Denise is an ICF Professional Certified Coach with more than three decades of corporate executive and entrepreneurial experience. She helps senior-level technology leaders who are leading teams through change and complexity to remain creative, positive, and goal-oriented. Denise has worked with executives at every stage of business – from start-ups, turnarounds, high-growth companies, mature companies who are re-inventing themselves and plant closures. She brings heat and heart and a provocative, engaging style to help her clients uncover blind spots and identify opportunities for improvement. She coaches leaders to improve mindset, engagement, and translate assessment feedback to practical action plans for improved business results. Her clients appreciate her insight and humor to build trust, ramp awareness, and invite change.
Background: In her twenties, Denise was promoted to management over her peers and she experienced the toughest year of her life. This experience launched a lifelong passion to understand both the art and science of leadership. Denise has led learning and organizational development teams at the executive level with positive results. She led succession planning and key talent management efforts for financial services and technology organizations. For seventeen years, she has successfully consulted with Fortune 500 companies to engage their workforce in growing and improving the business. She creates a safe place for clients to ramp self-awareness, reflect on core values, and be “at-choice” in their professional and personal life.
Golf, football, beach combing, Standup Comedy
Brie and fig, pasta, anything sweet
The English Patient
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Pretty Woman
Yellowstone. I am a Kevin Costner fan.
Positive Intelligence by Shirzad Chamine. I do a lot of work with saboteur voice.
“What a beautiful day the Lord hath made, let’s rejoice and be glad in it.” I like to make the most of every day.
is curious and ready to learn.
Becoming a solopreneur.
to bring both heat and heart.
let’s make it a fun ride.
leaving a lasting impact through compassion and competence.