As a speaker, Charlene White has a unique talent to inform, motivate, and entertain. She is in demand by orthodontic professionals throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.
Since 1980, Charlene's reputation as a management expert and dynamic speaker has soared, aided by overwhelmingly positive results reported by her audiences. In addition to managing a full schedule of speaking engagements, she has authored audio tapes, books, a quarterly newsletter, and numerous articles published in dental journals. Charlene has been a dedicated supporter of the AAO during her career in orthodontics. She currently is one of the Lay Directors on the AAO Foundation Board. She was appointed as 1 of the 3 Lay Directors. Charlene is also an AAOF Regent and is proud to serve in the Foundation's continuing endowment campaign.
Prior to founding her consulting firm, Progressive Concepts, Inc., Charlene worked for five years as a registered dental hygienist and office administrator.
For the hundreds of orthodontic professionals who have heard her speak each year, Charlene's energy, stage presence, and depth of knowledge have motivated them to greater effectiveness in their practices and individual careers. Her flexible, realistic approach takes a "facilitator's" path to success, emphasizing how each listener can adapt Charlene's methods to his or her own personal style.