Glidewell Names New CEO

Stephanie Goddard was appointed CEO after 15 years serving in various executive roles with the company.

Glidewell has appointed Stephanie Goddard as its new CEO, as the company’s founder Jim Glidewell, CDT will stay on as president. The change will be effective January 1, 2022, according to a press release from the company.

Jim Glidewell will continue to be involved in operations but said, “​​…with all that we're doing in an effort to improve the lives of dentists and their patients, I could use another hand at the helm,” the press release read.

Goddard joined Glidewell in 2006 as vice president of human resources and has served in various executive-level positions governing business operations, product and software development, direct sales, and analytics.

"I'm obviously humbled by the new title, and honored by Jim's faith and trust,” Goddard said according to the press release. “While the responsibility is daunting, I'm thrilled by the continued opportunity to positively impact the future of dentistry. As we like to say here: 'Every smile deserves a second chance.'"