Denise is a MBA graduate of Wilfred Laurier's School of Business & Economics. She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts specializing in Business Management at the University of Toronto and an MBA Essentials for Managers Certificate from the Rotman Executive Program.
Upon graduating she entered the world of media as a Marketing Executive at one of Canada's largest Chinese radio stations, Fairchild Radio (AM1430/FM88.9).
Before helping launching Chairman Ting Industries, Denise orchestrated the development and implementation of marketing and product development for Premier Candle, the largest privately owned candle manufacturer in Canada. During her time there she managed and leaded teams from marketing, design, quality control, operation, and R&D departments to complete innovative projects and built strong sustainable relations with key accounts to foster revenue growth with clients like Target and Pier One.
As a partner of Chairman Ting Industries, she drew on her diverse experience in marketing and project management to help create a platform for Chairman Ting Industries to promote their work and share creativity with people inside and outside the industry. Her appreciation for creativity and the visual arts has helped Chairman Ting Industries connect and work with global brands like adidas Originals, The Cartoon Network, Kidrobot and Microsoft.