Guild Member Profile
Wadley Donovan Gutshaw Consulting
WDGC advises corporations on the geographic deployment of business operations including manufacturing plants, distribution centers, R&D centers, IT centers, call centers, back offices, and headquarters. Core specialties are location strategy, site selection, labor market analytics, and incentives procurement.
As a company owner/partner the prime responsibility is to provide customized, high-quality service to clients, recruit and grow best of class talent, and manage the business efficiently and profitably.
His clients include: Dover, Genentech/Roche, Harbor Freight Tools, Marsh & McLennan, Metalized Carbon, and Pitney Bowes.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS SERVED
|Automotive||Business Services and HQ||Medical and Life Sciences|
|Chemicals and Plastics||Advanced Manufacturing||R&D|
|Food and Beverage||Logistics, Warehouse and Distribution||Forestry, Minerals, Metal|
|Aerospace, Aeronautics and Aviation|
|Beretta||Blue Cross Blue Shield||Brembo|
|Bristol Myers Squibb||Canon||CNA Insurance|
Dennis worked from 1980 to 1992 as a Partner at Moran Stahl & Boyer. The company provided employee relocation, physical move management, and business location services. His main responsibility was to oversee the location strategy/site selection business unit. From 1978 to 1981, Dennis was a Partner in the corporate location consulting firm Denmark Donovan & Oppel. The firm specialized in manufacturing, back office, and headquarters location consulting.
Dennis holds a Bachelors in Economic Geography from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, and a Masters in Economic Geography from the University of Rhode Island. Born in Buffalo, New York, Dennis is a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan. His spare time interests include golf, gardening, cooking, and community service.
INSIGHTS FROM DENNIS
- Podcast: How to Effectively Position Your Community in the Post-Pandemic Era
- Podcast: When Site Selection Goes International
- Podcast: Top 5 Predictions for 2020
- Podcast: Talent and Workforce Driving Corporate Locations