Dennis Wade

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer


Dennis Wade is senior vice president of human resources (CHRO), marketing and communications for Compassus. In his role, Wade is responsible for all human resources functions, including recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits, and colleague relations and development. In addition, he oversees the marketing and communications functions for Compassus.


Wade has more than 30 years of experience in human resources and a proven track record of creating colleague-centric business strategies that focus on culture, engagement and retention. Prior to Compassus, Wade served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Corizon Health, where he was responsible for the administration of personnel policies, programs, compensation and benefits for more than 12,000 employees in 27 states.


A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Wade received his bachelor’s degrees in business and psychology from Birmingham Southern College.