Dennis Hardiman is an experienced international businessman and social entrepreneur. He owns businesses involved in mortgages, insurance, health care and venture capital. Mr. Hardiman’s mortgage company, Embrace Home Loans, has been selected each year since 2004 to the list of “The Best 25 Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in America.” In recent years, Mr. Hardiman has been involved in starting businesses intended to produce positive social good, such as ASHM, a company involved in improving the quality of health care in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr. Hardiman, with David and Teresa Ferguson, also started Ithraa, a non-profit that works to lessen incidents of abuse of woman in the Islamic world. Ithraa provides relational training to social workers, psychologist and families.
Mr. Hardiman resides in Tampa with his wife Lisa. He has three children and five grandchildren. He enjoys flying, fishing and hunting.