North American Dental Group appoints new CFO and IT security team
PITTSBURGH, September 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — North American Dental Group (NADG), a leading dental assisting organization, has promoted Stephen’s Castles as its next CFO. The castles replace Jonathan Walkerwho earlier this month was promoted to general manager.
Castles will be responsible for managing the day-to-day financial operations of the company and the 250 dental practices in 15 states supported by NADG. Castles joined NADG in January as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development, where he oversaw many aspects of NADG’s corporate finance functions and supported the company’s affiliate efforts. .
The company also announced that it is strengthening its information technology security functions by promoting Dan Romary to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and hiring Jim Nelms for the newly created position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Romary, who joined NADG in July 2020, had served as vice president of data analytics and enterprise applications. Nelms most recently worked as a CISO for LabCorp, the world leader in medical diagnostics.
Romary will lead the company’s efforts to create the best technology and data-driven solutions across all NADG-supported practices. He will also continue to lead the company’s business intelligence team. Nelms will lead cybersecurity across the company’s business and supported practices and lead the IT infrastructure team.
“I am delighted to announce these appointments and I am confident that each will contribute significantly to the growth and continued success of NADG,” said Walker, CEO of NADG. “The service that Stephen, Dan and Jim will provide will allow us to better support our doctors and dental practices and identify new opportunities to expand our services to make oral care more accessible to people who need help. “
Prior to joining NADG, Castles was a senior partner at Newstone Capital Partners in dallas where he evaluated and underwrote private equity investment opportunities. He previously held positions at Hawk Capital Partners, Prudential Capital Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He earned an undergraduate degree in accounting and a master of science in finance from Texas A&M University and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Romary previously held technology roles at PowerFleet, Conde Nast Publications, Scholastic, Inc., Edifice Information Management and Giant Eagle. He received his undergraduate degree in business administration from Duquesne University and a master’s degree in business administration from Robert Morris University. He is currently completing an executive education program, with a Chief Data Officer concentration, at Carnegie Mellon University.
Nelms has previous information security experience working for the Mayo Clinic and the World Bank. He earned an undergraduate degree in biology from East Tennessee State University and an MBA in Information Systems from Strayer University.
About North American Dental Group
North American Dental Group (NADG), based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniawas co-founded in 2008 by Ken Cooper and dr. Andre Matta. NADG was created to transform the dental experience for patients, clinicians and support teams and today consists of a network of more than 250 supported dental practices in 15 states. The values of maintaining an emotionally intelligent approach, being thoughtful educators, and demonstrating healthy bravado fuel her day-to-day care and operations. These founding values are alive and well as NADG celebrates its pioneering spirit by cementing its partnership with Jacobs Holding AG. For more information, please visit: www.NADentalGroup.com.
SOURCE North American Dental Group