President of Consulting Services
Dennis McAndrew is the President of Silverlode Consulting, which was acquired by GBX Group in 2018. Dennis also serves as the President of Consulting Services at GBX Group.
Dennis has over 20 years of experience advising private and public-sector organizations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico in the areas of corporate site selection, feasibility analysis, economic incentives, public finance, economic impact modeling, and economic development strategy. Dennis provides support to businesses, developers, economic development organizations, and governmental entities involved in large-scale economic development projects.
Prior to founding Silverlode Consulting in 2002, Dennis was the Lake Erie Area Director of Site Selection & Incentives Services for Ernst & Young LLP. He also served as a Senior Manager in the Location and Incentives Advisory Services Group of PriceWaterhouse Coopers. Dennis began his career in the financial assurance practice of Coopers & Lybrand.
He has been published in The Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, Site Selection Magazine and a number of other publications. Dennis is a frequent commentator on economic development and site selection in the media, and is a regular speaker and instructor on the topics of site selection, incentives, and economic development to professional groups across the country.
A certified public accountant, Dennis is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC).
Dennis earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from John Carroll University.