Delta Dental of Tennessee Appoints Chief Legal & Strategy Officer
Delta Dental has appointed David Crenshaw as Chief Legal and Strategy Officer to develop and execute strategic processes focused on growing, measuring, and articulating Delta Dental of Tennessee’s reach and value proposition with key stakeholders.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (August 21, 2023) – Delta Dental of Tennessee (Delta Dental) today announced the appointment of David Crenshaw as Chief Legal and Strategy Officer. Crenshaw, a seasoned corporate attorney, brings years of experience in finance, accounting, corporate governance, and compliance to the newly created position.
As Chief Strategy & Legal Officer, Crenshaw will develop and execute strategic processes focused on growing, measuring, and articulating Delta Dental of Tennessee’s reach and value proposition with key stakeholders. Crenshaw will be a member of the senior executive management team.
“We are very excited about adding David to the Delta Dental team,” said Jeff Ballard, president of Delta Dental of Tennessee. “His background as a CPA and an attorney will complement and add to our exemplary executive team. As we continue to grow at Delta Dental through vision services and other ancillary lines of business, David will be instrumental in helping us set our strategy for continued success.”
Before joining Delta Dental, Crenshaw served as Chief Financial Officer and corporate secretary for two private equity-backed companies: Ambition, the leading sales coaching platform, and Confirmation.com, an audit confirmation service provider. Crenshaw started his career at Ernst & Young and previously worked as a corporate attorney at Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison.
“Delta Dental has the unique approach of prioritizing running a successful business while emphasizing taking care of its employees and the broader Tennessee community,” said Crenshaw. “I am thrilled to join a company that values community impact just as much as running an excellent business.”
A Middle Tennessee native, Crenshaw received his undergraduate and Master of Accountancy degrees from the University of Tennessee and graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School. He and his wife, Rachel, have three children and live in Nashville.
For more information about Delta Dental of Tennessee, please visit DeltaDentalTN.com.
Delta Dental of Tennessee
Delta Dental of Tennessee is the state’s largest independent dental benefits carrier with 1.4 million lives covered. As part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, Delta Dental of Tennessee members have access to the largest dental network in the nation with more than 154,000 providers serving more than 443,000 locations. With the simple mission of ensuring healthy smiles, Delta Dental of Tennessee works hard to help members of the communities it serves. Along with its corporate foundation, Smile180, Delta Dental of Tennessee donated more than $5.4 million in funding and in-kind services to over 110 organizations in 2022.