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Chief Clinical Officer and Practicing Dentist

Dr. Priya Boinpally, DDS

Dr. Boinpally is a long term and active member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at The Ohio State University. She practices dentistry in the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago and loves providing gentle, highly professional, superior dental care for patients of all ages.

Dr. Boinpally always strives to stay current in her field and keep pace with the latest improvements in dental technology and techniques. She regularly attends continuing education courses around the country so that she can offer her patients the highest-quality and most up to date care at all times. Dr. Boinpally holds advanced certifications in the area of laser dentistry from World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI) and particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. She encourages all her patients to view dentistry as a vital part of total body health and wellness by bridging medicine and dentistry in her practice. Dr. Boinpally is fluent in Spanish, Telugu, and Hindi. In her spare time, Dr. Boinpally enjoys cooking, travelling, and spending time with her loving husband, son, and daughter.

Dr. Boinpally is a long term and active member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at The Ohio State University. She practices dentistry in the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago and loves providing gentle, highly professional, superior dental care for patients of all ages.

Managing Director

Abishek Boinpally

Abishek is the Managing Director at Umbrella Dental Partners who oversees all aspects of day-to-day operations along with Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategy, Finance and Technology. He has been with the company right from day one that started with its first location in Highwood, IL and since grown to four practices across three locations in Lake County, IL. Over the past few years he added additional lines of revenue by introducing managed services and building a platform (Software As A Solution) that improves the operational efficiency of a multi location organization.

Abishek started his career as an engineer after receiving his Bachelors in Engineering from India and Masters in Engineering from Wayne State University. He then spent the next eight years working in Software Development and Product Management related roles for both startups and global companies overseeing products and managing global teams. He received his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and spent the next several years holding various senior leadership positions in Corporate Strategy, M&A, Finance and providing management consulting to fortune 100 companies.

Abishek takes the most pride and joy in spending time with his kids, Aarik and Aviva, enjoying the outdoors. He likes to participate in amateur autocross racing and hopes that one day he will be able to complete the build on his 05 Subaru.

Abishek is the Managing Director at Umbrella Dental Partners who oversees all aspects of day-to-day operations along with Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategy, Finance and Technology.

Abishek started his career as an engineer, spent 8+ years in …

Clinical Team

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Associate Dentist

Dr. Janaki Shukla, DMD

Dr. Shukla completed her undergraduate education at New York University and Doctor of Dental Medicine at Boston University. After finishing dental school, she completed a General Practice Residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA. After completing residency, she practiced dentistry in Massachusetts for a few years until she moved to Illinois. With quality dental care as a top priority, she creates personalized treatment plans to give patients a healthy and long lasting smile.

Dr. Shukla understands that patients can be nervous with dental treatment so she treats all her patients as if they were members of my family. In her spare time, Dr. Shukla enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, hiking, and spending time with her husband and son.

Dr. Shukla completed her undergraduate education at New York University and Doctor of Dental Medicine at Boston University. After finishing dental school, she completed a General Practice Residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA. After completing residency, she practiced dentistry in Massachusetts for a few years until she moved to Illinois.

Associate Dentist

Dr. Marinela Dilo, DMD

Dr.Dilo was born and raised in Albania and she has been living in Chicago for 8 years. She completed her master’s in Stomatology in Tirana/Albania and after that she practiced general dentistry there for several years. She attended University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry where she completed the Advanced Standing Program and earned her dental degree.

She has been in the dental field for over 10 years and enjoys what she does very much. She believes that a healthy oral environment is the cornerstone of a healthy body and mind, and she keeps this in mind when she treats her patients. Dr. Dilo teaches at UIC College of Dentistry fixed prosthodontics and periodontics. She has been a clinical instructor in pre-clinic for the past year and is loving this aspect of dentistry. Dr.Dilo is fluent in Albanian and Spanish. In her free time she spends time with her family and her little baby girl. One of her hobbies is painting.

Dr.Dilo was born and raised in Albania and she has been living in Chicago for 8 years. She completed her master’s in Stomatology in Tirana/Albania and after that she practiced general dentistry there for several years. She attended University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry where she completed the Advanced Standing Program and earned her dental degree.

Dental Hygienist

Nancy, RDH

Nancy brings several years of experience in the dental industry. What Nancy loves about being a Hygienist is being able to educate patients on the importance of their oral health and how it impacts their overall wellness.
Nancy enjoys physical fitness and spending time with her husband and three adorable children.
Nancy brings several years of experience in the dental industry. What Nancy loves about being a Hygienist is being able to educate patients on the importance of their oral health and how it impacts their overall wellness. Nancy enjoys physical fitness and spending time with her husband and three adorable children.
Patient Coordinator

Kay

Kay has 40+ years of experience in the dental industry and has a wealth of knowledge in both clinical and administrative aspects of dentistry. Kay enjoys helping patients understand the value of timely dental treatment. Since Kay began her career at age 16 as a dental assistant, she has seen and done it all and is a wonderful mentor to the entire team.
Kay spends her free time rounding up her husband and three adult children and grandkids for some family time.

