Dion Perkins is the vice president of information technology at Mortenson Dental Partners. He was previously director of technology and principal engineering manager of The Kroger Company, where he served for twenty-three years. During his time at Kroger, Dion developed several key enterprise initiatives, including coordinating order schedules and deliveries to all stores, learning content management training systems, legal matter management systems, security access provisioning systems, and video management systems. Dion was also responsible for developing and deploying one of the world’s largest secure IoT networks that won industry awards. Dion holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Northern Kentucky University and a Master of Engineering Management from Ohio University. Dion enhanced his skillset by becoming both a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Professional.