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A.J. Peak

CEO

Founded Peak Dental Services® in 2008. Under A.J.’s leadership the company has been recognized as one of Inc. Magazines Top 5000 fastest growing companies. He has been 1 of 3 finalists as Small Business Person of the Year by the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center. A.J. received his MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and BA in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon. Prior to starting Peak Dental Services®, A.J. worked at Merrill Lynch as a senior business analyst and with McKinsey & Company for 7 years as an Engagement Manager. While with McKinsey & Company he supported over twenty Fortune 500 C-suite executive teams on a variety of strategic initiatives ranging from service operations, pricing, strategy, and M&A. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, training for triathlons, and reading nonfiction books.

Amber Collins

Amber Collins

Chief Operating Officer

Amber has been dedicated to the growth of Peak Dental Services® since 2009 and has extensive knowledge of operations and the dental field. Her focus has been growing and scaling operations, building a positive culture, training teams by designing, writing, and implementing extensive training programs, as well as building and developing teams to support growth. Amber is a Colorado native and loves the outdoors. She enjoys spending time running around doing fun activities with her toddler. She is currently a MBA candidate for 2021.

Mike Yates

Chief Financial Officer

Mike is a CPA with nearly 30 years of finance experience and spent the 3 years prior to Peak in the DSO world. Before his DSO time, Mike spent 11 years in two multi location Oncology companies in their lead financial role. He also spent 8 years as the VP of Finance in a large insurance brokerage so he has a strong background in the medical provider setting as well as the insurance payer environment. Mike is married to Kimberly, who serves as Chief Operating Officer of Diakonos Healthcare – so there is no shortage of good dinner conversation. They are the proud parents of FIVE girls and have started their lives as grandparents as well!! Outside of the office, Mike loves to run, mountain bike and travel with his family.

Ryan Torresan

Chief Marketing Officer

Ryan Torresan is the Chief Marketing Officer at Peak Dental Services and is considered one of the leading marketing minds in dental and healthcare on what’s next in marketing, relevance, marketing that actually impacts the business and can be measured. With more than 20 years of dental, healthcare and advertising experience, Ryan is a marketing executive who steered a very successful career to reach the executive level at two of the largest dental support organizations (DSOs) and the first dental implant partnership network in the US. During his tenures, he and his teams earned promotions and awards after tremendous success in the digital marketing, online presence and social media space.

He is also known to have transformed event, CRM and content marketing into lead generation. Repositioned brands, navigated crisis public relations and drove incremental sales through office designs and retail products.

Christina Delgado

Christina Delgado

VP of Human Resources & People Analytics

Christina began with Peak Dental Services in 2019. Her passion is serving as a liaison between our employees and company by leveraging her nearly 20 years of experience in human resources and honed data driven skills. She recently completed her MBA with Data Analytics after completing her BS in Computer Science and Statistics.

Christina’s absolute favorite pastime is laughing with her husband and their two children. She enjoys experimenting with new recipes and crochet patterns, exploring new places, and connecting with her family and friends.

Emily Phillips

Emily Phillips

Controller, SVP of Finance

Emily Phillips joined Peak Dental Services as SVP Finance and Controller, after holding similar roles for companies of varying sizes and structures and in multiple industries for 17+ years, most recently serving as Director of Accounting for a dental service organization that operates in the northeastern United States. Emily has spent much of her career building talented accounting and finance teams, leading system implementations, focusing on process improvements and workflow automation and collaborating with colleagues and executive teams. She is most passionate about her role as a leader and mentor and is proud of the careers that she has positively impacted.

Emily began her career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen, working in its Tulsa office. She is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from The University of Oklahoma with a BS in Accounting.

Though she grew up in Oklahoma, where she often visits with family and friends, Emily is a Colorado native and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, son and Husky/Corgi mix. She also enjoys reading, writing, and entertaining family and friends.

Ambreen Farooq

Ambreen Farooq

VP of Revenue Cycle Management

Ambreen is the VP of Revenue Cycle for Peak Dental Services. She holds an MBA in Healthcare  Management and is a Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist. She has a strong background in managing revenue cycle operations, has expertise in healthcare analytics, strategic planning, and organizational skills.

Ambreen loves spending time with family and cooking. She enjoys spending time in the kitchen and doing fun activities with her 2 years old.

Andrea Small

Andrea Small

Divisional VP of Operations

Andrea is the Regional Director of Operations for Peak Dental Services®. She is a skilled operations leader with extensive experience managing a wide spectrum of operational activities for the past 20 years. She has spent half of her career devoted to the growth of Peak Dental Services®.

When Andrea is not working, she loves spending time with her family. Andrea married her high school sweetheart, Reggie. They have 2 beautiful kids, Reganice and Reggie III.

Dr Scott Frederick

Dr. Scott Frederick

Clinical Director

Dr. Frederick has been with Peak Dental Services® since 2011. He currently serves as a board member for the American Academy of Clear Aligners. He is a member of the AGD, ADA, CDA, MDDS, and Colorado Springs Dental Society.

Dr. Frederick is married to Dr. Anna G Frederick. Together they have a daughter, Zoe, a chocolate lab named Elphaba, and another rescue dog named Stella. In his spare time, Dr. Frederick likes to play tennis, goes fly fishing and skiing with the family.

Dr. Michael Zachar

Dr. Michael Zachar

Specialty Clinical Director

Dr. Zachar is a Board Certified (Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Zachar is married and has two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, pickleball and cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs.

Dr. James Fischer

Dr. James Fischer

Clinical Director

Dr. Fischer is a graduate from the University of Nebraska, where he received his Bachelor’s in Biology. He went on to receive his Doctorate from the Creighton School of Dentistry in Omaha and has been practicing dentistry for the past 20 years. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and stays up to date in all phases of dentistry.  Dr. Fischer grew up in the state of Nebraska playing sports through college and is an avid sports fan. In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, playing golf, and loves spending time with his wife and their two dogs, an Irish Wolfhound and a Komondor.

Dr Carrie Mauterer

Dr. Carrie Mauterer

Clinical Director

Dr. Mauterer is a prominent figure in the Colorado dental community and is an advocate for building a strong healthcare community. She was honored to be awarded fellowships in both the Pierre Fauchard Society and the International College of Dentists. For four years she served the local Metropolitan Denver Dental Society (MDDS) board. While serving as the editor of the Articulator Magazine, she published dozens of her editorials and won two awards from the International College of Dentists for her editorial work. She has served the American Dental Association in the positions of Alternate Delegate and Delegate (elected by her peers) for a few years.

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