Denise brings a diverse portfolio to the leadership team at Winegard. She has earned a Ph.D. in Educational Policy & Leadership Studies, a master's degree in sociology from the University of Iowa, and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Iowa Wesleyan College. Denise's professional career began in computer science. Prior to assuming her current position at Winegard, she served as Director of Mobile and Off-Air Antenna Products, Organizational Development Manager, and Director of Marketing and Business Development.
As the Director of Human Resources, Denise is highly involved in creating a culture where innovation and employee empowerment are primary values. Her primary focus is mapping out the organizational structure and finding candidates with optimal skill sets to help Winegard achieve its goals. Having a healthful workplace is critical in attracting top-level candidates and Denise has played an instrumental role in developing Winegard’s superior wellness program. WELCOA honored Winegard at the Iowa Convention with a Well Workplace Gold Award in recognition of its wellness initiatives.