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Terrence P. Dunn
President and CEO, J.E. Dunn Construction Group, Inc.


BS Business Administration, Rockhurst College, 1971 MBA University of Missouri at Kansas City, 1973


Mr. Dunn joined J. E. Dunn in 1974 as contracts officer and was made Vice President and Treasurer in 1978. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 1979, Executive Vice President in 1980, President in 1986, and Chief Executive Officer from 1989 to 2005. He is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of J. E. Dunn Construction Group, Inc., the holding company for J. E. Dunn Construction Company and other affiliates across the nation. He has been active in all facets of the business with extensive experience in construction operations.

Mr. Dunn is very active in civic and community volunteer work. He is married and has three sons and a daughter.


  • Boy Scouts of America – Heart of America Council – Board Member and Past President
  • Boy Scouts of America - National Executive Committee - Board Member and Vice President
  • Boy Scouts of America – 2010 National Scout Jamboree – 100th Anniversary Jamboree – Chairman
  • Civic Council of Greater Kansas City – Board Member and Past-Chairman
  • Kansas City Business Roundtable - Member
  • Kansas City Southern – Board of Directors
  • Kansas P20 Education Council – Member
  • Midwest Research Institute Board of Trustees
  • Rockhurst University – Board of Trustees and Past Chairman
  • St. Luke's Hospital Board Member
  • UMKC Bloch School – Board Member
  • UMB Financial Corp – Board of Directors



  • 2009 Johnson County Community College Johnson Countian of the Year Award (effective Nov. 09)
  • 2006 Boy Scouts of America Whitney M. Young, Jr., Service Award
  • 2006 William Jewell College William F. Yates Medallion
  • 2006 Boy Scouts of America –
  • 2005 Report to the Nation in Washington, DC
  • 2005 Boy Scouts of America – Distinguished Citizen Award
  • 2005 Sigma Alpha Epsilon – The Order of the Lion Award
  • 2003 Boy Scouts of America National Endowment Award – Founders Circle / Platinum Member
  • 2003 Boy Scouts of America Heart of America Council Silver Buffalo Award
  • 2002 Boy Scouts of America Chieftain – Tribe of Mic-O-Say
  • 2002 Henry and Marion Bloch Community Service Award
  • 2002 Kansas City Spirit Award
  • 2001 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
  • 1998 Man of the Month
  • 1998 United Way Outstanding Community Service Award
  • 1994 UMKC - Kansas City Alumni Association Alumnus of the Year Award
  • 1992 Up & Comer Award
  • 1989 Boy Scouts of America Heart of America Council Silver Beaver Award
  • 1988 American Cancer Society Ambassador of the Heart

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