Kevin Cumbus


Kevin has over a decade of experience in the business of dentistry. He has valued and sold over 120 dental practices, managed over $100MM of revenue in a DSO and is co-owner of a start-up dental practice, Mundo Dentistry. He earned his BA from Washington & Lee University and MBA from the Babcock School of Management at Wake Forest University.

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Ryan Mingus

Director of M&A

Ryan has over 12 years of sales and leadership experience in the dental and healthcare industry, most recently as Business Development Director for Strategy and Optimization at Align Technology, Inc. Mr. Mingus earned his BA in Economics and Business from the Virginia Military Institute and his MBA from the University of San Diego. He also held the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army National Guard.

Kevin Sauer

Director of Business Development

Kevin Sauer has almost two decades in the dental industry. He has served in leadership positions with four DSOs that range from $30MM to over $1B in revenue. During his tenure, he built out Pacific Dental Services’ Doctor Recruiting Department, was VP of Operations and responsible for over $135M in revenue, and most recently served as the COO for a regional DSO with $30M in revenue. Kevin received his BS and MLOS from Azusa Pacific University.

Alex Cherniavsky

Senior Associate

Alex Cherniavsky has over 5 years of experience in the M&A space. Alex previously served as a Senior Financial Analyst for Wendy’s Corporation and valued over $750M of M&A transactions before joining Galt & Company where he co-developed innovative valuation models that supported a $10B dollar re-franchise sale of a Fortune 100 company’s production and distribution businesses.

George May


George has over 2 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has previously served as an Intern at Essex Private Wealth Management and as an Investment Research Intern at Cambridge Trust Company. George has been with TUSK since 2019 and plays a crucial role on the firm’s M&A deal team. He earned his BS in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University.

Austin Truitt

Senior Marketing Associate

Austin has over 3 years of experience in the digital marketing space. As a previous intern at Husqvarna Group, he assisted with branding the Battery and Consumer Robotics product division. Currently, he is responsible for the execution of all marketing efforts at TUSK. Austin attended Western Carolina University’s Forsyth School of Business, where he earned his BS in Marketing and Business Administration.

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