Based in Atlanta, Dennis brings a 30 year career in executive leadership with exceptional commercial and operational experience to ChampionScott Partners. The foundation of Dennis’ leadership skills and ability to build world class teams has been developed in his roles as the CEO of a private and three private equity backed businesses as well as a Board Director of a public technology company. Dennis has successfully led companies through restructuring, transformation and rapid growth in a variety of operating environments. Leveraging that experience, he most recently built his own executive search firm focused on the technology sector based from Atlanta and also served as the Founder and President of a strategic consulting business.
As CEO, Dennis spearheaded the turn-around and growth of three businesses resulting in successful exits. While CEO at E3 Corporation, a private international software solutions business, he retooled all facets of the organization which resulted in the tripling of revenue over three years and, ultimately, its acquisition by JDA. Earlier in his career, Dennis enjoyed 12 years with American Software / Logility where he held senior sales leadership and management roles leading to the position of Group Vice President and General Manager. In this role, he held broad domestic responsibility for business operations as well as leading efforts throughout Latin America. Additionally, Dennis has served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of American Software for 11 years.
Throughout his career, Dennis has developed his skills and abilities of building world class teams on a global basis. He was selected to serve as a mentor to developing technology companies by the Atlanta Technology Development Center as part of the CapVenture program. He is active in the Atlanta technology community and has participated in multiple panel discussions and presentations at a broad spectrum of industry gatherings around the world.
Dennis earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University where he attended on a full NCAA football scholarship. He is married with four children.