As a diversified professional, Denise joins us with a strong skill set in commercial retail real estate management, operations & marketing, retail store management, nonprofit development, sponsorships, cause-related marketing, and community engagement, along with small business ownership. Her ability to look at the big picture from many aspects – both landlord and tenant – brings a multi-level, creative and informative view to our projects. Most recently, she was general manager for The Shoppes at Farmington Valley in Canton, CT, prior to that she was a development manager for the national nonprofit Boundless Playgrounds. Denise has owned a small business in Enfield, CT for over 30 years.
Denise currently serves as the Connecticut State Director for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has served as Operations, and Public Relations & Community Service State Chair. Denise is active with ICSC Planning Committees for the New England Retail Connection in Hartford, CT and the New England Conference and Deal Making in Boston, MA. Most recently, Denise chaired the Women in Real Estate Education session. She is a past member of the Board of Directors for the ARC of Greater Enfield, CT.