Jon Prod is Senior Vice President of Finance at Smile Brands Inc. (SBI). Jon joined SBI following SBI’s acquisition of Midwest Dental (MWD) in December 2020 after serving as Chief Financial Officer of MWD since 2014. While under Jon’s financial leadership, MWD grew from 123 offices in 9 states generating $125 million in revenue to 232 offices in 17 states generating $275 million in revenue. During his time at MWD, Jon led all facets of Accounting, FP&A, Procurement, and Facilities for the organization and also provided financial oversight for M&A strategy, underwriting, and execution for over 100 add-on acquisitions.
Prior to joining MWD, Jon was an investment banking analyst for Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank focused primarily on middle-market clients engaged in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, he was an investment analyst for Northwestern Mutual Capital, the private asset management arm of Northwestern Mutual, which at the time managed over $25 billion of fixed income, mezzanine, co-invest private equity and limited partnership investments.
Jon holds a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin Madison and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Wisconsin. Outside of his professional life, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, biking in the Lowcountry, and cheering for the Packers.