Our Team

 

William F. Schulz Jr.

Founder / Owner

William Schulz founded Commonwealth Transitions on the premise that Quality Dentist’s need a total transition solution for their Practice & Real Estate needs, with a concierge style service. His 14 years of experience offers the expertise and dedication needed for exceptional results.

Elizabeth R. Ragland

Associate Placement Specialist

Elizabeth R. Ragland (Beth) joined the Commonwealth Transitions team in June 2016 as an Associate Placement Specialist. Beth has both the industry knowledge and expertise to excel in placing the right associates in the ideal situation to form successful transitions.

John Rose

Dental Transitions Specialist

John B. Rose, III D,D,S joined our team in 2016 and brings a wealth of knowledge with over 30 years of experience. John knows the key steps and procedures to ensure a successful dental transition for both owner and buyer.
 

 

William F. Schulz Jr.

Founder / Owner

After receiving Major Degrees in Finance and Marketing from the University of Delaware, William began his post college career working in the Accounting Department of Affinity Federal Credit Union.  Shortly thereafter, he earned his Real Estate License and sold Residential Real Estate in Northern New Jersey.

Starting in 2002 he joined the Fortune 500 Dental Distributor Patterson Dental Supply.  After 5 years with Patterson Dental Supply in Northern New Jersey, he accepted a promotion to become Patterson Dental’s Office Design and Equipment/Technology Salesperson in Charlottesville, Virginia.  His territory included the Western half of Virginia.  After 11 years in the Dental distribution business, William joined a Dental Brokerage firm, Southeast Transitions LLC in 2012.  In addition to joining the Dental Transitions firm, William earned his Commercial Real Estate License in Virginia, which he now holds with Real Estate III Commercial Properties in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Over the last 14 years, He has successfully facilitated the buying and selling of Dental Practices, Dental Equipment/Technology/Supplies as well as Commercial and Residential Real Estate. William currently resides in Charlottesville Virginia with his wife and two children.

In lieu of his success, William decided to open his own firm which he named, Commonwealth Transitions LLC.  Commonwealth Transitions was founded on the premise that Quality Dentist’s need a total transition solution for their Practice & Real Estate needs, with a concierge style service.

Utilizing experience gained in:

 
  • Dental Practice Transitions
  • Dental Practice Mediation
  • Dental Practice Appraisals
  • Dental Office AutoCAD Design
  • Dental Office Engineering Auto CAD Plans
  • Dental Office Equipment & Technology Sales
  • Dental Equipment Installation
  • Dental Office Supply Management
  • Dental Office Practice Consulting
  • Commercial/Residential Real Estate
  • Accounting/Reconciliation
  • Local Representation
 

Elizabeth R. Ragland

Associate Placement Specialist

Elizabeth R. Ragland (Beth) joined the Commonwealth Transitions team in June 2016 as an Associate Placement  Specialist.  Combining twelve years  experience in dental administration, treatment coordination, chair-side assisting, and clinical management, Beth has both the industry knowledge and expertise to excel in placing the right associate in the ideal situation to form the win-win scenario we strive to attain in all our transitions.   Beth’s skill set lends itself to not only finding the right candidate, but also focusing on merging the associate with their new dental team. This is a unique service only offered by Commonwealth Transitions. Her drive to help the growth of associates and Dental Practice Owners desire to fill an important position in their Practice will make Commonwealth Transitions the best option for associate placement in Virginia and DC.

 

John B. Rose

Dental Transitions Specialist

John B. Rose, III, D.D.S. received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1971. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Medical College of Virginia in May 1975. Dr. Rose became licensed in the state of Virginia in May 1975. From there, he attended the Medical College of Georgia, completing his Prosthodontic training and residency in June 1977. 
 
Dr. Rose grew up in the Fredericksburg area where his father practiced family medicine for nearly fifty years. Dr. Rose attended James Monroe High School and upon completion of his education in 1977 returned to Fredericksburg to establish his dental practice.