Denise has worked in several industries including healthcare, behavioral health, nonprofit organizations and legal. She is the author of several articles and published a book called Designing Healthy Culture: A DIY Guide for Building a Culture of Health. Denise has also served as the COO of two large law firms. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee in Educational Psychology, an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana University, and a B.S. in Exercise Science and Wellness from Ball State University.