Dennis L. Heyde is president of Heyde Health Systems, Inc. HHS owns and operates 12 facilities with over 420 licensed skilled nursing beds and 160 licensed assisted living beds located throughout the state of Wisconsin.
Heyde has worked actively in the health care field for the over 40 years. He is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Administrators and the Wisconsin Health Care Association.
He has served his profession as the past president of the state association and regional representative of the Health Care Financial Management Association for Region 7 (which serves Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana). Heyde represented the United States as a member of the 1988-89 Health Care Financial Management Association exchange program with the United Kingdom.
Heyde is also the president of Chippewa Valley Travel Services, Inc. Chippewa Valley Travel owns and operates two travel agencies, one in Chippewa Falls, WI and Ellsworth, WI under the franchise of Travel Leaders, and Premier Vacations, a specialty tours travel business located in Chippewa Falls.
Heyde owns and operates several other businesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including Chippewa Valley Textile Service, a laundry processing facility in Chippewa Falls, WI; Canterbury Inn, Arizonas Restaurant and Lounge, Leinie Lodge in Shakopee, MN; and Fanny Hill, a restaurant, inn, and dinner theatre in Eau Claire, WI.
He is an active member and philanthropic supporter of numerous organizations in the Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire communities. He is president of Heyde Health Systems Ecumenical Foundation, Inc., which has contributed thousands for dollars to local non-profit efforts throughout the Chippewa Valley.