Dennis Rochford is President of the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay, a non-profit trade association serving port businesses throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. In addition to managing the association’s staff and overseeing the development of the port community’s automation network, Mr. Rochford represents the regional port community to government officials in Washington, D.C., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Trenton, New Jersey, and Dover, Delaware concerning a range of key issues critical to the success of the Delaware River regional port complex.
Mr. Rochford is a founding member and past president of the National Association of Maritime Organizations and serves as Chairman of the North Atlantic Ports Association Maritime Committee. He serves as board director for the American Institute for International Steel, Ports of Philadelphia Maritime Society, the Port of Wilmington Maritime Society, the Chilean American Chamber of Commerce, and the PENJERDEL Council.
Mr. Rochford’s expertise on issues of governmental and business importance resulted in weekly Monday evening appearances as a commentator on the former WHYY-TV 12’s news program, Delaware Tonight for a period of 11 years.