About Our Founder

Resilient Solutions, LLC is a privately owned consulting firm specializing in the development of risk management and emergency response systems for the travel and experiential education industries. The founder and owner, Dave Dennis, entered the travel industry in 1996 as a tour leader and has worked within all functions and ranks relating to program operations throughout his career. In 2012, Dave earned a Master’s Degree in Business Continuity graduating with honors at the top of his class.

Dave created Resilient Solutions, LLC in 2011 with the sole purpose of supporting domestic and global tour operators in developing fully functioning and comprehensive risk and emergency management systems. Within risk management, Resilient Solutions specializes in managing third-party providers, program design, trip leader training, and legal and insurance compliance. Emergency management support focuses on the development of crisis response teams, creating and documenting customized emergency management plans, and conducting simulations to exercise planning components and responder skill sets.

Dave has held many Vice President and Director level positions throughout his career providing valuable experience in leading teams, creating organizational strategies, managing budgets, and guiding corporate compliance. He is currently the Director of Safety and Risk Management with Verto Education, a privately owned organization providing college accredited Gap Year programs, and also works as an Ambassador for Responder Alliance, whose mission is to advance the national conversation on stress injury formation and recovery in emergency responders of all types. 

As an actively engaged leader in the travel industry, Dave presents at conferences, hosts online webinars, coordinates networking groups, and participates in panelist discussions. His extensive network of industry professionals spans all aspects of tour operations, legal advisement, and insurance compliance benefiting Resilient Solutions' clients.

Travel and experiential education businesses face ongoing and evolving challenges. Contact us today to learn more about our customized services that can help you create Resilient Solutions for your business.