McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Andrew Jones as Senior Director, M+A at Smile Brands, Inc. Andrew will support the company’s growth strategy and drive acquisitions across the West Coast.
Andrew brings a strong business development and mergers and acquisition background in a multisite healthcare business. He previously spent six years at RadNet where he began as a Financial Analyst and progressed into a Director of Business Development role. With his success in cultivating relationships and his ability to drive full cycle deals, Andrew will be instrumental in Smile Brands’ growth on the West Coast.
Smile Brands, Inc. now has 8,200 dedicated team members at over 700 affiliated dental offices. The company provides comprehensive business support services through exclusive long-term agreements with affiliate dental groups so dentists can spend more time caring for their patients and less time on the administrative, marketing, and financial aspects of operating a dental practice. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, the organization was founded in 1998 and now includes 8,200 dedicated team members at over 700 affiliated dental offices. Through acquisitions and the opening of new dental offices, Smile Brands, Inc. has become a dominant player in the dental space with a rapidly growing number of affiliated practices across 30 states. The company’s primary equity sponsor is Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity investment firm focused on investing in physician-centric healthcare businesses.
This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull, Partner Garrett Lipus, Directors Tim Dotson and Sara Pizarro, and Research Manager Rachel Terry Simonsen.