Dr. Scott Kalniz

Executive Partner

Scott has over 20 years of dental industry experience. He started his career as a practicing dentist with a single location. He then purchased a number of other dental practices, eventually selling his large dental group to a Dental Support Organization (DSO). He joined the DSO as director of development, sourcing a number of dental practice affiliations, and helping build it to over 50 locations. Scott then partnered with a private equity firm, as CEO and Chief Dental Officer, to create a new DSO. In under 5 years, it grew to over 110 locations in 12 states. He has also served, and currently serves, as a Non-Executive Director on several PE-backed company boards as well as on the board of Pacific Smiles Group, a publicly traded DSO in Australia. Scott owns Kalniz DSO Advisory Group which consults with multi-national groups looking to create industry leading DSOs.

Scott holds a DDS and a BS in Business Administration, Economics from The Ohio State University.