Our Story

We are proud to be a leader in providing you optimal practice support

Image Specialty Partners is a dental support organization affiliated with 29 multi-specialty practices in California. Founded and led by world class doctors, Image Specialty Partners is committed to its mission improve quality of life by providing its partners with mentoring and comprehensive administrative services so that they can deliver the highest level of care and outcomes for their patients. As a multi-specialty group, our practices are able to treat a multitude of dental and oral health needs throughout the lifetime of their patients.

The People Empowering Your Success

Our Leadership Team

We are passionate about how we can empower our providers and clinical staff to provide the very best patient care.

Dr. Yan Kalika, DMD, MS, Founder & CEO for Image Specialty Partners
Dr. Yan Kalika, DMD, MS

Our Founder & CEO

Dr. Yan Kalika is the founder and CEO of Image Specialty Partners and is also the founder of Image Orthodontics, a leading destination for innovative, technology-forward orthodontics and personalized patient experience. For 20 years, Image Orthodontics’ team of world class orthodontists and staff have provided braces, Invisalign, clear braces, TMD/TMJ and sleep apnea treatments, and transformed smiles of adults, teens, and children.

Dr. Yan Kalika, DMD, MS is a certified specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics and the San Francisco Dental Society.

Dr. Kalika graduated with honors and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993, majoring in chemistry. While at Berkeley, he was in the Students Honor Society and Golden Key Honor Society.He received his dental degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1998. In addition, he completed a fellowship in Washington D.C. in the field of dental health policy. While at Harvard, Dr. Kalika served as president of the American Student Dental Association where he received a national award of excellence. He was a lecturer at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health. He received honors in all clinical disciplines at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the Soma Weiss Research Scholarship and an International Research Fellowship from Harvard Medical School.Dr. Kalika completed his orthodontic training at the University of California at San Francisco where he received a specialty certificate in orthodontics and facial orthopedics and a master’s degree in oral biology. In 2022 he was awarded the UCSF Alumni Entrepreneur Award.

Chris Roth, Chief Financial Officer for Image Specialty Partners
Chris Roth

Chief Financial Officer

Chris oversees the financial operations of the company, including reporting, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, information technology and revenue cycle management. He provides strategic financial guidance to the company’s senior executives and Board of Directors, and is charged with ensuring steady scalable business growth, sustainable profitability, and on-going financial stability.

Chris has nearly 30 years of financial and operational experience in leading branded consumer products, heavy and light industrial manufacturing and health care organizations. Most recently, Chris served as the Chief Financial Officer in a privately owned high growth DSO, and at one of the largest dental consumable products manufacturers in the US.

Chris holds a BS in Accounting from Bradley University, a CPA from the State of Illinois and is a Six-Sigma Greenbelt.

Alejandra Salonga, Vice President of Operations & Human Resources for Image Specialty Partners
Alejandra Salonga

Vice President of Operations & Human Resources

Alejandra oversees and directs operational management of the company’s practices and supporting infrastructure. She also leads Human Resources managing compensation and benefits, recruiting, and training.

Alejandra has two decades of experience in the orthodontic industry, managing practices and operations, acquiring and integrating new practices, and accelerating practice growth. Alejandra joined the company 20 years ago and has served the organization at all levels of management, including the General Manager, Office Manager, and Treatment Coordinator at the company’s flagship brand Image Orthodontics(™).

Alejandra has a BS in General Psychology and MA in Developmental Psychology from San Francisco State University.

Colleen Henderson, Vice President of Corporate Development for Image Specialty Partners
Colleen Henderson

Vice President of Corporate Development

Colleen leads the growth of the company by creating, assessing, and managing business opportunities including, but not limited to acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, and partnerships, and also manages major capital projects.

She has a 30-year track record of start-ups, turnarounds, M&A and successful integrations and has deep experience in operations and finance. Most recently, Colleen served as Founder and CEO of Windemere Partners, a consulting firm specializing in patents, M&A, finance, and restructuring. Prior to Windemere Partners, Colleen was Chief Executive Officer of Pantros IP.com a patent software company focused on Patent Portfolio Management and Patent Analysis.

Colleen has a BS in Animal Science and a minor in Business from Fresno State University and a MBA in Accounting from National University.

Aarti Subramanian, Vice President of Acquisitions for Image Specialty Partners
Aarti Subramanian

Vice President of Acquisitions

Aarti is a seasoned leader driving the acquisition efforts for the company, spearheading the creation of acquisition and development strategies, fostering key partnerships, conducting financial analyses, negotiating transactional agreements, and overseeing due diligence processes.

With nearly two decades of expertise, Aarti possesses a rich background in financial analysis, specializing in M&A, financial planning, and corporate strategy development. Most recently, she served as the Head of Finance & Operations at a Pediatric Dental Practice, navigating the unique challenges of the dental services sector. Prior to this, Aarti was a Senior Manager in the Transactions Advisory Services group at Ernst & Young, specializing in structuring and executing complex transactions. Earlier, she held roles in investment banking at Starlight Investments, LLC and equity research at JP Morgan.

Aarti holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics from Mumbai University, complemented by an MBA in Finance & Accounting from Rice University.

Evelyn Scalora, Vice President of Brand Marketing for Image Specialty Partners
Evelyn Scalora

Vice President of Brand Marketing

Evelyn oversees the development and direction of brand strategy, multi-channel marketing, and communications systems for the company.

She has over 25 years of experience successfully innovating and launching, from concept to commercialization, multi-million dollar brands and products in the health and wellness space. Evelyn most recently served as Chief Operating Officer in the food retail sector transforming the company’s brick and mortar business model to wholesale grocery. She also served as the Vice President of Global Marketing and Product Innovation at Jamba Juice, leading the successful franchise expansion and marketing for Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Hawaii.

Eveyln has a BA in International Relations & Business from San Francisco State University and a MA in International Business & Affairs from Golden Gate University.

Adam Winland, Senior Financial Controller for Image Specialty Partners
Adam Winland

Senior Financial Controller

Adam is responsible for accounting and financial reporting at Image Specialty Partners. He manages the company’s accounts payable, accounts receivable, and prepares financial analysis across all of the company’s dental locations.

He has 20 years of experience in leading accounting, financial management, and strategic planning for top-tier companies. Adam has health care industry financial reporting experience in both the private and non profit sectors. He also served as Image Specialty Partners’ Controller from 2016 to 2020.

Adam assesses current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement , and implementing new processes. He also develops and monitors financial performance metrics. Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance.

Adam has a BS in Accounting Information Systems and a MS in Accounting From Eastern Michigan University.

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