William (Bill) Becknell joined Mortenson Dental Partners in 2014, initially serving as the chief strategic officer, president of dental teams. He became a member of the Mortenson Dental Partners Board of Directors in 2017 and chief executive officer in 2018. Bill was previously the director of store operations for North America at PPG Industries. During his tenure at PPG, the business grew from 357 locations to 867 locations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Prior to PPG, Bill was manager of store operations for Kroger’s Mid-South Division, a 156-store chain serving Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Tennessee. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and completed the Executive MBA program at University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business. He enhanced his leadership and executive education through programs at the University of Notre Dame and Kellogg School of Business. When not working, Bill enjoys spending time with his wife, Debra, and their three children.