Rafe Hanahan

Chief Strategy Officer

Rafe Hanahan

Rafe's Biography

Rafe Hanahan is the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at Leixir Dental Group. In this role, he helps develop and lead the company’s overall corporate strategy, including add-on acquisitions, corporate partnerships, joint ventures, and enterprise partnerships with DSOs. He also plays a crucial role in developing and deploying Leixir’s IOS digital offering and training programs.

Prior to joining Leixir, he spent over twenty years as a healthcare investment banker, helping clients raise equity and debt capital and advising on mergers and acquisitions. He has a deep understanding of the dental industry and has worked extensively with other medical device contract manufacturers and OEMs.

At Leixir, Rafe is committed to working with passionate teammates to build a world-class, tech-centric dental lab network that can positively impact patients’ lives and help change the paradigm within the dental lab industry. His skills and expertise in the dental and healthcare industries make him a valuable asset to the team.

Rafe holds an MBA from Emory University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from the University of Oregon. In his free time, Rafe enjoys spending time with his wife and three girls and enjoying outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding. He resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.