Dennis has over 25 years of financial and operational leadership experience primarily in the financial services and insurance industries and brings expertise in financial and capital management, financial reporting and compliance, acquisitions and integrations, and overall scaling of operations.
Dennis joins Wellington-Altus from People Corporation, a leading Canadian provider of group health benefits, where he provided executive leadership in his role of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure at People Corporation, the company realized significant growth, with the company’s market cap increasing from $150 million to $1.1 billion over 5 years.
Previously, Dennis was Senior Vice-President, National Manager at National Bank Financial Wealth Management, overseeing the Canadian full-service brokerage business outside of Quebec. Prior to that, he held several senior leadership roles including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Wellington West Holdings Inc. Dennis is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Manitoba.