Dennis DeMolet, a leading expert on Small Business and Veterans’ Business affairs, and an active proponent for disabled veteran, small business, and non-profit organizations. He has distinguished himself in these fields, receiving numerous accolades and honors during 35 years of dedicated service to the business and veteran community. His expertise is sought by Federal government and state policy-makers as well as by numerous community organizations. In representing the veteran community and its organizations, he has significantly contributed to key governmental policy changes and is credited with obtaining recognition of veterans as a vital force to this Nation.
DeMolet’s vast knowledge of veterans’ business affairs together with his enthusiasm, energy, and stellar reputation has secured his appointment to many influential policy committees. As such, he has regular access to key executive leadership officials in government, industry and academia. Formally the National Chairman of the Advisory Committee for Veterans Business Affairs for the United States Small Business Administration in Washington D.C., Mr. Demolet holds great respect with the Small Business community within the United States.
Mr. DeMolet comes from Fortune 100 companies after three decades working for Digital Equipment Corporation, Hughes Aircraft, and Raytheon. This experience has enabled him to pass on his knowledge for the benefit of Small Business and Veterans in business.
A decorated United States Marine Corps Vietnam service connected disabled veteran, DeMolet is CEO of DeMolet Consulting and advisor to many other boards in industry. He served as a former member of Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA). Under the Governor of Ohio, DeMolet was appointed to the Ohio Board of Trustees for Ohio’s Veterans Homes for his business background and expertise in working with veterans.
Serving as the first Disabled Veterans Outreach Representative Chairman for Ohio in the late 1970’s, and leading the Veterans Readjustments Act for Preble County, Ohio in the 1980’s, he clearly understands the political and business environment that is crucial to the climate of change. He successfully establishes strategic positioning of synergistic solutions on many Government agencies for those corporations, small businesses and non-profit organizations he represents in business development, marketing and management services.
DeMolet was honored as the United States National Veterans Small Business Advocate of the Year for 2003 by the United States Small Business Administration. He has also been selected Ohio’s most outstanding disabled veteran. Federal Computer Week honored him as one of the leading IT Professionals in their Federal 100 awards for 2001. The, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, (AFCEA) have bestowed several additional accolades for his tireless efforts and many achievements for their organization, including the Medal of Merit for 2006. In addition Mr. DeMolet also was honored by the Veterans Administration Center for Veterans Enterprise as National Individual Championship Veteran for 2005. Mr. DeMolet now serves on many government and private sector board, to include being the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Military Intelligence Association Ohio chapter. Most recent Mr. DeMolet received the John Lopez National Pillar Movement Award for Service to Veterans as a lifetime acheivement. Mr. DeMolet continues to assist Small Business, Federal government, his community, and the nations veterans and their families.