Chief Financial Officer
Dennis James is the CFO of the Greater Chicago Food Depository. He joined the organization in late 2015 and leads all finance, accounting and information technology activities.
Dennis has spent his professional career in the Chicagoland area, mostly in the banking and insurance industries, working with both Citibank NA and CNA Insurance. Since 2005, he has worked in the global nonprofit arena for both religious and membership organizations.
Born in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Dennis attended St. Cloud State University and earned his bachelor’s degree in finance with a minor in speech communications. He then earned his master’s degree in international finance from Thunderbird in Glendale, Arizona.
Dennis is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Illinois and currently resides in Palatine, Illinois with his wife Sheryl and their three children.