April 24, 2017 — Hero Practice Services announced the appointment of Joshua Gwinn as its new chief executive officer.
As CEO, Gwinn will leverage his extensive operational experience in dental, orthodontics and vision care to lead Hero Practice Services.
His focus on patient needs and culture aligns with Hero Practice Services’ mission of being the leading provider of high-quality and compassionate dental, vision and orthodontic care to children in underserved communities.
Gwinn’s career began as an Operation Specialist in the United States Navy. He then spent several years with National Vision Inc. affiliated brands building his skills in all aspects of the optical field including but not limited to: optical dispensing, lab operations, field training, leadership, and Denovo operations.
Gwinn has also developed expertise in the dental field becoming the Regional Director for Great Expressions Dental Centers throughout Michigan and Ohio. Most recently, Josh led operations as well as training and education for a large fleet of Gentle Dental practices in the Pacific Northwest, and California. Gwinn was born and raised in Arkansas in a large, blended family with seven children and feels a deep personal connection to Hero’s mission of expanding care access to underserved children.