Company Leadership

Peter A. Dencker
Chief Executive Officer

Pete has over 30 years of sales and executive management experience. Prior to joining Store Opening Solutions in 2005, he spent four years as Vice President, and General Manager of the Installation Division at a leading retail service provider. After the segmentation of Store Opening Solutions into 2 divisions, Pete was named the Chief Division Officer for the Services Division of Store Opening Solutions, the division he later purchased from Marmon and now operates as SOS – Retail Services.

Previously, Pete spent 9 years as Vice President and Director of Sales for a large International Distribution Company, and as a business consultant to fortune 500 Companies.

Pete received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and his Master’s degree from Georgetown University.

Joe Murphy
Chief Financial Officer

Joe has over 25 years of experience in finance and operations as CFO and COO of mid-sized companies.  He has worked with mature multi-generation, family-owned companies and private equity backed companies, in multiple industries including aerospace, apparel and construction.  Joe has been instrumental in developing seasonal bank lines of credit of up to $27 million, raising private equity of over $20 million, and leading multiple companies through M&A transactions.  Joe has a B.S. in Accounting and M.B.A., Finance Concentration, both from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville

Russell Henry
Vice President

Russell has been with the company since it was launched in 2009. He also served as the General Manager of the previous company that was merged into Store Opening Solutions Services Division, a branch which was eventually segmented and became the privately-owned SOS Retail Services.  The company has evolved over the years and Russell’s versatility has proven to play an integral role in the company’s success.  He has served in many positions and capacities, giving him insight and understanding into every department within the company’s operations.  He uses this to direct the installation division as well as IT and management information systems.