Our Team

Marquee Dental is a premiere dental support organization dedicated to making patients and dentists the priority.

By providing dentists with both the support and the clinical autonomy they need to succeed, Marquee enables its partners to focus their attention on providing the best oral healthcare services possible.

Fred Ward

Chief Executive Officer

Fred Ward brings over 20 years of operations experience, both domestically and internationally, in staff as well as large field leadership roles and has led organizations of 600+ retail outlets. For most of the past decade he has served in senior leadership roles for large Dental Service Organizations (DSOs), improving operations and building company culture of these doctor-centric businesses.

Andrea Metz

Chief Operating Officer

Andrea Metz brings 14 years of experience providing dental support and leadership to more than 30 offices. Metz offers extensive operational experience opening new dental practices and leading acquisitions of existing practices.

Goldie Gupta

Chief Financial Officer

A Certified Public Accountant with global healthcare revenue management experience, Goldie Gupta oversees Marquee Dental Partner’s financial planning, analysis, reporting and more. Gupta has more than 12 years of experience, and graduated from Loyola Univeristy with a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a master’s degree in accounting.

Jim Usdan

Founder & Board Member

Jim Usdan is a veteran of both the healthcare and dental fields bringing more than 30 years of experience in healthcare provider and multi-site management operations. He formerly served as CEO of Marquee, as well as for three public companies and five private equity-backed firms. In addition, he has led or served as a board member of four dental service companies and transitioned to the Marquee Dental Partners board in 2018.

What we can do for you

By handling the administrative end of the practice, Marquee allows our partners to focus on what truly matters: providing the best oral healthcare services possible. We provide dentists with the support and clinical autonomy they need to better serve their patients.

What we can do for your patients

Patients see an obvious benefit when their dental care provider is able to commit their full attention to patient care. Additionally, the administrative support provided by Marquee helps practices streamline the patient experience, improving the process for all involved.

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