Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) Names Christopher Badgley As New Executive Director
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) is pleased to announce Christopher Badgley as its new Executive Director, effective August 27, 2018.
"We are very excited to have Chris join our team. His background in both healthcare and association management will be a significant asset and will allow us to expand our support of member companies and in turn, access to affordable dentalcare," said ADSO President, Michael Bileca.
"I have dedicated years to understanding the intersection of business and policy, the precise dynamic ADSO members look to the ADSO for value. I am thrilled to join such a dynamic association like the ADSO at this moment of change and growth," said Badgley.
Badgley brings more than 30 years of management experience to the ADSO. After a successful career in sales and sales management, Badgley led the state government affairs function at Pfizer (formerly Wyeth) before moving to that industry's trade association, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).
After serving as Senior Vice President of Commercial Policy & State Government Affairs at CompTIA (formerly TechAmerica) and working on member recruitment and retention, Badgley returned to the pharmaceutical industry to represent Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. as Senior Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs. He has also served on several of the advocacy and public affairs professions' executive committees and advisory boards.
About the ADSO
The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) is a non-profit international trade association whose members support more than 13,000 dentists worldwide. ADSO supports its members through research, education and advocacy; enabling them to foster innovation, collaboration and a vibrant market where DSO-supported dentists can provide quality oral health care.
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