Our team of dental and management experts are dedicated to supporting dentists, increasing efficiency and driving dynamic practice growth.
Dr. Jeffrey Grove, DMD
Co-Founder and President
Dr. Jeffrey N. Grove, DMD, is the Co-Founder and President of Dynamic Growth Dental Support. He is instrumental in shaping the growth and the culture of the Dynamic Growth organization. Jeff’s passion is leading and mentoring the incredible DG doctors and clinical teams. He believes that if you take care of the team, the team will provide the patients with the best care and patient experience.
Jeff began his career upon graduating from dental school in 2004 when he joined his father’s dental practice in Wyomissing, PA. He grew it into DG’s flagship practice, Grove Dental Group and Orthodontics, which serves as the foundation for Dynamic Growth’s patient-centric approach, core values and culture.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond, Jeff earned his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed externships at the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital and York Hospital Dental Clinic.
Outside of the office, Dr. Jeff can be found skiing the slopes of Colorado with his wife and children or grabbing a bite in Wyomissing, Pa.
Ryan Jones, MBA
Co-Founder and CEO
Ryan Jones is the co-founder and CEO of Dynamic Growth Dental Support and managing partner of Alta Sierra Capital. Ryan is responsible for both the success of Dynamic Growth as a business and the employees who work there. Before co-founding Dynamic Growth, Ryan held several leadership positions in manufacturing and engineering environments.
Ryan has a passion for leadership, believing firmly that business, at its core, is about relationships. As an experienced operations executive, he has led improvement efforts in settings ranging from Fortune 500 companies to public utilities and privately held SMBs. While co-founding Dynamic Growth, his mission was to “build a company in which our people radiate with pride for generations” and that mission is tenaciously pursued.
Ryan is a California native who has relocated his family to Pennsylvania to build Dynamic Growth. Ryan has an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering form Kettering University.
Chief Financial Officer
Brian Godrey is a corporate finance professional with 15 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Treasury and FP&A.
Prior to joining Dynamic Growth, Brian was the Assistant Treasurer at NWN, responsible for liquidity management of the company and leading capital market activities, specifically a new ABL and Term Loan Facility. Brian also worked at Gordon Brothers Group as Senior Manager, FP&A and Treasury, where the role focused on forecasting and budgeting along with global risk management. He also served at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as Treasury Manager responsible for cash management, investments and foreign exchange risk management while supporting numerous capital markets transactions.
Brian graduated from Bentley University with a bachelor of science degree in Economics-Finance with a minor in Information Technology.
Diane Malafarina, RDH, MHA
Director of Clinical Support Operations
Diane Malafarina, RDH, MHA, is the Director of Clinical Support Operation. Highly experienced as a dental assistant/hygienist/team lead, she currently supports all dental assistants and technicians within Dynamic Growth Dental.
Diane was responsible for creating all hygiene protocols and processes, and has been instrumental in growing Grove Dental’s hygiene department to twice its size in 1 year. She also is currently acting as clinical project manager for all DeNovo’s and additional construction, along with leading the new software system (Denticon) into effect for the company.
Diane is a 2006 graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology-A.S. Applied Science Dental Hygiene, 2010 graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology-B.S. Policy and Administration, and holds a Master of Healthcare Administration from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, graduating in 2015.
Allison Langdon, MBA
Vice President of Marketing
Allison Langdon, MBA, is Vice President of Marketing for Dynamic Growth Dental Support, with responsibility for patient growth, branding, and marketing strategy. Prior to joining Dynamic Growth, she worked as a Digital Marketing Consultant for Accenture in the pharma and computer software industries.
Allison delivers a strong growth perspective, with experience launching global teams and service models, as well as project management and process improvement.
Allison holds a bachelor’s degree from Susquehanna University and an MBA from Temple University. She lives in Sinking Spring, PA with her husband, Chris, and her two daughters. In her free time, you can find her enjoying the beach with her family.
Dr. Heather Mitterer, PHD, SPHR
Vice President of People Development
Heather Mitterer, PHD, SPHR, has years of leadership experience, with expertise in people development, engagement, change management, and human resource strategy.
Heather earned a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with an HR focus, and has achieved Masters and Undergrad degrees in Psychology, Organizational Leadership, and Business Administration at both Penn State University and Walden University. Heather holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). She also holds a Pennsylvania Department of Health certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.
Heather started her career in the emergency management and medical field more than 25 years ago and has since worked in a variety of leadership positions in the healthcare, manufacturing, service, logistics, and financial industries. Her focus is on improving work environments, developing leaders, and building organizations that are employee-focused. Outside of work, Heather volunteers as an alumni ambassador and board of director for Penn State University’s World Campus. She also volunteers in emergency management and disaster recovery efforts within the state and community. Additionally, her adventurous personality has taken her to many areas of the U.S. and overseas to Africa and China. She has performed medical mission work in several African countries on multiple trips to the continent.
Dynamic Growth Team
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Accounts Payable Specialist
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