Chief Dental Officer
With over two decades of clinical and administrative experience in Dental Support Organizations (DSOs), Charles Zasso, DDS, FAGD, MBA, leads the clinical support and development for the dentists of Great Lakes Dental Partners’ network of affiliated locations. Previously, he served as Chief Dental Officer for Affordable Care Inc., DentalOne Partners, and DentalCare Partners, where he implemented new clinical and multidisciplinary initiatives to promote growth and improve patient satisfaction.
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff is the Chief Executive Officer of Great Lakes Dental Partners (GLDP). He brings a wealth of experience in building and scaling successful, high-growth multi-site service organizations. He has expertise in building service-oriented support capabilities to empower high performing practice-level activities and associates while delivering an excellent patient experience.
Director of Clinical Development
Dr. Daniel Dohnalek joins Great Lakes Dental Partners after three decades of practicing dentistry, and he continues to work clinically at the Manus Dental Lake Zurich office. Dr. Dohnalek graduated from Indiana University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. He earned a Doctorate Degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 1983. Following dental school, Dr. Dohnalek attended the Oral Cancer Program at Michael Reese Hospital.
Vice President, Operations
Leanne Wypych joins GLDP’s leadership team with nearly 20 years of multi-site dental operations experience, including growing the general and specialty dentistry practices at Manus Dental. She has top to bottom field experience; from the front desk all the way to executive level management. Her experience combined with her education has allowed her to build great teams and accomplish goals in all aspects of operations.
Vice President, Strategy & Integration
Jordan is the Vice President of Strategy & Integration. He is responsible for GLDPs growth plan, post-acquisition integration, technology, and procurement. His favorite aspect of his position at GLDP is that he gets to plan for growth, execute plans to achieve it, and then watch the results in real time.
Chief Financial Officer
Taylor is a graduate of New York University where he obtained his Bachelors Degree in Finance. He started out his career in Healthcare Investment Banking, where he worked on multiple M&A transactions. Most recently, he spent seven years as the VP of Finance and Strategy at InterDent Service Corporation (DSO with over 150 locations primarily on the West Coast).
Vice President, Finance
Dan Ortega joins Great Lakes Dental Partners as Vice President of Finance having spent most of his career in public accounting and early-stage growth platforms.