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Center for Simplified Strategic Planning

Denise has been a successful strategy catalyst for over 20 years. She understands tough situations and envisions solutions in a variety of environments.

As President of a $50 million financial services firm, Denise significantly enhanced profitability and enhanced cycle time by 60%. As President of a division of a Fortune 500 company, she successfully researched and developed the corporation's international expansion. As a strategy consultant, her clients include manufacturing companies ranging from specialty chemicals to computer storage devices, and services companies ranging from insurance to software developers. This hands-on experience gives her fresh insight into current business issues.

She is the author of numerous articles including: "Innovation - Where to Look for It", "Strategic Planning: Sometimes a Road Less Traveled is Best", "March to a Different Drummer", "The New Economy: What is it? How Will It Impact My Business?", "Weathering Uneven Economic Growth" and "Turning Strategy into Action".

Denise's background includes "old" and "new" economy experience combined with diverse functional experience, which enable her to communicate with executives peer to peer using thought provoking real life examples. Her presentations energize executives to think strategically, execute efficiently, and capitalize on the intellectual capital resident in their organization. Executives take away practical ideas for enhancing their organization's performance.

Denise graduated from Wellesley College with a BA in Economics and has a MS in Business Policy from Columbia University.

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