Dennis Weibling

Lead Director

Dennis Weibling is currently the Managing Director of Rally Capital LLC, a venture capital firm based in Kirkland, Washington.

Rally Capital was formed in late 2004 to invest primarily in telecommunications companies. Since 2006, Weibling has served on the Sotheby’s board as a Director and as Chairman of the audit and finance committees. He served as interim CFO at Sotheby’s until March 2016. He also serves as Trustee for the estate of Keith W. McCaw and his family trusts.

Because of Rally Capital’s investments, Weibling has also served on the boards of private companies including Telesphere Communications Networks, Rise Communities LLC, Telecom Transport Management, Wireless Services Corporation, Worldwide Packets, Inc., Teledesic Corporation, Geopass, Inc. d/b/a Pirq, and SeaMobile, Inc. He has served both on the compensation and audit committees for many of these board appointments.

Weibling served as President of Eagle River, Inc., from October 1993 through December 2001, and as Vice Chairman of Eagle River Investments from January 2002 through November 2004. He served as CEO of Nextel Communications Inc. from October 1995 to March 1996, and as a Director of Nextel from July 1995 until April 1, 2004. At Nextel, he was a Member and Chairman of the operations, audit, finance, and compensation committees at various times during that period. Weibling served as a board member of Nextel Partners from 1998 to 2006 and chaired the audit committee. His other public board was XO Communications, Inc., where he served from 1996 to 2003. He served on both the compensation and audit committees for the company.

He served as a Trustee for Seattle Pacific University from 2002 to 2013, and as Chair his last four years. He was also a partner at Clark Nuber & Co., a CPA firm located in Bellevue, WA, from 1986 to 1993.