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Emerging Leaders Group


The Emerging Leaders Group encourages engagement in the DTA and peer to peer connections through a variety of after hour presentations and receptions.  Participants vary but include rising star leaders in the executive suite of member companies or leaders who are new to their company.

  • Programs: The Emerging Leaders Group holds a variety of educational and team building forums.  Speakers are selected based on topics including mentoring, social networking, leadership and training.
  • Volunteers: The Emerging Leaders Group encourages particpants to become more involved in the DTA by attending the annual meeting and other events throughout the year.  Many decide to volunteer on committees.
  • Meetings: The group typically holds events at the CDS Midwinter Meeting in Chicago, the CDA Meeting in Anaheim, California, and the Greater New York Dental Meeting in New York City.
Co-Chairs: Cindy Bowser (Zirc), Ted Kehagias (Midmark), Daryl Klein (J&J Instruments) and Nichol Schreiber (Young Innovations)
Staff Liaison: Fred Freedman