Elite Dental Partners' Management Philosophy

Elite Dental Partners' management team is led by experienced dental professionals including dentists. The senior leadership team had over 100 years of collective dental experience prior to joining Elite Dental Partners. This prior experience includes owning, affiliating with, supporting, and working with numerous dental practices. Elite Dental Partners' 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. Below is a select list of senior leadership team members.

Gaurav Bhattacharyya

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bhattacharyya has over 15 years of experience in advisory and general management roles. He recently was the Division Vice President at DaVita, where he managed a ~$350M dialysis business across 100+ sites and also helped turn around a subsidiary outpatient ambulatory surgery business. Prior to that, he was a Principal at Bain & Company where he led projects for senior clients on strategy, M&A, performance improvement and commercial operations in healthcare and other industries. Mr. Bhattacharyya holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA in Economics from Duke University.

Dr. Adam Burr

Chief Dental Officer

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.

Dave Klink

Chief Operating Officer

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.

Tracy L. Jacobson

Chief Legal Officer

Ms. Jacobson has over 13 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.

Carol Czaplicki

SVP, Marketing

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

Vice President, Human Resources

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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