Our Story

A Bond partnership celebrates growth and independence.
Our mission is simple: to support your vision. We form collaborative partnerships with orthodontists who strive to improve the way patient care is delivered. Bond’s seasoned team has dedicated decades to the dental industry and worked with innovative organizations in the space. We leverage this deep-rooted orthodontic practice and business acumen to empower independent orthodontists who are ready to scale their brand, strengthen their practice, and retain their clinical autonomy. At Bond, we are stronger together.

Bond. Stronger Together.

At Bond, we have only one goal: to support your vision. It’s a simple philosophy, but a powerful one that lets you lead the way. Because one thing our 25 years in the industry has taught us is that when partnerships are formed and visions align, people are empowered and businesses flourish. Which means happier patients and thousands of smiles for years to come. So as you move forward with your vision in mind, consider us your fellow collaborators. We are here to help you take your practice to new heights, take your community along with it, and watch your legacy grow.

Leadership Team

Azar Zaidi

CEO and Founder

Azar is steadfastly committed to the value of doctor partnership models and building a best-in-class model that evolves the industry.

Early in his career, Azar founded a management organization to advise independent private practices with startup and transition services.

Azar then established and led the new market development and specialties divisions for Pacific Dental Services, growing them from 160 locations to over 700 locations across 22 states.

As founder of the Healthcare Advisory Shop, he served as an operating advisor, executive, and board member for over 30 organizations in the medical and dental service organization sectors.

Azar has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sheila Bracker

COO and Co-Founder

Sheila is passionate about building a collaborative culture that merges clinical autonomy with an ecosystem of collective learning and business support.

She spent 18 years in the DSO space working with 15 years at Pacific Dental Services where she focused on building a business support model to grow and scale business lines across the U.S. She managed operations for 280 orthodontic offices and 95 pediatric dentistry offices across 24 states.

As a co-founder of Bond, she gets to do what she has always wanted to do, partner with the best minds in healthcare to build an orthodontic service organization (OSO) inspired by a collaborative partnership model and rooted in a personal belief that we are stronger together and building a team culture that truly values its people.

Sheila has a Bachelor of Science from Mercyhurst University.

Scott Kabbes

Executive Chairman

Scott has served BPOC as a board member, senior executive advisor and operating partner since 2009. Scott is currently a board member and investor in Home Care Delivered and Health Ecommerce, and has also served as a board member for Tidi Products, Southern Anesthesia and Surgical, Preferred Home Care and Scrip Hessco.

Prior to BPOC, Scott served as a board member and investor in Heartland Dental Care and as President of Patterson Dental Supply. He also founded EagleSoft, Inc. and was CEO when Patterson purchased EagleSoft in 1997, and was President of PSI (a subsidiary of Colgate Palmolive), a veterinary practice management software company.

Brandie Warren

Chief Financial Officer​

Brandie is a finance and accounting leader with more than 20 years experience. She began her career at Big 4 accounting firms then moved to private equity backed healthcare services company.

She is an experienced management consultant focused on process improvement, data management, payroll, system conversions, and managing financial statements.

Brandie received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lebanon Valley College and master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Meagan Enrique

Chief Human Resource Officer

Meagan is driven to create a ‘people first’ space for employees to do their best work while providing an extraordinary patient experience. She is passionate about caring for those who care for others.

Meagan has spent her career in multi-location and setting healthcare organizations where she served as the process, culture, and people champion.

Meagan received her MBA from the University of Baltimore. In addition, she holds multiple human resources and training certifications.

Vin Crispino

Chief Information & Technology Officer​

Vin has over 16 years experience in IT leadership roles within the health sector.

In 2021, Vin was a CIO of the Year, Healthcare ORBIE Awards Finalist and was nominated in the top 25 CIOs Shaping the Future of Technologies.

Vin received a Health Sciences Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from Stony Brook University and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology & Management from Western Governors University.

Bond Andrews​

Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management​

Bond has more than 20 years extensive revenue cycle experience in both healthcare and dental spaces and is responsible for overseeing the daily revenue cycle management and credentialing functions of Bond Orthodontic Partners.

Previously, she served as a revenue cycle and practice management expert for large private-equity backed companies with a focus on building and centralizing key revenue cycle management services.

She also managed revenue cycle operations for over 200 clinics across 28 states.

Bond has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Jennifer Bergstrom

Vice President, Finance

Jennifer is a numbers enthusiast who loves to let the numbers tell the story.

For almost 25 years she has been finance focused working in small to medium sized companies in a variety of industries.
Jennifer thrives in entrepreneurial PE backed businesses helping organizations scale by building highly productive teams and best-in-class process.

Jennifer started working with Bond Orthodontics as a consultant in December of 2021 and joined the company full time in October of 2022.

Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Northwestern and an Accounting Diploma from Minneapolis Business School.

Brian Christensen, CFA

Vice President, Business Development

Brian is passionate about speaking and building relationships with entrepreneurial doctors interested in growing their practice with a strategic partner.

He has years of experience working with physician-led healthcare service organizations.

Brian began his career in investment banking and financial consulting where he advised on strategic growth for several physician-led healthcare companies.

Most recently, Brian was at US Oral Surgery Management where he helped grow the organization into the largest oral surgeon group in the United States.

Brian has a Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing from Baylor University and Masters of Business Administration from the SMU Cox School of Business.

Tracey Ellison

Vice President, Human Resources

Tracey is passionate about creating a people-first culture where employees (and patients) have an extraordinary experience in a workplace like no other.

She has 20+ years of human resources in a variety of industries. Most recently, Tracey was employed by US Oncology, supporting Maryland Oncology Hematology, the largest community-based cancer practice in Maryland, providing patient care in 16 locations.

Tracey is committed to lifelong learning and advancing the HR profession through her involvement in her local SHRM chapter and professional certifications.

Tracey has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Towson University and Masters degree in Human Resources from McDaniel College. She also carries SPHR and SHRM-SCP HR certifications.

David Peterson

Vice President, Marketing

Throughout his career, David has been passionate about delivering WOW brand experiences, impacting the full end-to-end digital experience as well long-term customer and talent retention.

His experience spans omnichannel marketing, including all digital and offline channels, for corporate brands as well as the marketing and branding for local independent offices across the country.

Throughout his career, David has been passionate about the full end-to-end user experience, including long-term customer and talent retention.

David is a former Rhodes Scholar nominee. He received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Utah. 

Marcela Truxal

Vice President, Operations

Marcela’s servant leadership philosophy inspired her to join Bond. She is passionate about building collaborative partnerships with teams that share the same vision.

With over 17 years experience in both medical and dental spaces, Marcela has held key roles in the DSO and private practice space.

Marcela received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of the Pacific and a master’s degree in Counseling from Sacramento State University.