Learn about our Team and Culture
We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do whatever it takes to help your business thrive.
Graduate of the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Reed manages the day to day operation of the lab and his passion for perfection shows in every product we manufacture. In 2012, Reed was selected as one of the top "40 under 40" lab owners in the nation.
Graduated from Louisville College in 1986 with a degree in Dental Laboratory Technology. Became certified in crown and bridge in 1987. He founded Derby Dental Laboratory in 1987 with the vision of supplying the dental community with outstanding restorations and the best service by including product availability and the fastest turnaround time at a competitive price.
Our Amazing Technical Team!
We are a team of dedicated Certified Dental Technicians (CDT), ready to assist in any technical needs you have.
Sue Allen, CDT
Graduated in 1985 from Louisville College with an associate degree in Dental Laboratory technology. Certified in crown and bridge in 1990. 26 years experience. Training includes Dawson Institute, Tanaka Institute and Empress training at lvoclar. Highly skilled in all facets of fixed restorations. Feel free to call Sue at any time with questions you may have.
Denise Hodge, CDT
24 years experience. Certified in Ceramics in 1992. Training includes PAC-Live training with Dr. David Hornbrook, LVI training with Dr. Bill Dickerson, extensive hands-on training with Lee Culp, CDT and Empress training at Ivoclar. Denise strives to create a consistent quality porcelain restoration by quality controlling every case, continuously training and perfecting our Quality Plan.
Deborah Berlinghieri, CDT
Graduated from Sacramento City College in 1975 with an associates degree in dental technology. Served with the laboratory association as a representative of CDT’s to the dentist’s community. With over 35 years experience in all phases of crown & bridge, Debbie is dedicated to maintaining a predictable outcome for doctor and patient.
Stan Wilcox, CDT
Stan joined the Derby team in 2013 and brings over 35 years of experience to our removable department. A United States Air Force veteran, Stan holds his CDT in Cast Partial Dentures and has a degree in Total Quality Management from
Kansas Newman University. Stan can assist you in all your case planning needs, including options to improve both esthetics and function.
Basil Callahan, CDT
A United States Marine Corps Veteran, Basil joined the Derby team in 2015. Basil has a vast knowledge of Removable implant products and can help with the planning and execution of your denture or partial implant cases.
Tiffany Pina, CDT
Graduated in 2002 from LCC with an associates degree in Applied Science of Dental Laboratory Technology. She achieved her Complete Denture Dental Technician Certification in 2003. As a key member of our removable department for 12 years, Tiffany continually strives to provide the best service and appliance selection for both dentist and their patients.
Jeff Banet, CDT
Over 30 years technical experience. Highly skilled in all aspects of crown and bridge design and ceramics with a focus on implantology, Jeff’s extensive background working one-on-one with doctors makes him a resource for your practice. Feel free to call Jeff any time with implant related questions.
Customer Service is our #1 goal!
We have a highly trained, dedicated team of customer service reps that are available any time you need them.
Formerly a professional golfer, Steve joined the Derby team in 2002. His infectious enthusiasm allows him to maintain close relationships with our clients and provide industry leading customer service. Steve is available to share his extensive knowledge of our products and services at any time.
Has enjoyed working in the dental laboratory industry for 40 years. Tom brings 20 years of operational and 20 years of sales and marketing experience to serve the dental community in Ohio. “It’s all about building a relationship with the doctor and staff and backing the product that we represent”. Tom has been married to Jennifer for 35 years and resides in Powell, Ohio. Tom enjoys golf and watching the Buckeyes!
Graduate of the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Ashley is also certified as a licensed dental assistant in the states of Indiana and Kentucky. Ashley joined the Derby team in 2011 and has quickly become an asset to her clients. Ashley is a lifelong fan of the Colts and the IU Hoosiers.
Heather has enjoyed working in the dental industry since 1995 after graduating from Nashville State Technical College. Heather spent most of her 20+ year tenure as a Registered Dental Assistant working in both general practice and orthodontics before joining the Derby Team. Heather enjoys building trusted relationships with her customers.
A graduate from University of Toledo, Joe has been serving the customers in professional sports and sales industries for the past 30 years. Joe recently joined Derby and brings to the team a passion toward solving customer challenges and anticipating their needs on a timely basis. When not working, Joe enjoys sports and the outdoors with family and friends.
Nan Boyd, CDT
Over 25 years of experience in the Dental Industry. Nan began her dental career as an EDDA, graduating from University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Dental Assistant program and is also a Certified Dental Technician. She has an extensive understanding of the industry, including experience with Intraoral scanners and CAD/CAM technology. She is passionate about providing the highest quality restorations and service to our clients and their patients.
Graduated in 1997 from the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Courtney is the personification of professionalism and efficiency. Our clients know her as the person who makes our lab seem like an extension of their practice.
Lori brings over 30 years of Customer Service to Derby Dental Lab. Her cheerful personality along with her eye for detail, assures our clients their needs will be met with the attention they deserve. Lori’s priority is to always mix professional assistance with friendly reliable service.
Our Philosophy is Simple…
“We strive to be an extension of your office that offers you industry leading consistency and quality work”