KEN CRAIG - Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
As a founder and CEO of MCA Dental Group, Ken brings 15 years of business start-up management experience to the company. Through his strong investment background, Ken developed a diversified investment platform providing private equity opportunities. Recently, he co-founded and serves as president of Sussex Retirement Living, an innovative seniors’ housing developer and operator with more than 15 residences across North America.
Through his expert business acumen and passion for community service, Ken was included in the Ottawa Business Journal’s prestigious “Forty Under 40” list, which recognizes accomplished and rising business leaders under the age of 40.
Ken’s leadership and start-up expertise has helped new organizations find early success, and existing organizations achieve long-term goals. Ken develops and maintains MCA Dental Group’s relationships with strategic investment partners and has facilitated the expansive growth of the company.
DR. MARK MCCULLOUGH
Co-Founder and Chief Dental Officer
DR. MARK MCCULLOUGH - Co-Founder and Chief Dental Officer
After opening his own dental practice in 2002, Dr. McCullough increasingly focused on educating dentists across North America to utilize advanced techniques and cutting-edge technology. His core strengths include patient care, maximizing the operational efficiencies of private dental practices, and through mentorship, motivating the next generation of dental professionals. As a true leader in Canadian dentistry, Dr. McCullough collaborates with dental professionals to inspire ongoing growth and development, to elevate the quality of dentistry from coast to coast. Dr. McCullough plays an active role in establishing the values and direction of MCA Dental Group. Dr. McCullough received his DDS from the University of Toronto and his B.Sc. from the University of Western Ontario. In addition to running his own successful group of practices, Dr. McCullough helped create a program with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario to rebuild the oral health of cancer survivors in need of treatment. Dr. McCullough is an active member of the Ottawa Dental Society Council where he established the Ottawa CEREC study club and co-founded Capital Dentistry and the Capital Dentistry study club.
Vice President, Operations
SINA AMIRI - Vice President, Operations
As Vice President of Dental Operations, Sina designs and implements MCA Dental Group’s practice management programs which are uniquely focused on empowering dentists, dental hygienists and their support staff to improve the total guest (patient) experience. Sina leads the company’s post-acquisition integration efforts, ensuring that the dentists who partner with MCA Dental Group undergo a smooth career transition, achieve greater clinical satisfaction and personal work-life balance. Sina has been advising private practice owners across Canada and the United States since 2005. Prior to joining MCA Dental Group, he founded a management consulting firm which advised solo and group practices on how to build, acquire, grow and sell better dental practices. During his career, Sina has delivered over a hundred Continuing Education accredited seminars to dentists, teaching them proven strategies for minimizing overhead expenses and maximizing long-term practice value.
Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions
ROMA STEPANCHENKO - Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions
Roma has been a part of MCA Dental Group’s leadership team since the company’s inception. As the Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions, he oversees the negotiation, valuation and structuring of MCA Dental Group’s transactions. He plays a key role in developing the company’s acquisition strategy to ensure it aligns with the needs of the company’s dental partners.
Prior to joining MCA Dental Group, Roma worked in Mergers and Acquisitions as an associate at a prominent business advisory and accounting firm where he focused on the dental industry. Roma holds a B.Com. (Finance) from the University of Ottawa and graduated with summa cum laude distinction. In addition to his academic background, Roma also excelled as a portfolio manager of the Telfer Capital Fund, a value-driven investment fund managing a portion of the University of Ottawa business school’s endowment assets.
DR. BERNE REESOR
Director of Partnership Development
DR. BERNE REESOR - Director of Partnership Development
Dr. Reesor has over 45 years of experience as a practicing dentist and was a founding member of a large group practice dedicated to preventive and restorative dentistry. For the past six years Dr. Reesor was the dental advisor at Health Canada where he was responsible for reviewing applications for licenses for new dental devices.
As the Director of Partnership Development at MCA Dental Group, Dr. Reesor focuses his energy on cultivating relationships with dentists across the country and arranging opportunities for MCA Dental Group’s partners and team members.
QUINLAN BOOTS - Vice President of Finance
As MCA Dental Group’s Vice President of Finance, Quinlan oversees and manages the company’s accounting, payroll, tax and treasury activities. Similarly, Quinlan leverages data and analytics to help inform the company’s strategy and operations, as well as provide value to the company’s dental partners.
Prior to joining MCA Dental Group, Quinlan spent several years at a prominent Dental Service Organization (DSO) where he led the Finance Operations team. During this time Quinlan played a key role in advancing the finance and operational initiatives at this DSO, helping drive growth and allowing dental partners to focus exclusively on dentistry.
Quinlan obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) designations while practicing with Deloitte in Toronto. Prior to Deloitte, Quinlan obtained his Honours Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Director, HR & Integration
KENDRA MARCH - Director, HR & Integration
As the Director, HR & Integration at MCA Dental Group, Kendra plays an integral role in aligning the vision, mission and corporate values of all practices in the MCA Dental Group community. Having worked in all aspects of a dental office, from dental assisting to office manager, she brings a wealth of practical, hands-on experience to the team.
Having worked with Dr. McCullough for the past 15 years, she shares his passion and vision of working to give dentists and their teams the freedom to focus on dentistry.