Chief Operating Officer
With progressive experience and responsibility in employee management, design and execution of change strategy, and the delivery of operational excellence, Dennis Temple brings a sharp eye for process analysis, performance management, system development and implementation along with relentless continuous improvement.
Prior to Acceleration Academies, Dennis served as the Senior Director of Operations for PeopleAdmin, responsible for identifying and developing business solutions for over 600 customers, representing $65M in recurring revenue, spread throughout North America. He managed the workflow(s) and assignment of deliverables to product development teams for flawless delivery of PeopleAdmin’s business solutions. All the while successfully building a strong foundation of communication between the sales, development and operations teams to exceed expectations of every customer.
As Assistant Director of Facilities at Chicago Public Schools (CPS), as well as a Senior Operations Manager, Dennis managed the implementation and ongoing performance of supplier contracts for facility management and engineering support, was responsible for ongoing cost reduction strategy, and provided senior leadership with critical business analysis that drove strategic decision making across multiple departments. Additionally, Dennis successfully designed and deployed a plan to save CPS $25 million annually by restructuring facility requirements, as well as reducing labor expense, while increasing the quality of services.
Dennis received a BA from DePaul University, Chicago.