Perrin DesPortes is the Co-founder and a Partner at Tusk Partners, a dental M&A advisory firm helping dentists start, grow and sell group practices. The firm is there for clients throughout their careers, from helping them start a group or DSO, obtain funding, grow the group and assist in the exit. Perrin has over 22 years of leadership, sales operations and P&L management experience in the dental industry. He previously rebuilt and successfully led three branches for Patterson Dental Supply. He has a BA from Washington and Lee University, as well as an MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.