MORIAH GROUP acquired the assets of Health Care Equipment Specialty, Inc. on December 1st, 2011. By providing financial stability and operational expertise, DentalPlanet, LLC can focus on its core competencies.
Moriah Group is a diversified holding company built upon the principles of Intelligence, Integrity, and Interest Alignment. We believe this to be a winning formula:
- Intelligence — Knowing the right thing to do in making smart business decisions vital to the wealth process;
- Integrity — Doing the right thing consistent with the core values entrenched in our culture;
- Interest Alignment — Structuring each venture with clear alignment of interests between all critical parties.
Our investment philosophy at Moriah is to partner, when necessary, with proven local operating experts to analyze and execute a strategy that moderates risk while preserving upside potential for all involved parties. Since August 2008 Moriah has placed over $95mm in new project equity and secured over $260mm of debt deployed in a variety of real estate projects and several operating companies.
David Needham, President - David Needham joined Dental Planet December 2011 to facilitate our new corporate structure. He remains the Executive Vice President for Moriah Group. Mr. Needham was co-founder of Reel FX Creative Studios ( www.radiumreelfx.com ), an animation and special effects company. During his tenure, he oversaw four corporate facilities with 250+ employees, an annual budget of $30mm and over 100,000 square feet in Dallas, TX, San Francisco, Pasadena, and Los Angeles, CA. Married for 19 years he has two daughters and one son. Mr. Needham holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University.
Brian Williams, General Manager - Mr. Williams has been with Dental Planet since June of 2010. He Joined Dental Planet with over 23 years of lean manufacturing experience in various positions related to the Strategic Supply Chain, Global Logistics, and both Project and Operations management. His career includes North American responsibilities with Electrical Industry leaders such as Siemens Energy & Automation and ABB, Inc. He also has three years experience working in the Power Transmission Industry with Altra Industrial Motion, Inc.
Brian has been married for 20 years and has two children, ages 19 and 16. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering - Design and Drafting from Morrison Institute of Technology. He has earned Six Sigma Green Belt status and completed his certification in Project Management through Duke University.
Tony Brumley, Vice President Sales - Mr. Brumley has been in the dental industry since 2005. He initially ran the cabinet division while also serving as an equipment sales consultant. He now serves as Vice President of Sales. He previously served as the Finance Director for Wichita Falls Ford Lincoln Mercury, having earned accreditation as a Master Certified Finance Manager from Ford Motor Company. At Ford, having started out as a sales consultant before being promoted to the New Vehicle Sales Manager, Mr. Brumley also earned accreditation as a Master Certified Sales Manager. He has been married since 2001 and has two boys. Mr. Brumley has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Midwestern State University.
Katherine Charles, Controller - Mrs. Charles has 20 years of combined experience in the insurance and collection agency industry. However, working with Dental Planet in a retail company setting, has strengthened her knowledge of the different account practices in our industry and made her a more well-rounded accountant. After remarrying in 2011, she moved to Oklahoma, aka occupied North Texas, and commutes to Texas. She had lived the hustle and bustle of big city traffic for over 20 years. Now, she enjoys watching the cows on her daily drive.
Nicholas Whittington, Vice President of Technology Business Development - Mr. Whittington has been in the dental industry since 2000. His initial focus was on starting and developing the company's auction division while also maintaining the hardware and software infrastructure. A few years later it became apparent that the IT infrastructure would require his undivided attention. At that time he became the IT Administrator.
He has been married since 2001 and has two boys. He holds a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from Midwestern State University.