Chief Executive Officer Smile Brands and Smiles
Smile Brands Inc. is the largest provider of support services to dental groups in the United States based on the number of dental offices.
CEO & co-Founder of two companies in the dental services sector (now combined), currently ~700 practices and 7000+ providers & employees providing care for ~3 mm people annually by focusing on organizational purpose and rewarding relationships with all constituents under a comprehensive vision of Smiles for Everyone! Smile Brands affiliated offices have a combined Google rating of 4.4 Stars and a Glassdoor rating of 4.2 stars and a 90+% Employee Recommendation Rating. The company won six recent Stevie Awards at the American Business Awards, including Employer of the Year (Gold), Employee Focused CEO (Gold), CEO/Executive of the Year (Gold) and Company of the Year (Silver), three Best in Business Awards, including Most Customer Friendly, and 3x (#1 multi-site Healthcare all three years) 100 Best Places to Work in the U.S. by Glassdoor. Personally, recognized serially by Comparably as Best Large Co U.S. CEO, Best CEO for Diversity, and Best CEO for Women & Career Advancement, and Company Culture, by Glassdoor as Best U.S. Large Company CEO the last two years, by CEOWORLD Magazine Best CEOs in the United States & awarded CEO of the Year Social Impact by Wharton School & CEO Connection, and inducted into Kaufman Foundation/EY Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is a public, non-profit 501(c)(3) providing free dental care through International Trips and ongoing local outposts in seven countries in Africa, Asia and South America & throughout the United States. The Foundation's work has received numerous recognitions from the Govts., Health Ministries, Monarchies of Paraguay, Thailand & Ghana and Humanitarian Awards from NEA and American Red Cross. Previously, finance and operating executive within several other publicly traded and privately held multi-site healthcare service companies in speciality areas including Dialysis, Rehabilitation Services, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Asthma/Allergy, Lab Services. Prior thereto, an executive with a Big Four Accounting & Consulting Firm.