Dennis Wagner, MPA is nationally and internationally recognized as an enthusiastic, thoughtful and strategic leader who believes in committing to and delivering on bold goals in work and in life. Dennis and teams that he has led have supported national communities of practice in achieving unprecedented quantitative results on hospital patient safety, organ donation, international environmental programs and access to healthcare for underserved populations. He has led large federal programs in CMS, HRSA and EPA for more than 30 years.
Dennis is currently the Principal and Managing Director of Yes And Leadership, LLC. He grew up in rural Montana near Baker and attended Fertile Prairie, a one-room country school for grades K-8. He received his BA and MPA degrees from Montana State University. Dennis is married to Diane M. Hill, formerly of Raynesford, Montana. They live in Alexandria, Virginia and have three children: Tess, Grant and Margo.