is responsible for worldwide
site selection services at Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw
Consulting. Dennis has been advising corporations on
office and industrial facilities location for 39+ years
At WDGC, Dennisí responsibilities include service
innovation, client relationship management, coordinating
worldwide consulting, directing office and industrial
location projects and participating in industry education
and trade associattion activities.
entered the site selection consulting field in the mid-1970s
after a stint in the logistics unit of the former Republic Steel.
Before joining WDGC, Dennis was a location advisor with
three management consulting firms. In
1992, he teamed with Jim Wadley (who ran JPW & Co from
1978-1991) to create The Wadley-Donovan Group, currently
known as Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw Consulting.
recent years, Dennis
has counselled companies across the industry spectrum on
facilities site selection. Clientele have included AFB
(Pet Products), ABB, Barclays Capital, Bank Of America, BOC
Group (Linde), Brembo, Campbell's, Boston Scientific, Plibrico
(refractory materials)., Grafco (plastics), Moneygram,
Harbor Freight Tools, Nortel, Gardner Denver, Veritas, Verizon and York Int'l.
has assumed a leadership position in the industryís primary
trade association -- CoreNet Global. He created and teaches
the organizationís site selection course both for
certification and professional development. Additionally,
Dennis was a member of CoreNetís 2010 and 2020 Strategy of Place Task
Force, which assessed future trends in the design and
execution of global location strategy. Dennis also belongs
to the American Association of Geographers, Geographical
Society of America, and the International Economic
has authored numerous articles and is frequently quoted in
the trade and general business media on emerging corporate
location trends. He often speaks on the subject and teaches
the basics of economic development.
geographer by trade, Dennis earned a bachelorís degree from
the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He was awarded a
masters degree in economic geography from the University of