Maura is our office assistant at High Sierra Natural Medicine. Born and raised in Arkansas, with a degree in English, Maura fell in love with Truckee while traveling to ski. Shortly after, she decided to move out West, pursuing more of the healthy and active lifestyle she loves. Working at High Sierra Natural Medicine combines Maura’s experience in customer service and communications, as well as her longtime passion in holistic health and wellness. Outside of work, Maura is an outdoor enthusiast, lover of music and literature, and finds joy in learning and studying about the world of holistic medicine.


Shauna is our Naturopathic Medical Assistant at High Sierra Natural Medicine. She runs the walk-in hours for B Well Nutrient Therapy and performs blood draws for Dr. Riley’s patients. Shauna grew up in Tahoe City and feels blessed to continue to call Tahoe/Truckee home with her husband and their son. She graduated from University of Nevada, Reno with a BSN and has been working in the medical field for almost 15 years. Shauna is very excited to be working in a natural medicine practice that aligns with her values and loves that she can help support a healthy community through the services offered by B Well Nutrient Therapy. Shauna loves living in the mountains and spends a lot of time snowshoeing, skiing or hiking with her family and their dog. She also enjoys paddling with Kawai’ulu ‘O Tahoe Outrigger Canoe Club. If you are interested in trying one of our B shots, come by the office and meet Shauna!


Shaina, otherwise known as Shay, is the Office Manager at High Sierra Natural Medicine. Shay graduated from Arizona State with a B.A in Psychology in 2017, and she is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States. Shay plans to utilize this degree by sitting for the California board-certification as a Certified Nutritional Specialist. Prior to her graduate studies, she earned a 200-hour yoga and meditation certification and teaches regular classes locally in Truckee. Shay has prior experience supporting clinics, both the front and back office, customer service and project management. Shay exudes a passion for mind, body, spirit wellness and root-cause medicine. Outside of the clinic, Shay is an avid hiker, yogi and proud dog mom, spending most of her time focused on her studies or outside enjoying beautiful Lake Tahoe. If you need to schedule an appointment or purchase supplements, come by the office and say hello to Shay!