Denise has a 22-year-old son, Andrew, who is a graduate of the Eden II School Program and currently attends the Eden II DXT Adult Day Hab Program. She has over 25 years of experience in the Investment Banking industry. Taking a break in 2008, she worked for AutismSpeaks for 8 years as a Family Services Coordinator. She helped newly diagnosed parents with early autism signs and early intervention help. She was involved with helping families, teachers, doctors, and adults with autism in the NorthEast part of the U.S. seeking help, services, and advice. She also was involved with fundraising, grants, special events, advocacy, walks, and social media. She helped in the creation of the yearly ‘World Autism Awareness Day on April 2ndand the ‘Light it Up Blue Campaign’. In 2016, she returned to investment banking and is currently an Assistant at Cantor Fitzgerald. She has been involved with Eden’s fundraising including the yearly dinner dance and other events. In2017, Andrew was honored as ‘Participant of the Year’ for his achievements. Denise, her husband Michael, Andrew, and daughter Danielle reside in New Dorp.