Santa Clara University Leavey School of Bussiness


The Certified Equity Professional Institute - Dennis Lanham


Santa Clara University Leavey School of Bussiness
Sr. Assistant Dean and Executive Director, Silicon Valley Executive Center

Dennis Lanham is the Sr. Assistant Dean of Executive Education, and Executive Director of the Silicon Valley Executive Center at Santa Clara University. With more than 15 years of experience in business education, nonprofit and program management, Dennis has built numerous programs for businesses and working professionals across industries, in leadership development, corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, operations excellence, and many other business-critical areas. Before to moving to California, Dennis lead university-based executive education programs in the Nebraska and Georgia markets, as head of executive ed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and assistant director at Georgia State University. Prior to his career in executive education, Dennis worked in nonprofit administration as the director of member services for Phi Beta Sigma, a service-based nonprofit fraternal organization based in Washington, D.C., and spent several years in student affairs administration. A native of Dallas, TX, Lanham holds a B.S. in applied behavior analysis from the University of North Texas, an M.S. in higher education from Florida State University, and an MBA from Georgia State University.

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