Workwell Management (781) 862-5958

Meet Our Leadership Team

Led by Dr. Kevin Guze, who also serves on the faculty of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Workwell Management’s leadership team provides a strong balance of clinical experience, research, and hands-on operations. Together, they have over 100 combined years of chairside dental experience and dynamic vision for the future of our profession. Most importantly, the leaders of Workwell Management have a strong set of core values that places patients care first while creating a culture that attracts and retains the finest people.

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Guze D.M.D., D.Med.Sc., MSc, FRCD(C), FICOI

Dr. Kevin Guze received his DMD at the University of British Columbia and completed his General Practice Residency in Dentistry at Vancouver General Hospital. He was a successful general practitioner for 15 years in the Vancouver area before coming to Harvard to complete his post-doctoral fellowship in Periodontics, and receive his DMSC. After completing his studies at Harvard, Dr. Guze then went to Oxford University where he completed his MSc in Therapeutic Pharmaceuticals. This degree enhanced his knowledge of how to bring clinical discoveries to market (translational research) - which has been his focus in research. Dr. Guze has always been a natural leader, and has been asked to teach and speak all over the world about his research, and new dental techniques he has developed. He is a Board certified Periodontist and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Dr. Guze is also a clinical instructor at Harvard school of Dental Medicine and is active in teaching and clinical research. Dr. Guze’s major area of interest is translational research. This arena puts Dr. Guze in an ideal position of interacting with Corporate America where entrepreneurial pursuits are explored between industry and academia.

Chief Strategic Officer (CSO) and Treasurer

Cheri Guze B.A., M.B.A.

Cheri graduated from the University of British Columbia with her B.A. in International Relations/Economics. She then spent two years in the Chartered Accountancy (G.A.P.) program before completing her M.B.A., where she focused on Strategic Management. Cheri managed a multi-disciplinary dental/medical facility for eight years before moving to Boston. In the years since, she graduated from the two year CREST Leadership program, and is currently working on her MCL (Masters in Christian Leadership). Over the past decade she has honed her skills as a practice analyst. She is constantly looking for ways to enhance and improve our business model, and keeps us on track with our 5 and 10-year business vision.

Human Resources/Quality Control Officer

Tom C. Pagonis D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Pagonis is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Endodontics at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Pagonis earned his DDS and MS degrees from the University of Minnesota and completed specialty training in endodontics at Columbia University. He is also a graduate of the American Dental Association/Kellogg Executive Management program for dentists at Northwestern University. Dr. Pagonis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Endodontics and journal reviewer for Photomedicine and Laser Surgery and Lasers and Surgery in Medicine. He teaches in various areas of advanced endodontics and is a research advisor for postdoctoral students in the advanced graduate program in endodontics. Dr. Pagonis is also president of Newport Endodontics, P.C., and scientific advisor for the life sciences start company PhotOral. His connection with academia allows him access to a steady flow of new graduate dentists.

Regional Manager

Susan Giaimo

Susan Giaimo has over 20 years in the dental field as an office manager. She trained under Kerry Straine, CEO of Straine Dental Consulting as well as working for dental practices. She has accumulated significant Continuing Education certifications. Her position with the company allows her to oversee the ongoing operations of each practice. As regional manager, she provides support to patients, staff, and doctors alike. Her family remains a high priority for her and enjoys the time spent with them. Her experience in the dental field and her caring attitude has allowed her to help others meet their professional and personal goals. She has also worked with the Rotary Club of Winchester mentoring high school students to train and place them in jobs in the dental field. Our goal is to attract good people, train them to become a member of our team and encourage promotion within the company.