Dennis directs large-scale housing programs and project management for the federal government, state government, and Fortune 500 clients. Using his background in construction, he designs, implements, and manages housing programs, enabling state grantees and local governments to quickly rebuild the housing stock and communities after a natural disaster.
Dennis is an expert in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery and Mitigation (CDBG-DR/MIT) programs. He has led or supported disaster recovery programs in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Missouri.
Dennis began his disaster recovery career in Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina, where he managed programs including housing rehabilitation and reconstruction, inspections, small rentals, debris removal, rapid repair and response, and flood recovery.
Dennis joined our team in 2018, providing project management and oversight to Texas’ General Land Office (GLO) Homeowner Assistance Program. Currently, he administers the GLO’s $1.8 billion Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program, which will rebuild over 9,000 resilient homes for hurricane victims. Additionally, Dennis assists the GLO with administering programs for its $4.3 billion mitigation grant.