Nick is the founder and President of Five Lakes Professional Services, a consulting and technology firm helping dental practices develop, implement and manage an insurance participation strategy to attract and retain patients. Five Lakes is a 3-time Inc. 5000 honoree as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. Mr. Partridge is an industry leader in analyzing the impact of dental insurance networks on the financial health of a dental practice. He has been featured as a guest speaker and guest columnist for many events and publications on the topic of dental insurance and dental benefits and is honored to be making his second tour at Scaling Up. Previously, he was the product development and technology lead at a privately held fleet services provider. Past experiences include co-founding, developing and managing a Dallas-based dental benefits startup, and spent his early career in roles of increasing responsibility with a Fortune 500 industry leader. Nick is a graduate of the Richard T. Farmer School of Business at Miami University.