Healthcare Legal Executive with Broad-Based DSO Experience Joins InterDent Team
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (February 1, 2017) – InterDent Service Corporation (InterDent), one of the nation’s leading Dental Support Organizations (DSO), today announced the appointment of Neal Crowley as the company’s General Counsel.
“We’re excited to have Neal join the InterDent team. His track record of guiding DSOs through the complexities of the evolving legal and regulatory environment, combined with his strategic and operational insights, make him uniquely qualified to lead InterDent’s legal efforts,” said InterDent Chief Executive Officer, Marshal Salomon. InterDent is a provider of non-clinical services to independent dental group practices, supporting over 200 locations under such brands as Gentle Dental, Smile Keepers and Dedicated Dental.
Neal was previously a Partner with Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, a national healthcare-focused law firm and a leading advisor to the DSO community. Prior to Waller, Neal operated a DSO consulting practice providing legal and compliance services to established and emerging DSOs nationwide. Neal previously served as the Chief Legal Officer of Smile Brands Inc., where he provided executive leadership and direction to the company’s Legal, Compliance, Risk Management, Government Affairs, Human Resources, Corporate Governance and Corporate Secretarial functions.
Neal graduated from Indiana University’s Mauer School of Law and completed his undergraduate education at University of Illinois–Chicago.
“I look forward to working with the management team, our affiliated doctors and the corporate support staff to identify and implement legally sound business solutions,” Neal said. “This is an exciting time to be part of InterDent, and I’m delighted about the opportunity to help build the preeminent DSO in the country.”
About InterDent Service Corporation
InterDent Service Corporation provides non-clinical support services to over 200 affiliated dental offices doing business under various brands including Gentle Dental, Smile Keepers and Dedicated Dental. These affiliated practices, which collectively include more than 475 dentists, provide services in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington, and deliver comprehensive dentistry to more than one million patients annually. InterDent Service Corporation is headquartered in Inglewood, CA and Vancouver, WA. For more information, please visit www.interdent.com.
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over $20 billion of equity capital under management. Based in Miami, and with offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Atlanta in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro, H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies, utilizing a flexible and operationally focused/value-added approach. Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm’s current portfolio includes more than 100 companies with combined sales in excess of $30 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.