Dennis Deery

1341 South St, Madison, WI 53715
dennis@deery.org
+1.715.505.2204
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennisdeery/

Education


Gonzaga University
2018

M.A. in Organizational Leadership, Emphasis in Global Leadership

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1990

B.A. in Computer Science, Emphasis in Electronics Technology

Work Experience


Vita Plus Corp.
March 2015-Present

Business Analyst
Madison, WI, USA

Established a departmental IT team within the Finance and Employee Services departments with responsibility for all software systems and related technology infrastructure. Documented and implemented new business processes and trained users. Led the implementation of ERP software within newly-acquired companies. Managed a number of external consultants providing services to the company.

Irish Rose Consulting
January 1989-March 2015

Founder-Consultant
Wisconsin, USA/Dublin, Ireland

Recruited clients, performed needs analyses, managed technology projects, developed software and web sites and provided ongoing client support and follow-up for nonprofits, government agencies and businesses across the United States and Europe. Regularly represented the business by speaking at conferences.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
October 1994-October 1995

Software Engineer
Madison, WI, USA

Designed, developed, and maintained commercial and in-house database management systems to support career education and life-skills activities for students in Wisconsin public schools.

Niall Enterprises Inc.
March 1989-September 1997

Software Engineer
Platteville, WI, USA

Created software for a small-aircraft collision-avoidance system, negotiated programmatic issues with Federal Aviation Administration staff, lobbied Congress for better air transportation safety measures, educated federal authorities and potential users about the program’s utility, assisted in managing federal government Small Business Innovative Research grant and in writing all required reports.

Infrastructure Management Services, Inc.
August 1990-October 1994

Senior Software Engineer
Arlington Heights, IL, USA/Linköping, Sweden

Developed software and provided technical support for an engineering company providing services to government agencies across North America. Assisted with proposal development.

Professional Affiliations


Community Development Society - Member (2005-Present)
International Association for Community Development - Member (2014-Present)
Nonprofit Technology Network - Member (2007-Present)
International Institute of Business Analysis - Member (2014-Present)
Wisconsin Rural Partners - Member (2003-Present), Board Member (2004-2017) and Board President (2005, 2007)
Leadership Wisconsin - Curriculum Committee & Annual Conference Committee (2004-2006)
Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce - Chair of Legislative Committee (2003-2006)
City of Menomonie Historic Preservation Commission (2005-2006)
Community Television of the Chippewa Valley - Board Member (2004-2005)
School District of the Menomonie Area - Core Values Committee (2002)

Presentations


Deery, D. (May, 2015 and July, 2016). Small Business Web and Social Media Training. University of Wisconsin-Extension Broadband and E-Commerce Center, Wisconsin, USA

Deery, D. (February, 2015). Using Social Media to Tell Your Farm Story and Build Your Business. University of Wisconsin-Extension, Shell Lake, WI, USA

Deery, D. (July, 2014). Mythmaking and Placemaking - Friends or Foes? Community Development Society Annual Conference, Dubuque, IA, USA

Deery, D. (July, 2014). Tech Tools for Community Development. Community Development Society Annual Conference, Dubuque, IA, USA

Deery, D. & Deery, K. (June, 2014). The Agile Learner – Using New Technologies and Social Networks to Make Learning a Lifestyle, Not an Event. European Distance Education and ELearning Conference, Zagreb, Croatia.

Deery, D. (April, 2014). Social Media for Ag Producers. University of Wisconsin-Extension, St. Croix County, WI, USA

Deery, D. (March, 2014). Mobile Tech to Make Your Farm Life Easier. Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Conference, Madison, WI, USA

Deery, D. (March, 2014). Tech Tools for Business. International Economic Development Council Basic Economic Development Course, Madison, WI, USA

Deery, D. (February, 2014). Social Media for Farm Business. University of Wisconsin-Extension, Polk County, WI, USA

Deery, D. (January, 2014). Social Media for Farm Business. University of Wisconsin-Extension, Dunn County, WI, USA

Deery, D. (October, 2013). Tech Tools for Nonprofits. Madison Nonprofit Day Conference, Madison, WI, USA

Deery, D. (October, 2013). Community and Leadership in the Social Media Age. Leadership Wisconsin Annual Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA

Deery, D. (July, 2013). “Us” and “Them” - The Importance of Language in Creating a Shared Vision of Change. Community Development Society Annual Conference, Charleston, SC, USA

Deery, D. & Deery, K. (June, 2013). Fostering a Stakeholder Model in Online Learning to Promote Informed Social Engagement. European Distance Education and ELearning Conference, Oslo, Norway

Deery, D. (June, 2013). Social Media for Small Business. Baraboo Main Street, Baraboo, WI, USA

Deery, D. (May, 2013). Social Media for Small Business. Main Street of Menomonie, Menomonie, WI, USA

Deery, D. (May, 2013). Hello, are you out there? Northwest Wisconsin Business Conference, Hayward, WI, USA

Deery, D. (March, 2013). Technology in Your Daily Farm Life. Wisconsin Farm Bureau Women’s Ag Summit, Madison, WI, USA

Deery, D. (November, 2012). If we don’t talk religion or politics, what’s left? State of Now – Small Town Conference, Hutchinson, KS

Deery D. (October, 2012). How Social Media Works with Your Marketing Strategy. UW-Superior PeerSpectives CEO Roundtable, Trego, WI, USA

Deery, D. (October, 2012). Tech Tools for Business – Guest Segment. Holly Campbell Advice for Business Internet Radio Show (3 appearances)

Deery, D. (September, 2012). Hello, is this thing working? Social Media Analytics. Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce Social Media Conference, Eau Claire, WI, USA

Deery, D. (August, 2012). Using Social Media to Market Your Small Town. Small Town Downtown Forums, Wisconsin Rural Partners, Greenwood, Juneau and Three Lakes, WI, USA

Deery, D. (August, 2012). Tech Tools for Business – What is the cloud and should I be using it? Dunn County Economic Development Corp. Seminar, Menomonie, WI, USA

Deery, D. (June, 2012). Is Social Media Making Our Small Towns Less Social? Symposium on Small Towns, UW-Minnesota Center for Small Towns, Morris, MN, USA

Deery, D. (June, 2012). Social Media Analytics. Oneida Nation Social Media Network Conference. Green Bay, WI, USA

Deery, D. (April, 2012). Is Social Media Working for Us? Leadership Wisconsin Annual Conference, Green Bay, WI, USA

Deery D. (March, 2012). How Social Media Works with Your Web Site. UW-Superior Small Business Development Center Click Here for Customers Conference, Superior, WI, USA

Deery, D. (October, 2011). Population 485 to Eastern Standard Tribe - Small Town becomes World. #140Conf Small Town, Hutchinson, KS

Deery, D. (November, 2010). Tech Tools for Leaders. International Economic Development Council Basic Economic Development Course, Madison, WI, USA

Deery, D. (October, 2010). Small Towns and Online – Melding Two Visions. #140Conf Small Town, Hutchinson, KS

 
 
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