Meet TEAM EDU

There’s no limit to what you can accomplish when you have a solid team behind you. Team EDU is made up of a powerful community of representatives, educators, technicians and specialists, all working together to help you and your business succeed. Team EDU is a community that empowers you to do your best work.

our representatives

Brian Michaud

Practice Growth Advisor

Brian has been advising dental professionals and providing exceptional customer care since 1993. He has been determined to understand the challenges in his marketplace and create strategic solutions for his clients with great energy, enthusiasm and commitment to his client’s growth and success.

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Evan Harris

Sales Consultant

Evan's passion for dentistry began when he was a little boy. He was born with extra teeth, which caused crowding and embarrassment about his smile. His Little League coach happened to be a dentist and offered to help him out. Dentistry changed Evan's life, and that's when he knew he would have a career in the dental field.

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Jason Barker

Territory Manager

For over 10 years, I find fulfillment being part of the practice while helping doctors and staff achieve their goals and thrive. Outside of the dental office, I love spending time with my family.

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Joseph Carnell's

Representative

Joe has been in the dental industry for over 15 years, he has helped with the growth of hundreds of practices in his previous roles with Carecredit and OCO Biomedical. Joe enjoys spending time with his son and golfing.

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Morgan Kendrick

Territory Manager

With a background of being an athlete, being a part of a team is what Morgan is best at. She believes at the foundation of each successful dental practice is teamwork and relationships.

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Shawn Collins

Territory Manager

Shawn has spent 35 years in the dental profession, and is grateful to be a part of this tremendous industry. He takes pride in resolving his clients challenges, and enjoys building strong relationships with his clients and their teams while earning their trust and business.

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Sheena Hurtig

Territory Manager

Along with her background in business in the fashion world, Sheena has over ten years of experience in the medical and dental industries that give her a well-rounded perspective on business. She believes that the best way to grow a practice is finding its unique need, customize, and execute accordingly.‍

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Timothy Flood

Dental Growth Advisor

Dental practice success begins with a great team. I have been fortunate to serve and support so many local practices due in part to the amazing tools & resources available from Patterson Dental. Each year our clients face new and emerging challenges. We mitigate those challenges by helping you capitalize on new opportunities. If practice success is your focus, you deserve the support and collaboration only available from Patterson Dental.

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Tom Slezak

Territory Manager

I've been in the dental industry for 27+ years and have been blessed to work with, and help, so many amazingly wonderful people during my tenure. I've been helping dentists and their teams achieve their goals, grow their practices/business, successfully plan for their future and the modernization of their practice, and basically create the practice of their dreams. You can count on me to be there for you every step of the way.

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Walter Turner

Territory Manager

When you speak with Walter of Patterson, you will be amazed by his energy and enthusiasm. The advantages of working with a Practice Growth Advisor are obvious and his commitment to your growth and success are unmatched.

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Patterson EDU Educators

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our Technicians

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our specialists

Dain Livesay

Equipment Specialist

With over 15 years in the dental industry, Dain has built hundreds of dental offices as a Lead Technician and now Equipment Specialist. Dain enjoys spending time with the family and golfing.

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Marc Meiner

Equipment Specialist

With over 15 years of dental experience, Marc began his dental career as a Service Technician. For the past 5 years Marc has helped integrate equipment and technology into hundreds of dental offices as well as building and designing new practices.

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Remo Sagastume

CAD/CAM Specialist

This 18-year, lab-trained CAD/CAM expert is both clinically knowledgeable and business savvy, bringing a diverse set of skills to your practice.

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our MANAGEMENT

Chad Lunaas

General Manager

A Minnesota native, Chad has been working with practices since 2008. Having led high performing teams in Buffalo, NY and Des Moines, IA, Chad is very happy to be building a life and career in San Diego.

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Mario Van-Dongen

Operations Manager

A long history of leading and developing teams, Mario is a master of customer interactions and problem solving.

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our inside service team

Our team is dedicated to helping you get the most out of your dental technology. Through our state-of-the-art support center, and with the industry's most knowledgable support specialists, we resolve more than 90% of issues during our customer's initial call. If we can't help you solve the problem right away, we can dispatch the expert or technician who can.

our outside service team

Meeting your patients needs means having confidence in your equipment and technology. If something goes wrong, our team is here to make it right with prompt service and industry-leading expertise. From repairs to preventive maintenance, our TechEdge service technicians keep your equipment running so your practice can thrive.

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