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Our mission

At biteplane, we believe in abundant opportunity, and in the democratization of information. We believe it is through collaboration and the sharing of ideas, that we can all grow personally and professionally. 

biteplane exists to facilitate better connections and to support professionals and their teams in a way that leads to more fulfilling careers and thriving teams.

our team

Rob Hays

Co-Founder

I have spent the majority of my career directly serving dentists and their teams on the equipment, supply and technology distribution side of the industry. It is through a deep commitment to encourage and support the entrepreneurial effort of private dental practices that biteplane was born.

I am so thankful that you are here. I hope that biteplane can serve as a platform to support you in achieving your goals.

Douglas Kiene

Co-Founder

As the son and grandson of a dentist, I grew up with some intense expectations that my future would involve dentistry. I made my way through just about every conceivable job within a practice and after college, I spent 5 years as practice manager overseeing operations and growth. I experienced first-hand the importance and difficulty of building a quality team. 

My passion for professional and team development now takes on a new form with biteplane.

our ADvisory Board

Ryan Riggin

digital Marketing

Ryan is a veteran of the Ad Tech industry. He has been successful building and growing a variety of products, and helping clients achieve their marketing goals. He has a background in Growth Marketing & Analytics along with the dynamic technical skill set needed to build, manage & scale technology projects. 

Ryan is President at Measure Media, a marketing optimization company headquartered in Kansas City. 

Paige Mead

Hiring & Recruiting

Paige is an expert relationship builder. With over 20 years in recruiting, the last 11 years in dental, she knows how to help professionals get where they want to go.

Paige owns and operates, Page Mead Recruiting, a niche recruiting firm specializing in Sales and Executive Search for the dental industry. She emphasizes optimal strategic matching based on true understanding of the companies and professionals with whom she works. 

Shelly Otte

Practice Management

Shelly is an incredibly accomplished dental professional, speaker, and practice leader with over 20 years of experience in the industry. A fellow of AADOM, she founded and serves as president for the Kansas City Chapter.

Shelly currently manages a thriving private practice as well as a dental education center where she works to inspire and advance the pursuit of learning, growth, and excellence for dental professionals and teams. 

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