ORANGE, California – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Western Dental, a national leader in dental and orthodontic care, today announced the appointment of Keith Kooman as vice president of financial planning and analysis.
Mr. Kooman comes to Western Dental with over 25 years of leadership experience in corporate finance roles including accounting, auditing, financial planning and analysis, operations and chain finance. procurement, and support for mergers and acquisitions.
He was most recently Vice President, Finance, for Pacific Dental Services, where he led a team engaged in financial management reporting, regional financial support / performance analysis and financial systems implementation. Previously, he was Vice President, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis for Alorica. He previously held positions at Silgan Containers, Allergan, Stanley Black & Decker-Home Improvement Group, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Brunswick Corporation and Arthur Andersen LLP.
“We welcome Keith to the Western Dental team,” said Daniel D. Crowley, President and CEO of Western Dental. “He has the right leadership experience in dental finance, accounting, systems, supply chain and M&A analysis to help our excellent FP&A group continue to grow in as a valuable resource for our clinical, operational, financial and business development teams.
“Western Dental has thrived for many decades in making high quality dental and orthodontic care accessible and affordable,” said Mr. Kooman. “It’s exciting to be a part of this team, and I look forward to supporting the organization’s mission with clear analysis drawn from its integrated, data-rich systems. ”
Mr. Kooman holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and a BA in Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting, from the University of Notre Dame.
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Western Dental (with its supported subsidiaries including Brident Dental & Orthodontics and Vital Smiles) is a national leader in accessible and affordable oral health care, serving approximately 3 million patient visits per year at 334 affiliated offices in California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. and Alabama. In addition to general dentistry, Western Dental offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and endodontics services in its offices, creating a convenient full service “Dental Home”. All Western Dental services are supported by a unique quality assurance system that electronically monitors all patient visits, treatments, dental staff and clinical performance to enable high quality care. To learn more about Western Dental or to inquire about a practice in your community, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.