Principal & Portfolio Manager, CFA
Investment Review Committee
Dennis has over 30 years of portfolio management experience. Before joining Palisade in 2006, he spent nine years at U.S. Trust Company, as Senior Portfolio Manager for individual trusts and tax-exempt portfolios. Prior to U.S. Trust Company, Dennis managed fixed income and balanced mutual funds at Fortis Advisers, where assets grew substantially under his guidance. He started his investment career at First Trust of St. Paul, (now First Asset Management) managing individual trusts and building a fixed income department. Dennis received an M.B.A. from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL in Finance and Marketing, and a B.S. from Valparaiso University in both Finance and Economics. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.