Kay has 40+ years of experience in the dental industry and has a wealth of knowledge in both clinical and administrative aspects of dentistry. Kay enjoys helping patients understand the value of timely dental treatment. Since Kay began her career at age 16 as a dental assistant, she has seen and done it all and is a wonderful mentor to the entire team.

Patient Coordinator

Nichelle

Nichelle has many years of Dental assisting and Dental Administrative expertise. She enjoys helping people maintain both their health and their confidence by having a nice smile. Nichelle spends her days making sure the day and schedule are running and smoothly for all.
Nichelle loves helping to plan company social events and is our go to party planner.

Nichelle has many years of Dental assisting and Dental Administrative expertise. She enjoys helping people maintain both their health and their confidence by having a nice smile. Nichelle spends her days making sure the day and schedule are running and smoothly for all.

Dental Assistant

Danielle

Danielle keeps our workflows on track and keeps us prepared to treat any patient that walks in the door. She loves training on new technology that keeps the office efficient and the patients receiving the best care.
Danielle enjoys spoiling her fur babies and looks forward to marrying her fiance any day now.

Danielle keeps our workflows on track and keeps us prepared to treat any patient that walks in the door. She loves training on new technology that keeps the office efficient and the patients receiving the best care.

Dental Assistant

Macey

Macey is a surgical dental assistant. She loves her job because she gets to help make our patients feel safe and taken care of as if they were family. She has worked with patients of all ages over come dental anxiety with her calm nature and gentle care. Macey has fueled her passion for dental assisting by training all our assistants in surgical techniques.
Macey enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. 

Macey is a surgical dental assistant. She loves her job because she gets to help make our patients feel safe and taken care of as if they were family. She has worked with patients of all ages over come dental anxiety with her calm nature and gentle care. Macey has fueled her passion for dental assisting by training all our assistants in surgical techniques.

Dental Assistant

Kelli

Kelli has been a clinical dental assistant at our practices for just over 2 years. She came on board only to discover her passion for dentistry. She plans to see her passion through and one day become a dental hygienist.
In her spare time, Kelli is a cheerleading coach for middle school and high school students.
Kelli has been a clinical dental assistant at our practices for just over 2 years. She came on board only to discover her passion for dentistry. She plans to see her passion through and one day become a dental hygienist.
Dental Assistant

Brooke

Brooke has been in the dental field for over 30 years as a dental assistant. Brooke loves her connection with our patients, striving to make patients comfortable and relaxed while utilizing State of the Art dentistry.
She spends her leisure time enjoying family time with her husband, daughter, and granddaughter.
Brooke has been in the dental field for over 30 years as a dental assistant. Brooke loves her connection with our patients, striving to make patients comfortable and relaxed while utilizing State of the Art dentistry.
Dental Assistant

Bella

Bella has been a clinical dental assistant for over 30 years.  Her philosophy is doing her part to make patients feel comfortable in the dental chair and does so by utilizing her dental training along with sharing patient stories going back many years as a dental professional in Latvia.
Bella can usually be found cheering on her daughter at her Volleyball games or travelling to see her adorable grandbaby.

Bella has been a clinical dental assistant for over 30 years.  Her philosophy is doing her part to make patients feel comfortable in the dental chair and does so by utilizing her dental training along with sharing patient stories going back many years as a dental professional in Latvia.

Management team

Office Manager

Carrie

Carrie manages and oversees our day to day office operations. She is committed to making sure all patients and their families receive quality, professional dental care, and that every patient has a positive experience in office. Carrie likes all of our patients to feel comfortable and like part of the family. She takes great pride in making sure all our patients leave the office with the tools to make the best decisions for their dental health. Carrie joined the team after graduating Northeastern Illinois University and has over 7 years in the dental field. A little known fact about Carrie is that she went to culinary school before starting her career in dentistry. In her spare time, Carrie enjoys spending time with family, doing outdoor activities, and spending time in her garden.

Carrie manages and oversees our day to day office operations. She is committed to making sure all patients and their families receive quality, professional dental care, and that every patient has a positive experience in office. Carrie likes all of our patients to feel comfortable and like part of the family.

Office Manager

Karla

Karla manages and oversees our day to day office operations. She was born and raised in Mexico City and studied law before moving to Illinois. She began working as a dental receptionist and a dental assistant and has done it all within the field of dentistry over a period of 15 years. Karla is fluent in Spanish and is cross trained in all things clinical and administration. In her spare time, Karla loves to spend time with her son and her family.

Karla manages and oversees our day to day office operations. She was born and raised in Mexico City and studied law before moving to Illinois. She began working as a dental receptionist and a dental assistant and has done it all within the field of dentistry over a period of 15 years. Karla is fluent in Spanish and is cross trained in all things clinical and administration.

