Perrin DesPortes is one of the Co-Founders of Polaris Healthcare Partners. He attended Washington & Lee University for undergrad and earned his MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Perrin has over 25 years of experience in the business side of dentistry.
Perrin DesPortes is one of the Co-Founders of Polaris Healthcare Partners. He attended Washington & Lee University for undergrad and earned his MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Perrin has over 25 years of experience in the business side of dentistry, having started as a 4th generation family member of Thompson Dental Company, then as a General Manager of 15 years with Patterson Dental Supply where he ran three different businesses for them. In 2017, he left Patterson and along with two others launched TUSK Partners. In 2021, he and Diwakar Sinha departed to launch Polaris. Perrin is happily married and has an 8 year-old daughter at home. In his spare time, he is an avid cyclist and tennis player; enjoys cooking and reading; and loves good red wine and strong coffee.
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