Skip began practicing dentistry in 1974, when he and Dr. Terry Gustavel opened their first Boise Bench office. Dr. Pierce graduated from the University of Idaho in 1969 and the University of Washington Dental School in 1974. Dr. Pierce and Dr. Gustavel had an enduring partnership that lasted until Dr. Gustavel retired in December of 2007. Dr. Pierce is a former President and member of the Idaho State Dental Board. He is also a past President and member of the Idaho Delta Dental Insurance Board. Skip was a Boise school board member for 12 years, as well as a one time board member of the YMCA. He is also a current member of the American Dental Association and the Idaho State Dental Association. Married 38 years to Linda, they have two married children; Scott and Katie Pierce, Devin and Annie Pierce and their new daughter Ellie, and their son Todd who is deceased. Above all, Skip enjoys time with his family, his new granddaughter Ellie, and the excitement of another grandchild due in July. He is active in the community and enjoys golf, running, biking and snow skiing.