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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
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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

Latin+ Heritage Month: Juan Arbona

My name is Juan R. Arbona, and I am the Chief Compliance Officer for Envista based in Brea, California. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, thus represent a very proud but narrow slice of the greater Latino-X population. As Puerto Rican, I was born a U.S. citizen and did not experience the difficulties of immigration which many others of the Latin community must deal with.

Sep 24, 2021 3 min

Women in Sales: Alessandra Bufo

Alessandra Bufo, Director Kerr Consumables Western Europe, has  been  with  Kerr  for  6 years. Alessandra was inspired to work in sales because of her desire to win and help customers. Working at Envista was inspiring to her because she was fascinated with the continuous improvement mindset, innovative ideas being put into action, and the overall culture at Envista.

Aug 31, 2021 3 min

Women in Sales: Brindy Kartchner

Brindy Kartchner, Director, Clinical Field Operations, stepped into a role that was outside of her comfort zone. As she began her career with Envista almost 3 years ago, Brindy felt "a tinge of fear of the unknown and a level of uncertainty" which inspired her to run toward the position with confidence.

Aug 27, 2021 3 min

Women in Sales: Amy Cyman

Amy Cyman, Digital Solutions Specialist, has been with Spark for 2 years. Before joining Spark, Amy worked as a Sales Representative for Ormco from 2007 to 2014. When joining Spark in 2019, Amy shared that she was excited to be back because "the culture and community here is like no other and I am so excited to be back 'home' in my element".

Aug 27, 2021 3 min