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CEO Roundtable Laguna Beach 2023

Event Details

February 2nd& 3rd, 2023
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Location:
Surf and sand Resort
1555 South Coast HWY
Laguna beach, CA

CEO Roundtable: Gritty Leadership Conference

We are so excited to bring this event to you in sunny California! 
The theme of the conference will be geared toward the “seasoned” dentist, but of course we welcome all levels in dentistry. The meeting will discuss topics in leadership styles and what that means for you and your team. We will also discuss branding and marketing and how to reinvent yourself if you feel like you need a refresh and mastermind! 
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Event Speakers

Course Title:

LEADING WITH INCLUSIVE DIVERSITY: Elevating our profession, team, and patient experience

Course Description:

This course will empower CEO’s with the skills and resources to cultivate a culture of belonging to better serve their patients, foster stronger relationships with their peers, and connect with their teams in a more meaningful way.  Gritty leaders will gain actionable strategies toward diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as gain the awareness and sensitivity to remove unconscious biases, to provide optimal care for the diverse communities they serve and an optimal work environment for their team.

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Dr. Laila Hishaw

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Dr. Laila Hishaw is a thought leader and change agent for diversity in dentistry and authority in children’s oral health. She is a  board-certified pediatric dentist and holds Fellowships in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, and the International College of Dentists.

 

Dr. Hishaw is a private-practice owner and author of the Amazon bestseller,  Cavity Free Kids.  She was also published in the Journal of Dental Education as a co-author of “Dental school pathway programs: Best practices for increasing workforce diversity”.  She’s been featured on Discovery Health Channel for her role in diagnosing a rare disorder in her patient, and in multiple podcasts and publications.  She has served on the ADA Task Force to Eliminate Barriers for Underrepresented Minorities into the Dental Profession and Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation. Dr. Hishaw is an alumna of the ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership.

 

Diversity in Dentistry Mentorships Inc. is a nonprofit organization she founded that is committed to strengthening the diversity pathway from middle school to dental school through mentoring, educational and hands-on programming, and scholarships to youth and pre-dental students from African-American/Black, Latinx, and Native American backgrounds. The organization has been featured in Yahoo! Finance, Black Enterprise, and ADA News.  

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Wes Read, CPA, CFP

  • CEO of PracticeCFO
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Series 65 Licensed
  • Keynote Speaking & Dental Study Group Presentations: www.wesread.com
Wes Read is the founder of PracticeCFO, a financial planning and CPA firm specializing in dental practice owners. He has been working with dental practice owners since 2007 to help them effectively manage their taxes, 401(k), debt, student loans, business budgets, personal financial planning, investments, and retirement planning.

 Earlier in his career, Wes had audited the financial statements of fortune 500 corporations during his employment at Ernst and Young LLP, the third largest accounting firm in the country.  After his time with Ernst and Young, Wes joined the wealth management division of Moss Adams Wealth Advisors LLC. Wes worked with some of the industry’s top thinkers in managing approximately one billion dollars of client assets.

Prior to his professional experience, Wes received a bachelor and master’s degrees, both in accounting from Brigham Young University; programs that are recognized in the top accounting schools in the nation.
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Jennifer Tyson

Jennifer Tyson is an American businesswoman, writer and entrepreneur. Growing up in the world of practice management and personal development, Jennifer grew a strong understanding of what it takes to be successful in the world at a very young age. Now, Jennifer serves as President of Fortune Management, and is involved in all aspects of the company’s growth initiatives and program offerings to their clients. She is driven and passionate about moving dentistry forward and committed to whatever it takes to do so.

 

In addition to her work at Fortune Management, Jennifer is founder of Virtual Training Innovation, the first ever online training system for dental practices and Co-Author of the best-selling book, Hire to Inspire – what great leaders do to consistently achieve winning results. Jennifer has dedicated her life to improving the business of dentistry and the lives it transforms. Jennifer is also an incredible wife and mom of two young boys. 

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Dr. Stephanie Mapp

Dr. Stephanie Mapp has over 25 years of real-world dental experience as well as continuing education.  She has practiced in all types of dental offices from Public Health to Corporate DSO practices. Her experience presented her with exposure to many types of management systems. She has started a practice, purchased a practice, closed a practice, and sold a practice. Having been both an associate dentist and hiring associate dentists, she has a unique perspective on how to be an employee as well as an owner.  

