Jeff Mentzer, COO/CFO
Jeff is an Iowa native, growing up in Waukon, spending 10+ years in Des Moines and residing in Dubuque since 2001. After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Accounting, Jeff received his CPA designation and spent nearly 11 years with the international accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. In 2001, Jeff took the fiscal helm at WS Live, a privately-held telecommunications company, as Chief Financial Officer. Following a decade with WS Live, AppleWhite Dental Partners welcomed Jeff as its Chief Financial Officer in March 2011. During 2013, the company expanded Jeff’s responsibilities to include the Chief Operations Officer role as well.
Jeff enjoys the many challenging and diverse activities of his position, most notably working with top tier doctors wishing to affiliate with the company and helping their practices thrive and grow once they do.
Jeff maintains professional memberships in the Iowa Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He enjoys spending quality time with his two daughters, Samantha and Emily. Outside of his professional and parental life, Jeff enjoys the outdoors through fishing, running, kayaking, golf and involvement in youth sports.