Meet the Team

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.

Erin Pender, DDS, MA, MAT

Clinical & Practice Ownership Advisor

Dr. Erin Pender works in private practice as the owner of Chautauqua Lake Dental in Mayville, NY (formerly Mayville Dental Arts). She advises Fairway and its clients in matters regarding clinical & operational due diligence, private practice ownership, and other strategic directives. She has previously worked as Interim Dental Director of The Chautauqua Center, associate dentist at Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services and is currently licensed to practice in  Michigan & New York. Dr. Pender graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and completed 4-years service with the National Health Corps. 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 Chautauqua, NY with her husband Brian and their 3 daughters.  When not working, she enjoys pursuing all hobbies Joanna Gaines related and taking on new adventures near and far. 

Letter From the Founder

Fairway Healthcare Partners is dedicated to the dental industry and we operate with unrelenting integrity and unique experience which benefits of our clients and their success after having worked with us.

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

Providing our clients with expert financial and transactional experience and advise is what we do; the perspective, compassion and allied professional approach we take is how we do it. As you learn more about us, we think you will find we are a little bit different than other 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
3793 Route 394
Ashville, NY 14710

Phone: (585) 260 7566

FAIRWAY Healthcare Partners
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