Dennis Wagner

Benefits Consultant

Dennis Wagner started his career as an employee Benefits Consultant in 2012. As a benefits consultant he is responsible for new business sales as well as managing his current book of business. Dennis is the local expert on Professional Employer Organizations (PEO’s), as well as benefits administration software systems, such as ADP, Paychex, Ultimate, and PeopleSoft. In 2022 he joined Spire Risk Management and continues to flourish in providing comprehensive health and welfare benefits.

In 1999, Dennis graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources and Business Management. He is a former US Marine and is extremely proud of his 8 years of honorable service. Dennis was meritoriously promoted through the rank of Sergeant when he was selected to the Platoon Leaders Class Officers Course in Quantico, VA. The values, discipline and leadership skills that he developed in the Marines are a cornerstone of his life today. He was decorated and honorably discharged in 2011.

Prior to joining Spire Risk Management, Dennis’ leadership skills and hard work produced consistent results in the Payroll and PEO industr y. He w as hired by Payc hex in 2000 and s pent 12 years in sales and sales management. He was then promoted to District Sales Manager in the Tampa, FL office. Dennis relocated to San Antonio with Paychex in a sales role in 2008. He was the first PEO representative for Paychex in San Antonio and was again awarded Circle of Excellence in his first year in this new position.

Dennis’ clients rely on him for his insight and expertise in benefit plan design, employer contribution strategy, carrier negotiations and human resources. Those that have had the opportunity to work with Dennis admire the passion and drive that he exhibits with every task that is placed in front of him.

He is a proud father of two children Allison, and Nathan. He is a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, coached with the McAllister Park Little League, and is a member of the North Chamber Leadership Lab class of 2014. He has served on the Supervisory Committee for Generations Federal Credit Union for two years and was an ambassador to the St Petersburg, FL Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time, Dennis enjoys supporting his children’s sports teams.