Brian Pender, CVA
Founder & President
Brian started Fairway Healthcare Partners in 2016 and has been working exclusively with with dental and healthcare businesses for more than 10 years. Since starting Fairway, he has advised over 100 dentist clients looking to buy, sell, or value their dental practices. Brian has also consulted on numerous partnerships, DSO and private lenders transactions in the dental industry. He is an accredited Certified Valuation Analyst and has been a guest lecture at various dental school programs, contributor the Shared Practices podcast and e-learning courses, and published in various dental society literature on the matters of practice valuation and practice transitions.
Previously, Brian worked in commercial banking and has personally underwritten and managed transactions with more than $500 million in committed loan exposure 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. Brian graduated from John Carroll University with a degree in finance and was captain of the soccer team. He lives in Chautauqua, NY with his wife Erin and their three daughters. When not working, he enjoys finding a project to tackle the house or getting in some tractor time.