About Us

We are a Dental Support Organization that affiliates with, invests in, and partners with leading dentists throughout the West.

Leadership Team

Chet Jenkins, DDS

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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Chet Jenkins, DDS

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Jenkins has over 20 years of experience both as a clinician and dental management executive. After founding his first practice immediately after dental school, Dr. Jenkins spent his career growing and building a network of dental practices in the Mountain and Southwest regions while maintaining his work as a practicing clinician. Dr. Jenkins received his BS in Medical Biology from the University of Utah and his DDS from The Ohio State University, where he graduated at the top of his class.

Kyle Clay

President

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Kyle Clay

President

Kyle brings significant leadership and operational expertise to SDP, with more than 10 years of healthcare services experience. His career milestones to date include serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Pain Doctor, Division Vice President and Regional Operations Director at DaVita, where he was responsible for multi-state and multi-site healthcare services operations. Kyle is also a veteran where he was proud to serve two tours in Iraq as an Army Engineer. Kyle is a graduate of The United States Military Academy and he has a Master of Business Administration from the Owen Business School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Outside of work, Kyle enjoys time with his wife and three children. Hobbies include hiking and biking the beautiful state of Arizona.

Jeff Longfield

Vice President of Operations

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Jeff Longfield

Vice President of Operations

Kim McCrady, RDH

Chief of Strategy and Special Projects

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Kim McCrady, RDH

Chief of Strategy and Special Projects

Ms. McCrady has more than 25 years of experience in the dental industry. Beginning her career as a clinical assistant, she has deep experience working across all operating roles in the dental office. For the past 10 years, Ms. McCrady has transitioned into senior operational roles within Signature Dental, leading the operations for a large and growing multi-office group. Ms. McCrady graduated with an AS from Salt Lake Community College and a BA in Psychology from Ottawa University.

Joyce Lundbom, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

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Joyce Lundbom, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Lundbom has more than 20 years of finance, accounting, and consulting experience, including nearly ten years focused on healthcare provider services. Most recently, Ms. Lundbom held senior finance and accounting roles with Southwestern Eye Center, a private equity backed eye surgery and optometry provider with over twenty five locations in multiple states. Prior to Southwestern Eye Center, Ms. Lundbom served as a senior finance executive with Cambric, a global digital engineering firm, and also previously owned a healthcare accounting firm focused on providing finance, accounting, and tax services to physicians and other healthcare providers in the Arizona market. Ms. Lundbom began her career in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand. She holds a CPA and graduated with honors with a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada.

Bobby Harden

Chief Development Officer

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Bobby Harden

Chief Development Officer

Mr. Harden has over 10 years of experience in accounting, finance and M&A transactions. He has worked at one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing private equity backed eye care platforms where he was focused on driving growth through new partnerships and affiliations. Prior to that, he worked at Ernst & Young where he advised clients on a wide array of M&A transactions, including a focus on private equity buy-side acquisitions of physician practice management companies and multi-site healthcare M&A transactions. Mr. Harden is a CPA and holds a Masters of Accountancy from the W.P. Carey School of Business and a BS in Finance and Accounting with honors from Arizona State University.

Jason Nelson, DDS

Co-Chief Dental Officer

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Jason Nelson, DDS

Co-Chief Dental Officer

Dr. Nelson has almost 10 years of experience with Signature Dental, including experience as a senior manager to a multi-office dental group. Dr. Nelson received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his DDS from The Ohio State University.

Jeremy Miller, DDS

Co-Chief Dental Officer

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Jeremy Miller, DDS

Co-Chief Dental Officer

Dr. Miller has almost 10 years of experience in the dental industry, including experience as a senior manager and clinical advisor to a multi-office dental group. Dr. Miller earned his BS in Biology from Utah Valley University and his DDS from The Ohio State University.

Dana Bersch

Director of Business Development

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Dana Bersch

Director of Business Development

Mr. Bersch has over 10 years of business development, banking, and wealth management experience. Most recently he was with a top tier wealth manager as an advisor and banker. His prior experience includes consulting with middle market companies on capital raising strategies. He holds a Masters of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Arizona State University.

David Verity, DDS, MBA

Director of Business Development

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David Verity, DDS, MBA

Director of Business Development

Dr. Verity practiced clinical dentistry for more than 20 years establishing 4 group practices in the process. He earned a BS in Zoology and Biochemistry from Brigham Young University, obtained an MBA, and conducted post-graduate studies in strategic management and implementation. Subsequently, Dr. Verity began a career in consulting for dentists, dental insurance companies, and Fortune 500 healthcare companies on business transition implementation and strategic planning. He brings a deep and broad understanding of the practice of dentistry, the unique challenges dentists face, business analysis, and mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Verity is passionate about helping practicing dentists improve the quality of their personal and professional lives.

Jenna Brady

Director of Doctor Recruiting

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Jenna Brady

Director of Doctor Recruiting

Ms. Brady brings more than 5 years of experience in recruitment, training, talent development, and human resource management. Prior to joining Signature Dental Partners, Ms. Brady held positions in operations management and human resources during her experience working for a privately-owned dental practice and later a Midwest-based dental support organization. Her diverse experience also encompasses regulatory compliance as well as employee training and development. Ms. Brady earned her BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management from West Virginia University. She holds a Certification of Learning in HR from the Society for Human Resource Management and is pursuing her PHR certification.

Carl Guthrie Signature Dental Partners

Carl Guthrie

Director of Doctor Recruiting

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Carl Guthrie Signature Dental Partners

Carl Guthrie

Director of Doctor Recruiting

Chantel Long

Director of Marketing

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Chantel Long

Director of Marketing

Cindy McCann

Director of Human Resources

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Cindy McCann

Director of Human Resources

Cara Perry

Director of Revenue Cycle Management

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Cara Perry

Director of Revenue Cycle Management

Robert Anderson, DMD

Director of Continuing Education

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Robert Anderson, DMD

Director of Continuing Education

Allison Conway

Director of Procurement

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Allison Conway

Director of Procurement

Sam Wilson

Director of Operations

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Sam Wilson

Director of Operations

Tiffany Heller

Director of Operations

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Tiffany Heller

Director of Operations

Megan Gearhart

Director of Operations

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Megan Gearhart

Director of Operations

Toby De Luca

Director of Operations

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Toby De Luca

Director of Operations

Melody Bennion

Senior Integrations Specialist

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Melody Bennion

Senior Integrations Specialist

Chantea Isaacson

Regional Human Resources Manager

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Chantea Isaacson

Regional Human Resources Manager

Shannon McCutcheon

Regional Operations Manager

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Shannon McCutcheon

Regional Operations Manager

Darlene Langelier

Procurement and Clinical Manager

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Darlene Langelier

Procurement and Clinical Manager

Lori Rocco

Administrative Trainer

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Lori Rocco

Administrative Trainer

Tena McKenna

Controller

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Tena McKenna

Controller

June Hunt

Assistant Controller

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June Hunt

Assistant Controller

Mary Bickert

Accounts Payable Supervisor

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Mary Bickert

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Matt Dennett

Senior Accountant

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Matt Dennett

Senior Accountant

Board of Directors

Signature Dental Partners’ board of directors includes leading dentists, former dental support organization executives and investors, Fortune 100 healthcare executives, and private company investors. Signature Dental Partners is backed by Tyree & D’Angelo Partners, a Chicago based private equity investment firm that partners with lower middle market healthcare businesses and management teams to grow and create value in sustainable businesses. The Tyree & D’Angelo Partners team has significant experience managing and investing in small to very large healthcare businesses. More information can be found at www.tdpfund.com.