Dennis has been teaching at Southeast Tech since 1995. He holds a Life & Health Insurance license and maintains his professional skills by continuing part-time employment as an Indirect Senior Loan Officer at First Premier Bank.
He has accrued extensive banking industry and leadership experience, having:
- Over 25 years of banking experience that includes being a branch manager, indirect loan officer, personal banking officer, collection representative, and customer service representative
- Over 10 years as a financial services instructor
- Served over 23 years in Army National Guard, held positions of Battalion Operations Officer, Battery Commander, Executive Officer, and Fire Direction Officer
- Served the community by volunteering for the United Way, Adopt-A-Highway, Banquet, and other events
Through the military, he completed the Command & General Staff course, Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, and Officer Candidate School.
Dennis has been awarded outstanding service awards in the Army National Guard. Included in this involved a weapons conversation from the M109A1 Howitzer to the Multiple Launch Rocket System, a mobilization to support Operation Enduring Freedom, and multiple unit certifications, inspections, and other military requirements.
Dennis's interests include jogging, bowling and spending time with his family.
Education: MBA, University of Sioux Falls; BA, South Dakota State University