"I think there is nothing more special than to do what God has called me to do and to do it with boldness, conviction, commitment, passion and love! I have always had a heart for the helpless and vulnerable in the world and I am so humbled by the gift God has given me to speak in love to people and encourage them to join me in helping those in need by sharing their time, talents and treasure. I thank God for motivating me to raise money for the most vulnerable among us!"
Dennis Rima has been speaking publicly for almost his entire adult life. God has given him the gift to inspire people and motivate them to give. In addition to speaking, Dennis has been a teacher for over 33 years. Dennis has embraced his callings and devoted himself to protecting all of God’s children, the unborn and the born, through speaking and education. In 2013, he joined The Exponential Group and has been using his unique perspective for God to move in people’s hearts ever since. His passion, mixed with humor, boldness, conviction, and love make him a compelling ally for your organization.
Dennis Rima has served as the Development Director at The Clarity Clinic, a crisis pregnancy center, since 2007. He manages the fund development for The Clarity Clinic as a certified member of the American Fundraising Professionals. Dennis also coordinates and emcees The Clarity Clinic’s annual fundraising banquet using a message that provides “a voice for the voiceless”.
Dennis has worked as the Assistant Athletic Director at the University of Dubuque and continues to announce University of Dubuque football and basketball games in his spare time. Dennis is passionate about coaching, mentoring, and motivating young people through athletics. He is the head instructor for Ghost Players youth basketball clinics and has even made an appearance for the ESPN Special, Dreamfield. Dennis lives in Dubuque, IA with his wife of 13 years, Julie, and their 3 children. He specializes in “Heal the Father’s Heart” message.
"Since meeting Dennis for the first time, we have attended numerous events hosted by the Clarity Clinic in which Dennis has participated. Dennis has had the opportunity to make presentations at the Clinic's annual fundraising banquets as well as at the annual auction, where he also serves as the energetic and comedic auctioneer. Dermis' passion for life is evident in aIJof his work and his enthusiasm is encouraging. Dennis' genuine desire to educate, inform, and persuade is driven by his heart for God's will and love. He would be an exemplary addition to your team of banquet speakers. "
"Dennis Rima is a dynamic, gifted speaker who delivers his message in a relevant, inspiring and enthusiastic style. Dennis is knowledgeable and passionate about his subject and is able to deliver a clear message, keeping his audiences engaged. Since Dennis has been the Development Director of our Prolife Clinic for more than 8 years, he is able to use compelling real-life stories during his presentation. He possesses good stage presence and is comfortable as a public speaker. Recently several friends came to me, commending Clarity Clinic’s Development Director after his presentation at their church. Their exclamation, “Wow! Did he deliver a superb message”."
Board Chairman, Clarity Clinic
"Dennis speaks passionately about the unborn. When he speaks of raising funds for the cause, he comes across in a professional way so that others have a better understanding of what the funds being contributed will be used for. Dennis has a great personality and always uplifts anyone who is listening to him. He has an expressive voice & speaks plainly. He is always professionally dressed and friendly to all the people he meets."
Director of Circle of Life Missions
Strawberry Point, IA
The Exponential Group is committed to providing high quality and completely life-changing speakers for all different venues you may have. Dr. Wilkinson invites you to review our Speaker's Forum and see how one of our speakers can serve you at your next event. The speakers have been hand-picked by The Exponential Group because of their excellence in everything they do. Many of them have been a part of raising the first $60 million for Pregnancy Centers across the nation while also ministering in their own sphere of influence whether it be their own ministries, churches, organization or business settings.