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Our Team

Meet the Elite Dental Partners management team

We are led by experienced healthcare professionals & dentists.

The senior leadership team had over 100 years of collective healthcare experience prior to joining us. This prior experience includes owning, affiliating with practices, supporting and working with numerous dental practices and multi-site healthcare companies. These senior leaders have a track record of improving performance, creating efficiencies at the field level and maximizing proven strategies for patient and employee retention & acquisition.

Our management philosophy centers around establishing true collaborative relationships with all affiliated dental practices, dentists, and team members in order to provide industry leading non-clinical support services.

Chief Financial Officer

Gary Raju

Gary Raju has over 20 years of business and financial experience. His past work includes Chief Financial Officer of various healthcare companies and hospitals along with Board of Manager roles in numerous healthcare institutes.  His work in various healthcare settings has seen him lead Finance, IT, Call Centers, Payor Contracting and all facets of Revenue Cycle.  Mr. Raju holds degrees from Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management, University of Michigan and Michigan State University.

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Chief Dental Officer

Dr. Adam Burr

Dr. Adam Burr has been practicing dentistry since 2011 and has served on a regional level since 2014. He has practiced dentistry in New Hampshire, Colorado and Utah. His regional clinical positions allowed him the opportunity to provide oversight and mentorship to hundreds of dentists working for a national dental service organization. Dr. Burr has developed and taught courses across the country on various dental, operational and leadership topics and has supported the recruitment efforts at universities across North America. Dr. Burr graduated from Loma Linda University of Dentistry and enjoys service mission work and anything outdoors.

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Chief Operating Officer

Dave Klink

Mr. Klink has over 30 years’ healthcare experience working within IT, customer service, call centers, marketing and operations. His prior experience includes President/COO of a Behavioral Health company and senior level operations positions within varying healthcare companies on the east coast. Mr. Klink has been instrumental in developing and managing high performance operational teams in fast growing organizations. Mr. Klink holds a BS in Management Information Systems from Bowling Green State University.

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Chief Legal Officer

Tracy L. Jacobson

Ms. Jacobson has over 14 years’ experience working with companies on acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and reorganizations. She has also worked counseling companies of all sizes on healthcare compliance issues and has experience in both the public and private sector. Ms. Jacobson received her B.A. magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis and received her law degree from Washington University in St. Louis as well.

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Chief Marketing Officer

Carol Czaplicki

Mrs. Czaplicki has over 25 years’ experience working within marketing, advertising, brand management, communications, sponsorship and new store openings. Her prior experience includes VP of Marketing for a physical therapy company in which she supported new store, same store and acquisition growth from 25 offices to over 400 offices in a 14 year timeframe.  Mrs. Czaplicki also has worked in sports marketing for teams and a league office. Mrs. Czaplicki holds a BA from Butler University in Public and Corporate Communications.

Anna Pavlik, smiling confidently.

Vice President, Human Resources

Anna Pavlik

Ms. Pavlik has over 16 years’ experience in the human resources field. Prior to joining Elite Dental Partners as its head of human resources, she held various human resources leadership roles for global companies ranging in revenue from $500 million to $21 billion. Most recently she served as Vice President of Global HR Operations for a leading rehabilitation distribution company. Ms. Pavlik graduated with a Bachelor of Business Degree in Management from Western Illinois University.

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When you join the Elite Dental Partners team, you’ll be able to focus more on clinical care and less on administrative work. Or, if you’re looking to continue your career, you’ll find a rewarding experience filled with opportunities to develop, grow and ultimately, succeed.