Our Leadership

“We are a community of industry, providers, philanthropists, students, innovative thinkers, that are committed to achieving a healthy smile for all. It’s a big vision, but we believe it’s possible to achieve it together.”

Dan Garrick, DTA Foundation Board Chair, 2022-2023 

Officers of the Board

Elisabeth Meyers

EVP of Global Procurement, Darby Dental
Board Chair

 Executive, Finance, Fundraising, Grants, Nominating, Scholarships

Tim Long

VP, Sales and Marketing, A-dec, Inc.
Vice Chair

 Executive, Finance, Fundraising, Nominating

Tom Richardson

Vice President, Atlanta Dental
Board Treasurer

 Executive, Nominating

Dan Garrick

VP, Corporate Development, Young Innovations
Immediate Past Chair

 Executive, Finance, Investment, Major Gifts, Nominating
Photo of Dan Garrick

Gregory Chavez

Chief Executive Officer, Dental Trade Alliance
Board Secretary

 Executive, Finance, Investment, Nominating

Committee Chairs

Christie Bailey

Director of Professional Relations & International Business, Pulpdent Corporation
Committee Chair


Mark Hillebrandt

Chief Digital Revenue Officer, Henry Schein Dental
Committee Chair


David Singh

Chief Executive Officer, Biotech Dental USA
Committee Chair


Chad Bushman

Vice President of Sales & General Manager, Patterson Dental Supply
Grants Committee Chair

 Grants, Vets Day of Service Subcommittee

Board Directors at Large

Danny Vezmar

Executive Vice President, Dental Product Shopper

 Fundraising, Marketing

David Armstrong

President, Kerr & Metrex

 Grants, Research Subcommittee

Anne Wilson

Chief Marketing Officer, Benco Dental

 Marketing, Research Subcommittee

Tim Sullivan

Partner, Wild Marketing Group

 Major Gifts

Charles “Chip” Sardi

Director, Scientific Affairs & Education – US & Canada, 3M Oral Care

 Grants, Scholarships, Vets Day of Service Subcommittee


Esther Kagoda

Senior Accountant

Sarah Miller, MPA

Executive Director