Dennis Brockman

senior vice president, U.S. Operations

Dennis Brockman is senior vice president, U.S. Operations.

A longtime Starbucks partner, Dennis most recently served as a senior vice president, global chief inclusion and diversity officer, guiding Starbucks journey to advance racial and social equity for our partners (employees), our community and our society.

Prior to that, he was a regional vice president for the Midwest region and has been a key member of the North America Leadership Team, representing US Retail partners. Dennis began his career at Starbucks as a district manager in the Kansas City metropolitan area and was later promoted to regional director, where he oversaw company-operated and licensed stores in Chicago.

Dennis holds a degree in business administration and management from Emporia State University. He’s passionate about spending time with family and friends, supporting his church and community – and gets his energy boost from exercise and his favorite drink, a Starbucks cappuccino.