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Delta Dental’s Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary Garners Recognition from NADP

by Lauren Oakley | Oct 06, 2014

For Immediate Release                                     


St. Louis, Mo. (Oct. 6, 2014) … The state’s leading dental benefits provider, Delta Dental of Missouri, is pleased to announce that its senior vice president of business development and chief actuary, Rob Goren, has been awarded the 2014 Don Mayes Leadership Award by the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP). This recognition for exemplary volunteer service and leadership was presented to Goren at the General Session of NADP’s annual conference, CONVERGE 2014, held at the Omni Orlando Resort in ChampionsGate, Fla.

Evelyn F. Ireland, CAE, Executive Director of the NADP, commented on Goren’s acknowledgment, stating, “In his five years of service on the Membership Committee, and particularly as the chair the past three years, his efforts have enhanced NADP’s perspective and representation of the dental benefits industry. His leadership has inspired the Membership Committee to new heights of excellence, including 100 percent retention of dental plan and associate members this year.  NADP is a thriving organization, in part, because of his dedication and commitment.” 

Goren joined Delta Dental of Missouri in March 2009 and currently serves as the senior vice president of business development and chief actuary. He is responsible for actuarial and underwriting for Delta Dental plans in Missouri and South Carolina, while also overseeing the sales and provider relations team in South Carolina. He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He has a Bachelor of Arts in education from the University of North Carolina and a Master of Actuarial Science from Georgia State University.

To learn more about Delta Dental of Missouri, visit www.DeltaDentalMO.com. Helpful oral health news and information is also available on the company’s microsite at www.GoodHealthStartsHere.org, as well as on Facebook and Twitter @DeltaDentalMO.

Delta Dental is the dental benefits leader in Missouri and the U.S. Ninety-six percent of Missouri dentists participate in a Delta Dental network and 4 out of 5 dentists participate nationally. Delta Dental of Missouri serves more than 1.5 million members in over 1,800 companies, large and small. Nationally, nearly 1 in 3 families with dental benefits choose Delta Dental - 56 million members from nearly 96,000 companies. Delta Dental is committed to improving the oral health and overall health of the children in our community and therefore proudly supports the Delta Dental Health Theatre, Give Kids A Smile and Delta Dental’s Land of Smiles educational touring theater program.

National Association of Dental Plans (NADP), a Texas nonprofit corporation with headquarters in Dallas, Texas, is the “representative and recognized resource of the dental benefits industry.” NADP is the only national trade organization that includes the full spectrum of dental benefits companies operating in the United States. NADP’s members provide Dental HMO, Dental PPO, Dental Indemnity and Discount Dental products to 160 million Americans, more than 92 percent of all Americans with dental benefits.

To learn more, contact:            

Kelly Harris
Monica Green

The Hauser Group          
Delta Dental of Missouri
(314) 436-9090
(314) 656-2669