Dennis E. Hough
Position: Founder & Principal Consultant

Dennis Hough founded Affirm Consulting to realize his passion to help companies succeed. His background as a degreed industrial engineer and business process expert grew to include responsibilities for executive leadership, production management, engineering, quality assurance and program development for diverse, multidisciplinary companies. His experience leading business operations and coaching companies through growth is the cornerstone of Affirm’s reputation as a strategic hands-on partner to small and mid-sized firms.  

Dennis is a results-oriented leader who has been successfully guiding businesses throughout his career. His diverse leadership roles and project management experience includes budgeting, profit and loss responsibilities, daily operations and domestic and international business coordination for both manufactured goods and service-based businesses. He also has successfully led enterprise-level cross-functional teams, strategic planning and business development in diverse markets. Dennis has a strong background in quality systems and continuous improvement including ISO9000, NQA-1, Lean Principles and Six Sigma.  

Known as a strategic thinker, knowledgeable coach and creative problem-solver, Dennis Hough is a valued partner to any company interested in fostering their continued growth and development.  

“Dennis is a forward thinker, who helps organizations integrate strategy into current business practices. He has the unique ability to mesh key strategic leadership principles with real-world experience making them practical and effective for your business.” Steve Coats, Leadership Development Expert and Author