- David R. Dennis
David Dennis is the Co-Founder and CEO of Dennis Steel, Inc., a structural steel fabrication and erection contracting company in Austin, Texas. Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, David attended New Mexico State University before transferring to the University of Texas where he graduated with honors from their Engineering Department 1972. He worked for Texas Power & Light at the Alcoa Aluminum smelting operation in Rockdale, Texas before moving back to Austin to establish Travis Repair & Equipment Service Co, which later evolved into an auto repair business. Following that, David worked at DeMar Engineering in Houston, designing machines and equipment for the oil industry.
In 1980 he returned to Austin where he and Daniel Dennis started up Dennis Steel Inc., a welding shop that then grew for 30 years into the operation it is today. Dennis Steel presently employs approximately 80 quality people and now engineers, designs, details, fabricates and erects most types of structural steel projects – from commercial buildings and custom homes to a variety of products for the oil & gas and industrial steel sector.
“If it’s made of steel, we love it, and if cut we bleed rusty primer…”
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