Our Team

Derek Hill

Derek Hill, CPA., CA., Broker of Record

Derek’s fascination with the dental community began during his career as a Chartered Accountant, where he developed many tax and operational enhancement strategies for dentists.

In 1987, after 7 years as a CA firm partner, Derek transitioned his career from accounting, to practice management consulting, Associate Placement and Practice Brokerage services for the dental community. He and his wife, Mary Ann Kindy, started and grew one of North America’s largest dental consulting companies comprising of over 35 consultants across Canada and the US. In 2000, Derek and Mary Ann sold off the consulting division of their company in order to focus on Associate Placement and Brokerage Services for Clients.

Derek continues to successfully specialize in the design and facilitation of complex practice sale and acquisition strategies as Broker of Record for Hill Kindy. His background includes studies, degrees and licensure in the areas of philosophy, social work, business, NLP, accounting, practice sales and mediation.

Contact Derek
Phone: 905-984-5816 or toll free at 1-866-853-5344
Email: dhill@hillkindy.com

Mary Ann Kindy

Mary Ann Kindy, C.M.C.

Mary Ann Kindy, co-founder of The Hill Kindy Group Inc., specializes in providing private healthcare practice and human resource support and consultation. She has developed a reputation as one of North America’s most effective practice management consultants and personal coaches.

Mary Ann’s human resource expertise, coupled with her associate placement and practice management experience, provide her with an exceptional understanding of the many facets of integrating new partners and owners into a dental or optometric practice.

Henry Doyle

Henry Doyle, President

Henry Doyle is a graduate of the University of Alberta and a licensed Real Estate Broker across much of Canada. He began his career in the banking industry and after 15 years in healthcare finance with Citibank, Henry acquired his first Brokerage – Al Heaps & Associates Inc.

After expanding Al Heaps & Associates Inc. across the country in 2017 and 2019, Henry merged Hill Kindy Practice Sales & Realty Inc. (Ontario) and Practice Solutions (Alberta) to his group of dental experts (Heaps & Doyle). The three brokerages specialize exclusively in dental practice transitions, sales and evaluations across Canada

Henry brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the business of dentistry allowing him to successfully assist dentists through the hurdles of starting, acquiring, enhancing and selling dental practices.

Contact Henry
Phone: 905-984-5816 or toll free at 1-866-853-5344
Email: Henry@HEAPSandDOYLE.com
Mobile phone: 604-724-1964 (text available)

Cassandra Paolella

Cassandra Paolella, Sales Representative

Cassandra (Cass) Paolella joined the Hill Kindy team in June 2013 as the driving force behind their marketing and client support activities. Her passion for the business of dentistry flourished as she worked alongside Derek Hill and Mary Ann Kindy, leading her to acquire her Real Estate License in 2014. Cass’s dedication to her clients, paired with her considerable knowledge and understanding of the marketplace, enables her to facilitate win/win practice transitions.

Contact Cassandra
Phone: 905-984-5816 or toll free at 1-866-853-5344
Email: cpaolella@hillkindy.com
Mobile phone: 905-329-9159 (text available)

Alison Kana

Alison Kana, Administrative Assistant

Alison is our primary coordinator of dental practice evaluations, preparing reports and harmonizing the entire process from start to finish. She is dedicated to providing best service to the company and its clients and is always ready to go an extra mile to make things done.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, walking in nature and spending time with her family and friends.

Contact Alison
Phone: 905-984-5816 or toll free at 1-866-853-5344
Email: Alison@hillkindy.com