MEET THE OWNERS
John Beasley grew up in Geneva, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Auburn University. After completing college, he moved to Savannah, Georgia where he began working at Brasseler USA. John soon found that dentistry was his life’s calling. His career at Brasseler was like a hands on MBA program. He travelled to Germany for laboratory technology training, managed all distribution for north America, and completed his tenure as the Eastern USA Sales Manager for Laboratory products. His passion for dentistry led to a minority investment in a small local lab. It was here that John met his longtime business partner, Chris Witherington. After 6 years of phenomenal growth, John and Chris decided that it was time to start their own lab and opened Classic Craft in 2008. John attends annual events within the lab industry and oversees Customer Relationships. He also works with Classic Craft partners on large case treatment planning. John loves offshore fishing, hunting doves & shooting sporting clays, and most importantly spending time with his wife Catherine, their daughter Madeleine and catching up with his son Pearson.
Chris Witherington grew up in Athens and Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Calvary Day School in Savannah and then completed his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia in Biology. After completing college, he applied to dental school and also began working in a dental lab. The dental lab quickly became his primary focus and started his career in the industry. After working at the dental lab for a couple of years, Chris became a partner in the lab along with his longtime business partner, John Beasley. John and Chris were able to sell their interest in their first lab and start Classic Craft in 2008. Chris attends annual events within the lab industry and oversees the daily operations. He enjoys coaching and watching sports, going to church, boating, shooting targets & birds, and spending time with his wife Elizabeth, children Grady, Davis, and Gwyn.
MEET YOUR TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVES
FLORIDA TECH. REP.
Originally from Savannah, GA, joined the CCDL team in Jan. 2008 and became the rep. for the state of Florida and later, parts of south Georgia. I now reside in St. Augustine with my wife Kat of 30 years. When I am not assisting our great partners in dentistry, we enjoy cycling, fishing, beachcombing, Sunday services at Cathedral Basilica and entertaining our son, Dylan and his wife Keira and their 3 children. “Let me help you reach your goals of success by partnering with me and CCDL!”
GEORGIA/TENN. TECH. REP.
I grew up in Savannah, Ga and went to Georgia Southern University. I currently live in Cumming, GA with my wife Karen and my two boys Hayes and Nolan. I enjoy skiing in the mountains as well as boating and riding motorcycles. If you have any questions or concerns, Please reach out to me. We are always looking for good partners in Dentistry.
N. CAROLINA TECH. REP.
I grew up in VA and moved to Savannah in 1996. I studied at Georgia Southern. I joined the Classic Craft team in 2014. My wife Lucy and I live in Durham with our dog and 2 cats. I’ve found the the dental laboratory business to be both challenging and extremely rewarding. One of my favorite parts of the job is seeing a case through to fruition after being chairside to assist with shade/material choice. We are always looking for good partners in dentistry!
OHIO/KENTUCKY TECH. REP.
I am from Ohio, but grew up in Savannah, GA. I graduated from Georgia College & State University with degree in Chemistry. I enjoy traveling, scuba diving, and golfing. I’ve worked many years in a dental office as well as our lab in Savannah. We want to build partnerships and help build successful dental practices.
S. CAROLINA TECH. REP.
I am from Maryland, but grew up in Savannah, GA. I enjoy playing guitar and play as a local musician. I also like boating and playing golf in my spare time. I have worked many years in customer service, most recently in the hearing aid industry. I am excited to be part of the team at CCDL. We want to build partnerships that will make you more successful.
I am from Madison WI and met my wife while living in Salt Lake City, UT where we both attended the University of Utah. We’ve moved all over the country but have enjoyed landing here in Savannah where we enjoy a lot of our free time on the beach with our two boys. I really enjoy learning about dentistry in all of its aspects and hope to apply what I’ve learned to help your practice become a legacy practice.
C. MARKETING MANAGER
I grew up in South Bend, IN (Notre Dame) and received my BA from Indiana University (IU). I have been doing all things marketing and graphic design for 16 years. I currently live in Midway, GA with my husband and 4 children. We enjoy boating, camping, dancing, painting & spending time with family & friends. If you have any questions, concerns, suggestions, interest in our new “Doctor Portal” feature, or monthly coupons, contact me. I love being apart of CCDL. We value our partnerships and do what we can to make our dentists more successful.
MEET THE LAB
I am a native Savannahian. I spent 25 years in Customer Service as a Field Engineer before starting my second career with Classic Craft in 2011. My wife Leigh and I have four children. We are active in our local church, and enjoy spending time with friends and family, bicycling downtown in the Historic District or working in the house/yard.
Learning is my passion and teaching others comes as a close second, I’m heavily invested in computers and electronics. Always looking for a better way forward, if you’d like to try something new within the realm of digital dentistry or have any questions feel free to give me a call or send me an email, I’m always happy to help.
I grew up in Savannah, GA. I earned a M.A. in Early Childhood Education at Armstrong State University. I am married to Raymond and have two children, Colin and Madeline. I volunteer at the Bonaventure Historical Society. I have worked at Classic Craft since its inception in 2009.
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