• Dr. Aman Kaur
    Dr. Aman Kaur
    President and Founder, Women in DSO

    Dr. Aman Kaur a DSO industry veteran, and a seasoned executive is known for her passion for building DSO organizations ground up and doing turn-arounds through innately inspired teams and driving results. Dr. Kaur is the CEO of a rapidly growing Midwest based DSO called AiM Dental Alliance. With over 18 years of experience in Dental industry, Dr. Kaur has worked with multiple DSOs over her career in various leadership roles and is very involved in DSO industry as a Board member of DSOs, Government Dental Programs and Dental Product Companies. Dr. Kaur is passionate about improving the access to dental care and believes this needs growing services in dental sector that encompass overall health needs along with supporting dental teams to continually grow as clinicians as well as the leaders. Dr. Kaur is also the Founder and President for Women In DSO, an organization committed to providing industry defining platform to promote and advance women leaders across the DSO industry. Respected as a credible voice in industry for her clinical and business decision-making, finding strategic solutions and building partnerships and alliances across the industry, Dr. Kaur is constantly shaping the industry.

    Dr. Kaur has nothing to disclose.

  • Ellie Naderi
    Ellie Naderi
    Consultant and former CEO, SALT Dental Collective

    Ellie Naderi has worked in the dental industry for over 25 years. She has an extensive background on both the clinical side and the business operations side of the dental field. Ellie spent her early years working in a successful practice learning virtually every function utilized by dental practices including time spent as a dental assistant and an office manager.
    After years spent in the practice setting, she continued her education and began working as a dental hygienist, which she did for over 7 years. After which she entered the dental pharma world. She worked for a top-notch pharma company for almost 5 years in various roles including Education and Account Management.
    Ellie has held multiple Senior VP positions and CEO positions with Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) such as Coast Dental and Dental One Partners. She has also operated her own dental consulting company, Global Dental Practice Solutions since 2016. Her career has included work as an educator, giving clinical and didactic instruction to dental hygiene students and serving as a dental hygienist for practices that serve a diverse group of patients.
    Most recently, Ellie served as CEO of SALT Dental Collective, a Pediatric and Orthodontic DSO organizations in the Pacific Northwest. Ellie now makes Central Oregon her home enjoying the outdoors with her husband and 2 children.

    Ellie Naderi has nothing to disclose.

  • Lisa Timmerman
    Lisa Timmerman
    CEO, Family 1st Dental

    Lisa Timmerman is the CEO for Family 1st Dental, which has 24 locations in Nebraska and Iowa. She joined Family 1st Dental in 1999 as CFO and Operations Manager and was elevated to CEO in 2011. She has been involved in all aspects of the business, including acquisitions and associate recruitment & retention. Lisa enjoys the many challenges and diverse activities of her position, most notably working with dentists and their teams to help their practices thrive and grow. Lisa is currently serving on the AADGP Board and has been a member since 2010.

    Lisa Timmerman has nothing to disclose.

  • Maryam Beyramian
    Maryam Beyramian
    CEO / Co-Founder, Westwind Integrated Health

    “Dr. Maryam Beyramian attended the University of Michigan both for her undergrad and Doctoral degree. She graduated from Dental School in 2001,
    and started Westwind Dental Group in 2002. In 2016 she completed an MBA program with a concentration on Global Leadership and in 2017 Primary Care Medicine was added to our service offerings and the group was rebranded to Westwind Integrated Health.

    Today Westwind Integrated Health consists of 11 practices and over 20 doctors throughout the Phoenix metro area. “”We recruit talented compassionate doctors and mentor them in leadership skills, with the vision to develop providers who possess both strong clinical and communication skills.””
    Westwind Integrated Health is a SERVICE oriented group created to provide comprehensive integrative oral and systemic care
    to patients of all ages .

    Dr. Beyramian’s goal is to create a medical and dental group that can provide intergrative care for the Phoenix community. Her vision is to
    recruit and develop team members that value the corporate culture of collaboration and team work between multispecialties to achieve
    optimal oral and systemic well-being. “”The links between Oral and Systemic disease is undeniable. With our integrative Medical-Dental approach, we
    educate patients, change habits and lifestyles to move towards an overall improved health. “” Westwind’s future plans are to develop
    more systems and core competencies that enable scale and growth in the Southwest market.

    Dr. Beyramian is a visionary and entrepreneur, a true leader in the industry. She has received multiple awards in the industry including recently being recognized as the 2021 Women Achievers of Arizona in the Healthcare Services category.”

    Maryam Beyramian has nothing to disclose.


Main Ballroom


Feb 04 2022


Pacific Standard Time
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Diversity in the Group Practice: A Spotlight on Women in DSO

  • Session Description: Diversity and inclusion is critical in today’s marketplace.
  • Learner Objectives: Attendees will learn how best to maintain and manage a diverse workforce.

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

Schedule Subject to Change


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