Denise is a leading executive in the industry with more than 30 years of experience in managed health care. She has deep roots in both west and southeast Michigan and has a reputation for collaboration and building high performing teams through strong communications and relationship skills development.
Denise began her career in Grand Rapids successfully building a start-up HMO into the $200 million enterprise now known as Priority Health. She moved on to hold executive and sales leadership roles with: SelectCare Inc., a multi-hospital system-owned health plan in Detroit; United Healthcare Inc. in Minneapolis; and with Humana in Michigan. In 2013, Denise launched iSelect Custom Benefit Store, Michigan’s first multi-carrier private insurance exchange for the employer group market.
Joining Marsh & McLennan Agency in 2017, Denise brings her visionary and creative thinking to help the Michigan Employee Health & Benefits team continue to grow. An active leader in the community, Denise is professionally committed to bringing higher levels of engagement by consumers with their health care experience fueled by a personal passion to elevate the quality of life for residents in the region.