Careers: Introducing 4 New Executives

As more and more Americans look for ways to save money on dental care, keeps growing and growing—in employees and recognition.

In addition to making the Inc. 5000 list for the second year in a row, several savvy executives have made their next career move by joining

Here’s an introduction to the four new executives that have joined

Name: Frank Bifulco, Jr.

Position: Board of Directors Member

Location: Plantation, FL

Highlights: Bifulco brings more than 30 years of product and brand development experience to the team. His executive leadership skills and diverse consumer knowledge will help boost brand awareness and position Discount Dental Plans as a top-of-mind solution for people to save money at the dentist. For more details about Bifulco, read our news release.

Did You Know…? People often get dental insurance and Discount Dental Plans confused. A savvy board member like Bifulco will help overcome consumer misconceptions about Discount Dental Plans, while educating them on their benefits.

Name: Joan E. Herman

Position: Board of Directors Member

Location: Plantation, FL

Highlights: Herman brings more than 30 years of health care management experience and a wealth of health benefits knowledge to the team. Herman will work to introduce Discount Dental Plans to more than 100 million Americans without dental insuranceand educate them about how these plans can help save money on dental care. For more details about Herman, read our news release.

Did You Know…? The biggest reason for delaying dental care is cost. Herman’s extensive leadership experience in the benefits industry will help identify new opportunities to help Americans nationwide access affordable dental care.

Name: Robert Solarana

Position: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Location: Plantation, FL

Highlights: With nearly 20 years of finance and accounting experience, Solarana has a proven track record of building strong teams, partnering with operations, and providing the strategic leadership necessary to support growth oriented organizations. He also worked as both an investor and operator in private equity environments, with a focus on the consumer sector. For more details about Solarana, read our news release.

Did You Know…? A CFO is a corporate officer primarily responsible for managing the financial risks of the corporation. Having just gone through an acquisition by The Riverside Company this year, Solarana’s experience will be critical to’s performance and the implementation of long-term strategic financial plans.

Name: Danielle Powers

Position: General Counsel

Location: Park Ridge, IL

Highlights: Powers is a Member of the Bar in the State of Illinois and graduate from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Most recently, she served as the Director of Legal and Compliance for Coverdell & Company. She has also worked as a Policy Analyst for the Illinois Department of Public Health. For more details about Powers, read our news release.

Did You Know…? Working with more than 30 networks, it’s important for to market Discount Dental Plans for consumers by following the rules and regulations in our industry. Powers’ expertise in compliance and legal matters will be a valuable asset to the team.

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