Thomas Dente

President and CEO


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Thomas G. Dente was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of InsideNGO in March 2016. Dente has been integral in shaping InsideNGO’s strategy since joining the organization in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer. Since that time, InsideNGO has grown its membership by 20 percent, to 330 members; increased the number of development professionals served in workshops, trainings, and conferences; and become a leading advocate for the international development community on issues of importance to the sector.

Prior to joining InsideNGO, Dente had a 20+ year career as a management consultant, as a partner at both Bain & Company and A.T. Kearney, and working with the Criterion Institute and Price Waterhouse. He serves on the board of directors for PM4NGOs, a global nonprofit focusing on project management in development, and has served on the C-Suite Advisory Committee of Independent Sector. Dente holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. in economics from Dartmouth.