Smile Brands hires new Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions

Smile Brands, Inc. hires a new Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions.

Smile Brands, Inc., an Irvine California based dental support organization has named Kevin Rogus as Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions.

Mr. Rogus has experience in both finance and healthcare. Before joining Smile Brands he was the chief operating officer and headed the merger and acquisition activity of Family Care Partners, a primary and urgent care provider in Fort Mill, SC. Prior to that, he was a Vice President of Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley.

In a statement, Smile Brands CEO Steve Bilt said Rogus’ “experience in financial services and the healthcare industry will be an asset as we pursue strategic opportunities for growth.”

Backed by mid-market private equity firm Gryphon Investors, Smile Brands supports nearly 400 dental practices in 16 states.

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