MEET THE TEAM
LEADERSHIP DELIVERING RESULTS FOR OUR COMMUNITY
DENNIS WHITE, Founder
Veteran, USAF. Sgt White was a C-130 Dedicated Crew Chief and Presidential Honor Guard. Sergeant White's career decorations and awards include the National Defense Medal; the Joint Service Commendation Medal; Joint Service Achievement Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal; Air Force Achievement Medal; Pentagon Service Medal; Pacific Theater Outstanding Unit Award; Presidential Honor Guard Outstanding Unit Award; Overseas Longevity Medal and the Air Force Good Conduct Medal (x2). Passionate about serving Veterans and the community at large.
LESLIE TENNIE, Chief Executive Officer
Veteran, USAF. Prestigious Service Management in Washington DC for Power of the Pentagon working for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint & National Security Council, Air Force War Planners, and Secretary of Defense. During service to our country Leslie was promoted Below-the-Zone, awarded the National Service Defense Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, and Air Force Achievement Medal. Serving the veteran community is extremely important to Leslie and she has proven success with aid to veterans in need.
CARLOS PINA, President
Dallas, Texas native and comes to The Dynamic Foundation with over 15 years of dedicated service to the community. His area of expertise is residential real estate and has previously managed real estate portfolios in excess of $600 million. He understands the needs for the community and brings with him his experiences for project management, fiscal management, fundraising, strategic and program planning, outreach and evaluation as well as leadership development.
BLAKE SELF, PhD, Chief Information Officer
Veteran, USMC (Semper Fi)
Blake is an extremely gifted and talented CIO and we are proud to have him on our team. He has a prestigious military background, holds a PhD in Computer Science from Perdue University; BS in Computer Sciences; Software Engineer Research Center (SERC); and Undergraduate Research Assistant; over 15 years of IT experience including areas of system administration, application design and programming, software vulnerabilities, reverse engineering, website graphical design, Security and training and support. His experience also includes supporting large networks and user groups. Extremely self-motivated with Marine Corps experience in working with teams of diverse people to meet high demands and deadlines. Extensive systems and network experience from managing a base-wide encrypted network where a security breach was not an option. Excellent communication skills from working in various environments and completing critical conversations at Ontario systems. Rest-assured our systems and data are secured with Blake as CIO.
JOEL BATTLE, II, Senior Marketing Executive
Experienced in consultative sales in global markets of Finance/Banking, Insurance, Independent Software, Legal, Construction, Real Estate, Engineering, Media and Transportation leading strategic opportunity sales planning to grow revenue and meet scorecard targets. He has great people skills, and capabilities to resolve consumer conflicts with ease and success, maintain budget targets, focus on key points and drive business to new partners, customers and build strong working relationships with executives. Joel’s track record for production and target mark is irreproachable and his passion for our mission is exceptional and unwavering.
DR. JOEL BATTLE, PhD, Senior Vice President
Dr. Battle an experienced educator in both higher education and corporate most recently with Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Battle taught graduate level courses in both the Master’s and Doctoral programs in Library and Information Science in a face-to-face and online environment. Dr. Battle has an earned doctorate from University of North Texas in Information Science an interdisciplinary structured program, (Interdisciplinary Information Science Ph.D. (IIS PHD).
DR. JERRY ROBINSON, PhD, Chief Ops Officer
We thank Dr. Robinson for taking on this role and responsibility and joining our efforts with a dedication unparalleled. In his experience, Dr Robinson has raised over $2M for various fundraising activities at a corporate level for Fortune 500 companies. Truly devoted to serving the communities, he walks with a heart and spirit connected to the pain and faith of the very people he encompasses. The Dynamic Foundation believes in his ability to continue to foster improvements on organizational growth and because of his great vision and attention to the details.
RAYMOND CHAPLOW, International Consultant
With more than 25 years of public relations, and corporate consulting experience, Ray Chaplow directs and implements consistent objectives to meet The Dynamic Foundation's mission and vision. He is internationally recognized for brand building, creative and strategic counsel and programs, and B2B success. Ray's proven results rests on his extensive experience in corporate communications, business relations, training, community relations and public affairs coupled with his deep commitment to building trust and reputation. As a respected leader with an impressive track record, Ray has led a number of high-profile accounts and has been featured in several International publications throughout his career.