About Wendy


About Wendy

Wendy O’Donovan Phillips is the author of KABOOM! The Method Used By Top Dentists for Explosive Marketing Results, which is on the Amazon Top 100 List for Dental Office Practice books, and FLOURISH! The Method Used by Aging Services Organizations for the Ultimate Marketing Results, published in April 2018.

She speaks (motivational) or lectures (educational) at least twice monthly in front of organizations around the world, including the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics and the Michigan Assisted Living Association. She is also slated to lecture at LeadingAge Colorado and LeadingAge Washington in 2018. She offers one-hour, half-day and full-day courses as well as custom speaking engagements.

She has been honored by the American Marketing Association for excellence in her field, and she has been hired by the American Dental Association as an expert consultant in marketing.

She manages three blogs (dental marketing insights, aging services marketing insights and medical device marketing insights), publishing thought leadership once weekly that is widely read by 10,000 regular fans. She has been published dozens of times in publications such as the AADOM Observer, AACD News, AGD Impact and MALA24/7.

Wendy has consulted with hundreds of publicly held organizations, independently owned organizations and private practices across the nation.


  • I have heard many practice marketing speakers and I put Wendy on the top of the list. She offers great ideas that make sense and are easy to incorporate into your practice.”—Dr. Clarke Stevens, organizer of OrthoVOICE, an International Orthodontic Exposition
  • I saw you speak this past weekend and you really got me thinking about my practice marketing strategy. Thanks so much…Bottom-line, you got my brain working…hard. I am in the middle of planning my marketing for 2016 and wanted to stretch out to new areas of marketing: brand awareness and traditional marketing, as well as to improve my LinkedIn presence. Thanks again for a great talk and stimulating my gray matter.”—Dr. Victoria Lynskey
  • Great presentation! New fresh material that was very applicable, as well.”—Dr. Joe Vargo
  • Wendy’s presentation material and lecture style made the information very easy to understand. I was impressed with her knowledge of this topic and her friendly rapport. I would highly recommend Wendy to any organization whose members are interested in entering the social media and marketing arena.”—Dr. Kevin M. Patterson
  • I have heard many marketing presentations over the past couple of years, and Wendy’s presentation outlined the most coordinated, well organized, and systematic approach to create a cost-effective marketing campaign that would actually work for my office.”—Dr. James W. Kearney
  • Wendy is able to make topics like social media fun and interesting, and her courses allow doctors to have just the right amount of information to support them in their marketing efforts. We would definitely take another course from Wendy due to the clarity of her presentations.” —Dr. Thomas S. Jennings and Sue Ann Jennings