VP, Business Development
In May 2008, Dennis Pruitt joined Missouri Partnership and today he serves as Vice President, Business Development, focused on building relationships and connections with corporate decision makers around the globe. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President of International Business Recruitment, focused on bringing new foreign direct investment into the state of Missouri. Some of his recent wins for Missouri are Lacgene Technologies (India), Piva Group (Italy), Owens Corning (U.S.), KWS (Germany), CertainTeed/Saint Gobain (France), Motomco (Brazil), and Unisys (U.S.).
Prior to joining Missouri Partnership, Dennis was the Executive Director of the Montgomery County Action Council, a county-wide, economic development organization based in Independence, Kansas. Dennis is a certified Economic Developer and a graduate of the Economic Development Institute. He is active in the International Economic Development Council, having served for two years as Chairman of the International Committee.
He holds a Master’s degree in urban planning from Texas A&M University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and French from Harding University, and a French language certificate from the Sorbonne. Dennis attended high school in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Iowa.
You can connect with Dennis at 314.932.3972 or via email or LinkedIn below.