Dick Denneny, President
Dick Denenny grew up learning about running a successful business from his father. He learned early on about making good business decisions and growing a business as they transitioned from an upholstry shop into a full blown boat marina.
He started out getting a solid education going to the University of San Francisco after graduating from Gonzaga Prep. He then transferred and contunued his education at the University of California, Berkley.
He returned to Spokane as Owner/Manager of Denenny's Marina through 1981. He then began his carreer as a highly successful Employee Benefits Insurance Broker, Richard H. Denenny & Company which he owns and operates today in the Spokane Valley.
Dick has used his education and business experience to make substantial contributions to our community. He served for seven years on the Spokane Valley City Council. He's Past Chair and Board Member for the Spokane Transit Authority, Spokane Regional Health District, Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau. He's a Past Appointee of the Spokane City Water Quality Advisory Committee and the Health Improvement Partnership.
He's currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Red Cross and Spokane Valley Partners and in addition will serve on the Board of Directors for Rotary Club #21 in the upcoming year.
The Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce has recognized him for his many contributions by giving him the prestigious Citizen of The Year Award.
His interests are snow skiiing, water skiing and motorcycling. He's been on the Mt. Spokane/National Park Ski Patrol for 32 years, is a private pilot and enjoys playing with his Grandchildren.