Concord, NH, October 11, 2021 – Northeast Delta Dental announces the recent appointment of Jessica Leandri as Director, Professional Relations. Jessica is a seasoned healthcare operations leader with a strong track record of working with diverse stakeholder groups on system quality improvement and program implementation. At Northeast Delta Dental she is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Professional Relations Department, including network development, contract negotiation, recruitment of dentists, and the development of strategic relationships with dental practices in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.
“I am thrilled to be part of an award-winning company able to manage tremendous business growth with substantial philanthropic efforts,” said Jessica. “I look forward to working with and growing their exceptional dental network.”
“Jessica provides an expertise in process and procedure development, ensuring that we maintain cost effective, high quality provider networks,” explained Dr. Joe Errante, Vice President, Provider Network and Clinical Strategies. “With her help we look forward to maintaining and growing productive, positive relationships with the dental community.”
Before joining Northeast Delta Dental, Jessica served as Waiver Executive Director, and Waiver Program Director consecutively, responsible for oversight of the waiver management program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH. Prior to those titles, she held the position of Associate, Economic Development at the University of Connecticut, where she provided data and statistical analysis to support an economic impact assessment on public health access.
She holds a Masters in Community Development from the University of New Hampshire and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Lesley University.
About Northeast Delta Dental
Northeast Delta Dental, a nonprofit member company of Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), is the region’s most trusted name in dental insurance for companies of all sizes, individuals, and families in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Northeast Delta Dental administers dental benefits for over 965,000 people, with a network of 1,856 participating dentists, or 88% of the total dentists in the tri-state area. To learn more about their products and how they can keep you smiling, visit nedelta.com. In 2021, the company was named ‘Business of the Year, Insurance by Business NH Magazine.