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Austin, Texas – June 2, 2015 – TalentGuard, a leading provider of talent management software solutions, announced today that Heartland Dental, the largest dental support organization in the U.S., has chosen TalentGuard’s Career Path, Succession Planning, Performance Management and 360 Degree Feedback solutions to meet talent management needs as the company continues to expand. The selection of the Talent Management Suite of applications follows Heartland Dental’s successful implementation of a Succession Planning program.

“With our rapid growth and team members dispersed across 31 states, we wanted a talent management solution that would grow with us while making it easy to implement and manage across the organization,” said Chad Thompson, executive vice president of administration and corporate compliance officer for Heartland Dental. “TalentGuard’s suite of products not only met our rigorous evaluation criteria, but their seamless integration of the solution and dedication to customer support was unsurpassed.”

TalentGuard’s talent management suite provides a fully integrated software solution with a competency-based framework as its foundation. Career Path improves an employee’s career development within the organization while Succession Planning helps identify high-potential employees for leadership development. Performance Management is an easy-to-use and configurable solution that provides consistent, continuous feedback to employees. And 360 Degree Feedback gives employees different perspectives of their skills and behaviors from individuals in their immediate work circle.

“We’re very excited to partner with Heartland Dental in building their talent management framework and enhancing the career development options for their supported team members,” said Linda Ginac, president and chief executive officer of TalentGuard. “Heartland Dental’s requirements for a total solution – combined with their geographic distribution of supported team members and rapid business expansion – speaks to the robust capabilities that TalentGuard’s talent management suite can deliver.”

About Heartland Dental

Heartland Dental, LLC is the largest dental support organization in the United States with over 650 supported dental offices located within 31 states. Based in Effingham, Illinois, Heartland Dental supports over 1,000 dentists and over 7,000 team members by offering continuing professional education and leadership training along with a variety of non-clinical administrative services including staffing, human relations, procurement, administration, financial, marketing and information technology. For more information, visit www.Heartland.com. Follow Heartland Dental on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

About TalentGuard

TalentGuard is a SaaS-based, talent management software suite that delivers a unique, competency-based framework – called Career Core Competencies (C3) – enabling organizations to customize their solution to meet company objectives as well as those of the individual employee. The SaaS solution focuses on the vital areas of talent management such as performance management, career pathing and succession. It is unmatched in its ability to engage and retain talent while building transparency for the employee and ensuring a significantly higher level of predictability and communication in managing their career path. Learn more at www.talentguard.com.