Guild Member Profile

Headshot of Dennis Donovan Board Member

Dennis Donovan

Principal

Wadley Donovan Gutshaw Consulting
Bridgewater, NJ

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
North America
Industries
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
PAST CLIENTS
ADP Ascension Health Barclays
Beretta Blue Cross Blue Shield Brembo
Bristol Myers Squibb Canon CNA Insurance
DeMets Candy
PERSONAL NOTE

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
RELATED LINKS