Meet the Select Dental Team

We have a combination of exceptional clinicians and business leaders working together to continuously improve the quality of patient care and experience

Dr. Jonathan Mason, DMD

Co-Founder, Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Jonathan Mason is the Chief Clinical Officer and Co-Founder of Select Dental Management along with childhood friend and CEO Elliot Zibel.  Dr. Mason oversees clinical care throughout Select’s partnered practices including doctor continuing education, doctor recruitment and retention, and establishing clinical best practices. 
Dr. Mason has 13 years experience and for the past five years has practiced in Manchester, VT doubling the revenue of his practice while improving patient care, patient satisfaction, and team dynamics. His children are 9 and 7, and he enjoys skiing, paddle tennis, and squash in the winter, and sailing and golf in the summer.

Elliot R. Zibel, CFA

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Elliot Zibel co-founded Select Dental Management with his lifelong friend Dr. Jonathan Mason in 2018. He manages all non-clinical aspects of practice management for practices affiliated with Select including finance, human resources and marketing. Prior to founding Select, Elliot was an investor and serial entrepreneur. He has invested in and advised startups as well as multi-billion-dollar companies. Elliot has three children ages 9, 7 and 4 so his weekends are busy spending time with his family. He enjoys playing soccer, fishing, Wine & Scotch and cooking.

Zach Korwin, DMD, FICOI

Clinical Leader

Zach Korwin, DMD, FICOI, is a skilled and personable general dentist providing compassionate care at Cedar Mountain Dental in Newington, Connecticut. As the son of a successful dentist, he grew up watching his father make a significant difference in the lives of patients and was inspired to follow in his footsteps. 

Dr. Korwin earned his dental degree from one of the nation’s top dental schools: the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduating in 2014. He continues to refine his skills with continuing education courses and has developed advanced expertise in oral surgery, endodontics, and dental implants. He stays current on the latest dental trends through active memberships in professional organizations, including the Hartford Dental Society, the Connecticut State Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. 

Dr. Joshua Bronner, DDS, MS

Clinical Leader

Dr. Bronner is a member of Select Dental Management’s Clinical Leadership Team and is currently focusing on clinical compliance across all of our offices.  He joined the team in the summer of 2018 and relocated from New York City to join Select’s first owned office in Saratoga Springs, NY. 

He enjoys biking in the wilderness and exploring historical sites with his wife and puppy in their new upstate NY hometown.  Prior to joining Select Dental Management, Dr. Bronner earned a Master’s in cancer genetics and went on to complete a hospital residency in dentistry before entering private practice.  Dr. Bronner is dedicated to furthering his knowledge both clinically and as a leader supporting his peers in all aspects of the dental field.

Brett Flanz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Brett Flanz is the Chief Financial Officer at Select Dental Management. Brett joined the Select Dental Management team in October 2019 and is responsible for all financial functions including accounting, finance, and treasury in addition to overseeing Information Technology and Human Resources. Brett is committed to implementing effective and efficient processes which support Select Dental Management’s growth initiatives while maintaining the highest level of accuracy and transparency for the dentists, practices and investors.   Her career spans more than 16 years of varied experience in financial management, business leadership and corporate strategy.  Prior to Select Dental Management, Brett served as Corporate Controller of The Children’s Place after 10 years at Ernst & Young in their Audit and Financial Accounting Advisory Services practices. 

Brett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Kara Piraino

Director of Integrations

Kara is a multifaceted leader with strong management skills and experience directing both company operations as well as integrations and acquisitions. She is instrumental in supporting companies to reach their true potential for over 18 years. With a degree in business management, Kara is known to assist workers in all aspects of company operations.  Her knowledge and leadership has led Select Dental Management through numerous successful practice integrations. 

Kara’s advanced training in the principles of Lean and Six Sigma leadership as well as her values have enabled her to continue to contribute to net growth while fostering a welcoming environment for all employees. Her entire career has been spent in the dental community which supports her desire for perfect and healthy teeth for all. Kara has also been tap dancing since she was two years old and still puts her shoes to work. Her favorite thing to do in her downtime is to attend concerts with her husband. The greatest joys of her life are her young son and daughter as well as three stepsons. She loves working on “what’s next” and is always up for a challenge.

Juliette Boyce

Head of Human Resources

Juliette Boyce is the Head of Human Resources at Select Dental Management and joined the team in 2019.  Her areas of expertise include HR infrastructure and development.  Her diverse background includes over 10 years of HR experience within the dental industry and additional director-level experience in account management. This helps her support the employees of Select Dental and growing the partner practices.  She lives in downtown Chicago with her rescue spaniel, Theo, and has fostered 30+ wayward fluffy dogs from the city shelter over the years (one at a time!).  A frequent traveler, Juliette counts the Galapagos and Kenya as her favorite trips and is eager to explore the world again. 

Casey Stanton

Chief Marketing Officer

Casey Stanton leads marketing strategy for the individual dental practices and for Select Dental at large. Stanton is a former adjunct professor of marketing at Tulane University in New Orleans. His experience is in direct response marketing and driving measurable growth. In supporting Select Dental, Stanton’s marketing framework and processes are being deployed to grow the practice’s new patient load.

Daria Gagliardi

Marketing Coordinator

Daria is a self-starter professional who enjoys learning new things and overcoming daily challenges. Thriving in an ever-changing environment, Daria supports both the operational and marketing objectives of Select Dental Management.

Yasin Dombayci


Yasin is a recent graduate of Union College with a degree in Economics. As a member and captain of the Union College Men’s Soccer team, he garnered many accolades as a 4-year player. He started as Select Dental Management’s first intern in 2018 and has been working with the company since. Motivated and driven to overcome professional and personal challenges, Yasin applies his entrepreneurial spirit by finding creative solutions to complex problems. Yasin is excited to grow alongside Select Dental Management and his colleagues at the firm.

Want to join the team?

We are always looking for ambitious, enthusiastic and entrepreuneurial people to join our team. If this sounds like you, drop us a line with what you can bring to our company that sets you apart from anyone else.

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