ADS Executive Committee
Steve Jordan President
Steve has over 35 years of experience in many areas of the dental industry. For the last 17 years he has been the managing member of PMA Group LLC, an Ohio practice brokerage, valuation and litigation support firm. During that time, he has managed over 400 client projects with a total value over $115,000,000.
Steve has attained the highly regarded CVA designation from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. He also participates in numerous seminars and continuing education classes.
C. "Steven" Wolff, DDS Vice President
Dr. Wolff has been the primary broker for EMA Dental Practice Sales since 2004 with sales in MO, KS, NE, & IA. Dr. Wolff graduates with is BS and DDS degrees from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO. He has been a licensed dentist in Missouri since 1977. He has been a participant in ADS since 20003 serving on various committees.
Dr. Wolff is a contributing guest author for Dental Economics magazine and Midwestern Dentist. He is also a contributin author to Dental Practice Transition, A Practical Guide to Management, the textbook currently in use at the University of Nebraska, College of Dentistry.
Sarah Lynch Vice President of Technology
Sarah K. Lynch is managing partner of Jim Kasper Associates, LLC, a regional practice brokerage and transition firm serving dentists in New England and New York State since 1981 specializing in valuations and sales of dental practices.
She has valuated and sold hundreds of dental practices in the Northeast. She is co-author of Profitable Practice, and contributing author to Business Valuation Resources Guide to Valuing Dental Practices. She is past president of ADS Transitions, Inc., and currently serves as chair of the ethics committee and technology committee.
Preston Lovelace Treasurer
Preston has been evaluation and transitioning dental practices since 2005. He frequently speaks to State and local dental associations, and was featured at the 2013 ADA Annual Session on practice transitions. Preston received his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Applied Mathematics at Hampden-Sydney College. He received his M.S. in Chemistry and J.D. from the University of Illinois. He is a member of both the Louisiana State and U.S. Patent Bars. He enjoys fishing and disc golf in his spare time.
Robert Palumbo Secretary
Bob is Executive Vice President and partner of California Practice Sales. He is a licensed Reatl Estate broker in the State of California and has aquired certification in ITIL and CISSP in order to ensure the very highest level of customer satisfaction and service. His extensive background in technology transactions and customer service support has proved beneficial to California Practice Sales' clients. Over the past four years, Bob has served as Treasurer, and is currently Secretary on the ADS executive board, and has provided dedicated counsel as part of the ADS Finance Committee.
Phil Cooper, D.M.D., M.B.A. Member-at-Large
Phil Cooper founded American Practice Consultants, INC., a firm that provides assistance to dentists in the following areas: Practice Sales, Practice Valuations and Partnership Arrangements.
Phil has worked extensively with hundreds of dentists in all types of practice transfers and has done so on a full-time basis since 1990. He is a recognized court approved expert witness in practice valuation. In addition, Phil has consulted with dentists in evaluating associate ship arrangements and practice start-ups.
Edward R. Esposito, MBA, CVAPast-President
Jed completed his MBA at the University of Colorado in 1988 and then managed a large dental group in Colorado. Subsequently, Jed accepted a position with a nationwide dental software firm. In 2003, Jed began valuating and selling professional practices as a licensed broker, as well as providing practice management consulting services, in the western United States. He is a partner and 50% owner of ADS Precise Consultants.
Jed is a member in The Institute of Business Appraisers and the national group Practice Valuation Study Group (PVSG).