Meet The Team

Meet The Team


Co Founder and CEO

Darin is the CEO and Cofounder of Diamondhead Dental Lab. In 1990 Darin attended Archibald & Associates. While there, he received personal training from John Archibald and later had the privilege to learn under the tutelage of Dr. Gordon J Christensen and CRA. After graduating from Archibald & Associates, he opened a very successful high-end boutique lab, Swartz Dental Arts. After 19 years Darin and Mike founded Diamondhead Dental Lab. 


Co Founder

Mike is the co-founder of Diamondhead and has been in the industry for 27+ years. While Mike has owned other successful businesses his passion has always been in the dental lab industry. Mike graduated from Archibald associates in 1995 and has been a very highly skilled master ceramist and technician since. Mike is a natural leader at Diamondhead Lab. He has a passion for art and science, which combines his strength for attention to detail. He believes that it is equally important to prevent problems before solving them.


Chief Operating Officer

Landon began working at Diamondhead after he graduated from Utah State University Jon M. Huntsman School of Business with a degree in MIS. He wanted to contribute somewhere where he could have an immediate impact on growth. Landon has implemented processes and strategies that have proved to be an invaluable asset and has made a huge impact on Diamondhead.


Director of customer relations

With several years of industry experience, Gabby has developed a keen sense for building and maintaining strong relationships with clients. She is passionate about providing top-notch customer service and ensuring that client’s needs are always met. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her daughter. 


education director

Mercedez is dedicated to expanding the knowledge of dental professionals and improving patient care through our continuing education program. With a background in promotional products and marketing, she brings a unique perspective to the dental industry. She loves everything outdoors and spending time with her family which leads to many camping, hiking, fishing, and four wheeling adventures.


Fixed Department manager

Troy moved to Diamondhead after being contracted by Darin. His skills as a ceramicist and his knowledge of big lab operations/practices make him a natural leader at Diamondhead. Troy is motivated by challenges, his desire for success, and building an empire. He can be found training other ceramicists, completing a wide range of ceramic work, and making sure the lab is running smoothly. 


Digital manager

Dave helped Darin and Mike found Diamondhead in 2012. He has grown and helped scale the lab through all of its various stages. Dave cares most about God, his family, and his country. He finds satisfaction in productivity and building something he can look back at and admire. 

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