Dennis is the Partner-in-Charge of Grant Thornton’s National Not-for-Profit & Higher Education Audit Practice. Prior to joining Grant Thornton LLP in May of 2002, Dennis was previously part of Arthur Andersen LLP’s Metro New York Not-For-Profit Practice.
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, Practicing Law Institute, NACUBO, and EACUBO. 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 the not-for-profit industry. Dennis is a member of the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC) and has represented Grant Thornton on the AICPA’s Center for Government Audit Quality. Dennis is a member of Grant Thornton’s National Not-for-Profit Leadership Team. He has written extensively for Grant Thornton’s Not-for-Profit Industry letters, the Not-for-Profit Times and several other industry publications. 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.