The American Dental Association Business Innovation Group named health industry veteran Tim Steffl as the group’s head.

The American Dental Association Business Innovation Group (ADABIG) announced Tim Steffl as its new president and chief executive officer.

In the position Steffl is responsible for establishing short and long-term profitability and measurable growth of ADABIG to meet strategic and financial goals, as well as creating a strategy for increasing and scaling ADA Practice Transitions.

Steffl comes to ADABIG from his role as vice president of strategic development and finance of Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), where he provided strategic oversight and leadership to multiple functions within the association. Prior to DDPA, he was president of Pivot Health Advisors, where he developed product and commercialization strategy.

For 16 years Steffl worked at the American Hospital Association (AHA) as the chief operating and development officer and as vice president for AHA Solutions/Health Forum.  He serves as a mentor at MATTER where he provides business expertise to start-up organizations in the health care space. Additionally, Steffl holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a specialization in finance from The Ohio State University.

“We are so happy to welcome Tim into this position and to the ADA,” said Kirk Norbo, DDS. “His extensive background in the healthcare industry, as well as his business experience and expertise is perfectly aligned with the future direction of ADABIG. We’re excited to have him on board and anticipate a smooth transition as he becomes our new president and CEO.”

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