Dennis BarnhartChief Strategy and Integration Officer

Dennis Barnhart serves as Chief Strategy and Integration Officer for Teranet Inc.

Supporting both the Electronic Search and Registration (ESR) and Value Added Solutions (VAS) lines of business, Barnhart leads the transition and integration of acquired VAS and ESR organizations. He is accountable for the pursuit of and relationship management with a number of acquisition opportunities; as well as for the stewardship of the strategic and business planning process and the corporate performance program (Balanced Scorecard). Barnhart also leads corporate projects and strategic initiatives to ensure effective planning, execution, and successful achievement of the intended business results.

Prior to joining Teranet in 2009, Barnhart ran his own consulting practice and worked with public and private sector organizations in Canada, the U.S. and Europe to design and implement highly successful strategic planning and performance management programs. Prior to that, he was the Director of Corporate Performance at Aliant Inc. from 2002 to 2006 where he led the design and implementation of the corporate performance management program. Barnhart has also held senior roles at Maritime Life Assurance Company and Nova Scotia Power.

Barnhart has completed executive development programs in Strategy, Accounting and Finance from the Executive Institutes of both Queen’s and McGill. He is also a graduate of Nova Scotia Community College.