Denise joins CLI with over 20 years of sales and business development experience in hospitality and event management in different markets. Her passion for events is proven by maintaining long-term client relationships made from over many years. Denise also brings her government procurement experience and involvement with economic development to CLI. Denise is involved with many local Las Vegas Associations including: Las Vegas Hospitality Association, WIPA, NACE, ILEA, DSA and CSA. She focuses her philanthropy involvement with NO KID HUNGRY and SHARE OUR STRENGTH. Denise is a native of Louisiana, where she graduated from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette where she specialized in Public Relations. She has been in Las Vegas for over 14 years with along with her husband, Mike; daughter, Avery; two enthusiastic dogs and one sweet kitten.