Dennis has over 25 years of experience advising private and public-sector organizations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico in the areas of corporate site selection, feasibility analysis, economic incentives, public finance, economic impact modeling, and economic development strategy. Dennis provides strategic guidance to businesses, developers, economic development organizations, and governmental entities involved in large-scale economic development projects.
Prior to founding Silverlode Consulting in 2002, Dennis was the Lake Erie Area Director of Site Selection & Incentives Services for EY. He also served as a Senior Manager in the Location and Incentives Advisory Services Group of PwC. Dennis began his career in the financial assurance practice of PwC.
A certified public accountant, Dennis is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC). Dennis earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from John Carroll University. Dennis is also an IMPLAN Certified Economist.