Meet the MaxiDent Team
Launched in 1980, Maxim Software Systems has been providing dental management solutions for over 30 years. Headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada, its software is used by thousands of dentists on three continents.
The company is a recognized leader in delivering state-of-the-art dental practice management software. Its innovative, easy-to-use software suite, Hygienist Maxident, integrates cutting edge technologies like voice input, touch screen, tablet design, electronic signature, and digital imaging to help hygienist offices improve productivity, optimize efficiency, boost income, and, most importantly, ensure optimal patient dental health.
As CEO, Alex Zlatin helps struggling dental professionals take control of their practices and reach the next level of success with responsible leadership strategies. Leveraging over 11 years of management and consulting experience, he empowers organizations to become more productive and profitable based on the belief that successful businesses establish a genuine connection with employees, patients, and vendors. Alex volunteers his time and expertise with various professional organizations, has launched the Dental Office Managers Association of Canada and is the author of Responsible Dental Ownership: Balancing ethics and business through purpose available on Amazon
As the head of Maxim’s technology and production team, Chieu brings over a decade of solid industry and technical experience to the task of insuring that Maxim maintains its position at the forefront of practice management software providers. In overseeing the development of all new software features and components, Chieu maintains strong lines of communication with both the technical support department and Maxident users to ensure that all Maxident software continues to meet and exceed the requirements of our customers.
Cindy is a vital hub of Maxim’s head office, managing the company’s administrative functions and ensuring that all departments are functioning smoothly in addition to being a friendly, familiar voice to our software user family. Her years of dedicated service as an integral part of the Management Group mean that Cindy knows the company inside and out; providing our users with 100% at every level of service..
Monica started with Maxim in the Training / Implementation Specialist department and has grown into the position as Alex’s Executive Assistant while working more directly with the team at our office for everything from Marketing to Implementation and Support. Her strong organizational skills and creative problem-solving continue to help both client offices and the Maxim Office run smoothly. For over nine years Monica has helped offices become fully functional in Maxident and she continues to be a resource for them while focusing more on coordinating behind the scenes at our head office.
Kim has been a member of our MaxiDent family since 2008. As our Network Administrator, he maintains the entire technological suite and ensures minimal downtime. In today’s world, with technology advancing at a scary pace, Kim’s ability to learn new domains is invaluable and is a part of the backbone of our ability to deliver top-notch services with leading-edge technology that is both reliable and intelligent.
Laura has been with Maxident for over four years, starting as a Customer Service Representative and moving on to become the Copywriter and editor. With a degree in English and Psychology, she brings experience and passion to her work in an effort to fulfill the vision and purpose of the company by empowering dental professionals with valuable tools and information. She also volunteers as Administration Officer for the Dental Office Managers Association of Canada.
Marketing Coordinator/ Graphic Designer
Lhynne’s artistic mind can be seen in all of our communications. As our Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer, she is the force behind our website, pamphlets, graphics, and other designs. Every day, when faced with a new marketing challenge, Lhynne leverages her background in Creative Design and over 5 years of experience to create out-of-the-box solutions.
Software Development Manager
Blair holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a specialization in Databases, Datamining, and Software Engineering. As the head of the Development Team, he is integral to the architecture and design of Maxident and is responsible for the software’s Development Process and Lifecycle. Blair and his team of experts are key in our overall strategy to offer our customers a top quality software program in Canada and internationally.
Scrum Master / Software Developer
Taylor holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Specialization in Graphics and User Interfaces. As the Scrum Master of the Development Team, he is integral for maintaining and adapting Scrum practices in our development team. Taylor and his team of experts are key in our overall strategy to make our software development cycle as seamless and efficient as possible.
Gustavo Andrade de Vilhena
Gustavo has a bachelor’s In Information Systems Administration with 2 years of experience in web development and modern frameworks. His enjoyment of solving problems and puzzles adds to his passion for software development.
