Todd McVay has over 20 years experience in the dental industry. He has advised clients on how to build upon their strengths within their dental practice, as well as guided them through challenging areas within their business. Todd’s education and background in the business of dentistry provides him the ability to measure performance and profitability and also offer guidance to continually excel in these areas. He is well experienced, not only in consulting and coaching, but also with practice valuations, practice transitions, and associateships. Todd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Central Washington University.
Kristie McVay has been helping clients with overhead and general practice information since 2008. Prior to joining The Knutzen-McVay Group, she was an elementary teacher and also managed her own business as a personal trainer and wellness educator and instructor. Kristie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with minors in Early Childhood Education and Psychology from Arizona State University.
Dave Knutzen’s legacy in professional practice management and transitions spans over 40 years of assisting doctors in their entrepreneurial success. He has been a valued consultant to well over 800 dental practices in the Western United States. His career in professional practice management and transitions has helped many firms achieve success. Dave has done practice appraisal/valuations for over 300 dental offices and has been involved, partially or fully, in the sale of in excess of 200 dental practices.
Catherine Stimson, RDH
Cathy Stimson has been in the dental industry for over 20 years. She joined The Knutzen-McVay Group in 2011 as Administrative Support. Previously she worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist, treating patients in solo and associate general practice offices. Cathy received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Shoreline Community College, and she furthered her education at the Business Computer Training Institute.
Jessica joined The Knutzen-McVay Group in April of 2013 as Administrative Support. After 14 years of being a stay-at-home mom, Jessica decided it was time to return to the work force. She comes to us with many years of administrative experience in the fields of engineering and law. Jessica has taken numerous business/word processing courses at Bellevue College as well as Kapiolani College on Oahu, Hawaii during her 3-year stay there.
Jennifer (Jen) joined The Knutzen-McVay Group in April 2016. She has been in the dental industry for 17 years as a dental assistant. She received her Certified Dental Assistant degree from PIMA Institute. After 17 years of being a CDA, she decided to utilize her years of dental experience to pursue a career move into the business aspect of the dental field. She joined us a Junior Broker mentored under Todd, and is now an Associate Broker.
Julie has been a successful business manager and consultant in the dental industry for over twenty years. She brings a broad perspective, extending well beyond the specifications and requirements of running a dental practice. She is focusing her passion for dentistry toward practice transitions. Julie has a gift for building relationships, in part because of her passion for the dental industry but also because she is naturally collaborative, thrives on teamwork and is relentless in pursuit of a goal. She has a strong network of dental professionals in Seattle, Spokane, Northern Idaho and Montana. Julie is dedicated to understanding your needs and delivering exceptional service. She joins us as an Associate Broker and will cover the Spokane/N. Idaho/W. Montana region.