Dennis is a professional musician and Managing Director of Burgess Ventures, which encompasses Regal Records, A Red Letter Day (Event Management), UBERfest Festivals, Burgess Bookings, Above All Secretarial, ‘BurgessBurgess (The Band)’ ‘Burgess British Blues Boys’ and ‘Dead Singer Band’s Lost Legends Showcase’.
Through Denny Burgess Management, he looks after the affairs of Australian Idol performers Rebekah LaVauney and Peter Ryan.
He has been a Debenture Holder of ‘Western Suburbs Leagues Club Ltd’ since 1996 and a Director for the past 17 years.
Dennis has also served time as a Director of Western Suburbs Magpies and is the Songwriter/Performer of one of Wests Magpies Club Songs – ‘Glory Boys’.
Other business involvements include being Chairman of the ‘Australian Songwriters Association’ (ASA), Director of ‘Association of Artists Managers’ (AAM), Director of the ‘Australian Songwriters Official National Group’ (ASONG), and an active member of both the ‘Association of Independent Record Labels’ (AIR) and ‘Support Act Limited’ (SAL).
Born and raised in Wests territory, Dennis was educated at Christian Brothers College, Burwood. He is married to Clare and father to 17 year old son Cole. Dennis is passionate about Wests; its past, its present and its future.
As Chairman of Wests Magpies Events Committee and a member of the Finance Committee, he was pleased to play a part in the Magpies Centenary Celebrations in 2008 and has been actively involved in Wests Ashfield recent car park development and exciting new restaurant, The Garden.
Dennis is currently a Director of Wests Tigers and Board representative on both the ‘Community Committee’ and the ‘Heritage Advisory Committee’.