Dr. Mapp attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry after only three years of undergraduate education in Psychology.  In 2018 she founded her consulting company Mapp Your Practice  to help new and existing owners set up systems for dealing with PPO insurance and its effects on practice profits.  She has contributed to dozens of online podcasts and webinars as well as live seminars and two books:  Mommy Dentists in Business: Juggling Family and Life While Running a Business by Dr. Grace Yum and No-Nonsense Dentistry for Dental Peeps by Drs. Emily Letran and Steven G Mautner. She lives in Fleming Island, Florida with her son Charlie, three dogs, and her ER doctor boyfriend, Howard.  Most of her time away from the office is spent traveling the globe and cheering for the Florida Gators. 

Course Title:

Financial Decidions Mommy dentists must get right: flipping uncertainty into security

Course Description:

The volatility and confusion surrounding the last few years has impacted every business,
including dental practices. This course offers an opportunity to flip today’s uncertainty into a
roadmap for future financial security. Taking the lessons learned from shutdowns, stimulus
dollars, new tax legislation, staffing constraints, inflation and juggling children at home amidst it all—you’ll come away more prepared and confident with whatever the upcoming year has to hold. In this content-rich, interactive course, CPA Brittany Frazier will share proven formulas behind building wealth, improving cash flow, getting ahead on pension and retirement planning, plu the short- and long-term benefits of various savings environments. Using real case studies, this course will empower dentists with

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Brittany Frazier

Brittany Frazier, CPA, Cain Watters & Associates
Brittany is an alumna of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business
Administration in accounting, a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a Master of Science in
accounting.
Her career started at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City before moving to their Dallas
office. There, as a senior associate, she worked extensively in tax compliance and consulting
services in both the financial and private-company service industries. She joined the CWA team
in 2013.
Brittany is a Certified Public Accountant an Investment Advisor Representative and a proud
mommy to her two young sons. She founded CWA’s Women in Financial Planning organization
in 2020, aimed to help professional women collaborate to reach success both in the workplace
and home life. Brittany is passionate about financial education, which is exemplified through her
volunteer work with the 3to1 Foundation, which teaches financial literacy to youth in Dallas and
beyond.

Event Co-Hosts

Course Title:

Geriatric Dentistry: The Fastest Growing Demographic in Dentistry

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Dr. Lou Graham

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Dr. Graham is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals. His lectures focus on incorporating current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry.” He emphasizes the same concepts he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants and laser dentistry.

Dr. Graham is the founder of Catapult Education, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques.

Dr. Graham is a published author in many leading national and international dental journals. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Chicago Dental Society and Illinois Dental Association.

Dr. Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago’s Department of Dentistry. He enjoys providing dental care at his multi-specialty private practice group, University Dental Professionals, in Chicago, IL – Hyde Park. Dr. Graham offers half-day, full-day and multi-day lectures, including custom courses and hands-on workshops.

Course Title:

Elevate Your Practice: The Journey From Single Tooth Dentistry to Comprehensive Dentistry

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Dr. Nada Albatish

Dr. Nada Albatish owns and operates a multidisciplinary practice, All Smiles Dental Centre, just north of Toronto. As a passionate learner, she first completed a GPR, followed by hundreds of hours of CE each year. She is a fact finder – always researching, looking for evidence, and understanding the whys of what we do in practice as dentists.

Nada started her current practice from scratch as a solo practitioner and quickly realized she needed a strong support team as well as a team of skilled doctors in multiple specialties to help her achieve her goals as a comprehensive dentist. Today, Nada’s niche is complex and rehabilitative dentistry, supported by a team of 30, including general practitioners and specialists.

Nada is honored to serve as Faculty for Clinical Mastery Series, curator for Restorative Nation, co-author a book, write articles, and speak at various dental events. Nada is inspired by helping dentists to achieve excellence, predictability, and confidence in their craft. She is committed to the success of her patients, colleagues, and the advancement of the dental profession at large.

As a mother to two beautiful girls, Nada is blessed every day to be able to see the world through the eyes of her little people. In her free time, which she has learned to intentionally create on a weekly basis, she loves to exercise, eat good food, and spend time with her girls doing absolutely nothing except living in the moments. During the 20% of the year that Toronto has good weather, she finds peace in water sports, especially paddle boarding on the lake under the sun. The rest of the year she creates the same feeling by traveling!

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