Who We Are

Brian Pender, CVA

Founder and President

Brian is the Founder & President of Fairway Healthcare Partners. Previously, Brian worked in commercial banking with the last 6-years focused exclusively on healthcare businesses. He has personally underwritten and managed transactions with more than $500 million in committed financing to healthcare businesses, with billions of successful loan syndications.  His background includes extensive experience helping businesses access growth capital, manage liquidity and working capital, private equity buy-outs, and acquisition financing.

As part of the team at GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services (acquired by Capital One Healthcare in 2015), Brian made significant contributions to the firm which was ranked as the #1 lead arranger of healthcare-leveraged loans for credit facilities up to $1 billion for each of the last 5-years. Prior to focusing on healthcare, Brian was an Investment Analyst with GE Capital and traveled to customers across the country assessing loan performance and auditing customer financial reports, earning the designation of a Certified Fraud Examiner (non-active member). Brian graduated from John Carroll University with a degree in finance and is an accredited Certified Valuation Analyst. He lives in Chagrin Falls, OH.

Erin Pender DDS, MA, MAT

Director of Strategy

Dr. Erin Pender is the Director of Strategy of Fairway Healthcare Partners and is responsible for business development, dental industry consulting, and other strategic directives of the firm.   Dr. Pender currently is in general practice at Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services and is licensed to practice in Ohio and Michigan.  Dr. Pender graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and is a member of the National Health Corps in addition to the American Dental Association and Ohio Dental Association.  In addition to her DDS, Dr. Pender holds a masters degree in biology from John Carroll University as well as a masters degree in education from Dominican University, she lives in Chagrin Falls, OH.

Larry Grzegorzewski, DDS

Dental Clinical Consultant

Dr. Grzegorzewski is a Dental Clinical Consultant for Fairway Healthcare Partners and has owned and operated his dental practice in Burton, MI since acquiring the practice in 1986. In 2004, Dr. Grzegorzewski opened a new state-of the art facility in Burton, MI and rebranded the practice as Great Lakes Family Dentistry where he continues to practice today and provide a complete range of dental services. In addition, Dr. Grzegorzewski has served as past President of the Genesee County Dental Association, member of Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association and Michigan Dental Associations. Dr. Grzegorzewski graduated from University of Detroit Dental School and lives in Grand Blanc, MI.

Joseph Battin Jr., OD

Optometry Clinical Consultant

Dr. Battin is an Optometry Clinical Consultant for Fairway Healthcare Partners. Dr. Battin owns and operates the optometry practice Battin Eyecare in Buffalo, New York, a family business since 1952. Dr. Battin specializes in treatment and management of ocular disease, and his practice includes two locations where they perform a complete array of eye care services. In addition, Dr. Battin practices with Siedlecki Cataract & Vision Care, one of Western New York’s most reputable ophthalmology practices, and George Optical.  Dr. Battin earned a Doctorate of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry and an B.S. in Molecular Biology from Syracuse University. Dr. Battin is a regular speaker and presenter at Optometry industry functions and also has completed the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership program at the University at Buffalo.

Letter From the Founder

In founding Fairway Healthcare Partners, we sought to build a company dedicated to the medical and dental industry that operates with unrelenting integrity while leveraging our unique experience and perspective for our clients.

Our commitment to clients is to build creative, holistic, and long-term business relationships. We provide a complete array of financial consulting and transactional services and provide unmatched value to doctors and dentists in the beginning, middle, and end of their business practices and individual careers.

We bring a combination of expert financial and transactional experience, paired with a team of knowledgeable healthcare providers. Together, we are able to pinpoint the unique opportunities, risks, and considerations for your individual business. We are not just an advocate for healthcare practitioners, we are a catalyst which ignites your business and career to its fullest potential. As you learn more about us, we think you will find we are a little bit different than other healthcare consultants, practice brokers and transition firms.

So regardless of your career or practice stage, we are eager to earn your trust and build relationships based on the quality of our work and commitment to client service. I encourage you to learn more about who we are, what we do, and contact us at anytime. We are excited to hear your thoughts and welcome the opportunity to discuss any of your questions.


Brian Pender


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Fairway Healthcare Partners
9112 Lake In The Woods Trail
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

Phone: (585) 260 7566
Email: brian@fairwayhealthcarepartners.com

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