Real Estate Investor, Dad, Published Author & Educator
Dennis is the founder of Cash Flow Mercenary LLC, a real estate education and training company focused on helping new real estate investors buy their first cash flow properties, and teaching them how to generate their first cash flow check in weeks instead of months.
He’s also the founder and owner of the Great Lakes Investment Fund, a private equity fund he formed to take advantage of the chaos and uncertainty in the economy through buying apartment buildings in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Dennis is a published author of a book on single family rental house investing, and he has two other books in process – one on buying apartment buildings and another on his unique and successful approach of acquiring Private Investors to fund real estate deals. He also teaches seminars on the location, acquisition, and management of cash flow real estate, and he coaches and consults on an individual basis as well.
He earned an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Southern California in 1992 and has 25 years of broad-based experience in Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Business Operations, and Information Technology. He got started in real estate investing in 2004 as a way to create a safety net for his family when the automotive industry in Michigan started to crash and burn.
He is also active in the community. He recently completed a three year term as Vice Chairman of the Financial Advisory Board for the Village of Beverly Hills, Michigan, and he was the chairman of the of the Financial Advisory Board at St Regis Catholic Church in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for eight years.
On a personal note, he has been married for 21 years to his wife Marily, who he met at grad school at USC. Together they have four children - Victoria, Catherine, Dennis David, and Anika Grace. In his spare time he plays ice and roller hockey during the winter and golf during the summer.