Troy has been working in technical support and customer service for over 8 years, and during that time has developed a customer-focused approach to problem-solving. He studied Electronic Engineering Technology at Red River College and has experience with high-level I.T. support, including infrastructure management and network administration. Troy is a diligent troubleshooter, a curious learner, and a self-proclaimed super-nerd, all of which make him an exceptional addition to the support team.
Daniel has experience as a full-stack web/mobile applications developer and is a recent graduate of RRC, earning a Business Information Technology diploma. He is a young, creative and enthusiastic Software Developer and, through constant learning of new technologies, is able to come up with creative solutions to the most complex problems facing dental clinics today.
James is a Commerce grad (Marketing/Sales Management) and has held key client-centered positions within well-known organizations in which he learned that people and relationships matter and always come first. James is known by our clients to go above and beyond to solve any problems, answer any questions and guarantee an exceptional experience.
Jay brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge to the MaxiCare team. Not only does he have experience in tech support, but also in leadership, supervising, and tier 2 technical issues. He carries a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a degree in Marketing Management, both of which provide him with the necessary tools to meet and exceed customer expectations.
Through his career with McDonald’s as a branch manager, Mike realized early his passion for helping people. Combining this passion with technology indulgence, he earned a Cisco Certificate and CCNA Level 1 Certificate at Louis Riel Arts and Technology Center and knew that he must dedicate himself to helping people through technology. Mike joined our team in 2018 as an Account Manager and since then, he has been focusing on helping his clients every day.
As a Trainer and Implementation Specialist, Shannon brings the skills of creativity and incredible patience to her role. She holds a Bachelor of Education, as well as a Bachelor Of Arts and has been working in Adult Education for over two years. It is this, combined with her unique ability to develop long-lasting relationships, that makes her invaluable to our clients.
Britt is personable, friendly, and level-headed. With a background in psychology, she is very attuned to people’s personalities and knows how to respond calmly in stressful situations. 4 years of training experience and 8 years in customer service gives her the unique ability of practicing incredible patience and providing exceptional service.
Trevor holds over ten years’ experience in technical support and a Network Administration diploma from CDI. He excels in customer service, has a passion for solving problems, and strives to make every experience an exceptional one.
Katie started working in customer service in 2010 and has always been interested in computers and how they worked. She attended Robertson College and received her Network Administrator diploma in January 2018. She is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and solving all Maxident-related issues quickly and efficiently.
Having been with the company now for over eight years, Connie doesn’t confuse efforts with results. She has been performing system support for over seventeen years and sets high standards of performance for herself, therefore making sure that her clients receive only the best in technical assistance.
Kyle is a recent graduate of Red River College, earning a Network Services Technician Certificate. Although he has only been part of the Maxident family for a year, learning the ins and outs of our software and the dental specifics has been a breeze for him, and it shows in every technical support call he takes. Kyle has been a great addition to our MaxiDent family and with over two years of customer service experience, he is thrilled to be of service to all our dental clients.
Noel graduated with a B.Sc in Computer Science and has been working in technical support for ten years. As a dedicated support technician for his MaxiCare team, he resolves issues quickly and efficiently with his focus centered on customer satisfaction.
As a Senior Support Technician, Ivo tackles complex issues that go far beyond the regular day-to-day challenges. Ivo came to this meticulous yet rewarding role after spending over 4 years as an Implementation Technician. Leveraging his technical experience in computer and network support coupled with his knowledge of Maxident’s system, he is delivering exceptional service day after day.
Software Deployment Technician
As the Implementation Technician, Michael conducts and oversees all data conversions, installations and infrastructure reviews for our clients. Before coming to this role, Michael was a Technical Support Representative and was spending his days assisting clients, when they needed it the most. He holds a Network Administrator Diploma from Robertson College and has been providing customer service for over 8 years.
Customer Service Support
Griffin holds five years of customer service experience and has a friendly, sincere and professional attitude. He is passionate about delivering the most enjoyable and exceptional experience possible to all of our clients with every call.