Office Manager

Heather

Heather manages and oversees our day to day office operations. She brings over 18 years of experience in patient care, clinical management, and insurance knowledge. Heather strives to work with patients to ease their fear, understand their dental care needs, and help them to better understand their insurance benefits and how to use them. Heather looks forward to getting to know each patient on an individual basis and is always interested in working to help provide the best experience possible for patients that come through the door. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and spending time with her husband and her two children and her grandson.

Heather manages and oversees our day to day office operations. She brings over 18 years of experience in patient care, clinical management, and insurance knowledge. Heather strives to work with patients to ease their fear, understand their dental care needs, and help them to better understand their insurance benefits and how to use them.

Board Members, Advisors and Thought Partners

Board member and advisor

Ted T Devine

Ted is the CEO of 771 Advisors a leading Executive Management Consulting firm focused on providing CEO level strategic advice, performance improvement initiatives to drive financial impact and organization alignment to deliver execution excellence. Major focus this year, with two of the Top 10 Global Insurance Carriers, has been to fundamentally transform their technology delivery, user experience and digital strategies to drive profitable growth.

Experience includes Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, President of Aon Global Retail Brokerage (managing a P&L of over $5 billion in revenue and 28,000 employees). CEO of Aon Reinsurance, President of Aon Americas, Founder and CEO of Insureon (a leading InsureTech broker with $4 billion of premium on its platform) and Senior Manager of Deloitte’s M&A Practice completing numerous capital structure transactions.

Current Board positions include Bankers Insurance and XSELL Technologies (a leading player in Dialogue focused Artificial Intelligence solutions).

Beyond business leadership, major focus on helping athletes reach their goals beyond the field of play. Founded 1WORLD Sports over a decade ago focused on teaching at-risk youth the Responsibilities of an Athlete. Significant focus on supporting the growth of Women’s Hockey (I have two amazing daughters) with contributions supporting the individual training efforts of Olympians and USA Hockey overall.

Ted is the CEO of 771 Advisors a leading Executive Management Consulting firm focused on providing CEO level strategic advice, performance improvement initiatives to drive financial impact and organization alignment to deliver execution excellence.
Experience includes Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company …
Board member and advisor

Piyush Singh

Piyush is currently the co-Founder at FRISS responsible for strategy for Underwriting Insights.  Piyush was the Founder and CEO of Terrene Labs that was acquired by FRISS in April of 2021.  Terrene aims to transform P&C companies in disrupting the $100B small business and $80 middle market commercial insurance marketplace.

Piyush has had a very successful corporate career – Officer of American Financial Group; Director, Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Officer of Great American Insurance Group; Chief Information Officer of RLI and strategic consulting roles at PwC, ANZ Bank and Citicorp.

Piyush Singh is a business savvy executive and industry thought leader with an eye towards preparing for the uncertain future.  He has the ability to connect the seemingly disparate dots from within and outside the insurance industry and establish concepts/ideas to prepare for the emerging environment. He has an uncanny ability to analyze and break down complex problems into effective solutions and business opportunities. A popular speaker and panelist he is well regarded by the analyst and business community as a thought leader.

Piyush has received the “Elite 8 CIO” award from Insurance and Technology in 2005 and 2013, was the “Top 10 CIO Breakaway Leader” at the Global CIO Executive Summit in 2011 and recently has been named “26 Innovators to Watch” for 2018.

A positive contributor to the education establishments and trade organizations to build future leaders Piyush is also an Adjunct Professor at University of Cincinnati where he has taught for 10 years, member-emeritus of National Council of Advisors for Foster College of Business, Bradley University, Chair of IS Advisory Group at University of Cincinnati and a past Trustee for Adler University. He also co-Chaired InTech50 for 3 years, a platform that brought in entrepreneurs, investors and the corporate community.

An avid community organizer he is the President and founder of a charitable organization KARNA that has done significant disaster relief work, runs an after school support system for approx. 175 children, coordinates an award winning Karate school and recently spearheaded building of a 1000 student capacity auditorium in a remote college.

Piyush has the travelling bug in him and loves indulging in photography.  He has been to all seven continents and trekked to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Piyush is currently the co-Founder at FRISS responsible for strategy for Underwriting Insights.  Piyush was the Founder and CEO of Terrene Labs that was acquired by FRISS in April of 2021. Piyush Singh is a business savvy executive and industry thought …

Strategic Partner

Neel Varde

Neel is a Strategic Thought Partner for Umbrella Dental Partners. Neel is also a Global Product Manager at a company in Chicago. His background includes a B.S. from the University of Michigan, an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in chemical engineering, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Neel is on the faculty as an adjunct professor in Data Marketing at West Virginia University.

He also serves on the scientific advisory board for The Good Food Institute. Neel enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, and spending time with his loving family.

Neel is a Strategic Thought Partner for Umbrella Dental Partners. Neel is also a Global Product Manager at a company in Chicago. His background includes a B.S. from the University of Michigan, an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in …