I do the very best I know how--the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”Abraham Lincoln
Dennis has always been an achiever, receiving great satisfaction from producing successful results. Skilled in recognizing and cultivating the potential in others, he is an excellent relationship builder. He takes ownership of what he says and does and has a strong desire to continuously improve. Committed to the values of integrity and loyalty, Dennis always tries to find areas of agreement rather than conflict.
Dennis has worked for seven television stations, managed two electronic media production companies, and served as the VP of sales and marketing. President of a staffing firm for 14 years, he managed operations, human resources, and recruitment. Dennis builds high performance teams, develops talent, and implements operation systems and performance metrics. A passionate, focused problem solver, at MRA Dennis applies his expertise as a member relations manager.
- Negotiated numerous contractual agreements with Fortune 500 companies, securing preferred vendor status.
- Recruited, hired, and placed long-term contractors at large and small companies in eight states.
- Telly Award winner and Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award and New York Film Festival Award nominee.
- Served as adjunct instructor at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Dennis received a master’s degree in communication arts and sciences and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois.
Professional and Community Activities
Dennis is a member of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and the Waukesha (WI) Business Alliance, an adjunct instructor for the Waukesha County Technical College’s Center for Business Performance Solutions, a committee chair for the Milwaukee Area Technical College, and member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society and Puppeteers of America. He is also an active volunteer in his church.