Denise has a proven history of helping elevate the performance of intact leadership teams, those displaying high potentials, and individual executives. She has successfully worked with top-level management of global and large-scale companies in a number of industries. Denise is a highly versatile leadership development professional. She is recognized for her strength and depth of leadership character, and sophisticated skills in one-on-one work with executives.
Previously, Denise was a leadership development consultant at Allstate where she created a multi-faceted leadership development program for high potentials. Prior to that, she spent 17 years in "Big 5" consulting as an Associate Partner at Accenture and held a wide variety of roles including Executive Coach to a top executive, Director of Market Launch Management for Sprint PCS, Global Director of Marketing, and Project Manager for numerous complex software development projects.
Denise has a Masters degree in Counseling and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Psychology. She has been designated a Certified Executive Coach by the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches. Denise is certified in a number of leadership instruments from the Center for Creative Leadership, Management Research Group, Lominger, and others.
Denise is a native Chicagoan. She lives with her husband Aric, 5-year old daughter Carli, 2-year old twins Jack and Lila, and dog Hansel. She loves art, especially sharing her husband's hobby of glassblowing.