Dennis is the Partner-in-Charge of Grant Thornton’s National Not-for-Profit & Higher Education Audit Practices. Prior to joining Grant Thornton LLP in May of 2002, Dennis was previously part of Andersen LLP's Metro New York Not-For-Profit Practice.
Dennis has served a variety of not-for-profit and higher education clients.
Dennis received his B.S. degree, cum laude, in Accounting from Villanova University. Dennis has been a frequent speaker at various not-for-profit and higher education industry forums, including the AICPA, NJCPA, NACUBO, and EACUBO, amongst many others. He has led and created numerous training sessions on a full range of not-for-profit accounting and auditing topics as well as OMB Circular A-133 (now Uniform Guidance) for firm staff as well as for the not-for-profit industry.
Dennis has represented Grant Thornton on the AICPA’s Center for Government Audit Quality and is a member of the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC). Dennis is a member of Grant Thornton’s National Not-for-Profit Leadership Team and part of Grant Thornton’s Professional Excellence and Technical Committees. He has also written several articles for Grant Thornton’s Not-for-Profit Industry letters as well as for the Not-for-Profit Times. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey, New York, and Washington D.C. and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.