• M.B.A. Alaska Pacific University
• B.A. Organizational Management, Alaska Pacific University
• Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE)
• Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP)
• Certified trainer in the Strength Deployment Inventory and Relationship Awareness Theory
Beverly Dennis, MBA, CHAE, CHTP has over 30 years experience working in business and financial management, specializing in the hospitality industry. She began her association with the hotel industry on the front lines and soon moved to the back office where she became a comptroller. She has worked with several hotel corporations as well as with independent chains.
After she received her graduate degree, she began teaching at APU as an adjunct instructor. She continued in that capacity for nine years, often carrying more credit hours than full-time faculty. In 2007, she finally got the chance to commit to her true love, teaching, as a full time faculty member. She is also in demand as a public speaker and facilitator of organizational team building activities.
Ms. Dennis enjoys many community service activities. For over 10 years, she has been a classroom consultant for Junior Achievement. In addition, she is on the board of the American Society of Training and Development and a Hartig Fellow with Commonwealth North. She is also a member of the following organizations: Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, Institute of Management Accountants, American Sewing Guild and Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society.