Jared Van Ittersum, D.D.S. has been practicing dentistry for nine years while simultaneously developing and co-owning the multi-state private D.S.O., Infinity Dental Partners, with his business partner Dr. Elias Achey. Founded on the principal of strategic partnerships, Jared built his group by surrounding himself with industry experts to coach the explosive growth of IDP in a post-recession era.
In 2001, Jared co-founded a .Com company called Document Imaging Solutions, Inc., and co-developed an enterprise-level document management software solution called DIS-imaging™, and an electronic medical record software suite called EMR-imaging™. With installations in several Fortune 500 companies and government facilities, including Langley Air Force Base, U.S. Naval Command Center, U.S. Federal Marshal’s Service, American Red Cross, Procter & Gamble, and Whirlpool, his company quickly grew to a reseller network of 156 companies.
In 2005, Jared led an IT team at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry to collaborate with Apple, Inc. to develop iTunes U©, the international digital education authority now utilized by millions of students. Jared represented both Apple, Inc. and the University of Michigan speaking at a multitude of education forums nationwide and became a part of a think tank team at Apple’s headquarters during the infancy of the App Store development.
His experience with digital learning inspired the creation of Infinity Dental University, a collaborative effort with Dr. Achey to bring 9 years of experience in dental management, leadership and ownership to a scalable, 24/7 online learning institution for the betterment of dental practices. Infinity Dental University encompasses all aspects of running a dental practice from both a group practice perspective and a clinically practicing dentist’s perspective, a rare combination.
Jared became a national best-selling co-author on Amazon.com in 2013 with his book, A Cup of Coffee With 12 Leading Dentists in the United States, by spreading a message that you can receive the benefits of group practice but still maintain your individual practice identity, the secret sauce of his group’s success.
In 2015, his company created IDP Platinum Partners Program, a franchise model founded on creating partnerships with practicing dentists that have a desire to become multi-practice owners.
Over the past 8 years, he and his business partner Dr. Achey, have figured out the right balance between systems and culture in the dental office to bring a solution the makes dentists a better manager, leader and entrepreneur. Every year, they have hosted and spoke at IDP’s annual motivational summits to their teams and respective doctors. Their vision is to help motivated dentists of all age groups by sharing their knowledge by a combination of opening their rolodex and also giving away massive value solutions that optimized their practices.
Elias Achey, D.M.D. has been practicing dentistry for eleven years while co-developing Infinity Dental Partners with his business partner Dr. Jared Van Ittersum. As a leader in the organization, Elias trail blazed the creation of a culture within Infinity Dental Partners emphasizing life transformation to create massive vision for every team member, and a purpose-driven team pioneering total health and wellness for all.
Less than two years into private practice and in the wake of the 2008 recession, Dr. Achey purchased his first two practices and began implementing the group practice protocols that have made Infinity Dental Partners successful. In a time where dentists were closing their doors and patients were putting dental care as a lower priority, his initial group thrived with his leadership.
His 11 years of experience managing 15 practices and 19 associate dentists contributed to management modules he co-created in Infinity Dental University to give dentists the tools necessary for financial freedom and an automated, team-driven practice.
Elias also became a national best-selling co-author on Amazon.com in 2013 with his book, A Cup of Coffee With 12 Leading Dentists in the Nation, by spreading a message that you can receive the benefits of group practice but still maintain your individual practice identity, the secret sauce of his group’s success.
In 2015, he and Dr. Van Ittersum created IDP Platinum Partners Program, a franchise model founded on creating partnerships with practicing dentists that have a desire to become multi-practice owners.