The All-Star Team
Alex Nottingham, JD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Alex is the CEO and Founder of All-Star Dental Academy®. He has authored the dental practice game-changer book “Dental Practice Excellence” and co-wrote a bestselling book with Brian Tracy. Alex has shared the stage with Michael Gerber (the author of “The E–Myth Revisited”), and lectures nationally and internationally to prestigious dental organizations. He is a former Tony Robbins top coach and consultant, having worked with companies from $1 million to $100 million. His passion is to help others create personal wealth and make a positive impact on the people around them. Alex received his Juris Doctor (JD) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Florida International University.
VP of Training & Partnerships
Heather is a former retail sales trainer and manager for Bloomingdale’s, Kate Spade, and Theory, and a top new patient coordinator for a multi-million-dollar high-end dental practice where she personally increased revenue by over a million dollars in less than 18 months. She has over 24 years of customer service, training, and phone experience, and designed the All-Star Dental Academy® Phone Success Course as well as the GREAT Call® Process.
Chief Operations Officer
Tom is All-Star’s in-house diplomat and marketing guy. He has been involved in marketing, advertising, branding, and design for over 30 years. He has a BA from UCLA in English with a minor in Business, and another BA from the prestigious Art Center College of Design. For All-Star, Tom puts his creative talents to use in designing and writing our go-to-market materials, and uses his business skills to help strategically guide the company.
Larry is a highly sought after dental practice consultant and international speaker. His skill and talent is offering practical, common sense solutions to improve dental practice productivity. In addition to his consulting business, Larry is a co-founder of All-Star Dental Academy®, an online training and certification program designed to improve scheduling processes and enhance the patient experience. He is also a faculty member at the Dawson Academy. Larry has delivered countless presentations including, “Winning Patient Acceptance of Fine Dentistry,” “Working with You is Tearing Us Apart,” and “The Leadership Challenge.”
President of Coaching
Eric holds a degree in business administration and brings a strong business and systems approach to his consulting. His initiation into the field of dentistry was in the area of office management. He managed dental practices for over ten years and has been consulting over 250 offices nationwide since 2001.
Director of Hiring
Robyn began her dental career in 1998 as a marketing and communications director for a large group practice, and instantly fell in love with the world of dentistry. She has spent every waking moment since learning, growing and collaborating with dentists and their teams utilizing her expertise in all aspects of dental practice management, marketing, communications, HR, continuing education, and laboratory sales. Robyn’s personal goals are to make a difference in someone’s life every single day and to give the best of herself to those around her.
Lead Mastery Coach
Jenn is an All-Star Mastery Coach. She has experienced the business of dentistry from many angles and has helped teams and doctors reach record-breaking goals with her expertise in case acceptance. Her passion for dentistry is why she remains on the front line working the dental trade every day.
Tricia Weldon, All-Star’s client success specialist and event coordinator, graduated college with a BA in Sports Entertainment and Event Management. For over 9 years she was a senior event manager for the Colorado Convention Center. She planned and executed 20,000+ headcount shows, conventions, trade events, intimate parties, and concerts.
Jancie Nauman is an Operations and Project Management specialist with a strong background in managing and growing teams, providing customer service, and creating efficient systems. With All-Star, Jancie utilizes her skillset to oversee our Support Team and work directly with clients to resolving queries, recommend solutions, and guide users through features and functionalities.
Originally from South Florida, Vanessa attended the University of Florida where she earned her bachelor’s degree in theatre. Since then, Vanessa has appeared in movies and commercials, formed her own production company, and has worked alongside producers and business executives. Her communication and people skills are an imperative part of who she is, utilizing it to contribute to her work.
During her free time, Vanessa loves to run and go on hikes. Whether it is at the beach or in the mountains, that is where Vanessa can be found. Perhaps, even with a good book in her hands.
Jackie’s dental career began back in 2010 as a dental assistant. Over the years, she has been able to experience many roles within the dental field. Starting as an assistant, then a clinical supervisor, and in my current role I am able to assist offices in the ever present task of hiring new team members! I believe my experience inside dental offices has given me the tools to connect with Doctors and Office Managers to help truly understand what they are needing in their roles. In this challenging hiring environment, one of the best feelings is being able to find the perfect match for both the employee and employer.
Brandis graduated from University of Southern Indiana in 2015 and took her Theatre/Public Relations degree to the customer service world and began her career in dentistry by working front desk/dental administration. Her outgoing and exciting personality brings people in and she can’t wait to find the best candidates for your practice that will take care of you and your patients.