthetician possible.
Tina’s passion for her clients and belief that investing in your skin is abenefit that will last a lifetime, make her profession enjoyable to her. She finds it very fulfilling to consult and connect with a patient about their skin, treatmentsavailable and skin goals. She likes to meet your skin goals while making your visit at Faces First an enjoyable, relaxing and pleasant experience.
Tina and her husband have two daughters, they all enjoy being colorado locals. Music, outdoor activities and being with family are other things she enjoys as well.

Katrina Chavez

Medical Esthetician, Certified Laser Specialist

With a passion for skincare and continuous education, Katrina strengthens our practice by applying her 19 years of experience in the aesthetic industry. Beginning her career in 2000 as a Certified Laser Technician, then Skin Care Specialist and Educator, Katrina prides herself on keeping up with the demands of the industry, providing only the best in education and patient care. What drives her most? Results.
Her passion for her skin care along with her natural ability to connect with patients enables them to feel comfortable committing to their goals. Katrina’s love for aesthetics truly shines through when she is helping patients. She uses her advanced training in Laser Technology and Skin Rejuvenation to provide patients with a greater understanding of how to transform their skin. Katrina is always growing, inspiring and continuing her education, so that she may effectively help and educate every client she encounters.

Born and raised in Denver, Colo, Katrina graduated from Rock Creek Laser and Esthetics Institute. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her kids, going to concerts and reading.


Medical Assistant

Meet Emily! Emily is one of our medical assistants and began working with us after graduating from The University of Colorado Denver. One of her favorite things about working with FacesFirst is being a part of a patient’s journey from their first consultation, to their last postoperative visit, and how life-changing their results can be. Emily is a Colorado native and loves to hike and backpack in her free time!


Patient Care Coordinator

Julie has been in the plastic surgery medical field for the past 25 years. Her journey has come full circle as she started her career at Faces First over 23 years ago and she is excited to have recently rejoined the practice. Over the years, she has attended multi-specialty cosmetic conferences throughout the U.S. that has allowed her to stay up to date on the latest and greatest cosmetic procedures. Julie offers a knowledgeable and compassionate approach to our facial aesthetic patients. She enjoys helping navigate the aesthetic surgery process and serves as a liaison between patients and Dr. Cote.  In her free time, Julie loves traveling with her large family and spending precious time with her two granddaughters.


Patient Care Coordinator

Tisha started working at Faces First in September of 2021 as a Front Desk Coordinator, meeting and helping our patients with their scheduling and skincare needs. In January of 2022, she accepted the role as Patient Care Coordinator for Dr. Picerno where she assist patients throughout their cosmetic journey. She will be by your side, supporting and educating you from your first consultation to your last postoperative visit! Tisha is also a licensed cosmetologist with a passion for skincare and loves to assist our patients in developing a custom skincare regime.
In her free time, she enjoys attending concerts and backpacking with her two pugs!


Medical Aesthetician

Nadia is a medical aesthetician at FacesFirst and has 8 years of experience in the aesthetics industry as well as 14 years of being a medical assistant.

A licensed professional of 8 years, she specializes in skin treatments such as facials, microdermabrasion, microneedling, dermaplanes, chemical peels, and laser treatments.

She is always staying up to date with skincare products and the latest treatments.

She loves enhancing women’s beauty by making them feel and look their best.

She has a passion for skincare and loves developing relationships with her clients. She likes to consult and connect with her patients about their skin care goals. Customizing her patient’s skincare routines and protocols, her goal is to keep your skin regenerating collagen throughout the year.

Nadia is always continuing her education so that she can provide the best care and experience for her patients.

In her free time, Nadia loves to dance, practice yoga, and cook. She also loves spending time with her yorkie!


Front Desk Coordiantor

Carleen started working at FacesFirst in March of 2022 as a Front Desk Coordinator. Carleen comes from a background in personal services and medical aesthetics. She is excited to greet patients, assist with scheduling appointments and help with skincare needs. In her free time, Carleen enjoys traveling, reading, and going to concerts.


Medical Assistants

Her favorite part about working at FacesFirst is getting to be involved with a variety of in-office procedures. Outside of her time here at Faces First, Brittany is also starting her second season as a Denver Broncos Cheerleader. Go Broncos!


Front Desk Coordinator

Maggie is one of our front desk coordinators at FacesFirst. She has been with us for 2 years. She came from the cosmetic retail industry where she was a makeup artist for over 26 years. Her passion is helping people feel the best that they can possibly feel at any age.

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family. She enjoys shopping and her workout classes.