ABOUT US

What We Do

LPB Dental Services has helped dentists sell clinics, buy clinics, find great clinic locations, negotiate leases, design clinics, and secure financing for dentists. LPB has consulted on growth plans for practices, practice analysis, and human resource issues.

By combining experts in every crucial area of transition and practice management, we believe LPB can help every dental professional to make the most of their practice.

Why Us?

We have been involved in building hundreds of clinics and has assisted clients with clinic location and design, negotiating leases and securing financing. Bronko has also consulted on growth plans for practices, practice analysis, and Human Resources issues.

MEET THE TEAM

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BRONKO KORNHAUZER

Owner

Bronko brings over 25 years of experience in partnering with dentists across Western Canada as a dental consultant. He has been involved in building hundreds of clinics and has assisted clients with clinic location and design, negotiating leases and securing financing. Bronko has also consulted on growth plans for practices, practice analysis, and Human Resources issues. He has reviewed hundreds of practice evaluations and believes there is a more effective way to represent both the seller and the buyer. With his specialized knowledge of the dental industry and the many contacts he’s made over the years, Bronko understands the key issues for both the seller and buyer. In providing the most accurate, comprehensive evaluation, all parties are satisfied including the banking professionals, lawyers, and accountants. Bronko's knowledge, experience, and integrity allow him to create a successful evaluation and sale while minimizing stress, and reducing the time involved in processing the sale.

CRYSTAL HAWRYLUK

Consultant

Crystal has more than 16 years of experience providing business valuation and litigation support services. She has qualified as an expert witness at the Alberta Land Compensation Board and the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta. Her valuation expertise includes valuations for purchase or sale of a business, corporate tax planning purposes, shareholder and partnership disputes, and matrimonial matters. Her clients include private companies in a variety of industries in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Crystal has prepared many business valuation reports for dental practices. She enjoys working on valuations in this industry, as it is an industry that is continually evolving with changing technology and industry consolidation. She looks forward to offering her independent business valuation expertise as part of the team of professional advisors assisting LPB Dental Services Ltd.

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Mark Rosychuk

Consultant

Mark is an Senior Wealth Advisor with the Rosychuk Investment Group within CIBC Wood Gundy. Mark advises executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, and affluent families about multiple facets of their financial lives. He works to simplify their wealth through an in-depth and personalized approach.

 

Mark is skilled in a range of offerings, including estate planning services, inter-generational wealth transfer, concentrated stock strategies, and cash-flow modeling. He examines both sides of a client's balance sheet to identify gaps and capitalize on opportunities for a more efficient deployment of capital. Mark recognizes the importance of capital preservation to affluent clients, sensitive to the sacrifices they have made in attaining their wealth. He looks to bring the expansive abilities of the Firm to clients in a warm and personalized manner. Mark values the client relationships that he has sustained over many years and is privileged to serve a very dynamic and accomplished client base.

 

Beginning his CIBC career in 2009 he progressed to joining the Rosychuk Investment Group in 2014. He earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Alberta, where he was a member of the varsity golf team. Mark is a Charter Investment Manager, a recognized designation by Canadian securities regulators and ensures that those who earn it are qualified to evaluate and manage all aspects of a client's investment portfolio.

 

Mark lives in St. Albert, AB with his wife, Karen, and daughters Emma and Brooke.

LYLE SCHUMACHER

Consultant

Lyle has over 25 years of experience in the management and operation of dental practices. During this time Lyle has built, grown, and sold several dental clinics in Alberta.  Working with his wife, Dr. Tracey Ruddick, they attribute their operational success to Tracey’s commitment to the highest level of patient care and Lyle’s ability to build a culture in clinics that maintain consistency in this commitment.

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LISA PHILP

Consultant

Lisa Philp is the President of Transitions Group North America, a full-service coaching company for dentistry. She graduated from East Tennessee State University as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1987. Her career began with clinical hygiene in the United States and Canada to the creation of a periodontal disease management program in which she coached thousands of dental professionals. She is currently a leader, author, coach, and a highly sought-after North American speaker. Lisa is committed to being an eternal student in the areas of personal growth, leadership, change management, human capital potential, adult learning, advanced training techniques, and communication skills. Her mission is to make dentistry simple and fun allowing dental professionals to achieve personal and professional fulfillment in the workplace.

JEFF GRANDFIELD

Consultant

Since 1993, The Lease Coach has been coaching & consulting dental tenants on their new leases, lease renewals, and lease assignments. Jeff Grandfield is a Senior Consultant with The Lease Coach and co-author of Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES.  Jeff is a regular speaker at dental conferences all across North America educating tenants on the important impact a lease can have on the success of their business.

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DAVE COOPER

Consultant

Dave moved from Ontario in 1986 to Edmonton where he currently resides. Dave graduated from the University of Alberta in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. Dave joined Investors Group in 1993 and began overseeing the Yellowknife Office of Investors Group in 1996. Dave obtained his Certified Financial Planner designation in 1998.
In 2001 Dave decided to setup as an independent advisor, and started Tower Wealth Advisory. In 2006 Dave merged with a retiring advisor, which expanded his presence in the north, adding more Yellowknife based clients and new clients in Hay River.
Dave is also a portfolio manager with Wellington Altus Private Wealth. Wellington Altus provides investment tools allowing Dave to provide investment products to his clients.
Dave spends his leisure time golfing and travelling with his wife Julie and their three children. In the summer Dave travels to Ontario to visit friends and stay at the cottage

TYLER COCKBAIN

Consultant

Tyler was raised west of Edmonton Alberta in the community of Devon and attended the University of Alberta where he graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. In 2001 Tyler became interested in the Financial Planning field and began study of the Canadian Securities Course. In 2002 began working as a Financial Advisor.
By 2007 Tyler’s practice had grown substantially, he now had his own independent office know as Tower Wealth Advisory. Tyler achieved the Certified Financial Planner designation in 2008 to provide an even deeper understanding of the Wealth Advisory role.
Tyler is also a portfolio manager with Wellington Altus Private Wealth. Tyler enjoys camping with his family in the summers, golf and snowmobiling in the winter.

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Brittany Encina

Consultant

Brittany is passionate about improving dental business outcomes. Over the past 15 years, she has been a transcriptionist, receptionist, treatment coordinator, practice manager, regional manager, and operations manager – in solo, group, specialty, and general dental offices. She is known for increasing profitability, improving team retention, and building processes to support your two big practice levers: recares & treatment acceptance. In 2019 she started her MBA and a consultancy focused on custom strategic planning for dental business owners. In 2020, she completed her graduate diploma in management.