Social Dental, Orem
BORN: Portland, Ore.
TITLE: Founder + CEO
Tom Clark has good reason to smile. His marketing company, Social Dental, has raised $8.8 million in funding, is growing astronomically with clients across the country, and offers technology that is changing the way doctors interact with patients.
The YELLOW Talking “There is lots of applause at our company! We celebrate every win we can in our organization. I always want to lead in a way that makes our employees feel empowered, appreciated and included in the direction and success of the company.”
Biggest Accomplishment “Growing Social Dental’s monthly recurring revenue by 1,200 percent in 2015.”
Favorite Accomplishment “Employing 110 of the most talented, energetic and empowering employees. They inspire me to be my best every single day.”
First Job “Cleaned out garbage cans for $10 a piece on Saturdays. Those dagum cans get smelly, and I saw the opportunity. Plus, some homes have two cans!”
In 10 Years “I see myself advising and investing in multiple startups out of my own venture fund.”
Youthful Advice “Take risks now, because it will never be the right time to start a company.”