Dental Trade Alliance Foundation

About Us

Our Mission

Increase access to and utilization of oral health care by broadening literacy of oral health’s impact on overall health.

Our Values

Oral Health


Enduring Positive Impact

Our Vision

A healthy smile for all.

Officers of the Board

Rick Cohen

Managing Director, Benco Dental Company

Board Chair, Executive Committee Chair, Major Gifts Committee Chair

Committees: Nominating, Finance, Grants, Investment
Dan Garrick

VP Global Business Development, Young Innovations

Board 1st Vice Chair, Grant Committee Chair

Committees: Executive, Nominating, Finance, Major Gifts

Lorene Kent

President, Belmont PUblications, Inc.

Board Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair"

Committees: Executive and Nominating

George Wolfe

President, DMG America, LLC

Immediate Past Board Chair

Committees: Executive, Nominating, Finance, Scholarship

Gregory Chavez

Chief Executive Officer, Dental Trade Alliance

Board Secretary

Committees: Executive, Nominating, Finance, Investment

Board Directors At Large

Alex Miller

President, Meisinger USA

Ivestment Committee, Chair; Member: Auction Committee.

Karen Neiner

Vice-President Sales & Marketing, Hu-Friedy Manufacturing

DTA Board Member, Grants Committee Member, FUNdraising Committee Member

Tim Rogan

Vice-President, General Manager, Patterson Dental Supply

Scholarship Committee Member

Elizabeth Meyers

Exec. VP of Purchasing & Global Sourcing, Darby Dental Supply Company

Grants Committee Member

Steve R. Knight

President/CEO, Crown Seating, LLC

Grants Committee Member, Scholarship Committee Member

Eric Wenzel

Global Business Director, 3M Oral Care

Grants Committee Member

Nicolle Campion

President, Zirc Company

DTA Board Member, Auction Committee Member, Scholarship Committee Member, FUNdraising Committee Member

Joseph Persichetti

Senior VP, Regional Sales Director, Bank of America Practice Solutions

Scholarship Committee Member

Dan Dixon

VP, Business Development, Envista

Scholarship Committee Chair

Mark Hillebrandt

Chief Marketing Officer – Global Dental, VP of Marketing – North America, Henry Schein Dental

Fundraising Committee Chair

Chris Holden

EVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

DTA Board Member, Investment Committee Member

Tim Long

Director of Domestic, A-dec, Inc.

Grant Committee Member, FUNdraising Committee Member


Sarah Miller, MPA

Director of Philanthropy and Foundation Operations

With a Master of Public Administration and Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Sarah is dedicated to nonprofit service. She currently serves as a Director of Fundraising & Development for one nonprofit and volunteers for several others.

Laura Fleming Doyle, MHA, CAE

Consultant and Advisor

With a Master of Health Administration from George Washington University, Ms. Doyle is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) with over 35 years in health care non-profit management. She served as Executive Director of the Foundation from 2010 through May 2020.