Keith Kooman Joins Western Dental as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis

ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Dental, a national leader in dental and orthodontic care, today announced the appointment of Keith Kooman as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Mr. Kooman comes to Western Dental with more than 25 years of leadership experience in corporate finance roles that included accounting, auditing, financial planning and analysis, operations and supply chain finance, and support for mergers and acquisitions.

He was recently Vice President, Finance, for Pacific Dental Services where he led a team engaged in financial management reporting, regional finance support/performance analytics and implementation of financial systems. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis for Alorica. He previously held positions at Silgan Containers, Allergan, Stanley Black & Decker-Home Improvement Group, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Brunswick Corporation, and Arthur Andersen LLP.

“We welcome Keith to the Western Dental team,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Western Dental. “He has the right leadership experience in dental finance, accounting, systems, supply chain and M&A analytics to help our excellent FP&A group continue to grow as a valuable resource for our Clinical, Operations, Finance and Business Development teams.”

“Western Dental has thrived for many decades by making high-quality dental care and orthodontics accessible and affordable,” said Mr. Kooman. “It is exciting to be part of this team, and I look forward to supporting the organization’s mission with clear analysis drawn from its data-rich integrated systems.”

Mr. Kooman has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration, Concentration in Accountancy, from the University of Notre Dame.

ABOUT WESTERN DENTAL

Western Dental (with its supported affiliates, including Brident Dental & Orthodontics and Vital Smiles) is one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral health care, serving approximately 3 million patient visits annually in 334 affiliated offices throughout California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alabama. In addition to general dentistry, Western Dental offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and endodontics in its offices, creating a convenient full service “Dental Home.” All of Western Dental’s services are backed by a unique quality assurance system that electronically monitors all patient visits, treatments, dental staff and clinical performance to enable high-quality care. To learn more about Western Dental or inquire about an office in your community, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.

Contacts

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916-781-0659 (office)

559-289-8797 (cell)

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