Dennis Talison is currently the Director of Construction and Capital Construction at the Chicago Housing Authority.
He is responsible for the construction and renovations of new and existing properties of the CHA and oversees the JOC program where inspiring vendors and residents take advantage of entrepreneurship in the construction industry.
Prior to joining the CHA Dennis managed and monitored contractors in the Accelerated Gas line Replacement Program (AMRP) at Peoples Gas. Replacing aged underground gas lines and relocation of meters to the exterior of residential and commercial properties.
He also managed and supervised sites with the historical replacement of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)redline project as well as shop garages and office renovations.
Served as a Construction Inspector with the Chicago Public School Capital Improvement Program renovating existing and building of new school throughout the city.
Worked as a supervisor over the renovations and jet bridge replacement projects at Chicago’s O’hare International Airport.
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