In leading IT and Technology Development Chris is responsible for the creation and execution of the strategic technology initiatives that will help drive Dental Whale to lead the dental support industry.
Chris joined Dental Whale in 2019, bringing with him extensive experience in project management and technology team leadership as well as a deep understanding of the dental business. Prior to joining the team, Chris led the technology and innovation teams at a large national DSO for several years. While there he led multiple cross functional teams in the implementation of a new financial accounting system, cybersecurity and compliance initiatives, dozens of internal business applications, as well as the creation and implementation of industry leading business analytics applications. Chris also led Innovation Teams in Louisville, KY working as a virtual CIO for multiple small health care businesses in the development of strategic technology investments.
Early in his career he led both accounting and analytics teams for a regional health, wellness and fitness services provider (Planet Fitness) and was a regional operations manager for a national building components wholesaler.
Chris completed undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Accounting and Computer Information Systems then continued to Auburn University in Auburn, AL where he completed a Masters of Accountancy, and completed post-graduate certificates in both Project Management and Organizational Leadership at the University of Louisville.