ADS Executive Committee
To put it simply, a dental broker is professional that guides you through every step in the transition process of a dental practice. A broker has undergone training that makes them an expert in taking you through every moment of the dental practice transition—including valuing a dental practice, purchasing or selling a dental practice, negotiations and contracts, and the transition that takes place from one owner to another. In short, they’re your mentor through the transition of your dental practice from start to finish. Here at ADS Transitions, we have some of the top dental brokers in the field, and we’d like to take a moment to explain what we can do for you.
Timothy Giroux, DDS President
Hailing from the greater Chicago area, Dr. Tim Giroux established his own dental practice in Scottsdale, Arizona, upon graduation from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 1983. Relocating to Northern California with his wife, Mona Chang, DDS (LLUSD '84) upon selling his highly successful practice after 15 years, Dr Giroux brings a unique perspective and personal experience in dental associateships, practice start-up, sales, and work-back situations to serve and assist you during your exciting transition! Dr. Giroux writes the widely-read monthly Ask the Broker feature, is a regular contributor to Dental Economics, has been a feature speaker for CDA, as well as providing numerous dental transition presentations.
Jeremy Brown, JD Vice-President
With over 10 years of professional expertise in Dental Practice Transitions, Jeremy Brown is a strategic player on the team at Watson Brown. After joining the firm in 2008, Jeremy then went on to graduate from law school in 2015 while simultaneously maintaining his role within the company. Jeremy handles all client communications, the ongoing marketing efforts of each practice, and the strategic locating of qualified buyers. His knowledge of digital marketing communicationss, and successful experience in the field, positions him as the expert for smooth and profitable practice transitions.
Out of the Office, Jeremy follows college football and spends his time investing as a Scout Master with Boy Scouts of America. Jeremy and his wife, Audrey, have four beautiful children.
Jonathan R. Martin, CPA Treasurer
Jonathan joined McGill & Hill Group in September of 2005. He earned bachelor's degrees in both accounting and finance, and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Jonathan works with dentists and dental specialists across the United States assisting them with their transition needs, and speaks regularly at dental schools and study clubs. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Matthew Scherer Marketing Director
For more than 13 years in the dental industry, Matt Scherer has assisted practicing dentists, dental schools, suppliers and others throughout the US. As an active member of American Dental Sales (ADS), he has experience with practice transitions, startups, partnerships, refi’s and consolidations.
Matt brings a vast experience in management from serving in various management roles with a large bank. He gained intimate knowledge of the specific financial considerations dentists must take into account. Matt has been involved in over 550 dental transactions totaling in excess of $226 million.
Frank Brown, JD, LLM Banking Director
Frank is the primary broker for Watson Brown where their team provides exceptional combination of accounting, marketing, legal, and tax expertise. They are the only firm in the United States with both a tax attorney and dentist. Frank went into the private practice of law as a tax attorney where he handled his first dental practice transition in 1990. After several years in the private practice of law, Brown ventured out into the private business sector. He was involved in the transportation, insurance, finance and medical supply distribution industries.
Frank is a past president of ADS. He is a frequent lecturer at dental conferences, national seminars, and dental schools. He has published articles for the Texas Dental Association's Journal, Dental Ecoomics, Houston Dental Journal, and is a contributing author in the newly released dental practice transition book, The Affluent Dentist.
Ryan Brengman, JD Member-at-Large
Ryan J. Brengman, J.D., is the President of Shea Practice Transitions, P.A.
Since 2001, Ryan has successfully transitioned hundreds of dental practices, including practice appraisals, practice sales, practice buy-ins, associateships, and practice buy-outs. Ryan is a licensed attorney and dental practice broker with extensive background in business planning, a member and Executive Committee member of American Dental Sales, as well as a frequent lecturer to professional associations, study clubs and dental schools. Shea Practice Transitions has been recognized as the Upper Midwest’s foremost practice transition specialists.
Preston Lovelace, JD Member-at-Large
Preston earned bachelor's degrees in chemistry and applied mathematics at Hampden-Sydney College and his JD and MS in chemistry at the University of Illinois. He is a registered patent attorney and is admitted to practice law in Louisiana. Preston began transitioning dental practices when he joined ADS Lovelace and Associates in 2005. He frequently speaks to State and local dental associations, and was featured at the 2013 ADA Annual Session on practice transitions.
Lisa White Member-at-Large
Lisa White is the president and owner of Radman, White, & Associates. She has spent the last 20 years building a transition company that focuses solely on endodontic transitions, the only such firm to our knowledge. Her extensive experience with endodontic transitions makes her firm a unique resource for endodontists.
Lisa lectures at most of the endodontic residency programs. Additionally, she has lectured at the AAE Annual and Corporate Conferences. She has published articles in Endodontic Practice US and Dental Economics. Lisa also served on the marketing committee of ADS Transitions.
Past-PresidentC. "Steven" Wolff, DDS
Dr. Wolff has been the primary broker for ADS-MidAmerica since 2004 with sales in MO, KS, NE, & IA. Dr. Wolff graduated with BS and DDS degrees from the University of Missouri, at Kansas City, and was first licensed to practice in Missouri in 1977. He is a member of the Practice Value Study Group and has been a participant in all levels of the ADS Group since 2003.
Dr. Wolff is a contributing guest author for Dental Economics magazine, the Focus magazine of the Missouri Dental Association and the publication of the Greater Kansas City Dental Society, The Midwestern Dentist. In addition, he is a contributing author to Dental Practice Transitions, a current textbook in use at the University of Nebraska, College of Dentistry.
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