Our People

Board Member

Dennis De Santis


Dennis De Santis rejoined the QED Group Board of Advisors in 2017.  He served as President and CEO of QED Group from 2007 to 2012, and as Board Advisor in 2013.  He began his career in international development as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Swaziland in 1974 and subsequently worked for several for-profit and not profit development organizations in senior management positions.

He has worked worldwide, in numerous technical areas for a wide variety of public and private clients, but specialized in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, in economic development for USAID.   He served on the Board of Directors for private development consulting companies in Ukraine and Bulgaria.

Throughout his career, he developed strategies for the creation and growth of new practice areas and client development, successfully implementing staff and organizational policies to support and maintain the growth.  As President and CEO at QED, the firm experienced rapid growth in new and existing practice areas, as well as enhanced internal systems in corporate structure and strategy, client and partner relationships, accounting, technology, and organizational development.