Leadership

Tom Gallop

Chief Executive Officer

Tom is an owner and CEO of SS White. His experience includes heading up Sales and Marketing, and leading the development of new products that are used around the world by over 50,000 doctors. Several of these products were co-developed with Dr. Dan Boston and Temple University. Tom is passionate about the conservation of healthy tissue and efficiency, and has a high interest in helping great doctors build great practices. Tom began his career at Kodak, as a technical sales rep. He earned a BA from the University of South Carolina in 1987 with a double major in Management and Marketing. Tom is a member or post-member of several boards, including SS White, Dental Trade Association Foundation and Temple University’s School of Dentistry Board of Visitors. As a member of the DTA Foundation, he chairs the DTA Foundation/ADA Give Kids A Smile Symposium. Tom and his wife, Michelle, reside in Boulder, Colorado with their three children. Together they enjoy hiking, reading, travel and golf.


Michael Britton

Chief Operating Officer

Michael has over 30 years of manufacturing & leadership experience with three international manufacturing companies, most recently as the Director of Industrial Engineering / Lean Manufacturing with Volvo AB. Michael has had multiple production management & continuous improvement positions as well as living in Sweden for over 12 years. Michael has earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Theoretical Statistics from State University of New York at Buffalo, a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Management from Gannon University and his Masters of Science from Rochester Institute of Technology in Applied Statistics. Michael and his wife enjoy ice-skating, bicycling, hiking and travelling.


Jim Jacobs

Vice President World Wide Sales

Jim has over 25 years of experience in the dental industry. Over 18 years he has gone through the ranks at Kerr Dental working in Infection Control, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Restorative, and Rotary. Jim has experience leading multiple sales teams and launched CaviWipes into the Dental market. He is passionate about creating great sales teams and products to serve our customers. He has a BA from California State University Northridge. Jim and his wife, Jill, reside in Orange County, Ca with their two children. Together they enjoy hiking and boating.


Mary Biermann

Director of Marketing

Since 2015, Mary has been director of marketing for SS White, responsible for the design and execution of innovative marketing and communication strategies to drive customer engagement.

In her 20 plus year career, Mary has been the head of numerous marketing organizations within a variety of industries including, consumer products, medical device, distribution and B2B enterprise software solutions. Her medical device experience includes four years as director of marketing communications for Medela, Inc., a $1B manufacturer of surgical suction, breastpumps and neonatal feeding devices. Her distribution experience includes three years with the technology subsidiary of Essendant, a $5B wholesaler of office, industrial and technology products.

Mary holds a BA in English from the University of Missouri, and a MBA from Loyola University. She is also an adjunct faculty member of the Colorado Community College system.


Brant Miles

Director of Business Development

Brant has over 22 years of Sales and Marketing experience in the dental industry, the last 19 years with SS White. He manages Business and Product Development, Customer Service, Dealer Relations and other associated marketing activities in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.


Gregg Oliver

Director of Human Resources

Joining the HR Team in 2017, Gregg has over 20 years of experience specializing in small to mid-size organizations providing guidance and leadership to senior managers in startup, growth and stable organizations. His broad experience includes benefits administration, employee relations, payroll, talent acquisition and management. He has experience in various industries including professional services, distribution and manufacturing.

Prior to joining SS White, Gregg supported both established organizations and entrepreneurial ventures advising through them their stages of creation, growth, and stabilization. Gregg’s most recent positions have been as HR Director and Safety Director for construction services companies and apparel distribution organizations. In addition, he has provided HR consulting services to C-level leaders. Gregg is most proud of his ability to successfully recruit and team with highly skilled and technical professionals such as financial officers and IT engineers.

Gregg earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and also has attended St. John’s University.