GTN Shared Services
Chief Operating Officer / Data Privacy & Security Officer (US)
phone: +1.763.252.0650 | mobile: +1.612.597.7092 | fax: +1.763.252.0660
"My six word memoir is ‘Create memories that last a lifetime.’ I believe everyone should be focused on doing this in all aspects of our lives."
Dex’s professional experience includes starting his own internet-based business and playing key roles in entrepreneurial firms, a Fortune 50 organization, and a global multi-disciplinary professional services firm. His foundation in accounting provides a metric driven mindset that supplements his Operations and Human Resources expertise. Dex has also been affiliated with national wellness programs that have received international attention and accolades, including the Mayo Clinic’s first ever study on the thesis of movement and activity while working.
Dex began his career with GTN in 2012 when he joined the Leadership Team as Senior Director, Operations and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer / Data Privacy & Security Officer effective January 1, 2018. Dex currently leads the firm’s Managing Directors/Operations, and GTN’s Finance, Technology, and Human Resources functions.
Dex is most known for:
- His capability to drive organizational efficiencies;
- The ability to break down functional silos, improve collaboration and achieve business and operational results;
- Being a charismatic leader with an enthusiastic, engaging, and empowering style that creates environments that are focused on clear goals and built on trust, accountability and a healthy dose of FUN.
Dex received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. He is the Minnesota Family Teams Chair for the March of Dimes and a booster club leader for the Maple Grove Boys High School Baseball, Basketball, and Swimming programs.
Dex currently resides in Maple Grove, MN with his wife and two boys where he enjoys coaching his sons’ sports teams, traveling, attending concerts, and spending time with friends and family.