Dennis was raised on a farm outside of Elk Point, SD. After graduation from high school, Dennis attended SDSU majoring in AG Business and then worked in the chemical/fertilizer sales field for several years. Being interested in housing development and construction, Dennis ultimately became the planning and zoning director for Union County and has been in that position for the last 20 years.
Dennis joined Stock Realty and Auction as a Big Iron Representative in 2009. He then acquired his SD real estate license in 2012 and also joined the real estate side of the Stock Realty and Auction Co. as an agent.
Dennis and his wife Eileen have two children, Connor and Emily.