New CEO for 1-800-DENTIST

June 29, 2010
Gregg Coccari named to post.

LOS ANGELES, California--1-800-DENTIST, a leading dental marketing company for consumers and dentists, has announced the addition of Gregg Coccari as chief executive officer.

Fred Joyal, founder of 1-800-DENTIST and CEO since 1991, will continue to serve as spokesperson and vice chairman, and will be instrumental in managing the company’s new growth strategies.

“It’s an exciting time for us,” said Joyal about the Los Angeles-based, privately held firm. “More and more dentists are realizing that marketing is essential to grow their practice and we’re putting all our energy into creating the easiest and most effective marketing solutions for them.”

As CEO for NetQuote, an insurance industry lead generation company, Coccari managed the company through three years of record sales and profit. Previously, Coccari was CEO of Teleflora, a floral wire service.

“It’s a privilege to join a great company with smart people and a proven track record,” said Coccari. “Fred and his team have built an incredible service, and we believe the best is yet to come.”

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