President and COO Kraus-Anderson Insurance
Dennis leads our KA Insurance team and has been an integral part of the team’s growth and service diversification. Beginning his career at Kraus Anderson in the Realty Company in 1983, Dennis assumed management of KA Insurance in 1993. Under Dennis’ management, KA Insurance has diversified its book of business to add to its construction-oriented clients those in manufacturing, municipalities, school districts and retail. The agency has also developed specialized practices addressing workers compensation controls (COMPTROL), Architects and Engineers, Employee Benefits and HR, Captive insurance, Cyber resilience, and Innovative Risk Solutions. Today the agency comprises 85 employees and annual sales of more than $100 million. In addition to his role at KA Insurance, Dennis serves as a Director on the Kraus Anderson Companies’ Board, he is a member of the Boards’ Executive Committee, he also serves as a board member on the Kraus Anderson Health Care Advisory Board, and as a member of the 401K Committee and the Executive Risk Committee.
His extensive community involvement includes serving as Board Chair for both the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce and 360 Communities; Dennis is the past president of the Elliot Park Business and Professional Association and the Burnsville Rotary. He also served on the board of Homeward Bound, a nonprofit for special needs children. Dennis was a committee member of the Burnsville Fairview Ridges Hospital Capital Campaign, which raised more than $3 million for specialized services. Dennis received the Burnsville Business Person of the Year Award in 2016, and currently serves as a member of the Burnsville’s Mayors Business Leader Roundtable. Dennis is also a member of the Scholarship Fundraising Committee for the Association of General Contractors.