The Dental Trade Alliance (DTA), an association of companies that provide dental equipment, supplies, materials, and services to dental professionals, announces that its board of directors has appointed Gregory Chavez as chief executive officer. The organization’s previous chief executive officer, Gary Price, retired on January 31, 2020. Chavez brings more than 25 years of association management experience to the position and most recently served as executive vice president of operations and membership at The Vision Council.
Speaking on behalf of the recruitment committee, Robert Savage, Vice President and CFO of Drake Precision Laboratories and Immediate Past DTA Chair said, “We are fortunate to have appointed someone with a proven track record of execution and leadership with a unique background that helps intersect healthcare and manufacturing industries within the association management space.“
Dave Steck, current DTA Chair and General Manager at Henry Schein, stated, “We believe Greg brings a unique set of experiences and skills to the DTA. He is well versed in many of the issues facing our industry and association. Greg will be a great cultural fit and a strong strategic partner for our membership.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Dental Trade Alliance in my new role,” said Chavez. “I believe my experience in market research, government affairs, and industry growth initiatives in the healthcare association industry will translate well and help to take DTA programs to the next level.”
Dental Trade Alliance
The Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) is an association of companies that provide dental equipment, supplies, materials and services to dentists and other oral care professionals. Our member companies include distributors, dental laboratories and manufacturers, located in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. By providing the best equipment, materials, and services to dentists and oral care professionals, we are partners in improving the oral health of everyone.