Dennis Bickmeier is the Executive Director of the newly-formed Henrico Sports and Entertainment Authority, leading the county’s mission of bringing sports and entertainment events to county facilities. Previously, he served as President of Richmond Raceway for more than a decade, guiding the Raceway’s motorsports, Amphitheater and facility rental efforts.
Dennis is active throughout the greater Richmond region, serving on the Board of Directors for the Henrico Education Foundation and the Henrico Police Athletic League, as well as Laaser’s Ladybugs, a non-profit organization that focuses on mental health awareness issues. He works closely with ChamberRVA and the Henrico Career & Technical Education Center on matters related to work-force development.
Over his 33-year sports management career, Dennis has worked for some of the top sports organizations in the nation. A native Ohioan, he is a graduate of the Ohio University Scripps School of Journalism. He also holds a master’s degree in Sports Administration from Ohio University.
Dennis lives in Richmond with his wife and their three children. He has witnessed the direct and positive output from Henrico students and teachers as a result of the support given by HEF, and is proud to serve on the board and work side by side with so many others from the community to support students and carry on the mission of the foundation.