Denny is best known as "The Dope Healer". He's been committed to making life better for others for more than two-decades. Denny is the founder of Ohio's most celebrated Recovery Community Organization serving as CEO from 1995-2019 assisting more than 20,000 individuals and their families. He is the CEO of Wilson Empowerment, an Award-Winning Author, Entrepreneur, and Speaker currently serving on several nation-wide committees and boards. Denny has developed curriculum, assisted with legislation, and personally trained more than 900 new Recovery Coaches and Peer Supporters. Denny mentors several Recovery Housing Providers around the country and led national initiatives to improve & fund Recovery Support Services for those suffering from addiction.
Denny has been featured on several television & radio shows, spoke in front of crowds of more than 10,000, addressed Congress, and been recognized as the Male Entrepreneur of the Year. Denny received the BMe Genius Award for Building More Caring and Prosperous Communities in 2016, and was recognized as a BMe Vanguard for his continued work in 2020. Denny was recently recognized as Best Origin Story for his work developing an organization that changed how Addiction Recovery Support is provided throughout his home state of Ohio. Denny is the Creator & Executive Producer of the Reality Television show; "Recovery House Rescue" spotlighting Recovery Housing providers across the country who receive complete program makeovers bringing them up to National Quality Standards and ensuring sustainability. This innovative television show scheduled to air Fall 2021 is based on his highly sought-after book and training of the same name!