Meet Our Team

The highly inspired team at DPA combines their skills in accounting, operations, software, finance, strategic planning, team leadership, marketing and graphic design to create a full-service consulting firm that provides you with the right methods and guidance to help you achieve the business results and personal independence you desire.

Ken Mathys

Ken Mathys, CPA

Founder and Principal
Dental Practice Consulting

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Ken began his dental career in the mid-1990s, helping local dentists informally with their business management needs. He founded Dental Practice Advisors, LLC in 2001 in response to the needs these dentists expressed for quality, accessible practice management support and for a much deeper professional relationship with their advisors.

Prior to becoming fully dedicated to dentistry in 1993, Ken honed his technical and management skillset with Ernst & Young and two Fortune 500 companies. His hands-on experience includes business start-ups, business ownership transitions, organizational change management, and development of high performing teams. Ken concentrates his efforts with clients in the areas of strategic business planning, high level financial management, team leadership and practice acquisition support.

 

Shawn Mathys

Shawn Mathys, CPA

Principal
Dental Practice Consulting

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Shawn offers a rare blend of dental practice acumen, expert command of QuickBooks®, hands-on dental software experience, and mastery of dental office operations. An experienced CPA in all areas of small business financial reporting, she has focused her efforts on the key performance indicators essential in the dental industry for the last 15 years. Shawn is a Certified QuickBooks Pro-Advisor and has developed and presented numerous individual and group QuickBooks training courses, including the WDA Interactive Learning Sessions in 2012 and 2013. Her passion for training helps clients optimize the combined potential of their practice management and accounting systems – making her uniquely qualified to help practices leverage their data for business planning and decision making.

 

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Paula, CPA, CMA

Dental Accounting & Reporting

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Paula is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant with 20+ years’ experience providing a wide array of services to small and medium sized companies including business software installation and training, monthly accounting & financial statement preparation and many other projects. Prior to joining DPA, Paula worked as a Senior Consultant in a large regional public accounting firm and held Assistant Controller and Operations Manager positions in industry. At DPA, Paula coordinates the monthly management program reporting and focuses on helping practices establish efficient systems and processes needed to be successful long-term.

 

 

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Kathleen

Dental Accounting & Reporting

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Kathleen’s experience in accounting, management and small business ownership is a tremendous asset to our clients. Her professional background includes demonstrated expertise in business analysis, payroll, financial reporting, job costing, and database development. Kathleen works closely with all of our management program and QuickBooks® dental accounting clients every month to generate accurate and timely dental financial statements and key performance metrics.

 

 

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Susan

Dental Accounting & Reporting

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Susan’s background spans many aspects of financial and operational management including accounting and financial statements, payroll, business systems and processes, daily healthcare operations, budgeting and software conversion support. Her own experience as a small business owner allows her to serve her clients with a high degree of understanding and empathy. Sue works closely with our accounting and management clients on a monthly basis to ensure the accuracy of their financial and practice statistics. In addition Sue processes all of our annual fee & wage survey data.

 

Elizabeth

Dental Accounting & Reporting

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Elizabeth is a Certified Public Accountant with a strong background in supporting small to medium sized companies including dental practices.  Prior to joining DPA in 2015, Elizabeth worked as a CPA in large regional public accounting firms for 6 years and served her church for two years as the Accounting Manager while her family was starting to grow. At DPA, Elizabeth works very closely with our dentists and their staff members in the development of business systems, bookkeeping using QuickBooks, payroll processing and financial reporting.   She also serves as our Quality Control reviewer to ensure the accuracy of our financial and management reporting.

 

 

Kimberly

Talent Management & Human Resource Support

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With more than 18 years of experience in the human resources field, Kim has a proven track record of effectively leading human resources directives and improving the effectiveness of teams and organizations.  Most recently, Kim served as a Human Resources Director for a network of dental laboratories located across the United States.

Kim assists clients with their human resource needs including hiring key staff, handbooks and HR compliance.  Her broad experience includes areas such as benefits, employee relations, talent acquisition and performance management.  Kim’s customized approach ensures that each solution meets the needs of the current situation and is sustainable over time through one-on-one coaching and effective annual planning.

Kim is a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) in addition to holding her Senior Professional Human Resources Certification (SPHR).

Turi

Marketing Consultant

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Turi possesses a strong customer service attitude and technical skillset. She has a degree in communications and more than 18 years of dental industry marketing experience. Turi’s blend of talent and experience helps her work with practices to create marketing and social media communication strategies that are unique and that consistently promote the practice’s personality and brand identity. She specializes in helping practices develop marketing plans and budgets; coordinate website design; create social media content; design brochures, internal forms and collateral materials; and organize printing and mailing projects.