Mar 26, 2018
Dennis Haydon
The Chief Business of the American People is Buisness.

Dennis R. (“Dennie” ) Haydon, of Haydon U.S., LLC ,  is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and received Second Year Honors at Harvard Business School.  He served in the U.S. Cavalry (U.S. Army) in civil disturbance control missions and with MACV (U.S. Army) in the Republic of Vietnam, where he was awarded the Bronze Star.  Mr. Haydon taught finance and economics in the Department of Social Sciences at West Point, and was the Officer in Charge of Personal Finance and Insurance, contributing to the Department’s Officer’s Manual of Personal Finance.  He was an aid to a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C.

As a member of the Merger Group at Morgan Stanley & Co. in New York, Dennie worked on large underwritings, as well as merger and acquisition and corporate advisory projects.  Since leaving New York, he has served as CEO, President, COO, CFO, Receiver, Trustee and Advisor in over 40 Corporate assignments across the U.S., managing many of these companies – on the ground.  He recently completed a complex, year-long, $70 million multiple-bankruptcy project involving a nationwide assisted living chain.

His experiences – including in the Board Room at the Federal Reserve, in deal decision making and negotiating meetings at Morgan Stanley, at Harvard Business School, teaching at West Point; as well as in courtrooms and company boardrooms; but most importantly, in his years of on the ground operating experience – have given him a unique perspective and context in teaching seminars about “Business the American Way”.

Dennie has spoken, and / or taught classes on business at: West Point, Harvard Business School, the Citadel, Seattle Pacific University, the MIAT Business Forum, Chambers of Commerce, and in professional meetings and classrooms.

Dennie resides in the State of Washington.  He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the West Point Association of Graduates.  He is co-founder at the Doubleday Society (which built Johnson stadium at the Academy), and supports the Army intercollegiate baseball program.  He is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and an Elder in the Presbyterian Church.

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