Steve BiltSteve Bilt

CEO of Smile BrandsSmiles for Everyone Foundation

Smile Brands

Steve is the CEO & co-Founder of two companies in dental services sector (now combined), currently ~450 practices and 5000+ providers & employees providing care for more than 1.5mm people annually by focusing on organizational purpose and rewarding relationships with all constituents under a comprehensive vision of Smiles for Everyone!

Smile Brands affiliated offices have a combined Google rating of 4.4 Stars and a Glassdoor rating of 4.6 stars and a 94% Employee Recommendation Rating. The company won four Stevie Awards at the 2018 American Business Awards, including Employer of the Year (Gold), Employee Focused CEO (Gold), CEO/Executive of the Year (Gold) and Company of the Year (Silver), two 2017 Best in Business Awards, including Most Customer Friendly, and as a 2018, 2019 & 2020 (#1 multi-site Healthcare all three years, 100 Best Places to Work in the U.S. by Glassdoor. Recognized by Comparably as Large Co U.S. CEO for Diversity (#6) and Women (#11) and Co for Career Advancement & Culture, Glassdoor as a U.S. Large Company CEO in 2018 (#12) & 2019 (#29) by CEOWORLD Magazine Best CEOs in the United States (#35) & Comparbly (#29), awarded CEO of the Year Social Impact by Wharton School & CEO Connection and inducted into Kaufman Foundation/EY Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is a public, non-profit organization providing free dental care (approximately $25mm to date) through International Trips and ongoing local outposts in six countries in Africa, Asia and South America & during events throughout the United States. The Foundation's work has received numerous recognitions from the Govts., Health Ministries, Monarchies of Paraguay, Thailand & Ghana and Humanitarian Awards from NEA and American Red Cross.

Previously, finance and operating executive within several other publicly traded and privately held multi-site healthcare service companies in speciality areas including Dialysis, Rehabilitation Services, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Asthma/Allergy, Lab Services. Prior thereto, an executive with a Big Four Accounting & Consulting Firm.

Takes part in

May, 21 7:00 PM CEST
Big Ideas Stage

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion is a Journey and not a Declaration

In the following interview Steve Bilt, CEO of Smile Brands & Smiles for Everyone Foundation, will share his personal experience on solving DEI problems and tell about the company's approach to combating the issue.

Also, the speaker will share the lessons learned on certain stages of his professional journey as well as give a valuable piece of advice on DEI-implementing strategies.

Steve Bilt CEO of Smile BrandsSmiles for Everyone Foundation
Kostiantyn Gridin Partner at CFC Big Ideas