Denise K. Spencer
Principal and Founder
Denise Spencer has 25 years of experience leading community foundations, following 20 years in academia. She has undergraduate and graduate work from Central Michigan University, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Consulting from BoardSource.
Well-known in the nonprofit sector for training/coaching, writing/speaking, she has hands-on experience in leading organizations to the highest levels. Her expertise includes board governance, strategy, policy, program design, grant-making and grant-seeking, communications and public relations, fund development and more.
Denise's passion for the nonprofit sector is palpable; mission-driven people are her “people.” Her focus continues to be strengthening nonprofits and foundations for growth and community improvement through effective design and efficient implementation.