Denise is actively involved within the community of Palm Beach County and takes pride in heading up social entrepreneurial and philanthropic initiatives. She holds several positions as a board member for non-profit organizations and has been awarded the “leg-up” humanitarian award in her efforts to giving children in impoverished communities a “leg-up” to a brighter future.  Denise was a panel speaker at the NEXUS Global Summit in Miami, talking about the importance of healing through the arts and the effect this has had on the children of JustWorld International.  Professionally, Denise founded Verati Design Group, a business strategy and consulting firm in 2006, has been published in Metropolitan Magazine and is IMDb recognized.