Chief Operating Officer
Denise has a background in Chemical Engineering and over 30 years of industry experience in risk management, operational management systems, and operational effectiveness. As a proud Nova Scotian with French Acadian and Mi’kmaq heritage, Denise is committed to CCAB’s mission of removing systemic barriers for Indigenous businesses across Canada.
A believer in giving back to the community, Denise has been appointed to many local and national boards. She continues to serve on Efficiency One’s Board of Directors and Engineers Canada Indigenous Advisory Council. Denise is an alumnus of the 2022 Governor General’s Leadership Conference and was recently named a Fellow by Engineers Canada. Several organizations have recognized Denise for her community work and promotion of engineering to historically excluded and marginalized groups.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends at her ocean-side cottage in Nova Scotia when not at work.