915 The CDI Group with Kevin Sauer, VP of Business Development : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
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Kevin Sauer is an executive that has worked in the dental industry for the past 13 years. Kevin started with Pacific Dental Services (PDS) 13 years again running a single practice. During his 8 years at PDS, Kevin managed multiple practices before starting from scratch the Professional Recruiting Department, which was responsible for recruiting all clinical positions, most notably dentists. During his tenure with PDS, Kevin and his team helped PDS grow from a regional DSO to one of the largest DSOs in the country.
After his time with PDS, Kevin moved to Denver to work with Birner Dental Management Services, a regional DSO with approximately 65 offices. At Birner Dental Kevin oversaw Talent Acquisition & Organizational Development.
After 2 years with Birner Dental, Kevin moved to Tampa to become Coast Dental’s Vice President of Clinical Talent Acquisition & Development. After a year he was promoted to Vice President of Operations, where he was responsible for operations, clinical talent acquisition, and credentialing. Coast Dental has approximately 170 offices throughout 5 states.
In 2016 Kevin and his family moved back to Lone Tree, CO where he joined The CDI Group to become their Vice President of Business Development. The CDI Group is the premier leader in their space, and they partner with DSOs to create and administer white label, custom made proprietary in-house discount plans for DSOs across the country. Some of their partners include Pacific Dental Services, Heartland Dental, Smile Brands, Great Expressions, Blackford Dental Management, Gentle Dental of New England, Dynamic Dental Partners, MB2, First Choice Dental, and many more. The CDI Group also administers discount plans for private practices as well.
Kevin received his B.S. in Marketing and his Master’s in Leadership & Organizational Development from Azusa Pacific University. (Kevin also attended Howard Farran’s Dental One-Day MBA!) Throughout his career in dental, he and his teams have hired thousands of dentists, led many key initiatives at several DSOs, and has led operational oversight of hundreds of practices.
Blurbs/Promos to be included in the description of the podcast (Subject to editing): If you’re looking to increase your cash patient count and retention, or would like to hear more about The CDI Group and the success we’ve had with DSOs and practices across the country, please reach out to Kevin directly.