Prosperity Design  Advisory Board

Michael McCracken, DDS, PhD

Bessemer, AL Dentist
The Foundry Dental Center
Professor, UAB School of Dentistry
Board-Certified Prosthodontist

Dr. McCracken currently serves part-time as a Professor at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry , and part-time as the Executive Director of the Foundry Dental Center. He received his dental degree from the University of North Carolina , and completed a prosthodontic residency at UAB. He earned a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at UAB for research related to growth factors and healing of implants in compromised hosts, and later a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology. His past roles within the University include serving as Director of Pre-Doctoral Implant Education, Director of Graduate Prosthodontics, and Associate Dean for Education and Curriculum Development. Dr. McCracken lectures internationally on topics relating to implant dentistry and the restoration of complex dental patients. As one of only 8 board-certified prosthodontists in Alabama, Dr. McCracken enjoys a dual role of both research at the University and clinical teaching and service at the Foundry Dental Center

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Barb Stackhouse RDH, M.Ed.

Barb puts relationships and the success of others at the heart of all she does. Her focus is on teaching dentists the simple skills required for a highly profitable practice. Her profitability model utilizes the Profit First System.

Dentists choose Barb when they want to take control of their finances once and for all. They want real solutions using simple steps. They are seeking sustainable profits for years to come. Barb supports entrepreneur dentists through her training and coaching programs.

Before embarking on her own entrepreneurial journey, Barb enjoyed many years as a hygienist in private practice dentistry. Those years in private practice helped her to understand the stresses that come along with running a busy practice. Her education includes a BS in Dental Health Education and a MS degree in educational leadership.

Barb is also a seasoned coach and consultant having worked alongside Dr. Michael Schuster at The Schuster Center for Professional Development. Her experience and credentials have provided her with insights and real-world solutions to her client’s problems.

She is the founder and owner of More to life.Dental where she lives out her passion for empowering dentists to take control of the financial and business side of their practice. Barb has a passion for life itself and enjoys time with her boys…3 little grandsons who light up her life in big ways!

Bottom line is this. Barb knows the ins and outs of running a busy dental practice. She loves taking what might seem complex to some and making it simple.

Joshua Irvine, Esq.

When you hear the word lawyer, you first think of someone wearing a stuffy suit, arguing in a courtroom, who charges everything you own, and then some to represent you. At Irvine Legal, we defy that stereotype.

Irvine Legal is a boutique business, construction, tax, and estate planning law firm with a different approach than the traditional model.

As an entrepreneur, I understand how important your business is to you, and how crucial it is to get it right. Irvine Legal has worked collaboratively with professionals in the medical and dental field for years.

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Chris Moore National Sales Director at ROE Dental Laboratory

Chris Moore is the National Sales Director at ROE Dental Laboratory and where he has worked since 2018. His background is implant training, team management, technical dental sales and support, and customer relations. Chris provides technical, sales, and marketing support to ROE’s many customers. Much of Chris’ time is spent supporting doctors with guided surgery cases, treatment planning, team data flow and training offices on the latest restorative and surgical digital workflows helping them increase office efficiency and profitability. Prior to his tenure at ROE, Chris spent 10 years in the dental industry working for an implant company and a national dental product distributor. Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kent State University.

Dan Johnson

Get ready to meet Dan Johnson, the Entrepreneur Extraordinaire and Master of Business Adventures! With an insatiable thirst for excitement and a knack for turning small ideas into big successes, Dan has conquered multiple industries and countless ventures, leaving his mark as a true business visionary.

Dan's entrepreneurial journey began at the ripe age of 18 when he became the owner and operator of KFC franchises. Through his unstoppable drive and unparalleled work ethic, Dan swiftly rose to prominence, earning numerous awards and recognition from Harman's Corporation for his exceptional performance in the fast-food realm.

Equipped with his remarkable risk-taking abilities, creative genius, and infectious leadership, Dan set his sights on new horizons. As the Founder and CEO of Sanger Education, he revolutionized the online learning experience, offering dynamic courses and training programs for students and professionals worldwide. 


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