Scott brings with him over 16 years of experience in the dental industry. Scott prides himself on and has been recognized for exemplary sales leadership and driving strategy. Scott most recently worked for ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers in the position of Area Business Manager/ Professional Development. He has also held the position of Global Sales Manager at Paradise Dental Technologies, Inc., and spent over 13 years combined with Henry Schien/Darby Dental/BioHorizons, as well as lead new account development for Nobel Biocare. Scott received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Rutgers University.
Shaun Taylor joined Air Techniques in December of 2017. He has over 22 years of dental industry experience. In 2000, Mr. Taylor joined Henry Schein as a Field Sales Consultant in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. He was able to achieve several national awards and was consistently a top producer on a national level. He has strong relationships within the dealer network and has a true understanding of the business of dentistry. Mr. Taylor resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida with his wife Rachel and 4 children: Leighton, Berkley, Cooper, and Emery. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, fishing, and boating with his family.
Charlie Clarke has over 26 years as a dedicated dental sales professional. His career started in the Air Force, where he proudly served his country for 4 years. Consequently, as a result of attending a job fair, he was hired by Patterson Dental and hasn’t looked back since. He lives in Kentucky, and enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife and three children.
J-P brings with him 14 years of progressive experience in the dental industry. For the last 9 years, J-P held the role of Territory Manager for Sirona Dental Systems GmbH/Dentsply Sirona. Prior to this, J-P held the position of Equipment Sales Specialist at Henry Schein Canada. J-P holds his Bachelor's degree in Classical Studies, Political Science, from the University of Manitoba.
Brad Unger joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in June of 2019. He began his career in the dental industry in 2010 as an Equipment Service Technician and later became Service Manager. Brad is excited to share his knowledge of dental equipment from CAD/CAM and imaging to treatment centers and utility equipment. Brad enjoys coaching basketball, working on cars, and spending time with his wife and 2 children.
Bill McKeon joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in December of 2017 and has over 15 years of experience in the dental industry. His previous experience includes working as a Territory Manager at DentalEZ and at SybronEndo. Mr. McKeon is excited about the new technologies and products that Air Techniques is introducing to the market, which will help dentists improve their patient care and practice workflow. He majored in Urban Geography and Business at McMaster University, where he graduated with honors. In his spare time, Mr. McKeon enjoys playing golf, traveling, cooking, and spending quality time with his family and friends. His philosophy is “you miss 100% of the shots you do not take…so go ahead and take some shots.”
Michael has three years of dental industry experience, along with 15 years of Product Marketing and Engineering experience. Mr. Sagez is excited to provide advanced and complete solutions to dental practices while increasing Air Techniques’ footprint in Eastern Canada. During his free time, Michael enjoys swimming, flying, and cooking. Mr. Sagez is a graduate of the National Institute of Applied Sciences (Lyon, France) – Mechanical Engineering & Development Department. “We don’t stop when we’re tired; we stop when we’re done”.
Jason Benson joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in November of 2017. He has previously worked for Digital Doc as a Sales Territory Manager and for Bergson Interiors as a Controller/Operations Manager. Mr. Benson is most excited about helping doctors by making it easier to provide excellent care to their patients. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Abilene Christian University. In his spare time, Mr. Benson enjoys hunting, fishing, snow skiing, reading and playing guitar. One of his favorite quotes is from Winston Churchill, "The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."
Joe brings with him over 20 years of industry experience with Vatech America, KaVo Kerr dental and Siemens/Pelton & Crane/Sirona. Throughout his experience, Joe has held Regional Sales Manager and District Sales Manager roles, focusing on digital products and imaging solutions. He has been recognized as an award-winning sales leader, by increasing revenue, building territories and converting new business. Joe received his Bachelor's degree from California Polytechnic for Business-Marketing.
Teague Paratore joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in August of 2016. He began his career in the dental industry in 2005 as an Equipment Service Technician where he excelled, then quickly moved into sales where he continues to succeed. Mr. Paratore brings an extensive imaging background having worked for Gendex and Progeny, where he was promoted to Imaging Specialist. Mr. Paratore grew up in the San Francisco Bay area and studied Psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He enjoys spending time with his family and the great outdoors.
Bob Pattillo has joined Air Techniques full-time, effective August 2, 2021, in the role of Territory Manager- Pacific Northwest, replacing Jim Day in the territory. Reporting to J-P Grondin, Regional Sales Manager- West/Canada, Bob is officially covering Washington, Oregon, and part of Northern California, as well as Alaska, from his Medford, Oregon home office, after spending some time with the team in Melville. Bob brings with him over 30 years of experience in the dental industry, working with Patterson Dental, Benco Dental, and most recently Henry Schein Dental.
Ryan Robinson joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in August of 2017, where he is responsible for sales in upstate New York, eastern Ohio, and western Pennsylvania. He has over 13 years of experience in the dental industry and has previously worked as a Territory Representative at Patterson Dental, Benco Dental, and Glo Science. Mr. Robinson will continue to strengthen existing relationships and foster new ones with dental practices and dealer partners. He was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and holds an Associates of Applied Science from Monroe Community College. Mr. Robinson is a proud father and enjoys spending time with his children, Brady and Ella. He believes that "good leaders are good listeners, and good listeners are good leaders."
David Kniivila joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in November of 2017. He is responsible for sales in the state of Michigan, and has over 8 years of experience in the dental industry, Mr. Kniivila previously worked for Kerr Dental/Danaher as a District Manager and Field Trainer and for Porter Royal as an Account Manager. He plans on establishing and growing the Air Techniques brand as the leader in the Michigan territory. A graduate of Michigan State University, Mr. Kniivila is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys waterskiing, downhill skiing, and boating. He lives by the quote, “If you are not living life with a smile on your face, it is your own fault. Change it.”
Michael was employed at PSA for 16 years, where he has previously sold Air Techniques products. Prior to PSA, he was employed by Generon, Inc. as an Independent Sales Representative and Dentsply Professional Division in the role of Territory Sales Manager. Michael received his BA from the Stephen F. Austin State University and brings with him over 20 years of experience leading territory sales.
Thomas Brice’s career spans 41 years in the medical sales field, of which 23 years have been spent in the dental industry. He joined Air Techniques in June 2015 and is responsible for sales in the North Central region of the United States. Mr. Brice holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa.
Brandon brings with him over 23 years of experience in the dental industry, working with Thomson Dental, Patterson Dental, and most recently Henry Schein Dental, where he has won several awards for stellar sales achievement as an Equipment Sales Specialist.
Ryan Goldberg joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in November of 2017. He has over 12 years of experience in the dental industry and has previously worked for Sirona and Align. Mr. Goldberg was previously a clinical educator and trainer in CAD/CAM. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Central Connecticut State University.