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John Dendy, Executive Director

John Dendy grew up in Alabama and was introduced to the west by working in Yellowstone Park beginning in 1995.  He moved to Helena in 2002 to work for Wild Montana.  He has worked as Operations Manager for Helena Food Share and for DNV, an energy services company.

Dendy has experience in engineering, training, marketing, project and personnel management, and event facilitation.  His degrees are in chemical engineering and philosophy.  He is a songwriter, band leader, and upright bass player.

John joined our team on January 3, 2023.