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Envista: A Mother of a Dental Company

As we approach Mother’s Day, we celebrate our Envista moms and the role they play in being a champion for Envista and their families. Claudia Ortiz, Senior Vice President (SVP) Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance, is a mother of two and has faced the demands and challenges of being a working mom, while also experiencing the enormous fulfillment of it.

May 10, 2024 3

A moment with Leadership winner Beatriz Cota

It is human nature to want to resist change. People prefer the status quo and can be initially uncomfortable with changing protocols and procedures. When our Mexicali factory leaders started the process of implementing a new payroll system that would be integrated with Workday, an enterprise management system with a Human Resources focus, it was met with hesitation.

Apr 09, 2024

A moment with Continuous Improvement winner Toni Hirvonen

As the DEXIS Senior Manager of Global Demand, Inventory, Planning, and Distribution, Toni Hirvonen supports a team of 35 employees located in his native Finland and the United States. As a certified practitioner of our Continuous Improvement methodology (Envista Business System), Toni specifically focuses on production workflows.

Apr 09, 2024

A moment with Respect winner Ed Rzeszutko

There is no denying that Ed Rzeszutko is a people person. Ed, who started his journey with our Sybron Endo/Kerr brand in 2007, enjoys working with customers, students, colleagues, and anyone else he may come across in his role as a National Key Account Manager.

Apr 09, 2024

A moment with Innovation winner Matt Oren

Matt Oren is the Research and Development leader at Orascoptic, our brand dedicated to manufacturing high-quality loupes. He leads the product development efforts of a 15-person cross-functional team, which introduced eight products to market in a 12-month period across 2022 and 2023. In fact, almost 50% of the Orascoptic products that customers purchase today didn't exist 16 months ago.

Mar 25, 2024

A moment with Customer Centricity winner Alberto Neves

A moment with Customer Centricity winner Alberto Neves

When Alberto Neves joined our team more than 16 years ago, he had no idea how much he would love working with our technology and customers. As a Technical Specialist for our diagnostics brand, DEXIS, Alberto supports and trains customers virtually and in person, makes repairs, and develops new systems. With an engineering background, Alberto has always been intellectually curious and has a penchant for solving puzzles. But he gets the most professional satisfaction working with our customers.

Mar 25, 2024

Seeing the World Through a Different Lens: How Orascoptic’s Commitment to Customer Centricity and Continuous Improvement Transformed Loupes

There is an old adage in business: If it isn't broken, don't fix it. While that philosophy might serve other companies well, that is different from how we choose to operate at Orascoptic.

We have always been focused on producing a premium loupe (glasses with telescopes) that helps dental and medical professionals see what cannot be detected by the naked eye. While we’ve innovated our product lines as technology has improved the aesthetic design of the product has largely stayed the same.

Jul 31, 2023

Black History Month: Kevin McBride

As I approach Black History Month, I often wonder…
If our differences were perceived as a nonfactor throughout our past, how much further along could our nation be, specifically as it pertains to race? 
My name is Kevin McBride. I grew up in northeast Alabama, earned a business degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and lived in Atlanta, GA for a few years until I moved to the Washington, DC metro area. I started my career at GE and worked at 3M Oral Care before joining Nobel Biocare almost four years ago.

Feb 02, 2022 3 min

Early Careers: Stephen Hingston

There is never a boring day at Envista. During my career I have been fortunate to learn from the brightest minds in the industry. I have been given the chance to build my skills and set a strong professional foundation. Today, I would like to share my journey with you, and what I have learned.

Dec 13, 2021 3 min
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Celebrating Veterans Day

Thursday, November 11th, marks Veterans Day in the United States – a time to honor all who have served in the Armed Forces. We view this day as a time to reflect, support, and thank our Veterans for their courage, commitment, and sacrifice. Today we celebrate our veterans, including our very own Mary Koloski - Senior Manager, Global Events – read Mary’s story.

Nov 11, 2021 3 min

Latin+ Heritage Month: Allison Gutierrez

I am a Colombian with deep dentistry roots. In honor of Latin+ Heritage Month, today I would like to share my story, and why I belong at Envista.

Oct 13, 2021 3 min

International Day of the Girl Child

Per the United Nations, we have more than 1.1 billion girls under the age of 18 who will become the largest generation of leaders and the source of power, energy, and creativity. Today, as a mother, and as a woman, I want to briefly share my story, and how much International Day of the Girl Child means to me.

Oct 11, 2021 3 min

Latin+ Heritage Month: Leandro Marchiori

I am from Brazil and based in São Paulo – the largest city in Latin America. In my opinion, a great leader needs to innovate, seek new paths and possibilities, ensure continuous improvement, understand and hear our customers’ needs and, above all, respect others – which is the basis of any relationship.

Oct 08, 2021 3 min

Latin+ Heritage Month: Benny Fernandez

I am the son of Cuban immigrants. My parents traveled from Cuba’s Mariel Harbor to the United States in 1980. They left everything behind as Cuban exiles and began a new life in their mid-thirties with nothing although grateful to have freedom. The youngest of 4 kids, I was born in Miami, FL and grew up in humble beginnings.

Oct 07, 2021 3 min

Latin+ Heritage Month: Veronica Espinoza

Being Latin can mean so many different things! Being Latin encompasses many diverse countries and people. Our unique cultures come together through one common theme, una voz! The “Latino Experience” is unique to each individual. Everyone has a story… My name is Veronica Espinoza, and I am proud to be a Chicana!

Sep 30, 2021 3 min