Daniel B. Denning

Vice President

Dan Denning currently serves as Vice President of Northport LLC.   He specializes in organizational development, change management, strategic planning and innovative program initiatives to improve delivery of government services.  A proven leader of both large, complex government organizations’ projects as well as business organizations.

Dan specializes in US Army and Veterans Administration programs related to military and civilian Human Capital, Army manpower and force structure, National Guard and  Army Reserve programs, the Military Health System and veterans benefit programs.  Denning served as an Executive Advisor with Booz, Allen, Hamilton and before, Denning was with The Spectrum Group as a consultant specializing in U.S. Department of Defense and related national security agencies.

From 2002 to 2005, he served concurrently as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Training, Readiness and Mobilization.  In 2005, Mr. Denning was appointed as Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs.  In this capacity, he was responsible for overall supervision of the functions of the Department of the Army relating to Army Recruiting and Retention policy, health affairs including oversight of Army Medical Command, Army training, readiness and mobilization as well as all issues pertaining to the Army National Guard and Army Reserve including mobilization and deployment of reserve forces in support of operational missions.  In addition, he was responsible for liaison with the Office of Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness on all matters affecting the personnel and readiness of the Army including the military medical system, TRICARE, disability rating systems and civilian and military personnel, training and education.

Dan Denning’s awards for civilian service to the US government include:  The Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service, the Department of the Army Medal for Distinguished Civilian Service, The Department of Defense Meritorious Service Medal and the Selective Service System Silver Medal.

Mr. Denning received  his BA degree  from Indiana University and MPA degree in Management  from American University, Washington, D.C.