McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dylan Hack as Vice President of Information Security at Smile Brands, Inc. Dylan will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an enterprise-wide information security program to ensure information assets are adequately protected across all business units. 

Dylan has a strong information security background in private multi-site organizations. He has experience building an information security program from the ground up, developing security roadmaps, establishing PCI and compliance functions, and leading third-party vendor assessment programs. He previously held a blend of consulting and in-house information security positions between Deloitte and LA Fitness International. He earned his bachelor’s degree in CISM from the University of Phoenix and is CISSP certified. 

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, Managing Partner Craig Lipus, Partner Garrett Lipus, and Senior Executive Recruiter Tara Steven.