Elite Dental Partners LLC – Chief Executive Officer and Chief Dental Officer
Dr. Kalniz has almost 20 years of dental industry experience. He started his career with a single location practice and purchased a number of other dental practices and eventually sold his large dental group to a dental service organization. He joined the dental service organization as director of development sourcing a number of dental practice affiliations helping build the dental service organization to over 50 locations. Dr. Kalniz holds a DDS and a BS in Business Administration, Economics from The Ohio State University.
Elite Dental Partners LLC – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. McDermott has 15 years of accounting and finance experience. His prior experience includes Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at a number of mid-sized companies in the Midwest. Mr. McDermott also spent 7 years in public accounting at Grant Thornton leading audits for companies with yearly revenues ranging from $20 million to $1 billion. Mr. McDermott is a CPA and graduated from University of Illinois.
Elite Dental Partners LLC – Chief Development Officer
Mr. Starkweather has over 15 years of experience investing in middle market companies and partnering with small business owners. He has worked at four different private equity investment firms where he purchased, grew, and sold a variety of different businesses. Prior to that he worked at a global investment bank where he advised clients on a wide array of M&A transactions. Mr. Starkweather holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Economics and Engineering Science from Vanderbilt University.
Dermatology Medical Partners LLC – President & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Pohlmeyer has over 10 years of dermatology, operational, investing, and finance experience, including experience at a leading dermatology service organization. Prior to joining Dermatology Medical Partners, he held management positions with DermOne. During his tenure at DermOne, Mr. Pohlmeyer led the acquisition of more than 40 dermatology offices in 5 states and managed operations in multiple geographies. Mr. Pohlmeyer previously worked as a private equity investor at Westwind Investors, Crane Street Capital and Warburg Pincus. His experience ranges from small family office investing to large billion dollar buyouts. Mr. Pohlmeyer also previously worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College.
Dermatology Medical Partners LLC – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Greer has 25 years of senior management experience including as the Chief Financial Officer for small, large, private, and public companies. Prior to joining Dermatology Medical Partners, Mr. Greer served as the Chief Financial Officer of a number of private equity backed companies.
Mr. Greer is a CPA and holds an undergraduate degree in business and accounting from The University of Tennessee at Martin.
Heartland Veterinary Partners LLC – President & Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Robinson has over 30 years of veterinary industry experience holding numerous clinical, operational, and senior management roles throughout his career. Prior to joining Heartland Veterinary Partners, Dr. Robinson held a senior management and operations position with National Veterinary Associates, a group veterinary hospital and support organization with over 300 hospital locations and 900 veterinarians throughout the U.S. Prior to National Veterinary Associates, Dr. Robinson held several management roles with Banfield Pet Hospital, including as a Regional Medical Director for Banfield responsible for multi-hospital leadership and operations for a region with over 180 veterinary hospitals. Prior to these management roles, Dr. Robinson also owned, operated, and successfully sold his own veterinary hospitals. He is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, has an MSPH degree from the Howard University School of Medicine, and a BS from Southern University. He previously served as vice president of the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine and is presently a class agent for the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Robinson also serves as the Chairman of the Practice Advisory Panel of the AVMA.
Heartland Veterinary Partners LLC – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Medlicott has more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience, including nearly ten years in the healthcare services location based business. He has held senior finance and accounting roles while at Accelerated Rehabilitation, a private equity backed leading outpatient physical therapy company which grew to over 300 locations in eight states prior to selling to Athletico Physical Therapy in 2014. Prior to his work at Athletico and Accelerated Rehabilitation, Mr. Medlicott held a senior finance role at Applied Systems and served as a global accounting executive for the consulting firm A.T. Kearney working across multiple domestic and international offices. Mr. Medlicott is a CPA and graduated with a BA in Accounting from Northern Illinois University and a Masters of Information Systems from DePaul University.
Heartland Veterinary Partners LLC – Chief Development Officer
Mr. Wilson has more than 10 years of private equity investing, investment banking, and corporate development experience. Prior to partnering with TDP in veterinary services, Mr. Wilson served as an investment professional with Waud Capital Partners, a Chicago-based lower middle market private equity firm where he invested in and helped build a number of healthcare provider-led businesses. Mr. Wilson also previously served as a director of corporate development and held management positions with CME Group where he led a number of initiatives ranging from small commercial partnerships to large-scale, cross-border M&A transactions. Mr. Wilson began his career in the investment banking division of Lehman Brothers. He graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Finance and Accounting from Miami (of Ohio) University where he also earned a Master of Accountancy degree. He also earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.