Prior to joining Meredith Mergers Dennis Dice became an owner of the Hunter Fan Company through a leveraged buyout. The company had previously been a division of Robbins & Myers. He also served as Vice President of this well known manufacturer of ceiling fans and residential lighting fixtures. Other positions were Chief Operating Officer – Reeves International – a coater of specialty industrial fabrics and Plant Manager – General Battery Corporation – a manufacturer of industrial batteries. He was former Congressman (SC) Bob Inglis’ Campaign Manager for the primaries during his run for the U.S. Senate where he delivered a victory in 2000. Additionally, he was the Campaign Manager for Joann Gilham when she ran for the state (SC) Senate. Mr. Dice was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at West Point and is a Registered Professional Engineer. He graduated from West Point, earned his MS in Mechanical Engineering at New Mexico State University and an MBA at Fairleigh Dickinson University.