Denise is currently the Director of Marketing and Business Development for Briarwood Mall, a Simon mall. Responsibilities include building relationships, promoting Briarwood Mall and its community, hosting community events, raising funds for the Simon Youth Foundation, implementing programs, ensuring ongoing media awareness and to ensuring an enjoyable experience to our guests at Briarwood Mall. Many events that Denise has brought to Ann Arbor through the mall platform include the Color Vibe 5K, Boo Bash, Santa’s House Warming Party, Indulge Mom’s Nite Out and the Arts Alliance Music Marathon on Black Friday. Outside of Briarwood Mall, Denise has volunteered on the Ann Arbor Public Policy Committee, and served on the committee for the Winter Classic Puck Drop. She has also served on the Cornerstone Development Committee in Southfield under Brenda Lawrence, and served on the Troy School District Facilities Study. She has been involved in the real estate industry for twenty-three years in various aspects including property management, sales, leasing, and marketing and is a broker. Denise has been working at Briarwood Mall for the past eight years. She graduated from Oakland University, is married with two children, and currently lives in Saline. For fun, she is currently writing a blog denisediningonadime.com to feature wholesome foods and alternative low-cost dishes minimizing processing and featuring local sourced foods.