Jane Rumpf Dennis is co-owner and secretary-treasurer of Specialty Contractors &
Associates, Inc., of Gulfport, Mississippi. Specialty Contractors, with its 50-year
regional history, was recognized as "Business of the Year" for the Mississippi Gulf
Coast at the 1995 Salute to Business & Industry Expo.
Jane has a prolific record of participation in civic, community and business-related
activities. For her public service, as well as her high profile as a woman business
owner, Jane was honored as the Cover of The Journal of South Mississippi Business
in March 2005.
A native of Mobile, Alabama, Jane and her husband Dave currently reside in Pass Christian,
MS, a town of only 7,000 that lost 80% of its housing to Hurricane Katrina. Recognizing
the need for both quick action and long-term vision to preserve the unique character
of the 300-year-old town, Jane has focused her energies on Katrina recovery committees,
most notably serving as current co-chairman of "Build Back the Coast”, a fund at
the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.
Both Jane and her husband Dave are graduates of Auburn University.
Dave and Jane have served as vice chairs of the Washington & Lee University Parent’s
Council, where their son, Padrick, is a recent graduate. Padrick is currently in
his third year of Law School at the University of Mississippi. Their daughter Katie
is a graduate of Wake Forest University and a 2008 Ole Miss Law School graduate.
Jane Dennis (center) accepted her award as Mississippi Business Journal's 2007 Business
Woman of the Year from Joe Jones, Publisher of the Mississippi Business Journal and
2006 Business Woman of the Year Linda Watts of Mississippi Power.
Pictured are Dave Dennis, Jane Dennis, Kate Dennis and Joe Jones of Mississippi Business
You may contact Jane Dennis by emailing her at email@example.com.