Dr. David Lieux is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and graduated from LSU School of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry in Montgomery, Alabama for 15 years. Dr. Lieux attends First United Methodist Church with his wife Lucile and children, Freddie, Arden, and David Michael. They have three dogs (Nicki, Willie, and Rosie) and a cat (Sophie). Before going to dental school, Dr. Lieux received a degree in Economics and worked in the oil and gas industry. Dr. Lieux also sits on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery YMCA, and has been an active coach in football and baseball for the past 12 years. When he isn’t practicing dentistry he enjoys coaching kids sports, playing golf, hunting/fishing, participating in triathlons and cooking.
Dr. Lieux wanted to start Gendus because: “I wanted to start something that helped both the existing dentist and entering dentist connect. With the purpose of smoothing the transition process and making sure that each entity was taken care of and maximum attention is being paid to their individual success”.
Dr. Bubba Waters is from Fort Deposit, Alabama and has practiced dentistry for 33 years in Montgomery, Alabama. He graduated from the University of Alabama and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham. Dr. Waters attends Christ Church with his wife, Bonnie and their two children Winston and Clay. He is also a leadership board member for Arts and Science at the University of Alabama. Dr. Waters enjoys spending his free time at the beach with his family and running.
Dr. Waters motivation to start Gendus: “I had an opportunity to do what we know best with three good guys… and I personally love a business challenge”.
Dr. Darren Dillon is from Franklinton, Louisiana and graduated from LSU School of Dentistry. After graduating he moved to the Montgomery, Alabama area where he has been practicing for the last 22 years. Prior to his dental career, he was an officer in the U.S Army Reserves. Dr. Dillon attends the First United Methodist Church along with his three children, Maclou, William, and Marguerite. He enjoys traveling, watching his children’s activities, and most recently learning to play tennis.
He is also involved in many civic and charitable organizations including:
- Ambassador for the Montgomery Chamber Of Commerce
- Served on the Board of Directors for the Brittan YMCA
- Member of the Montgomery Lions Club
- Involved with Camp Seal Harris
- Involved with the American Association for Juvenile Diabetes
When asked about why he wanted to start Gendus, Dr. Dillon stated: “I was interested in a new challenge and with the changing landscape of dentistry I knew we could provide a better opportunity for dentists who want the many benefits a partnership offers but values the chance to maintain or create their own unique dental practice”.
Dr. Art Steineker is a Montgomery, Alabama native and has practiced dentistry for more than 36 years in his home town. He graduated from the University of Alabama and the University of Alabama School Of Dentistry in Birmingham. Dr. Steineker attends First United Methodist Church where he has been active as a Sunday school teacher and board member. He has also served the community as a director or member of numerous civic and charitable organizations including Brantwood Children’s Home and the Alabama Special Olympics.
Dr. Steineker has been extremely active in the dental community and has been:
- Program Chairman for the local dental society
- Secretary Treasurer and Budget Chairman for Alabama Dental Association
- Alternate delegate to American Dental Association
- Dental Representative to Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Member of Montgomery County Board of Equalization
- Board of Directors of Southern Bank of Commerce
“I wanted to help new dentists get into a private practice setting that would allow them to learn dentistry and grow into an ownership position.”