Dr. Mendelson is Spear’s Executive Vice President of Client Success. He is responsible for coaching Spear Masters Program members and study club leaders, directing Spear Faculty Club and hosting Spear Summit. As a Certified Professional Coach, he is passionate about personal development.

Prior to joining Spear, Dr. Mendelson spent several years as the Director of Education at Americus Dental Lab in Clearwater, Florida. This was followed by positions with VITA in North America as their Director of Professional Development and Clinical Business Director. He maintained a private restorative general practice for nearly 10 years before ceasing practice due to chronic pain issues in his hand.

Dr. Mendelson has contributed to leading industry publications and lectured extensively on color science, dentist/technician communications and the behavioral sciences.

Dr. Mendelson holds or has held appointments as volunteer/adjunct faculty at the University of Southern California and Nova Southeastern University. He earned his D.D.S. from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland and completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Maryland Hospital.