Dennis Circo, Founder & CEO

 

Circo CEO
Dennis P. Circo is Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Circo Enterprises, as well as Chairman Emeritus of Precision Industries since its sale in 2007.

Previously, Mr. Circo was both Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Precision Industries. During his tenure there, Precision expanded from 16 Midwestern locations to over 160 locations throughout North America with export operations worldwide. Annual revenues grew from $27MM to approximately $300MM.

Current Projects

Mr. Circo continues to oversee Circo Enterprises, Pacific Realty, and Circo Properties, as well as technology companies CFO Strategies, Neterprise, and audiovisual company Circo Productions.

Scholastic & Business Honors

In 2014, Mr. Circo donated the Dennis P. Circo ’65 Memorial Plaza to Creighton Prep, honoring graduates who fell in service of their country. He also sponsors multiple scholarships allowing students to attend private schools across Omaha. These generous accomplishments are just the beginning of his scholastic and business accolades.

  • Creighton Preparatory School | Alumnus of the Year 2011
  • Creighton University | Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (cum laude)
  • Creighton University | Presidential Scholarship Award
  • Creighton University | Superior Scholastic Achievement Award (3 years)
  • Alpha Sigma Nu | Membership in the National Jesuit Honor Society is the highest scholastic, loyalty, and service honor bestowed by Creighton University.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma | Membership is the highest recognition a business student can receive in a program accredited by AACSB International.
  • Delta Sigma Pi Honors Key | Awarded to the most outstanding senior in the school of business.
  • American Productivity & Quality Center (MBNQA Training)
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (Midwest Region- Ernst & Young) 1992

Boards & Committees

  • Circo Holdings | Chairman of the Board | 2006 to present
  • Paisley, LLC | Chairman of the Board | 2006 to present
  • Circo Properties | Chairman of the Board | 1999 to present
  • Precision Industries | Chairman Emeritus | 2007 to present
  • Precision Industries | Chairman of the Board | 1987-2007
  • Precision Industries | Member of the Board of Directors | 1984-1987
  • Power Transmission Distributors Association | National Marketing Committee
  • Creighton University Business College | Executive Advisory Council
  • Bearing Specialists Association | Board of Directors
  • Bearing Specialists Association | Data Processing Committee
  • Rockwell Manufacturing |Distributor Advisory Council
  • Ford Motor Company | MRO Council

Industry & Community Honors

  • Industrial Distribution’s Big 50 | 1992-1996, 2003-2006
  • Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 | 2006
  • Industrial Supply Association | American Eagle Award | 2005
  • Omaha Chamber of Commerce | 25 Fastest Growing Companies | 1993, 1998, 2004
  • Nebraska Future Business Leaders of America | Business of the Year | 2004
  • ISO 9001:2000 Registrations (ISO Certified since 1995) | 2004
  • Industrial Distribution’s Top 100 | 1997-2002
  • West YMCA Youth Patron 250 Club Award | 1996
  • PTDA Trailblazer Award (Malcom Baldridge Criteria) | 1993
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce | Blue Chip Enterprise Award | 25 Fastest Growing Companies | 1992
  • Bearing Specialist Association | Recognition for Services as Director | 1987-1990

Customer Recognition & Honors

  • Kroger Company | Supplier of the Year Award | 2006
  • The Coca-Cola Company | Coca-Cola Parts Recognition Award | 2006
  • Hormel Foods | Spirit of Excellence Award | 1995-2000, 2003-2005
  • Lozier Manufacturing | Certified Supplier Award | 1992-2005
  • Timken Manufacturing | Recognition of Service Award | 2005
  • U.S. Government Defense Supply | Award for Excellence | 2003
  • Kinetics | Supplier of The Year Award | 2001
  • Eaton Corporation | Best of Class Rating | 2000, 2001
  • Fina Oil & Chemical Company | Exceptional Supplier Award | 1993-1997
  • Exxon Chemical | Recognition for SAP EDI Implementation | 1997
  • Eaton Corporation | Outstanding Service Award | 1997
  • Aon Risk Services, Inc. | Partnership Recognition Award | 1997
  • Bayer | Best Performing Technical Goods Supplier & Milestone Award | 1996
  • First National Bank of Omaha | 50th Anniversary Recognition | 1995
  • Brewers & Associates Inc. | Recognition of Quality Leadership | 1995
  • Jesco | Outstanding Sales & Customer Service Award | 1995
  • 3M Supplier Award | 1994
  • Campbell Soup Company | Preferred Supplier Award | 1992, 1993
  • AT&T/Network Cable Systems | Vendor Recognition Award | 1991
  • Valmont | Vendor Excellence Award | 1989

Supplier & Manufacturer Awards

  • Albion Industries Award | Outstanding Performance | 2005
  • Baldor Electric | Eagle Award | 2002-2005
  • Goodyear | 25, 30, and 35 Years of Friendly Relations
  • Weiler | Sales Excellence Award | 2003
  • Eaton Corporation | Top Twenty Distributor | 2002
  • Equipto | CEO Club | 2002
  • Ingersoll-Rand | Exceptional Growth Award | 2001
  • Thomas Conveyor Company | Supplier of the Year Award | 2001
  • CRC | Pinnacle Distributor Award | 1999
  • Standard Abrasives | Outstanding Sales Achievement | 1997
  • Vestil Manufacturing Company | Top Producer Award | 1997
  • Aeroquip | Top Twelve Distributors | 1987, 1996
  • Sumitomo | Distinguished Distributor Award | 1996
  • Dodge Mfg./Reliance | 50th Anniversary Recognition | 1995
  • Rexnord | 50th Anniversary/45 Year Partnership Recognition | 1995
  • Alemite | Key Distributor Award | 1994
  • Dodge Mfg./Reliance | Distributor of the Year – Plains Region | 1994
  • Emerson Electric/Morse | Eagle Award | 1987-1993
  • Eaton Corporation | Certified MRO Supplier | 1992
  • Reliance Electric | Electrical Distributor of the Year | 1992
  • Reliance Electric | Excellence in Sales & Marketing | 1992
  • Baldor Electric | Outstanding Distributor Award | 1989, 1991
  • LPS | Recognition of Outstanding Support | 1990
  • PowerTeam | Award for Excellence in Sales Performance | 1989
  • Roadway Package Systems, Inc. | Valued Customer Award | 1988
  • SKF | Traction Motor Distributor of the Year | 1988
  • Dodge/Master/Reeves Distributors | Service Recognition Award | 1987
  • MRC Bearing Services | Outstanding Dedication & Service Award | 1987
  • SKF | Traction Motor Distributor of the Year | 1987

Other Positions & Ventures

  • Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer | Neterprise
  • Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer | Circo Realty
  • Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer | Circo Leasing, LLC.
  • Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer | DPC Properties
  • Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer | Pacific Realty, LLC.
  • Chief Executive Officer, Owner, Developer | Skyline Wood Country Club | 1987-1990
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Circo Enterprises in Omaha, NE, proudly owns, invests in, and manages commercial, industrial, and retail properties throughout the Midwest!

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4611 S 96th St
Ste 217
Omaha, NE 68127
Phone: (402) 593-7070
Email: info@circoent.com

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