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    Houmam Ali Named Guardian Dentistry COO

    Executive has helped lead exceptional year

    MIAMI – December 3, 2021 – Houmam Ali has been named to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer for Guardian Dentistry Partners (GDP). The appointment is effective January 1, 2022.

    As Senior Vice President of Operations for GDP’s North Carolina and Virginia regions, Ali has been instrumental in leading the successful growth of the rapidly expanding Dental Partnership Network over the past year. Guardian Dentistry Partners has exponentially grown over the past 12 months, with 2021 expected to be an exceptional year throughout all facets of the business.

    Ali’s numerous accomplishments to date in his specific regions include significant growth in net production and earnings. Under his leadership, dental practices throughout North Carolina and Virginia have grown substantially, both organically and through adding new, strong partners in each region. Ali also has been instrumental in leading operational initiatives and improvements that have benefitted all regions throughout the company. 

    In his new role, Ali, an internationally trained dentist, will be responsible for supporting GDP Operations teams across all regions and will help continue to build a culture anchored by the organization’s core mission, vision and values. He will also lead GDP initiatives that will support partners and teams in building their practices, including strategic growth plans, process improvements and drivers of team member engagement.  

    “As the COO, my main priority is to help our dentist partners succeed and achieve their goals,” said Ali.  “I will provide our partners every tool they need to build the practices of their dreams.”

    “We couldn’t be happier to announce this promotion,” said Mark Censoprano, Guardian President. “Houmam not only has proven his ability to drive the results that our partners expect, but also has done it in a way that’s consistent with GDP’s core values of partnership and caring. He’s more than earned the respect of our partners, and we are fortunate to have someone of his talents on our leadership team.”

    Ali joined GDP in 2020 after spending 10 years with ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers where he served on the company’s Leadership Team as the Vice President of Operations. He was vital in leading ClearChoice’s significant expansion nationwide over the past decade. In addition to his dental training, Ali earned his Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University and his MBA from the University of Denver.

    About Guardian Dentistry Partners

    Founded by a group of passionate dentists and a family office, Guardian Dentistry Partners is an emerging Dental Partnership Network dedicated to providing world-class support services and growth opportunities for its network of dentist partners. Founded in 2018, Guardian has expanded rapidly and now supports dental entrepreneurs in Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. Guardian’s mission is to help its dental partners and teams build the practices of their dreams. For more information, visit guardiandentistry.com.