About the Director

dennisDennis Jarvis, II graduated from Bluefield State College with a Bachelor of Arts in History; and he received his Masters of Arts in Political Science from Marshall University. Dennis is also a graduate of the Economic Development Institute of Oklahoma University and completed the Community Development Institute at West Virginia University.
Dennis has over fourteen years experience as an economic development professional in West Virginia and Central Virginia.
Dennis is the Director of the Upper Kanawha Valley Economic Corporation and an economic development specialist with the Center for Environmental Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) at Marshall University.