Student Event: Executive Leadership Dialogue with Distinguished Fellow Joseph Pierce and Teresa Dennis

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Friday, February 16, 2024 - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET

Join Fels Distinguished Fellow Joseph Pierce for an Executive Leadership Dialogue with special guest Teresa Dennis, State Director for US Senator Bob Casey.

About Teresa Dennis:

Teresa Dennis is the state director for US Senator Bob Casey. It is the office’s top position in Pennsylvania. As state director, Teresa oversees and manages the work of Senator Casey’s 27 staff members in seven regional offices who work on behalf of Pennsylvanians.

Teresa has served as a senior member of Senator Casey’s office since his election in 2006. She spent nearly 11 years as Senator Casey’s deputy director of constituent services and director of constituent services. Prior to her work in the federal government, Teresa served in state government for 17 years. Her first work began with Governor Robert P. Casey in his Office of Executive Secretariat. When Senator Casey was elected in 1996 as Pennsylvania’s Auditor General, she continued her state service in his administration. In 2004, Senator Casey was elected as Pennsylvania’s treasurer, and she worked in his front office.

About the Series: Executive Leadership Dialogue, a lunch series hosted by Fels Distinguished Fellow Joseph Pierce, introduces students to public sector leaders who will share their perspectives on leadership, mentorship, and executive management. The lunches are small by design and include both MPA and EMPA students, allowing them to gain insight and learn valuable lessons on public sector leadership.

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