deltadentallogoDelta Dental of Illinois recently announced the election of four new board members – two public directors and two dental directors – who will each serve three-year terms.

- Darryl Rodgers is a vice president at Bernstein Private Wealth Management in Chicago where he works as a financial advisor. Rogers holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematical economics from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a master’s degree in management from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

- Dean P. Malone is the vice president of finance and university officer at Midwestern University in Downers Grove where he has worked since 1981. He is a board member of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Gove Chamber of Commerce, Family Shelter Services and Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

- Dr. Cissy K. Furusho is a board-certified pediatric dentist with a private practice in Chicago. Furusho received a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and graduated with her doctorate in dental surgery, pediatric certificate and master’s in oral biology from UIC College of Dentistry.

- Dr. Ron Riggins is a general dentist with a private practice in Moline. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa and the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton. Riggins is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Rock Island District Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry, as well as a fellow of both the American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists.

About Delta Dental of Illinois

Delta Dental is the national dental benefits leader covering one in three Americans who have dental insurance. Delta Dental of Illinois is one of 39 member companies that make up the national Delta Dental system. Based in Naperville, Ill., Delta Dental of Illinois provides dental benefit programs to more than 6,000 Illinois companies and covers 2 million individuals, employees and family members nationwide.