Dennis Roberts: The Three Buckets of HR


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Dennis Roberts is a senior executive with over 35 years experience in leading human capital initiatives in a variety of companies, large and small and in a number of different industries. This experience includes leading significant organizational responses to challenges within a private equity firm and private equity portfolio companies, in North America, Europe and Asia. Dennis has led HR-related activities involving pre-deal due diligence and in post acquisition integration of merged or acquired companies. He has also served on Boards of Directors for portfolio companies.

A list of companies he has worked with include Z Capital Partners, International Playtex, Beatrice, Inc., Bush Industries, Inc., The William Carter Company, Holiday Inn Worldwide, Nellson Nutraceuticals, Mrs. Fields Cookies, TCBY Yogurt, and non-governmental organizations including the United Nations/UNICEF. Mr. Roberts has also directly led recruitment efforts to identify and hire senior-level candidates at several companies, including C-suite positions such as CEO, CFO, Chief Marketing Officer, VP Information Technology, VP Human Resources and VP Operations.

Dennis is currently Chief Human Resources Officer at Max Finkelstein, Inc. a New York City-based wholesale distribution/logistics company with operations from Maine to Virginia.

He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Organizational Science. Dennis lives with his wife Sally in Port Chester, NY and is the father of two sons, one an attorney and one an Eagle Scout currently pursuing a Masters of Accountancy. He is a former Army Officer, an avid sailor, British sports car enthusiast and is an adult leader in the local chapter of the Boy Scouts of America.

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