Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Akhil Sharma is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization with a mission to improve the oral health of all. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with locations across the country, DentaQuest provides outcomes-based, cost-effective dental solutions for Medicaid and CHIP, Medicare Advantage, small and large businesses, and individuals nationwide.
DentaQuest now manages dental and vision benefits for 30+ million Americans in 30 states and direct patient care through a network of more than 80 oral health centers in six states. And its membership and national provider footprint continue to grow.
Akhil leads the finance organization, including cross-enterprise planning, for DentaQuest and its affiliated businesses. He also plays an important role in driving growth through capital management, treasury functions and transformation projects.
Before joining DentaQuest in 2019, Akhil was Co-President and CFO of North American Dental Group, one of the largest dental service organizations in the nation, and President and CFO of Enlivant, a leading assisted living operator and portfolio company of TPG Capital. He also spent eight years with Fortress Investment Group, primarily focusing on their senior living private equity investments. Akhil started his career in investment banking at Lazard.
Akhil earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Claremont McKenna College, where he graduated cum laude with honors. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina with his wife Meredith and their two children.