SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — April 4, 2016—LaTonya Pegues was recently named Senior Operations Manager at Dental Select. In this new position, Pegues will provide strategic planning and leadership to the company’s operational staff and administration while identifying opportunities for elevated performance and employee growth.

As a key role for identifying and sustaining business development needs, Pegues will oversee the provider relations, claims and customer care departments. Reporting directly to Chief Operations Officer, Mark Coyne, Pegues will work closely with executive leadership to strengthen a positive working environment and manage all organizational requirements of the company.

“LaTonya is a proven leader who possesses the skills needed to motivate staff and deliver results,” said Coyne. “Her extensive experience in dental insurance at GEHA and PPO USA are the perfect foundation for her new responsibilities in Operations at Dental Select. LaTonya will also support our national expansion and Dental Select’s commitment to best in class service.”

Pegues comes to Dental Select with over 8 years of experience in dental and vision insurance.  As National Sales Manager for PPO USA (GEHA), she was responsible for Sales and National Accounts as well as Network partner relationships. Pegues also serves on the Professional Relations work group for National Association of Dental Plans and has been an active mentor in her local community.