Dennis Maurice Dumpson is an author, thought leader, strategic consultant, and racial equity practitioner. He is Founder and Principal Consultant of #InvestBLK, a boutique racial equity & strategic planning consulting firm specializing in strategy development, training, and coaching for nonprofits and leaders. Prior to #InvestBLK, Dennis served as a Diversity Teaching Fellow & Lecturer with Community College of Philadelphia.
Previously, he served as the first Director of Community Engagement & Outreach at the Philadelphia International Airport; Managing Director of Development & External Impact at KIPP Philadelphia Schools; and Vice President of Development at Opportunity Finance Network. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, YMCA — Columbia North, and Arch Street Preschool.
Dennis holds a BA in Philosophy (concentration in English Literature) from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania. He also holds an MBA in Global Finance with executive fellowship & residency in Santiago, Chile and São Paulo, Brazil from Saint Joseph’s University and is a doctoral student of the PhD in Education for Social Justice program at the University of San Diego.