Dennis Jackson is a strategic operations leader with experience developing and executing complex business strategies while driving overall business improvement. Dennis thrives at the intersection of multiple business functions and offers expertise at leading transformational shifts within companies.
For the last 15 years, Dennis’s work as an executive consultant has helped numerous companies improve their safety leadership, workplace culture, and operational performance. Some of his most notable successes include:
- Reducing the total injury rate of a 41,000+ employee freight-rail organization to less than .92 and the workers compensation expense from over $260 million to less than $45 million.
- A plastics manufacturer with over 800 employees moving their site from 91 out of 92 sites in total injury rate to first globally in three years.
- Reducing significant injuries and fatalities at a 65,000+ employee ship-building facility by 72% over a two-year period.
- Dennis led several organizations in the plastics, metals, and management consulting industries during a 30-year career, including operations for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for a global management consulting firm. He is a strategic operations leader with experience developing and executing complex business development strategies, focused on driving overall organizational reliability.
Dennis is an experienced leadership coach, change-management consultant, and safety performance improvement leader who is sought-after as a trusted advisor helping organizations make a significant step-change in overall performance.
Dennis is an accomplished and sought-after speaker and has presented at numerous conferences, trade shows, and client workshops, globally.
Dennis’s experience includes work in the mining, food & beverage, chemical, metals, plastics, utilities, and transportation industries.
Dennis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and earned 41 hours toward a Master’s Degree in Community Psychology from Martin University in Indianapolis, Indiana.