Executing Your Growth Strategy: Buy, Build or Both?

  • Thursday 1/26/2023
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Course Code: 183TL
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Room Location: BCEC Exhibit Floor Classroom D
  • Credits: 0 CE Hours
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Perrin DesPortes, is one of the Co-Founders of Polaris Healthcare Partners. He attended Washington & Lee University for undergrad and earned his MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Perrin has over 25 years of experience in the business side of dentistry, having started as a 4th generation family member of Thompson Dental Company, then as a General Manager of 15 years with Patterson Dental Supply where he ran three different businesses for them. In 2017, he left Patterson and along with two others launched TUSK Partners. In 2021, he and Diwakar Sinha departed to launch Polaris.

In this lecture we will cover: how to clarify what your growth strategy actually should be; the outcome(s) to solve for personally and financially; how to acquire practices the way an Enterprise-level DSO does; how to create successful outcomes through de novos; and several critical areas to avoid failure. This a business course designed to help you define success in terms of both activities and outcomes, and it will give you plenty of details for the end of the year and into 2023.  

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Understand what your growth strategy should be based on desired outcome, timeframe, and required activity levels
  • Define model successful outcomes for both acquisitions and de novos
  • Identify the key areas where people create failure and how to avoid them
Recommended Audience: Dentist
Ambient Noise Disclaimer: Please note that this course will be held on the Exhibit Hall Floor and will be subject to ambient noise.