Dennis is a 30-year telecommunication veteran. In 2006, Dennis joined Ready Mobile PCS, a national wireless pre-paid phone company. He and his partner Fred Haumesser built a brand footprint in national retail chains. Ready Mobile PCS products are found in over 100,000 locations.
In 2008 Dennis and Fred purchased the company assets and founded ReadyWireless, LLC. The company continued to market the Ready Mobile PCS brand, while Dennis strategically led the expansion to a wholesale business model, including the ability to offer multi-carrier network solutions to white label partners.
Ready Wireless has been recognized as a consistently high performing company.
* Inc. Magazine Fastest Growing list in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
* Corridor Business Journal Fastest Growing businesses in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015, as well as one of the “Coolest Places to Work” in 2016.
* Dennis received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Corridor Business Journal in 2009.
In addition to his work with Ready, Dennis is an active in the local business community. Dennis has taken on restoration of two important historical buildings in the Newbo District in Cedar Rapids. He is an investor in the Iowa Startup Accelerator. He is an investor and mentor for several local small businesses. Dennis serves on several local boards, including: the Innovation Council for the Metro Economic Alliance, the New Bohemia Group, and the Southside Investment Board.
He is also very active with local non profit initiatives, most notably United Way. Dennis is a native Iowan. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, with a BBA and MBA.