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Delta Dental of Iowa Names Interim Leadership

Posted on June 12, 2023 in Corporate

April Schmaltz Todd Herren
April Schmaltz, Interim Co-CEO
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Todd Herren, Interim Co-CEO
Senior Vice President, Technology and Operations

Delta Dental of Iowa announced today that April Schmaltz, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Todd Herren, Senior Vice President of Technology and Operations have been named interim Co-CEOs. Schmaltz and Herren will take on additional leadership responsibilities in their new roles.

“April and Todd have been a tremendous asset to Delta Dental during this leadership transition and have the full support of the Delta Dental Board,” said Ed Brown, Board Chair of Delta Dental of Iowa. “Together, April and Todd have led the company’s strategic priorities and they will continue to build on this success.”

Schmaltz has been with the company since 2014 overseeing sales, marketing and product. Herren has overseen Delta Dental’s technology and operations since 2015. In 2020, both Schmaltz and Herren were promoted to senior vice presidents as the company continued to grow and diversify its product offerings.

“April and Todd bring complementary skills and will work alongside our established and accomplished executive leadership team to move the company forward. Delta Dental is well positioned with strong financials, a vibrant company culture, dedicated employees, strategy focused on innovation and diversification, and a commitment to the communities we serve,” said Brown.

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