Dennis is an experienced healthcare leader with 20 plus years in hospital leadership including more than 14 years in acute care healthcare, 8 years in mental health hospital management and in physical medicine rehab. He is an innovator and savvy marketer able to convey vision and energize stagnant operations to enhance competitive position.
Dennis provides management leadership in diverse healthcare venues including inpatient, outpatient, acute care, mental health and dependency treatment and physical medicine rehabilitation in either urban or rural setting. His skillset encompasses construction management in 9 different hospital construction projects; start up of five new hospitals as CEO, physician recruiting, cost control, public relations, marketing, referral development, regulatory compliance, process reengineering and EMR adoption.
Dennis is a member of Rotary, a Science Zone Board Officer, serves on the Chamber of Commerce Board and Children’s Advocacy Board. Dennis graduated from Arizona State University with a Masters in Healthcare Services Administration. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Oregon State University.
Dennis lives in Lubbock, Texas, with his wife of 30 years. He has a daughter in Lubbock, who just got married, and a son in Houston.