Dennis Wade


Dennis Wade joined Sacramento State in 2003 teaching in the subject area of management and leadership. He is currently principal of People Development Systems (PplDev).

Before joining PplDev, Dennis held positions with Intel Corporation and Level One Communications. He earned his master’s degree in human resources and organization development from the University of San Francisco. 

Dennis co-authored The New Supervisor’s Coach, and two follow-up e-books, Coaching the Toxic Employee and Coaching the Remote Employee. He also served as president of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Sacramento chapter.

A resident of Folsom, Dennis enjoys having his three children and 10 grandchildren in the same community.