CentraVance is on a Mission

The mission of CentraVance is to protect the reputations of our clients and their brands by providing superior service and support through education, collaboration, and project management in regards to the specific industry compliance standards in the fields of dentistry, healthcare, and manufacturing. We do this by creating and implementing long term, tailor made, successful compliance programs.


Our Core Values

We believe by that through establishing teamwork and partnerships with our clients, we foster complete stockholder buy-in. When everyone is a part of the solution, it promotes a greater compliance collective.
We believe that through assessing and prioritizing a client’s needs and risks, we are better able to manage compliance requirements from start to finish, thus reducing risk, and being able to pivot adequately in the event of emergency or bad outcomes.
We believe that protecting your brand’s reputation also includes promoting and affirming diversity and equality for all in the workplace without regard to race, religion, age, disability, gender, gender identity/and or expression, or sexual orientation.

Security doesn't equal compliance

Our Team


Angela Simmons


Co-Founder and Principal Consultant
Angela Simmons has more than 25 years of healthcare experience. Angela worked as a Certified Dental Assistant, a Dental Assistant Educator/Director with the North Carolina Community College System and served as a consultant for the commission on Dental Accreditation prior to establishing herself in the world of compliance. With a BS in Health Services Management from ECU, she is passionate about compliance. Angela is a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHPC) and a Certified Cyber Security Architect (CCSA). Angela has earned her FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) Certificate and Cybersecurity in Government Contracting Certificate through Federal Publications Seminars (FPS). Angela’s experience has established her as a professional in the regulatory compliance world. Her education, collaboration with professional IT groups over the last decade, and her public speaking skills both in educational and client based settings provide her with the insight and ability to detect compliance and information security issues that can be both professionally and monetarily detrimental to the reputations to CentraVance clients in the arenas of dentistry, healthcare, and manufacturing. She is currently a member of the Healthcare Compliance Association.


Katie Simmons

BA, RDH, member of Health Care Compliance Association

Chief Operations Officer
Katie Simmons received her BFA from Longwood University, has her dental assisting diploma from Fayetteville Technical Community College, and is a registered Dental Hygienist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  With a background in healthcare, she understands the complex compliance requirements that the healthcare industry confronts daily. She has taken the skills acquired working in a dental practice and has applied them to her work with CentraVance clients in both the educational and clinical arenas. She is forward thinking and seeks to ensure that all CentraVance clients have their reputation protection needs met in a thorough and timely manner.