We help doctors and their teams deliver the highest quality dental care and experiences to the communities they serve. We do this while providing exceptional careers and creating value for our stakeholders.
Our values support our mission and sustain us as we work to ensure the success of our supported doctors and their teams. They unite us in our purpose and are what our colleagues, affiliates, and partners can expect.
We strive for mastery through constant and never-ending improvement and by putting the success of our supported offices first.
Honesty, integrity, and transparency help us maintain a healthy work environment. We strive to do the right things for the right reasons.
We deliver world-class processes, systems, and efficient change by remaining open, positive, and mentally flexible.
We promote work-life balance, create safe and supportive environments, and give back to our communities.
We work hard and smart together, always promoting inclusion and diversity.
We prioritize gratitude, camaraderie, and joy in the success of others.
Dr. Rick Workman founded Heartland Dental in 1997 to introduce dentists across the country to the highest quality non-clinical administrative support.
An integral member of the Heartland Dental family since its infancy, Patrick Bauer brings more than 25 years in dental and healthcare operations management to the company.
Travis Franklin has been involved with numerous facets of the company since 2004, lending his expertise anywhere from business development to finance to sell- and buy-side advisement.
DeAnn McClain joined Heartland Dental as an accountant in 1997. Now, more than 20 years later, as Executive Vice President of Operations, she supports the field and clinical teams.
Mark Greenstein joined Heartland Dental in 2015, first as its Executive Vice President of Strategy & Development and since 2019 as Chief Growth Officer.
Stacy DeWalt joined Heartland Dental in 2021 with 25 years of leadership experience spanning public and private equity environments in financial services, gaming, education, and tech.
With more than thirty years of experience in the healthcare industry, Craig Kabbes joined Heartland Dental in 2014 and is responsible for building teams that provide technology and call center capabilities.
As Heartland Dental’s Chief Legal & Strategy Officer, John and his team navigate the legal and regulatory affairs of the company and lead its strategy functions and scalability initiatives.
Kirsty Leyland joined Heartland Dental in 2022 as Chief Human Resources Officer. Kirsty brings a deep expertise with more than 20 years of HR experience in Global HR Transformations and large HR Shared Services organizations. Her strong focus on Operations and Organizational Change Initiatives expands the dental industry and beyond.
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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2022 – High Point University (HPU) welcomed Dr. Rick Workman, Founder and Executive Chairman of Heartland Dental, to campus on November 2 to discuss his experience and the changing landscape of the healthcare industry.
“My Heartland” Documentary Captures Uplifting Story of the People Who Helped the Company Become the Nation’s Leading DSO
Heartland Dental welcomes new CHRO to support team members amid continued growth EFFINGHAM, Ill., Oct. 4, 2022 -- Heartland Dental, the nation's leading dental support organization (DSO), today announced the appointment of Kirsty Leyland as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately. Leyland joins the Company's senior leadership team under the direction of Pat Bauer, President and CEO.