A turtle lover and bird nerd, Denise helps manage and further the SCCF brand through its social media channels, merchandise line, events, digital advertising, and content creation. She has over eight years of experience in social media, writing, digital marketing, and science communication, with past roles at The Ohio State University and The Columbus Dispatch.
Denise holds a B.A. in Journalism and a Master of Environment and Natural Resources from Ohio State, where her master’s paper focused on how lessons from sea turtle conservation can be applied to freshwater turtles and tortoises. She also volunteers as co-social media lead for Midwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.
Both a logic and a creative, she is passionate about educating others about wildlife issues and SCCF’s work to preserve biodiversity in Southwest Florida for years to come.