Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics Announces Appointment of Human Resources Veteran Rose Huddleston as Director of Human Resources


The new position of CPO was created to unify and improve the employee experience. With her background in talent management, Huddleston is responsible for strengthening Rodeo’s reputation as an employer of choice in the industry. Constantly improving conditions for employees is a critical part of Rodeo’s long-term mission to provide every family with access to high-quality, on-demand yet affordable dental care, including more flexible work hours.

At Wynn Resorts, Huddleston was responsible for the strategy and execution of all North American HR policies and procedures. This included realigning and implementing talent acquisition strategies, employee engagement initiatives, greater focus on diversity and inclusion efforts, upgrading technology for learning of employees, the implementation of performance management systems and leadership development.

Huddleston has achieved Great Places to Work certification for Wynn, making it the first casino to receive this award. Wynn Resorts has been repeatedly recognized as one of Forbes America Top Employers in the Travel and Leisure category.

Her 18 years at the Ritz-Carlton/Marriott International as Regional Vice President of Human Resources saw Huddleston care for more than 18,000 employees and 78 hotels and residences; and led a number of successful DE&I initiatives that resulted in multiple internal promotions for women and minorities across 30 brands.

dr. saam zarrabi, founder and CEO of Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics, praised Huddleston’s experience and welcomed him to the team: “Rose has a strong track record as a business partner to previous operational vice presidents,” said he noted. “His extensive knowledge in mobilizing teams of employees for new luxury hotel openings around the world will be invaluable to Rodeo’s future growth.”

“Rose is a star in the hospitality industry. Our corporate culture is designed to tap into patients’ dreams and stimulate the inner spirit, so this is the perfect match. We know Rose will help us deliver these one -of-a-kind experiences.”

About Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics

Born in the stockyards of Fort Worth, Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics is a team of over 100 award-winning physicians offering a full range of general dental, orthodontic, endodontic, oral surgery and pediatric dental services certified by counseling in 40 locations across the states of Texas and Colorado.

Patients impressed with the Rodeo brand have submitted more than 50,000 five-star Google and Facebook reviews. In February 2021, Rodeo became the first in the DSO industry to achieve Certified B Corporation status. The dentists and company have won numerous awards including Best For The World and Best Place to Work in fort worth for two consecutive years.

SOURCE Dental Rodeo & Orthodontics


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