Dennis Hardiman is an experienced international businessman and social entrepreneur. He has owned businesses involved in mortgages, insurance, healthcare, technology, and venture capital. His mortgage company, Embrace Home Loans, has been selected seven times to the list of “The Best 25 Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in America.” In recent years, Dennis has been involved in starting businesses intended to produce positive social good, such as ASHM, a company involved in improving the quality of healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He also started Ithraa, a nonprofit that works to lessen incidents of abuse of women in the Islamic world. Dennis resides in Tampa with his wife, Lisa.