Dennis A. Prescott is a senior vice president of executive partners with Bentz Whaley Flessner. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Prescott was the vice president for advancement and president of the New Mexico State University Foundation. Previously, Dr. Prescott served as vice president for university development at Baylor University, vice president for external affairs at Mississippi State University, and CEO of the Mississippi State University Foundation. He has been responsible for organizing and successfully executing multiple successful fundraising campaigns.
He focuses on campaign planning and implementation, principal and major gifts, advancement assessments, and equipping boards, presidents, chancellors, deans, other senior administrators, and volunteers with skills for successful campaign and fundraising work. His clients have included numerous colleges and universities, conservation organizations, and others. He has more than 30 years of advancement experience and has been a presenter and panelist at numerous CASE, AGB, and other professional conferences.
Dr. Prescott earned his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University and his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Texas A&M University.