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


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.

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.

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.

Gabriella Nagy

Chief Financial Officer​

Gabi firmly believes that establishing a robust financial foundation, dedicated to promoting service excellence by delivering reliable and timely information, is essential for growth and success.

She possesses expertise in both small and large-scale joint venture models within dental and physician-led organizations.

Gabi embarked on her journey in the healthcare sector over ten years ago, collaborating with major hospital systems, dental practices, and both private and public home health companies.

In her recent role at a nationwide facilities services company, Gabi crafted a robust finance structure that bolstered a 200% revenue growth, attributed to process improvements, innovation, and automation.

Gabi graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Cleveland State University and maintains her CPA license through the State of Colorado.

Bond Ortiz​

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 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.

Tracy Maddoux, LCSW

Vice President, Transitions

Tracy believes that people are what’s most important in life and understands that change can be difficult. Because of this philosophy, she brings her counseling and project management expertise to the forefront to guide partners towards a seamless transition onto the BOND platform.

Tracy joins BOND with more than 15 years experience in the human services and healthcare industry. Prior to BOND, her most recent position was with a private equity backed healthcare company that expanded its footprint from 17 to 400+ locations, becoming the largest of its kind in North America.

Tracy has a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Studies from The University of North Texas and a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. 

Stacie McLean

Vice President, Operations

Stacie McLean has held operational leadership roles in the field of dentistry for over two decades, laser focused on driving operational efficiencies through identifying weaknesses in day-to-day practice processes, executing more efficient and time saving new processes, and enabling and empowering a culture of success.

Stacie’s expertise in identifying operational inefficiencies and replacing them with streamlined operations have consistently resulted in improved profits, engaged teams, and higher patient satisfaction feedback. Stacie’s number one goal is relentlessly finding ways to increase patient satisfaction, which in turn, results in greater financial success.

Stacie is a graduate of the University of Oregon and currently lives in Vancouver, Washington.