Mortenson’s Founder Retires, Names New CEO

Upon retirement of Founder and CEO, Wayne Mortenson, Bill Becknell named new CEO of Mortenson Dental Partners.

Mortenson Dental Partners, a Louisville-based dental support organization, has named Bill Becknell successor to Founder and current CEO, Dr. Wayne Mortenson, in an announcement to team members on May 9th. Bill Becknell will move into the role of CEO, effective October 1, 2018 to lead the company as Mortenson Dental Partners seeks to increase the number of patients served and continue to positively influence the ever changing dental industry. Dr. Wayne Mortenson will continue with the company in the capacity of Founder and Advisor.

Dr. Wayne Mortenson, his wife Sue and their children moved to Louisville, KY, to pursue a career in dentistry in 1975. Upon graduating from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1979, Dr. Mortenson and Sue opened a small dental practice in Middletown, KY. Today, Mortenson Dental Partners operates over 120 dental practices in nine states. Mortenson Dental Partners employs over 1,600 team members and offers a full spectrum of dental services.