Dennis Martire attended West Virginia Wesleyan College for his undergraduate studies. He graduated in 1986 with his Bachelor of Science in government. He then moved swiftly into professional work with the Laborers’ International Union of North America, starting there in 1990. With a commitment already to his local union out of Pittsburgh, Martire was immensely dedicated to LIUNA. He served as its international representative for the jurisdictional disputes department at the start of his career with the organization, rising throughout the next 30 years to increasingly responsible leadership roles. Currently, and since 2002, Dennis Martire serves as LIUNA’s vice president and regional manager for the mid-Atlantic region in addition to extended service across an abundance of committees and advisory boards.