Dr. Marc Cooper’s principal commitments are to educating, developing, and training dentist-entrepreneurs and senior executives of emerging or established managed group practices. His work is focused on developing strategies to succeed in the emerging future of dentistry, leadership development, senior executive development, corporate infrastructure development, and the development of high-performance cultures. Over the last six years Dr. Cooper has worked with dentist-entrepreneurs worldwide to generate highly successful managed group practices.
As current partner and CEO of the Dentist Entrepreneur Organization (DEO), Jake works exclusively with emerging-market group dental practices by building a community of like-minded group practice owners. Jake gives group practice leaders the resources and support they need to move from disjointed “dots on a map” to unified, thriving dental group enterprises by “Thinking like a CEO.”
Jake earned his MBA from Xavier University and has now started, owned, and served as CEO of several seven-figure businesses.
VP Business Development
Darin has been working with managed group dental practices in the DSO space for the past four years. He is focused on interviewing and selecting new DEO members, heads strategic partnerships for the DEO and works on DEO industry events.
In his free time Darin enjoys spending time with his family in the Pacific Northwest, listening to dental/financial podcasts and volunteering at the local humane society.
Angela spent the majority of her career in banking but moved to the DEO for a new challenge. Angela is known as the “Marc whisperer” and helps to juggle many of the moving parts with the DEO’s communications and events. She is Marc’s executive assistant and can assist with his calendar and calls.
When not wrangling Marc, Angela is busy in Wisconsin with her 3 children, husband and pets – dreaming of owning a mini-farm.
Digital Marketing Manager
Giselle was a Developer out of high school, but left the coding life to major in Business and deliver outstanding experience to clients. Giselle is in charge of our Marketing, i.e., delivering the best of DEO via our different communication channels.
Giselle has on three continents and in six countries. When she’s not working, she is cooking, hosting friends, or keeping her free-range hens from attacking her organic garden.
Gabby works on the communications team, writing and editing DEO content. Her experience includes small-town newspapers and Silicon Valley tech giants, and a lot of adventures in between. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in library science.
Gabby lives in Portland with her husband and two small children. She enjoys writing, reading, politics, yoga, and traveling.