Dennis Cornelius

Dennis brings more than 40 years of professional experience in the financial services industry. Highlights from his impressive career include starting a number of successful financial services firms. Cornelius’ expertise primarily focuses on providing financial advisory services to Clients on both sell‐side and buy‐side engagements in various industries.

Specifically, he has successfully advised both on a national and international level to secure transactions in industries such as manufacturing, software, transportation, distribution, food, and advertising specialties.

Dennis is the founding partner of CKS.

Professional Licenses: Dennis is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Representative – Series 7, a Limited Representative – Investment Banking Series 79 and 63, a General Securities Principal – Series 24, and an Operations Professional – Series 9.

Education: Dennis received his BS in Business from Arizona State University and completed graduate course work in taxation at Golden Gate University.


Dennis Cornelius is a Registered Representative of, and Securities are offered through Ashland Securities, LLC. Supervised by the Home Office, located at 80 S.W. 8th Street, Suite 2000 Miami, Florida 33130. Phone Number 305-279-3176. Member FINRA, SIPC.  CKS Advisors, LLC and Ashland Securities, LLC are separate and unaffiliated entities.