Gail Dennison is the director of development and public relations for The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota located in Austin, Minnesota.
Gail heads the department responsible for external marketing of The Hormel Institute and fundraising development. This includes promoting public support for The Hormel Institute's cancer research, securing grants for technology, and developing cancer research fundraising support.
Gail is a member of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Leadership Group, past president of the Chamber of Commerce, on the executive board of Austin Area Foundation and Austin Community Growth Venture Fund and serves on the board of the Development Corporation of Austin, Austin Aspires Education Initiative, APEX Austin, Association of Fundraising Professionals and GRAUC, the Greater Rochester Advocates for Universities and Colleges.
Education includes a Masters in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, Minnesota and Bachelor of Science in business.