Todd Cruse

President, DentaQuest Care Group

As President, Care Delivery, Todd Cruse oversees the operations and strategy of the DentaQuest Care Group, which provides access to vital dental services to children, adults and seniors in underserved areas in in three states – Alabama, Kentucky and Texas.
 
Cruse joined DentaQuest in 2013 as Vice President, Government Relations. Prior to his work with DentaQuest, Cruse led a healthcare consulting firm with an emphasis on dental and government-sponsored health care programs after serving eight years as the Senior Vice President of Development and Government Affairs of Church Street Health Management (CSHM LLC), the nation’s second largest Medicaid-focused dental practice management firm. Preceding his tenure with CSHM LLC, he was a member of former Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist’s Cabinet, serving as Chief Administrative Officer and assistant to the Governor for legislation.
 
He earned a Bachelor of Science in communication and political science from Middle Tennessee State University and resides in Nashville.